Vietnam Investment Review

Vingroup completes two VSmart ventilator models for hostpital use

Designed to reach international standards, VSmart VFS-410 and VFS-510 will not only be able to serve during the treatment of COVID-19, but can also be used at the Intensive Care Units (ICU) of every hospital and health facility.A little more than three weeks after announcing ...

Nguyen Huong

Salinisation struggle tackled head-on

Vietnam’s efforts to combat water shortages and saline intrusion in the Mekong Delta and climate change impacts in other regions have been fuelled by the United Nations Development Programme.In early 2020, the UN and UNDP worked with the Vietnam Disaster Management Authority to send working ...

Nguyen Dat

Joint support to fight drought and saltwater threat

International organisations and donors are supporting local people in the Mekong Delta strongly impacted by heavy droughts and saltwater intrusion.In the Mekong Delta, salt water is often going inland and then mixed with freshwater used for drinking and agriculture. As a result, water shortages are ...

Ngoc Van

Network propels smart city schemes

Amid the ongoing Fourth Industrial Revolution, Vietnam is taking advantage of the ASEAN Smart Cities Network in order to formulate several policies on building smart cities and attracting deeper investment.The ASEAN Smart City Summit and ASCN Annual Meeting 2020 are some of the largest and ...

Thanh Dat

Strategy aims to ensure national energy security

The National Energy Development Strategy by 2030, with vision to 2045 aims to ensure national energy security, which serves as a foundation for growth. With such importance, the Politburo has approved a resolution which sets directions for the strategy.Vietnam will prioritise wind and solar power ...

Sharing fake news on social media will be fined from April

Posting fake news on social networks will be applied the highest sanction of VND20 million ($870) from April 15, 2020. Thus, individuals posting the untruth information about Coronavirus outbreak will be soon under the sanction.This was regulated in Clause 101 of the latest Decree No.15/2020/ND-CP. ...

Expediting education to reach the world

Vietnam has proactively integrated into the world at various levels and in diversified forms by embracing global market principles and standards.Recently, private investment in education has been on the rise, with numerous local and foreign names. Compared to 2018, the number of education projects has ...

MoST promotes enterprise sci-tech

Businesses are an important driver for the development of science and technology in Vietnam. Deputy Minister of Science and Technology Le Xuan Dinh writes about how the ministry supports local businesses in their quest to boost innovative solutions and technology advancements.The ministry aims to make ...

Ethnic minority women speed up poverty reduction with IR 4.0 technology

Representatives of cooperatives and groups of ethnic minority women gathered at a workshop on December 17 to discuss using technology of the Industrial Revolution 4.0 for business and poverty reduction.The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) this year has provided technical assistance to help implement a ...

Conference adopts Hanoi Call for Action on early childhood development

The Asia-Pacific Regional Conference on Early Childhood Development (ECD) adopted a Hanoi Call for Action on the implementation of ECD during its closing session in Hanoi on December 6. The call is expected to contribute significantly to accelerate the effective realisation of ECD in each ...

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