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PM urges stronger development of sea-based economy

Business

PM urges stronger development of sea-based economy

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has asked relevant ministries, sectors and localities to further promote marine potential and advantages, overcome shortcomings and adopt timely measures to turn Vietnam into a rich and strong country based on its maritime economy.

Vietnam to host International Real Estate Conference 2018 in September

Business

Vietnam to host International Real Estate Conference 2018 in September

As many as 200 foreign delegates – including heads of the world’s leading real estate associations, developers, and speakers – and nearly 1,000 domestic officials, economists, and enterprises, have registered to join the International Real Estate Conference 2018 that will take place in Hanoi from September 5-7.

Vietnam strives to reduce cash payment proportion

Business

Vietnam strives to reduce cash payment proportion

The Vietnamese Government plans to reduce the cash payment proportion to less than 10 percent by 2020 and 8 percent by 2025, which can be done by expanding the network of automatic teller machines (ATMs) and points of sale (POS) nationwide.

Ngoc Linh ginseng gets expanded GI recognition

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Ngoc Linh ginseng gets expanded GI recognition

The Intellectual Property Agency of Vietnam, under the Ministry of Science and Technology, has expanded recognition of the Geographical Indication (GI) of Ngoc Linh for ginseng root products grown in 15 communes of Quang Nam and Kon Tum provinces.

Can Tho, US extend multifaceted cooperation

Business

Can Tho, US extend multifaceted cooperation

US Consul General in Ho Chi Minh City Mary Tarnowka has expressed her wishes to further promote trade with the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho in the field of agriculture, thereby enabling firms from the Mekong Delta and Can Tho in particular to boost their exports to the US.

Vietnam moves to seize opportunities from Industry 4.0

Sci-Tech

Vietnam moves to seize opportunities from Industry 4.0

The Government of Vietnam considers the fourth Industrial Revolution (also known as Industry 4.0), especially aspects concerning artificial intelligence, a huge opportunity for Vietnam to become a modern, industrialised nation in the near future, said Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung.

Forum helps promote Vietnam – Laos technology connection

Sci-Tech

Forum helps promote Vietnam – Laos technology connection

The Vietnam-Laos technology transfer forum (Vietnam – Laos TechConnect 2018) kicked off in Vientiane, Laos, on August 9, attracting about 300 delegates from the two countries’ ministries of science and technology, associations, businesses, universities and research institutions.