First five-star int’l hotel makes debut in Sa Pa Business

First five-star int’l hotel makes debut in Sa Pa

Vietnam’s Sun Group inaugurated the first five-star international boutique hotel Hotel de la Coupole – MGallery by Sofitel in Sa Pa resort district, the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai on December 15.
Ministry tackles software copyright violations Sci-Tech

Ministry tackles software copyright violations

Enforcement efforts are underway in provinces and cities across the country following software owners’ requests to take stronger action to protect copyright and software ownership, according to the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism Inspectorate.
MoIT makes out case for crypto mining Business

MoIT makes out case for crypto mining

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has proposed not to suspend the imports of cryptocurrency mining machines (HS code 8471.80.90) in order to ensure the production and business activities of enterprises.
Entertainment activities to be suspended during upcoming national mourning Society

Entertainment activities to be suspended during upcoming national mourning

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has sent a dispatch to heads of ministries, sectors as well as central agencies, organizations, provinces and centrally-run cities on the suspension of entertainment activities during the two-day national mourning for former General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee Do Muoi on October 6-7.
Nearly 4.5 trillion VND needed to repair two key runways Business

Nearly 4.5 trillion VND needed to repair two key runways

The Ministry of Transport (MoT) on September 19 sent a document proposing the Ministry of Finance to allocate nearly 4.5 trillion VND (193.5 million USD) for upgrading two key runways in the country’s largest international airports.
Japanese-funded transport projects answer Vietnam’s growth demand Business

Japanese-funded transport projects answer Vietnam’s growth demand

Many key transportation projects in Vietnam using Japan’s official development assistance (ODA) have been put into action over the past 45 years since the two countries established their diplomatic ties. The projects have helped complete local infrastructure demand, serving the country’s rapid growth.
Indonesia strives to ensure smooth operation of LRT World

Indonesia strives to ensure smooth operation of LRT

Indonesia is investigating a series of malfunctions that have plagued its first light rapid transit (LRT) system just days ahead of the opening ceremony of the Asian Games (ASIAD), the country’s transport ministry said on Aug 13.
Tra fish exports surge in seven months Business

Tra fish exports surge in seven months

The export turnover of tra fish soared 19.5 percent to 1.18 billion USD in the first seven months of 2018, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).