Sci-Tech

Viettel qualified for WCA 2009 final round

Vietnam’s military-run Telecom Corporation, Viettel, has entered the World Communication Awards (WCA) 2009 Finalists for the Best Operator in a Developing Market and the Best Regional Operator.
PM inspects Lai Chau hydropower plant construction site Society

PM inspects Lai Chau hydropower plant construction site

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has asked the northern mountainous province of Lai Chau to be well prepared for the resettlement of local people who have given their land for the Lai Chau hydropower plant, a key national project.
Business

Vietnamese firms look for partners in Australia

Representatives of 30 companies from Vietnam’s southern province of Binh Duong and the state of New South Wales, Australia, met in Sydney on Nov. 3 to seek partners and explore each other’s markets.
Business

Real estate boom tipped for next year

Following the announcement of real estate figures in October, the last quarter of this year is predicted to be the best time for property investors in HCM City to accelerate their investment.
Society

Conference focuses on lifelong learning

Educators from 21 Asian and European nations and six international organisations are gathering in Vietnam’s central coast province of Khanh Hoa to promote lifelong learning.
Business

Norwegian group launches ship maintenance plant

Goltens Vietnam under Norway’s Goltens group, a world leader in providing services for ship maintenance and offshore projects, on Oct. 27, inaugurated its first local plant in the Dong Xuyen industrial park in Vung Tau city, in the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau.