Developing electric vehicles is a "golden opportunity" that comes once every hundred years and a chance for Vietnam to rewrite the development scenario for the auto industry. VinFast has developed 10,000 charging columns nationwide, and plans to invest in another 30,000 charging columns in the near future. An electric car model VF e34 has been officially introduced by VinFast. The VF e34 measures 4,300 mm long, 1,793 mm wide and 1,613 mm tall with a wheelbase of 2,611 mm and 180 mm of ground clearance, which places it in the ballpark of the B-segment SUV in terms of physical size, and weight of 1,490 kg. A single electric motor is rated for output of 147 hp and 242 Nm of torque, driving the front wheels. This is fed by a lithium-ion battery pack – earlier noted to have a capacity of 42 kWh – offering the VF e34 a range of 300 km on a full charge, and a claimed 180 km of range from 15 minutes of charging. Equipment as listed in a Vietnamese brochure indicates … [Read more...] about Once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to rewrite development scenario for VN auto industry
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Workers have returned to a foreign-invested textile company in COVID-19-hit Bình Dương Province after the southern locality eases lockdown measures with outbreaks being contained. — VNA/VNS Photo Chí Tưởng HÀ NỘI — The Vietnamese Government always listens to and creates the best possible conditions for foreign enterprises and investors to clear hurdles, set up a new normal environment, and recover their production and businesses at the earliest possible, stated Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Lê Thị Thu Hằng. It is committed to preventing disruption to production and supply chains and ensuring smooth circulation of goods across the country, according to the spokeswoman. At the ministry's regular conference held virtually on Thursday, Hằng said with COVID-19 prevention and control measures implemented in the past time, the pandemic situation in Việt Nam was gradually being controlled and the country was step by step transitioning to a new normal. She noted that the … [Read more...] about Vietnam always creates best possible conditions for foreign firms, investors: FM spokesperson
Vietnamese Ambassador to Algeria Nguyen Thanh Vinh (R) works with Constantine Governor Messaoud Djari. (Photo: VNA) Algiers (VNA) – A working delegation from the Vietnamese Embassy in Algeria led by Ambassador Nguyen Thanh Vinh paid a working trip to Constantine province, the third largest economic hub of the African country that has advantages in tourism, farming, breeding and pharmaceuticals. During the visit from October 20-21, the delegation had a working session with Constantine Governor Messaoud Djari , during which Vinh underlined that Vietnam and Algeria have shared sound traditional ties and many similarities. Algeria is one of the most important partners of Vietnam in Africa, he said, noting that the two sides have working together to promote their relations in various fields such as politics, economy, trade, investment and labour export. The diplomat said that he was impressed by high development potential of Constantine province and affirmed that … [Read more...] about Vietnam seeks to bolster economic, trade partnership with Algerian province
Secretary General of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Houlin Zhao praised the proposals and initiatives of Vietnam and hoped that it would share its experiences with other ITU member countries. The ITU is a specialized organization of the United Nations established on July 15, 1947. The ITU has 193 member countries, and more than 700 associate members that are businesses, research institutions operating in the fields of telecommunications and information technology, and regional and international organizations. The ITU is an organization with the mission of maintaining and strengthening international cooperation in the fields of wireline, radio, fiber optic cable, and satellite in all member countries to enable the use of telecommunications in the most effective way. Vietnam’s role in ITU Since 1975, the Government of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam has been the sole legal representative of Vietnam to participate in the ITU. In recent years, … [Read more...] about What is Vietnam’s role in the International Telecommunication Union?
The project will provide technical assistance to the MoIT to help deal with challenges such as shaping Vietnam’s export-import development strategy for the next decade and promoting digitalisation for SMEs. At the signing ceremony. (Photo: VNA) The Vietnamese Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) and the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) signed an agreement in Hanoi on October 22 on the Swiss Government’s commitment of non-refundable aid worth 5 million CHF for a project on improving Vietnam’s trade and export promotion policy. The project, implemented from 2021-2024, aims to improve the efficiency of trade activities and global competitiveness of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) via enhancing framework conditions for trade, improving public-private dialogue mechanism and building an ecological system for trade promotion. It has a budget of 5.672 million CHF, 5 million CFH of which will be provided by the Swiss Government and the … [Read more...] about Switzerland grants 5 million CHF for Vietnam’s trade promotion policy
Industrial facilities in Hanoi have been at risk of causing environmental pollution which have a detrimental effect on people’s health and hinders urban development. Architectural experts believe that old industrial buildings could provide the ideal location to create cultural spaces, giving dilapidated properties a new lease of life. The idea was discussed during an online webinar held in Hanoi on October 21 by architects from Vietnam and Europe alongside building owners and property managers. They hope to share knowledge on the best solutions to turn run-down buildings into cultural spaces the city can be proud of. Factory of Sao Vang Rubber Company in Hanoi's inner district of Thanh Xuan. Photo: Pham Thang The webinar, themed "Current status of industrial facilities spaces in Hanoi and international experiences of industrial heritage", was supported by the association of European Cultural Institutes and Embassies (EUNIC). EUNIC representative Thierry … [Read more...] about Old industrial buildings expected to be creative spaces in Hanoi