ASEAN makes great technological achievements: WEF President ASEAN

ASEAN makes great technological achievements: WEF President

President of the World Economic Forum (WEF) Børge Brende has highlighted ASEAN’s recent technological achievements in an interview given to Vietnam News on the occasion of the WEF on ASEAN 2018 taking place in Hanoi on September 11-13.
VinaCapital launches venture investment fund Business

VinaCapital launches venture investment fund

VinaCapital - the leading investment management group in Vietnam - on August 30 announced the establishment of VinaCapital venture capital fund at a scale of 10 million USD, aiming to continue its investment strategies in technology startups.
Efforts increased to reduce poverty nationwide Society

Efforts increased to reduce poverty nationwide

At the end of 2017, the percentage of poor households nationwide stood at 6.7, down 1.53 percent compared to the same period the previous year, said Vice Chairman of the Government’s Committee for Ethnic Affairs Phan Van Hung on August 14.
HCM City advised to optimise potential of waterway tourism Travel

HCM City advised to optimise potential of waterway tourism

As much as 16 percent of the natural area of Ho Chi Minh City is made up of rivers and canals, which creates a great resource for the city’s tourism development through the forming of diverse waterway tourism products, according to experts.
Forest database significant to national forestry strategy Environment

Forest database significant to national forestry strategy

Up-to-date information on forest coverage, forest fires, and silviculture are fully integrated in the Management Information System for Forest Sector in Vietnam (FORMIS) software, which is useful for the State management and the building of forestry strategy.
Hundreds of wild animals rescued, released to nature Environment

Hundreds of wild animals rescued, released to nature

As many as 110 individuals of wild animals were rescued and released into the environment or rescue centres in the first three months of this year, while 132 cases of advertising wild animals in restaurants’ menu or Facebook were handled, according to the Education for Nature Vietnam (ENV).
Journalists honoured for anti-corruption efforts Society

Journalists honoured for anti-corruption efforts

A group of reporters from the Nhan Dan newspaper and one from the Nguoi lam bao magazine have won the top prizes at a national press contest promoting the fight against corruption and wastefulness.