The Complex of Hue Monuments received recognition as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1993 (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has signed a decision approving a programme on the digitalisation of Vietnam’s cultural heritage in the 2021-30 period. The programme aims to build a national database system on cultural heritage on a consistent digital platform , which serves the archive, management, research, conservation and introduction of heritage, thereby fostering sustainable tourism development . It is also to step up digital transformation and integration of national digital data on cultural heritage. The programme has set a target to digitalise all tangible, intangible and documentary heritage items recognised by UNESCO; together with national special relic sites and national treasures. People working in the sector will receive training on digital transformation skills. To realise the set targets, the programme will strive to complete … [Read more...] about Vietnam steps up digitalisation of cultural heritage
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Sun Group record a "double" win at the Asia Pacific Enterprise Awards 2021 Onsen ecosystem - the great value that turns Quang Ninh into a leading wellness tourism destination Promoting construction with full legality, Metro Star heats up Thu Duc real estate market CapitaLand Development named ‘Best Sustainable Developer’ at 2021 PropertyGuru awards Vietnam Festival of Creativity Design 2021 ends on a high note The Covid-19 pandemic has forced the world's tourism industry to create "new rules of the game” with the rapid emergence of touchless-one-touch tourism, wellness tourism and single-destination multi-experience travel. Many destinations have achieved breakthroughs with such trends. Phu Quoc is a typical example in Vietnam. The island city is not only catching up with the times but also leading all three of these trends. Reach Phu Quoc with “touchless – one touch” application Touchless travel is a leading trend using technology to minimize … [Read more...] about Phu Quoc leads the way in tourism recovery
The route is expected to make a turning point in the process of building a green mass transit network. The first electric bus service route of Hanoi’s mass transit network started rolling, marking a milestone of the city and Vingroup in contribution to reducing greenhouse gas emissions in traffic. The first electric bus line is underway in Hanoi. Photo: VinBus Speaking at the opening ceremony, Vice Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen Manh Quyen on December 2 said the route is a highlight of the capital city’s urban transport in 2021, creating a turning point in the process of building a green mass transit network. The fare policy applied by VinBus Ecology Transport Service is the same as diesel or gasoline bus lines with ticket prices ranging from VND7,000 (US$0.3)-VND9,000 ($0.4) depending on the distance traveled. The monthly pass is between VND55,000 ($2.4) and VND200,000 ($8.7). The elderly, people with meritorious services, people with … [Read more...] about First electric bus route opened in the capital city
TV Audience in Vietnam will have chance to learn about Italian contemporary art through the short series “Contemporary Italy” that will broadcast on Vietnam Television VTV in early December. The four episodes of the “Contemporary Italy” short series, including the Metropoli, Open Air, Old and New, and Off Road, will be screened on channel VTV2 on Monday 6, Tuesday 7, Wednesday 8 and Thursday 9 of December at 11am and will be accessible on smartphones and tablets via the VTV Go app. The banner of the program. Photo courtesy of Italia Embassy in Vietnam Introduced by the Embassy of Italy to Vietnam on the occasion of 17th Italian Contemporary Day, the short film series is dedicated to show the landmarks of contemporary art in Italy. Italy is home to many museums and exhibition spaces of great beauty and innovation hosting works of artists from all over the world. Through this initiative with VTV, the Embassy of Italy aims at sharing with the Vietnamese public … [Read more...] about Italian contemporary art films broadcast
Chief of the General Staff and Deputy Defense Minister Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Tan Cuong chaired the event. According to a report delivered at the event, in November under the direction of the General Staff, the whole military successfully fulfilled assigned missions. In particular, defense agencies and military units strictly maintained combat readiness, closely followed situational development, actively made recommendations to higher levels and dealt with circumstances in a timely and effective manner. In the month, the General Staff continued instructing units to safely organize drills; maintain teams for pandemic prevention and control efforts; foster management at border gates, border areas and coastal areas to prevent illegal border crossing; keep forces on standby to conduct natural disaster response and search and rescue missions. Speaking at the conference, the chief of the General Staff praised collectives and individuals with outstanding achievements in their … [Read more...] about General Staff reviews task performance in November
VinaCapital is allegedly considering listing in Singapore next year According to Bloomberg , the fund is working with an adviser on a prospective initial public offering (IPO) that may generate up to $183 million. According to the neswire's sources, the business has conducted negotiations with regulators about the potential IPO. VinaCapital would be among those vying to be the first to list a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) in Singapore’s major bourse. VinaCapital is broadly viewed as one of Vietnam’s most experienced asset management and real estate development firms. Its assets under management reach over $3.7 billion as of November 2021. The fund boasts 18 years of experience in Vietnam, and currently manages funds across multiple asset classes, including public and private equity, fixed income, real estate, venture capital, and managed accounts. Don Lam, co-founder and CEO at VinaCapital, emphasised that for listed equity and private equity investments, … [Read more...] about VinaCapital to file for IPO in Singapore next year?