The headquarters of the State Bank of Viet Nam. The Office of the US Trade Representative will not take any tariff action against Viet Nam. — VNA/VNS Photo Tran Viet The Office of the US Trade Representative (USTR) on Friday issued a formal determination in the Viet Nam Currency Section 301 investigation, under which the agency will not take any tariff action against Viet Nam. A statement by the USTR said the move reflects the agreement reached earlier this week between the US Department of the Treasury and the State Bank of Viet Nam (SBV). The determination finds that the agreement between the US Department of the Treasury and SBV provides a satisfactory resolution of the matter subject to investigation and that no trade action is warranted at this time. The USTR, in co-ordination with the US Department of the Treasury, will monitor Viet Nam’s implementation going forward, it said. US Trade Representative Katherine Tai commended Viet Nam for its commitment to addressing the … [Read more...] about US removes tariff threats against Viet Nam
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It is a matter of fact that Hanoi is a renowned destination for the typical cuisine of Vietnam. The charming capital of Vietnam ranked first among the ‘100 the world’s greatest places 2021’ chosen by Time- the news magazine and news website based in New York City. “Vietnam’s 1,000-year-old capital is embracing changes while maintaining a strong sense of identity,” the newspaper wrote. Street food scene in Hanoi. Photo: TIME Pronounced the capital of Vietnam in 1010, Hanoi is one of the most ancient cities in Asia, offering great examples of both contemporary and classical architecture right in the city center. The city is famous for its vivid yellow colonial villas and an enchanting busy life in the Old Quarter Area. Lakes, parks, green boulevards, and more than 600 temples and pagodas also add to the appeal of Hanoi, according to TIME. The iconic Hoan Kiem Lake is a beautiful enchanting body of water right in the heart of the capital. Next to the lake … [Read more...] about TIME: Hanoi is one of ‘the world’s greatest places 2021’
HCMC has officially allowed F1 cases to quarantine at home since July 17. The new policy is implemented with modern technologies. Face recognition The F1 (close contacts of infected person) home quarantine is being implemented on a trial basis in HCMC with the VietNam Health Declaration (VHD) app. This is also the solution chosen by the Ministry of Health (MOH) for migrant medical quarantine. Luu The Anh, Deputy Director of Viettel Solutions, the app developer, said that home quarantined people are required to check in with face recognition at certain moments of the day for medical declaration. There are schedules for medical workers or local policemen to supervise home quarantine. Singapore is applying a similar solution. The developer is joining forces with the HCMC Healthcare Department to apply the solution in localities before the solution is applied nationwide when MOH officially allows F1 and F0 (infected person) cases to quarantine at home. Quarantined people … [Read more...] about Which technologies are being used to supervise home-quarantined people?
The startup uses 3D scanner, 360 camera and drones to take pictures of showroom space, buildings and factories and then converts the data from physical to digital form. StarGlobal 3D is one of the technology startups leaving an impression on the Shark Tank TV Show. It specializes in providing 3D/360 digital solutions. Previously, to create a 1:1 digital copy of any existing object or construction work, people used 3D Scanning laser technology. The technology showed the outstanding superiority over traditional measurement methods. However, the weak point of 3D Scanning technology is that the data collected from the scanning is a big capacity, up to Terabytes. In order to use the technology, they need computers with very strong configuration and use specialized complicated software which needs to be operated by well trained officers. Realizing that problem, Tran Duy Hao, the founder and executive of StarGlobal 3D and co-workers have built a solution that converts the heavy 3D … [Read more...] about StarGlobal 3D digital solution as good as Google’s Street View
Transport departments to ensure smooth circulation of essential goods COVID-19 infections near 100,000 as new daily record was broken again New checkpoints to ease congestion entering capital city Hà Nội prepared for multiple scenarios in latest COVID-19 outbreak HCM City, southern provinces tighten enforcement of COVID-19 regulations Bến Thành Market in HCM City devoid of tourists and traders as the city underwent strict social distancing order. — VNA/VNS Photo Thanh Vũ HCM CITY — Starting Monday, residents of HCM City will no longer be allowed to go outside and all activities except medical emergencies or COVID-19 coordination efforts, will be banned from 6pm until 6am the following day. Nguyễn Thành Phong, Chairman of HCM City People’s Committee, announced the latest movement restriction late Sunday as the southern economic centre battles a serious outbreak that still sees no sign of improving after 55 days into a social distancing order and more … [Read more...] about HCM City residents forbidden to go outside between 6pm-6am