Daily Archives: February 2, 2020

Sea-based economy set to become Da Nang’s growth engine

The central city of Da Nang is aiming for the sea-based economy along with tourism and hi-tech industry to drive its growth over the next 25 years.

Being one of 28 coastal localities of Vietnam, Da Nang is home to a more than 15,000sq.m…

Ministries urged to assess nCOV impacts for short- and long-term solutions

Ministries need to analyse the impact of coronavirus on both international and domestic markets, then deliver short-term and long-term solutions, Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh said on January 31.…

Pepper price to remain low this year

Pepper prices this year are unlikely to recover after a strong reduction in 2019 due to abundant supply.

The demand for pepper-consuming countries has not yet shown signs of strong growth.…

Vietnamese youths join international exchange programme in India

A Vietnamese youth delegation recently participated in an international exchange programme in New Delhi at the invitation of India’s National Cadet Corps.

Attending the event were also representatives from Bangladesh, Bhutan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Maldives, Nepal, Russia, Singapore and Sri Lanka.…

Hanoi book exhibition marks Party’s 90th anniversary

A book exhibition was opened at the National Library of Vietnam in Hanoi on February 2 to celebrate the 90th founding anniversary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (February 3).

The opening ceremony was attended by Politburo member and head of the Party Central Committee’s Information and Education Commission Vo Van Thuong, Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Manh Hung, along with officials of other central agencies.…

Local property market to recover this year

Local property experts have forecast that the domestic real estate market will recover this year.

Market demand and prices would likely to rise, according to economist Le Xuan Nghia.

Nghia said more finances would be made available by the banking system, thanks to stable development over the past three years.…

2020 key for tech start-ups in Vietnam

Like many other Asian countries, Vietnam is racing its regional counterparts to spur economic innovation with artificial intelligence (AI). Experts say voice recognition technology, AI, blockchain and big data will be major trends in 2020.…