Sci-Tech

VN values public-private link in IT development

The government of Vietnam values the cooperation and engagement of private enterprises in building policies and strategies for socio-economic development in general and information technology (IT) industry in particular, said a senior government official.
Society

Norway continues prioritising ODA for Vietnam

Norway pledged to continue to make Vietnam a priority in s ODA provision and will steer its cooperation with Vietnam to new fields, such as dealing with climate change and developing clean and renewable energy.
Mekong countries stress leadership in regional development Politics

Mekong countries stress leadership in regional development

Countries in the sub Mekong region need to have a stronger manifestation of their initiatives and leadership in the regional development, leaders of five Mekong river countries agreed at a session of the 19 th World Economic Forum on East Asia in Ho Chi Minh City on June 6.
Business

Vietnam moves to improve business environment

Ưith increased foreign investment, there are signs that Vietnam is now moving in the right direction in invoking structures to improve the business environment such as public private partnership regimes.
Business

Deep water ports magnet for Japanese investment

Japanese investors are interested in investment cooperation in building and operating deep water ports in Vietnam, said Japanese Deputy Minister of Land-Infrastructure-Transport and Tourism Fujita Takehino.
JICA speeds up ODA projects in Vietnam Business

JICA speeds up ODA projects in Vietnam

A representative from the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has said his agency will accelerate the process of Japanese ODA-funded projects in Vietnam .
Business

PM approves eastern highway

An eastern north-south freeway that travels a distance of more than 1,811 kilometres from Hanoi to the Mekong Delta capital of Can Tho received approval from Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung last week.
Business

Open door for PPP investment model

About 10 infrastructure projects in areas of expressway, hi-speed railway and seaport request funding under the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) form, said the Ministry of Transport (MoT).
Politics

Vietnam, UK prioritise fortes for cooperation

Vietnam ’s Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai had a busy visit to the United Kingdom from Oct. 18-21 to discuss ways to boost the friendship and multifaceted cooperation in the time to come, prioritising fortes of the both sides.
Business

High-speed rail to reduce travel time

It will take only five and a half hours to travel from Hanoi to HCM City by the North-South High Speed Railway once it is operational, instead of the current 30 hours.
World

Malaysia sets to become high-income economy

Malaysia has set to enhance its competitiveness in order to be a high-income economy within a decade, Malaysian International Trade and Industry Minister Mustapa Mohamed said at a recent conference in Kuala Lumpur.