Europe firms may purchase 49 percent in local banks Business

Europe firms may purchase 49 percent in local banks

The Vietnamese Government may allow European financial firms to buy up to 49 percent of only two local commercial banks, Nguyen Thi Thu Trang, Director of the WTO Integration Centre at the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry, said on October 23.
Hai Duong aims to upgrade IT infrastructure Sci-Tech

Hai Duong aims to upgrade IT infrastructure

Hai Duong should focus on developing telecom and IT infrastructure to serve the development of e-Government, e-commerce and digital economy, Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Manh Hung said on October 1.
Da Nang rolls out measures to develop e-government Society

Da Nang rolls out measures to develop e-government

The central city of Da Nang has applied a number of measures to build an e-government as part of efforts to realize the Politburo’s Resolution 43-NQ/TW on development of Da Nang to 2030 with a vision to 2045.
Sa Pa to be upgraded to district-level town Politics

Sa Pa to be upgraded to district-level town

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on March 15 chaired a meeting on the plan to set up the district-level town of Sa Pa in the northwestern province of Lao Cai, highlighting the establishment’s necessity to local development.
Discovery to broadcast new film on Vietnam World

Discovery to broadcast new film on Vietnam

A documentary titled “Vietnam: Connecting East Africa” will be broadcast on the Discovery East Africa channel on December 27 for the first time, and on the Discovery Southeast Asia three days later.
HCM City to upgrade BTS stations Sci-Tech

HCM City to upgrade BTS stations

HCM City officials have asked telecommunications companies to redesign or replace more than 5,000 base transceiver stations (BTSs) located on top of houses and other buildings.
Start-up Exchange to be held in HCM City Business

Start-up Exchange to be held in HCM City

Entrepreneurs running around 100 start-ups will present their products and innovative ideas to convince investors to invest in their businesses at the 2016 Start-up Exchange to be held in HCM City.
Hanoi needs more BTS sharing Sci-Tech

Hanoi needs more BTS sharing

Telecom companies should further jointly develop and share the use of the completed telecommunications infrastructure such as base transceiver stations (BTS) in Hanoi area.