Singapore, Hanoi seek cooperation in digital technology

Singapore, Hanoi seek cooperation in digital technology

Singaporean businesses want to cooperate with their Vietnamese counterparts in digital technology to serve industrial development in each country, said President of the Singapore Manufacturing Federation Douglas Foo.

Quang Nam in place for APEC 2017 events

Quang Nam in place for APEC 2017 events

The central coastal province of Quang Nam has finished preparations for APEC 2017, heard a press conference held in the locality on October 17.

Preferential loans help reduce poverty

Preferential loans help reduce poverty

The Vietnam Bank for Social Policies (VBSP) reported that the bank has provided loans to over 31.8 million poor households and policy beneficiaries since 2002.

Life sentence given to former leader of Housing Group

Life sentence given to former leader of Housing Group

Chau Thi Thu Nga, former Chairwoman and General Director of the Land and Housing Construction and Investment JSC (Housing Group), was sentenced to life imprisonment for swindling to appropriate assets at a two-week trial that concluded on October 16.

Yen Bai mobilises over 4,000 rescuers to search missing people

Yen Bai mobilises over 4,000 rescuers to search missing people

The northern mountainous province of Yen Bai has mobilised over 4,000 people, including army soldiers, police, militias and local residents, in search for missing people after a severe flash flood swept through the province on October 11.

Flood-caused damage amounts to US$35 million in Hoa Binh

Flood-caused damage amounts to US$35 million in Hoa Binh

Total damage caused by prolonged downpours and floods in the northern mountainous province of Hoa Binh has exceeded VND800 billion (US$35.2 million), according to the province’s steering board for disaster prevention, search and rescue.

VFF calls for community’s support to flood-hit people

VFF calls for community’s support to flood-hit people

The Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF)’s Central Committee has called for all organisations, agencies and community join hands in supporting people suffering from recent floods in northern and central localities.