Daily Archives: September 26, 2020

Vietnam to host ITU Digital World 2020 next month

Vietnam, in collaboration with the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), will host the ITU Digital World 2020 on October 20 – 22, expecting to attract hundreds of technology businesses from across the globe.   The event will be held online and will feature numerous events such as the ministers’ roundtables with ITU member countries, forum sessions,

Top legislator attends Quang Ninh Party organisation’s congress

Politburo member and National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan attended the 15th Party organisation’s congress of northern Quang Ninh province on September 26, during which she lauded efforts it has made to become one of Vietnam’s leading localities in terms of economic growth, provincial competitiveness, administrative reform and IT application.   To achieve higher

Gov’t joins hands with int’l oganisations to tackle ocean plastic pollution

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development’s Directorate of Fisheries, in collaboration with the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and the Center for Supporting Green Development (Greenhub), held a workshop on September 25 to tackle the issue of ocean plastic waste in Ha Long city, the northern province of Quang Ninh.  

MWG’s Bluetronics to reach triple the size of largest competitor in Cambodia

Mobile World Investment Corporation (MWG)’s household electronic appliance chain in Cambodia, similar to the Dien may Xanh chain in Vietnam – will celebrate its 20th store by the end of September to then start gunning for 50 stores before the year is out.   This event marks the first milestone in the retail group’s ambition

Vietnam office market will make rapid recovery: experts

  The office market in Vietnamese cities like Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City is likely to recover faster post-COVID-19 than other major cities in the Asia Pacific, experts have predicted.   “In the long term Vietnam remains the best destination in Asia,” Vo Thi Khanh Trang, head of research at Savills Vietnam.   “While

Project on Innovation Region to speed up Binh Duong province growth

The southern province of Binh Duong’s Innovation Region project is expected to speed up economic growth of the area.   The province authorities held a conference early this week to collect opinions from experts on the implementation of the project.   Speaking at the conference, Tran Van Nam, Secretary of the provincial Party Committee, said

Petrol prices drop slightly in latest review

The Ministry of Industry and Trade and the Ministry of Finance announced adjusting down petrol prices from 3 pm on September 26.   Specifically, the price of biofuel E5 RON92 was down 51 VND to 14,215 VND (0.61 USD) per litre at the highest, and those of diesel 0.05S and kerosene were capped at 11,128