Officials pay visits to Bac Lieu, Soc Trang on Chol Chnam Thmay Festival Society

Officials pay visits to Bac Lieu, Soc Trang on Chol Chnam Thmay Festival

A delegation of the National Assembly's Council for Ethnic Affairs and the Government's Committee for Ethnic Minority Affairs on April 4 visited the Mekong Delta provinces of Bac Lieu and Soc Trang on the occasion of Chol Chnam Thmay, which is one of the most important festivals of the Khmer ethnic minority people.
Thailand steps up Government Cloud project World

Thailand steps up Government Cloud project

The Thai cabinet has tasked the Ministry of Digital Economy and Society (DES) and National Telecom with establishing and operating a Government Cloud, a massive central computing network to facilitate digital operations.
AFD provides non-Government guaranteed loan of 80 million EUR for EVN Business

AFD provides non-Government guaranteed loan of 80 million EUR for EVN

The Vietnam Electricity Group (EVN) and the French Development Agency (AFD) on March 28 signed a credit agreement with a non-Government guaranteed loan worth 80 million EUR (87.8 million USD) to implement the southern Vietnam power distribution project invested by EVN’s Southern Power Corporation (EVN SPC).
Overseas Vietnamese students laud Japanese Government support Society

Overseas Vietnamese students laud Japanese Government support

Starting from March 14, Japan has relaxed its COVID-19 border controls and allowed entry by international students. The Japanese Government also decided to implement an emergency programme for foreign students affected by COVID-19, which has been warmly welcomed by Vietnamese students.
WB: Vietnam's economy continues to show resilience Business

WB: Vietnam's economy continues to show resilience

The World Bank (WB) on March 11 released its brief updating Vietnam’s economic development in March, stating that the economy continues to show resilience and is recovering although downside risks have heightened.
Digital solutions useful for Vietnam in regulatory reform Business

Digital solutions useful for Vietnam in regulatory reform

Vietnam has achieved significant progress in adopting digital solutions for regulatory reform, which should be further pushed ahead to make substantial changes for greater efficiency of the state apparatus, UK Ambassador to Vietnam Gareth Ward said at the launch of a report on the adopting of digital solutions for regulatory reform on March 10.
Laos continues streamlining entry procedures World

Laos continues streamlining entry procedures

To facilitate foreigners’ entry, the Lao Government has enabled foreigners to register for a QR code (Vaccine ID) online in order to certify their vaccination status and RT-PCR test result.
Administrative reform should focus on benefiting people, businesses: PM Politics

Administrative reform should focus on benefiting people, businesses: PM

Administrative reform should be strengthened to ensure a strong and effective system, aiming to benefit people and businesses and contributing to preventing corruption, stated Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh while chairing a meeting of the Government Steering Committee for Administrative Reform in Hanoi on March 9.