Sci-Tech

Intellectual property in IT discussed

A series of topics relating to the copyrighting of information technology and communications are attracting the attention of delegates from the Asia-Pacific region.
Politics

President holds talks with ABAC chiefs

State President Nguyen Minh Triet confirmed that Vietnam resolutely opposes protectionism as it prevents economies from developing strongly and in a free manner.
Politics

Vietnam condemns bomb attacks in Iraq

Vietnam on August 21 strongly condemned the deadly attacks that killed nearly 100 people and wounded hundreds of others in Iraq ’s capital city of Bangdad on August 19.
Business

Epicor forms strategic alliance with DiCentral

Epicor Software Corporation, a leading provider of business software solutions, has formed a strategic alliance with DiCentral company Ltd, an electronic data interchange innovator recently named among the 100 Great SupplyChain Partners of 2009 by SupplyChain.
Business

Da Nang draws industry to parks

Domestic and foreign investment trends in the industrial parks of Da Nang show the central city is becoming a major investment destination in the country, local officials say.
Another earthquake hits Japan World

Another earthquake hits Japan

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.5 rocked Japan 's Hachijojima island, south of Tokyo, said the Japan Meteorological Agency.
Society

HCM City gets cracking on administrative reforms

Ho Chi Minh City has announced there are 810 administrative procedures in force now following a review of procedures under the “Master Plan for Simplifying Administrative Procedures,” or Project 30, for reforming governance.
World

Cuba accelerates fight against corruption

The Cuban National Assembly on August 1 approved the establishment of a new inspection agency to tackle corruption, which will replace the Ministry of Auditing and Control.