Vietsovpetro's Bach Ho oil field. (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – The Vietnam – Russia oil and gas joint venture Vietsovpetro is likely to complete all of its yearly targets in revenue, profit and State budget payment right in September thanks to comprehensive and effective measures to promote production. A representative from the firm said that the fourth wave of COVID-19 that broke out in early May has posed adverse impacts on the health of all workers of Vietsovpetro as well as the operations of the firm as well as the entire oil and gas sector. In order to maintain safe operations amid the pandemic, Vietsovpetro leaders have given drastic and flexible directions on the implementation of solutions to ensure the health of workers and maintain production at the same time. Particularly, the firm has strengthened measures to cut cost and speed up digital transformation to maximise its performance in all conditions and circumstances. By giving proper assessments and … [Read more...] about Vietsovpetro to complete all goals for 2021 in September
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Ho Chi Minh City accounted for the most infections, 6,521 cases, followed by its neighboring provinces of Binh Duong (3,609), Dong Nai (590), and Long An (254). The Health Ministry announced another 240 Covid-19 deaths Tuesday, including 184 in HCMC and 41 in Binh Duong. Another 11,017 patients recovered on Tuesday, raising the number of recoveries to 475,343. Of those in hospitals, 5,133 are severe cases. Vietnam has reported 702,973 cases since the new wave broke out at the end of April and 17,510 have died. The total number of deaths so far is 17,545 cases, accounting for 2.5 percent of the total number of cases and 0.4 percentage points higher than the mortality rate in the world. The country has vaccinated more than 35 million people, among them over 6.78 million have received two doses. "Medicine package for Covid-19 patients" campaign aims to support patients self-isolating at home. Each donation worth VND380,000 ($16.65) can help buy medicine for one patient. For … [Read more...] about Vietnam confirms 11,687 new Covid-19 cases
After acquisition of Mobicast and Reddi, can Masan become the “Reliance Jio” of Vietnam? On September 21, The Sherpa, a subsidiary of Masan Group Corporation, announced an investment of $13 million to acquire a 70-per-cent stake in mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) Mobicast and officially expand to the telecommunications sector. This is Masan's first step into the digital services sector. Mobicast's services target tech-savvy customers with great demand for data usage and digital lifestyle. As a result, the startup can help Masan to complete its offline-to-online offerings of necessities and financial services. An MVNO offers a fast and cost-efficient system to build transmission and reception network infrastructure. Besides this, an MVNO is considered a catalyst for competition in the mobile telecommunications market. MVNO players will develop value-added services on mobile devices, helping to improve quality and diversify experiences. It is estimated that necessities … [Read more...] about After acquisition of Mobicast and Reddi, can Masan become the “Reliance Jio” of Vietnam?
The cities and provinces that have controlled Covid outbreaks have reopened some services and received their first travelers. Ha Long City, September 20, 2021 On September 20, people in Ha Long City of Quang Ninh began returning to private beaches and sun bathing at Hon Gai, Bai Chay and Tuan Chau after two months. Ha Long City has also resumed sports activities. Football playing fields, gym centers and billiard clubs receive clients on September 19. As of September 20, all four cities of Quang Ninh province had released decisions to reopen some entertainment services. Since 12 pm of the day, Mong Cai City reopened cinemas, karaoke, massage, bar, pub, club, aesthetic services, spa, internet service and electronic games. Tourism sites, belief and religious establishments, restaurants, eateries, street shops, cafes, tea shops, and weddings have also been allowed to resume. Uong Bi City has reopened football playing fields, gym and yoga centers, and billiard clubs since 5 … [Read more...] about Some cities reopen beaches, restaurants under new rules
At the event (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – A webinar entitled “Revival under the ‘New Normalcy’: Hong Kong-Vietnam Partnership” was held recently to seek ways to bolster trade cooperation and investment between Vietnam and Hong Kong (China). The event, jointly held by the Ministry of Industry and Trade of Vietnam and the Commerce and Economic Development Bureau (CEDB) of Hong Kong, was to help businesses of the two sides connect, find cooperation chances and ease negative impacts of COVID-19. Speaking at the event, Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Quoc Khanh underlined that the holding of the webinar amid the COVID-19 pandemic is necessary to share difficulties and seek solutions and orientations to support trade and investment activities of Vietnamese and Hong Kong firms. Hong Kong is an important partner of Vietnam and the two sides have ample room to step up cooperation and tap on advantages of each economy in the coming time, especially advantages Vietnam has … [Read more...] about Webinar looks to bolster Hong Kong-Vietnam partnership amid COVID-19
The digitalisation and technological transformation are speeded up during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Source: VNA) Hanoi (VNS/VNA) - The COVID-19 pandemic does not slow down technological transformation or digitisation, but in fact speeds them up, companies said. Speaking to Vietnam News , Angus Liew, General Director of Gamuda Land Ho Chi Minh City, said: “ Digitisation is the future of mankind, not only for real estate but also for all other business sectors, and people’s lifestyles as well. It’s an irreversible trend. Nowadays we can see everyone is talking about AI, industry 4.0, etc.” Technology was the backbone nowadays and governed every aspect of doing business, from operational systems to mechanisms to interact with customers. His company had put a lot of efforts and resources into developing technology and innovation. “ Technological transformation is one of our top priorities,” he said. Soon, possibly in the first quarter of 2022, Gamuda Land Vietnam … [Read more...] about Pandemic speeds up digitisation, technology transformation