Franconomics 2020 kicks off in Hanoi Business

Franconomics 2020 kicks off in Hanoi

The international forum Franconomics, a multidisciplinary dialogue on important socio-economic topics of countries in the French-speaking community, opened in Hanoi capital on October 22.
Smart cities need smart planning: Experts Society

Smart cities need smart planning: Experts

Smart planning plays a key role in developing smart cities, experts told a workshop held in Hanoi on October 22 within the framework of the ASEAN Smart Cities Summit and Expo 2020.
Sci-tech innovation awards honour 40 projects Sci-Tech

Sci-tech innovation awards honour 40 projects

With in excess of 200 entries submitted, 40 scientific and technological inventions and applications from Vietnamese scientists and businesses were recognised at the annual awards ceremony held by the Vietnam Fund for Supporting Technological Creations (VIFOTEC) in Hanoi on October 21.
Contest supports female entrepreneurs Business

Contest supports female entrepreneurs

As many as 68 outstanding projects, including 23 by women with disabilities and 10 by female students, of a start-up contest launched by the Vietnam Women’s Union (VWU) were announced at a ceremony in Hanoi on October 13.
Agriculture sector targets higher productivity, quality, value Business

Agriculture sector targets higher productivity, quality, value

The domestic agriculture sector is in need of solutions to optimise capital and science and technology, thus raising productivity, quality, and value in service of both domestic and foreign markets, the fifth national farmers’ forum held in Hanoi on October 13 heard.
Party Resolution boosts marine economy and defence Videos

Party Resolution boosts marine economy and defence

The sustainable development of the marine economy in association with the consolidation of defence and security is among the important sections of a resolution from the Communist Party of Vietnam on the “Strategy for the Sustainable Development of Vietnam’s Marine Economy by 2030 with a Vision to 2045” aimed at making Vietnam a strong and prosperous country in terms of marine affairs.
ASEAN Science-Technology Fellowship workshop held ASEAN

ASEAN Science-Technology Fellowship workshop held

The Virtual Close-out Workshop of the ASEAN Science and Technology Fellowship 2019-2020 was co-hosted by the ASEAN Foundation, the ASEAN Committee on Science, Technology and Innovation, and the US Agency for International Development (USAID) on October 8.
Hanoi ready for 17th municipal Party Congress Politics

Hanoi ready for 17th municipal Party Congress

Hanoi has completed preparations for the city’s 17th Party Congress for the 2020-2025 tenure, said Vice Secretary of the municipal Party Committee Dao Duc Toan at a press briefing on October 6.
Opportunities await sugarcane farmers if they change way of thinking Business

Opportunities await sugarcane farmers if they change way of thinking

While many people believe that sugarcane farmers will face difficulties after Vietnam implements the ASEAN Trade In Goods Agreement (ATIGA), there are also some who say it could offer bright prospects for Vietnamese sugarcane to maximise its economic value if there is coordination between the State, scientists, entrepreneurs and especially farmers.
Vietnam, UK issue joint declaration on strategic partnership Politics

Vietnam, UK issue joint declaration on strategic partnership

Vietnam and the UK issued a “Joint Declaration on the Vietnam - UK Strategic Partnership: Forging Ahead for Another 10 Years” after the talks in Hanoi on September 30 between Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh and UK First Secretary of State and Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs Dominic Rabb. Following is the full text of the joint declaration.
Southern localities to develop clean air plans by 2025 Environment

Southern localities to develop clean air plans by 2025

Several southern cities and provinces have accelerated research into air pollution to develop clean air plans by 2025, according to Assoc. Prof. Dr Ho Quoc Bang from the Institute for Environment and Resources at the Vietnam National University - HCM City.