Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc speaks at the investment, trade and tourism promotion conference of Cao Bang province on November 25 (Photo: VNA) Cao Bang (VNA) – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has assigned the mountainous northern province of Cao Bang to develop a mountainous tourism trademark for the country, which is also one of the directions serving the locality’s future socio-economic development. He was addressing the investment, trade and tourism promotion conference of Cao Bang province on November 25, one day after he had a working session with the provincial officials. The event brought together businesses from other localities and economic and trade organizations from China’s Guangxi province, which borders Cao Bang. Local authority called for investments into 32 projects in tourism, hi-tech agriculture, farm-forestry-aquaculture processing, infrastructure, and transport, committing to always maintaining political-security stability and consistency in … [Read more...] about PM asks Cao Bang to develop national mountainous tourism brand
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11:20 | 31/10/2018 VGP - PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc extended a message of sympathies to U.S. President Donald Trump over the October 27 shooting at a synagogue in Pittsburgh which claimed the lives of many innocent civilians. A gunman barged in the Tree of Life synagogue and opened fire, killing 11 elderly people and wounding six others as they gathered on the Jewish sabbath. … [Read more...] about Condolences to U.S. President over Pittsburgh shooting
QTSC to back IT startups expanding to U.S.By Chi Thinh Lam Nguyen Hai Long, Quang Trung Software City director, makes a presentation on the development of the IT sector - PHOTO: QTSC HCMC – Quang Trung Software City (QTSC) will help Vietnamese information technology (IT) startups penetrate the U.S. market. QTSC signed a memorandum of understanding with the International Accelerator (IA) and MagRabbit Inc. on supporting the acceleration of international startups. The signing ceremony was held in Austin, Texas on the occasion of a Vietnamese IT delegation’s visit to the United States in mid-June 2018. Under the cooperation agreement, the partners, by their available key strengths, will help local startups promote trade activities and launch operations in the United States. They will also provide seed funding, training and relevant services for truly creative IT startups recommended by QTSC. MagRabbit Inc. will be in charge of providing consultant services, … [Read more...] about QTSC to back IT startups expanding to U.S.
Shrimp exports to U.S. face impedimentsThe Saigon Times Daily HCMC – Anti-dumping tariffs and close supervision by the U.S. Seafood Import Monitoring Program (SIMP) have hindered Vietnam’s seafood exports to America, the Vietnam News Agency reports. Shrimp export revenue in the first four months of this year picked up 13.8% year-on-year at US$1 billion, but the figure in April was only US$275 million, down 0.4% versus the year-ago period, shows data of the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP). VASEP general secretary Truong Dinh Hoe said the U.S. has huge demand for seafood, especially shrimp of which American importers need around 600,000 tons a year. However, Vietnam can meet 10% of that demand, or 60,000 tons. In March, the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) announced the preliminary results of its 12th administrative review of its antidumping order on frozen warm-water shrimp from Vietnam (POR12). The calculated rate for the review from … [Read more...] about Shrimp exports to U.S. face impediments
Some 200-250 vessels pass under the Đuống Bridge in Hà Nội every day. The vessels, with a load of more than 1,000 tonnes, usually have a limited range of vision, which poses risks to traffic on the bridge as well as its construction. — Photo vov.vnViet Nam News HÀ NỘI — The Railway Projects Management Board has proposed the transport ministry to develop a project to lift Hà Nội’s Đuống Bridge to facilitate waterways traffic. The road-and-railway bridge across Đuống River has a vertical clearance of 2.5m, but according to a circular issued by the transport ministry in 2016, the bridge’s vertical clearance must be up to 9.5m to meet increasing waterways traffic and ensure traffic safety. A project to increase the bridge’s vertical clearance was introduced in 2008. Later, the ministry decided to merge the project with the Yên Viên-Ngọc Hồi urban railway project. But … [Read more...] about Bridge proposed to be lifted to facilitate traffic