Society

Float plane service launched in Ha Long Bay

Visitors to Ha Long Bay can enjoy the landscapes from high above the sea thanks to a new float plane service, which was launched at the Tuan Chau international tourism area on August 3.
Viettel completes broadband network Sci-Tech

Viettel completes broadband network

The Military Telecom Corporation (Viettel) said May 29 that it has completed installation of a broadband network connecting educational institutions in the city.
Sacrifice of fallen combatants remembered Society

Sacrifice of fallen combatants remembered

Participants found it a worthwhile experience being part of an event to commemorate those who laid down their lives for national freedom and peace at one of the country’s fiercest battlefields during the US war.
Business

Cambodian, Vietnamese airline begins operations

Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister Truong Vinh Trong and the Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen cut the ribbon launching the new Cambodian national airline, Cambodia Angkor Air (CAA), a joint venture between Vietnam and Cambodia , at Pochentong international airport in Phnom Penh , on July 27.
Business

Price wars loom for Vietnam’s telecoms

Vietnam’s giant mobile information service providers including Viettel, MobiFone and VinaPhone are on tenterhooks prior to looming downward pressure on prices, likely to occur after the birth of the country’s seventh mobile network of Beeline.
Society

Soldiers’ remains repatriated from Cambodia

The central province of Binh Phuoc held a solemn memorial service on July 24 to re-bury the remains of 172 Vietnamese volunteer soldiers and specialists who laid down their lives in Cambodia during the wartime.
Society

Children speak out on their rights at forum

Nearly 200 children from HCM City clubs and schools posed questions and offered suggestions about protecting children’s rights at a two-day forum that ended in HCM City on July 20.
Sci-Tech

Vinasat-1 spreads its wings

Vietnam’s first telecommunications satellite, Vinasat-1, has leased out 70 percent of its capacity to domestic and foreign clients, just one year after its launch on April 19, 2008, according to the operator, Vietnam Telecom International (VTI).
Society

E-government helps facilitate services for people

The State must soon build an infrastructure for e-government, as its prime goal is to provide a favourable environment for the supply of services for the benefit of people and the national economy, officials have said.