VUFO to step up peace, solidarity, friendship activities Politics

VUFO to step up peace, solidarity, friendship activities

The Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO) plans to step up peace, solidarity, and friendship activities with foreign countries, strategic and comprehensive partners, and international friends in 2021, heard a conference in Hanoi on January 14.
Retailers support 50,000 poor households ahead of Tet Society

Retailers support 50,000 poor households ahead of Tet

Aid packages worth 15 billion VND (650,000 USD) will be sent out before the end of January, with 1,000 tonnes of rice being presented to 50,000 poor households in 54 cities and provinces nationwide prior to the upcoming Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday.
An Giang has new solar power Business

An Giang has new solar power

The Sao Mai-An Giang solar power plant, invested by the Sao Mai Group in the southern province of An Giang, has been completed and expects to generate nearly 400 million kWh of electricity to the national grid each year, the group announced on January 12.
HDBank named among best companies in Vietnam Business

HDBank named among best companies in Vietnam

HDBank was honoured along with other leading companies such as Vinamilk, Vingroup, CP Vietnam, and Vietnam National Petroleum Group as being among the Top 50 of Vietnam at the ceremony to announce the country’s 500 largest companies (VNR500) last week in Hanoi.
Vietnamese businesses set mixed targets Business

Vietnamese businesses set mixed targets

After performing well last year despite the COVID-19 pandemic, many companies have prepared new plans for 2021. While some firms, such as GELEX, have doubled their targeted profits, others which reported good results in 2020 have lowered their expectations.
Trial against defendants in Phu Tho ethanol case set for January 22 Society

Trial against defendants in Phu Tho ethanol case set for January 22

The Hanoi People’s Court has decided to open a first-instance trial on January 22 against 12 defendants on the charge of violating regulations on investment in construction works, causing serious consequences at a petrochemical and bio-fuel plant project in the northern province of Phu Tho.
Work starts on National Innovation Centre Sci-Tech

Work starts on National Innovation Centre

Construction of the National Innovation Centre (NIC) officially kicked off in Hanoi on January along with the opening of an international exhibition displaying the year’s leading innovations.