Business

Japanese partner buys stake in noodle marker

Japanese food and beverage producer House Foods Corporation on Dec. 3 signed an agreement to acquire a 1.85 percent stake from HCM Stock Exchange-listed Masan Group, said the local food producer.
Business

Electronic, IT exports may hit 3 billion USD

The Vietnam’s electronic and information technology export turnover this year may reach 3 billion USD, according to Tran Quang Hung, General Secretary of the Vietnam Electronic Industries Association (VEIA).
World

GMS countries discuss energy development

Officials from several agencies of the member countries of the Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS) are gathering in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, to discuss the development of energy in the sub region.
Environment

Tourist waste pollutes seas, rivers

Although a booming tourism industry has turned Vietnam into one of the hottest destination in all of Asia , rampant waste by the same industry is destroying the country’s charming coasts and waterways.
According to the Nha Trang Bay Reserve, every day nearly 10 tonnes of waste water are let into the sea by tourism facilities and locals in Nha Trang City .
Sci-Tech

VNPT, Intel to develop new technologies

The Vietnam Post and Telecoms Group (VNPT) and Intel Semiconductors Vietnam (Intel) will work together on the research and development of new technologies to diversify their service packages.
Vietnamese scientist honoured by US computer giant Sci-Tech

Vietnamese scientist honoured by US computer giant

A Vietnamese-born computer boffin, Nguyen Van Son, has registered more than 100 patents and has been honoured with twelve ‘IBM invention achievement’ awards since he joined the US-based electronics giant in 1981.
Sci-Tech

HCM City ICT pioneer firm reviews record

Quang Trung Software City, a pioneer which ushered Ho Chi Minh City into the ICT era, reviewed its achievements and shortcomings in the eight years since it was established at a meeting this week.