Daily Archives: September 7, 2020

PM approves programme to boost productivity

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved a national programme on supporting enterprises to improve productivity and the quality of products and commodities in the next 10 years.The programme aims to support businesses to adopt standards, technical ...

Vietnam Television asked to promote role as major national media agency

Amid the rapidly changing global and domestic situation, Vietnam Television (VTV) should further promote its role as a key force in protecting Party ideology and rejecting wrongful information, while continuing to spread the image of a safe and humane ...

Vietnamese millennial travellers consider mobile devices essential during trips

Compared to preceding generations, millennials are influential in the emergence of new technologies, new experiences and new travel styles, according to a report from research and consulting firm Outbox Consulting, which specialises in tourism and hosp...

More world leaders congratulate Vietnam on 75th National Day

Vietnam has continued to receive congratulations from world leaders on the occasion of the 75th National Day (September 2).Iranian President Hassan Rouhani sent a congratulatory message to Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong.Me...

More than 240 Vietnamese citizens brought home from Philippines

More than 240 Vietnamese citizens in the Philippines were brought home on a flight operated by VietJet on September 6.The flight was arranged by Vietnamese authorities, the Vietnamese Embassy in the Philippines, the carrier, and relevant agencies of th...

Major transport projects in Mekong Delta to be completed before Tet

Contractors and workers expect to complete construction of several major transport projects in the Mekong Delta before Tet (Lunar New Year Festival), which falls on February 12 next year.Despite the rainy season, the contractors are speeding up work on...

Power sector seeking ways to grow further

Vietnam is striving for a commercial electricity output of 337.5 billion kWh by 2025 and 478.1 billion kWh by 2030, down 15 billion kWh and nearly 230 billion kWh compared with those in the adjusted Power Planning VII.The revision was

Domestic trade to contribute 13.5 percent of GDP by 2025

Domestic trade is expected to contribute about 13.5 percent of GDP by 2025, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT)'s target to effectively realise the 2021-2025 socio-economic development plan.The ministry also estimates that the total ...

Ca Mau proposes upgrade of local airport

The People’s Committee of the southernmost province of Ca Mau has submitted a document to relevant agencies proposing an upgrade of Ca Mau airport during 2021-2025.According to the provincial People’s Committee, the airport, which is located at the cen...

Trial begins for policemen murder case in Dong Tam

The Hanoi People’s Court on September 7 opened the first-instance trial for 29 people involved in the murder of three policemen in Dong Tam commune of the city’s My Duc district.Representatives of the People’s Committee of Dong Tam commune, the