EPZ official urges improvements in workers' quality of life Society

EPZ official urges improvements in workers' quality of life

Private sector investment in social infrastructure is needed to raise the quality of life for workers in export processing zones and industrial parks, Tran Cong Khanh, chief of the secretariat of the Export Processing Zone and Industrial Park Authority.
Digitisation of health care sector, a double-edged sword Health

Digitisation of health care sector, a double-edged sword

The development of technologies such as 4G, 5G, internet of things and artificial intelligence has rapidly changed the healthcare sector’s landscape globally, including in Vietnam, with more organisations adopting digitisation, according to experts.
HCM City urged to upgrade IPs to attract investment Business

HCM City urged to upgrade IPs to attract investment

To attract more investment, especially from overseas, Ho Chi Minh City needs to renovate and reform its export processing zones (EPZs) and industrial parks (IPs), said Tran Quang Truong, General Director of Tan Binh Industrial Park.
Hai Van Tunnel 2 nears completion Business

Hai Van Tunnel 2 nears completion

The 6.2-km Hai Van Tunnel 2 – the longest road tunnel in Southeast Asia, connecting the central province of Thua Thien-Hue and Da Nang city, is very near completion after the final section was excavated.
Indonesia: Public backs revocation of new anti-corruption law World

Indonesia: Public backs revocation of new anti-corruption law

Most participants in a recent study conducted by the Indonesian Survey Institute (LSI) showed their support toward the revocation of the revision of the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) Law, which is said to contain articles that would weaken the antigraft body.
New-style rural area building faces many challenges: Minister Society

New-style rural area building faces many challenges: Minister

Middle-income trap, climate change and international economic integration are posing great challenges to agriculture, farmers and rural areas in Vietnam, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong said at a conference held in Hanoi on October 5.
Jan-Sept period sees record number of new firms   Business

Jan-Sept period sees record number of new firms

Nearly 102,300 new enterprises were established in nine months of this year, a new record so far, with a total registered capital of over 1.29 trillion VND (56.08 million USD), reported the General Statistics Office.