Carriages for first metro line arrive in HCM City
The Ho Chi Minh City Management Authority for Urban Railways (MAUR) on October 8 received three first train carriages which will be used for metro line No. 1 at Khanh Hoi port of the southern city.
Train for Saigon’s first metro route leaves Japan
The Ben Thanh - Suoi Tien metro train leaves Kasado port on September 30 and is expected to dock in Ho Chi Minh City on October 8, according to the Management Board of Urban Railways of Ho Chi Minh City (MAUR).
Development pace picking up in energy
Wealthy foreign investors in energy are expanding their long-term strategies in Vietnam while many ongoing projects that missed the feed-in tariff deadline are struggling to find a revenue balance.
Van Phong EZ to become high-end tourism-entertainment center
Van Phong Economic Zone (EZ) in the central province of Khanh Hoa will be developed into a high-end tourism and entertainment service center and be internationally competitive.
Landslides in Mekong Delta increasingly serious
Landslides in many localities in the Mekong Delta have been increasingly serious in recent years, occuring all year round.
Kinks to iron out to prepare for British involvement in trans-pacific agreement
The United Kingdom’s efforts to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership are being seconded by Vietnam, but various issues persist involving other members.
Vietnam's seafood exports hardest hit amid reduced global demand
While Vietnam’s export of several key agro-forestry-aquatic products endured a sharp drop of 14.40 percent on-year in the first quarter of 2023, seafood exports were hardest hit with the on-year fall of 29 percent.
VN must clearly determine pharmaceutical sector’s goals for the future
The pharmaceutical sector plays an important role in healthcare, meaning development goals must be established.
1.8 mln mobile subscribers with incorrect personal information to be locked
Mobile service providers will block incoming calls for about 1.8 million subscribers with personal information failing to match the national population database beginning on April 1.
British national museum, library introduce items on Vietnam
Speakers from the British Museum and Library have introduced documents on Vietnam’s culture and its long-standing ties with the UK, at a discovering-Vietnam event held at the D-Contemporary in central London.
Vietnam objects to Taiwan’s live-fire drills in Ba Binh
Vietnam resolutely opposes to and demands Taiwan (China) to cancel live-fire drills in the waters around Ba Binh (Itu Aba) belonging to Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly), vice spokesperson of the Vietnamese Ministry of Foreign Affairs Pham Thu Hang said.
Renewable power developed at lightning speed but has slowed down
In 2017-2021, Vietnam saw a boom in solar and wind power development. After 2021, development, however, slowed down as the pricing policy remained unclear.
Mortgaged assets of enterprise whose owners fled the country are up for sale
Agribank’s Bac Hai Phong Branch has announced the auction of assets used as collateral for a loan provided to Kai Yang Vietnam Co Ltd.
VN-China's Taiwan coordinate in verifying identity of victims drifting at sea
After receiving information from Taiwanese authorities on the case, the Foreign Ministry directed the Taipei office to urgently work with Taiwanese authorities on the matter.
Over 3,200 phishing pages detected in Q1
Phishing attacks have been on the rise in the first months of the year. Chong lua dao, a not-for-profit cybersecurity project, reported that it has discovered 3,271 websites scamming Vietnamese users over the last three months.
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