Hanoi seeks entrepreneurs and foreign investors to build tech powerhouse
Related agencies and telecom providers say information technology infrastructure for handling Covid-19 vaccine passports will be ready next month.
Nanogen Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, based in Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh City, is willing to share know-how and technology for developing its COVID-19 vaccine candidate. But the challenge for the company is finding manufacturers with the capacity to produce it in low-income countries.
Vietnam should first test out “vaccine passports” on certain groups of entrants before the policy could be officially applied.
A Vietnamese airline industry group is asking the Vietnamese Government for a US$1.17 billion bailout package. The Vietnam Aviation Business Association (VABA) has written to Vietnam’s National Assembly Chair and the Prime Minister asking for a suite of measures to…
Vietnam’s government said on Tuesday health workers, diplomats and military personnel would be among the first to be vaccinated against COVID-19 when the country starts its inoculation programme next month.
Vietnam’s progress toward a more liberal, market-friendly economy has proceeded in fits and starts.
Vietnam has applied an anti-dumping and anti-subsidy duty of 33.88 percent on raw sugar from Thailand to protect domestic producers.
The Ministry of Health is considering reducing the Covid-19 quarantine period from 21 to 14 days since the incubation period for the new coronavirus variant is also two weeks.
The State Capital Investment Corporation said it is in discussions with Vietnam Airlines to invest VND8 trillion ($345.49 million) in the carrier through a rights issue.
Group is known for its robust, custom-made malware. IT firm says the link is a mistake.
Government Decree No. 135/2020/ND-CP, effective as of January 1, 2021, states that starting next year, the new retirement age will be 60 years 3 months for men and 55 years 4 months for women. SGGP has conducted an interview with…
Vietnam’s Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc ordered the aviation authority to halt international commercial flights after the nation reported its first local coronavirus cases in almost three months, according to a posting on the government’s website.
Many Hanoians continue not to wear masks in public though the city, with winter approaching, has steeply increased the fine for that.
Vietnam has threatened to shut down Facebook in the country if it does not bow to government pressure to censor more local political content on its platform, a senior official at the U.S. social media giant told Reuters.
Hanoi has signed off on funding of VND109 billion ($4.7 billion) for the first phase of Ho Chi Minh City’s new airport, to be located in nearby Long Thanh province.
The pandemic is seen costing Vietnam nearly 200 trillion dong ($8.6 billion) in budget revenue this year, according to the government’s website, which cited Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc during a discussion with National Assembly deputies on Monday.
COVID-19 has been a victory for the country’s communist party – but a taste of transparency might whet the public’s appetite for more.
As Vietnam prepares for its National Congress in January – a time known for clampdowns of government critics – it is also rolling out a controversial cybersecurity bill.
Vietnam has spent among the least in the world on fighting the Covid-19 pandemic, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has said.
Digital advertising services offered by online platforms with a Vietnamese user base and revenue earned in the Vietnamese market will be subject to tax liability and Vietnam’s Law on Cybersecurity, according to a new draft decree.
A proposed amendment to a government decree on advertising will require international advertising service providers to block and remove illegal contents when demanded by authorities.
Vietnam’s Prime Minister said on Wednesday (Aug 12) that the next 10 days would be critical in the country’s fight against a new coronavirus outbreak, which resurfaced late last month after three months of no domestic cases.
Flag carrier Vietnam Airlines may face a liquidity shortage from late next month due to the coronavirus pandemic impact, the government said on Tuesday, as it explores measures to help the firm.
Vietnam’s government has been able to co-opt Facebook to act in its own interests – for now.
Vietnam’s government will sell its remaining 36 per cent stake in the country’s largest brewer Sabeco by the end of this year, according to a government document released this week.