Vinsmart launches first Vietnamese-made 5G-enabled smartphone

Hanoi asked to focus on 5G development, telecoms firms link up The Ministry of Information and Communications has asked the capital city of Ha Noi to invest in 5G ecosystem development and make the city a regional network security centre to help bring digital economic growth rate of the city to 30%.  

Latest Coronavirus News in Vietnam & Southeast Asia on April 22

Vietnam plans to put the 5G network and devices into operation this October. Meanwhile, India is known as a software workshop of the world. Therefore, he said he hopes IT businesses of the two countries will enhance collaboration in the Fourth Industrial Revolution and dealing with global issues like cyber security.

ASEAN, Russia foreign ministers work on virus response

The Special ASEAN-Russia foreign ministers’ meeting on COVID-19 was held online on Wednesday. — VNA/VNS Photo  Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Pham Binh Minh attended the meeting as Vietnam held the chairmanship of the 10-member Southeast Asian regional bloc in 2020. 

Vulcan prosthetic limb opens up new opportunities for amputees

The biggest difference between Vulcan’s and other manufacturers’ products is the flexibility of products. Couplings are designed specifically to connect with modules which are assembled or disassembled in specific cases. The biggest difference between Vulcan’s and other manufacturers’ products is the flexibility of products. Couplings are designed specifically to connect with modules which are assembled […]

Da Nang students finish runner-up at int’l architecture competition

The UrbanactionsHK competition received a total of 49 entries from 20 countries, with judges evaluating each proposal on a scale of 1 to 10 in terms of set categories. These include innovation, functionality and quality design of public space, a creative response to the existing site conditions, an integration of the new design within the […]

How Hanoi’s lotus-scented tea is made

With lotus-scented tea, the artisans wrap the dried tea leaves in the flower petals and then swaddle the whole thing with lotus leaf. The process is called “Tra uop xoi” (express scenting). This express scenting lotus tea costs usually VND35,000 (US$1.5) a bunch, enough to make several cups.

Factories asked to leave residential areas

Rang Dong Light Source and Vacuum Flask JSC issued a notice on the same day, pledging to invite experts to assess the environmental impact of the fire and hire personnel to deal with environmental issues, as well as ensure good health conditions for its employees and neighboring residents.

HCM City’s bus operators ask for suspension of services due to debts

As a result, the bus operators have run out of money to pay salaries for employees, fuel and bus purchase contracts. Saigon Passenger Transport JSC has reportedly incurred debts of VND80 billion, while HCMC Transport JSC and Quyet Thang Transport Cooperative have also run up huge debts of VND7 billion and VND5.2 billion, respectively.

New V-pop prince MV tops YouTube Trending in Asia playlist

“Co Chac Yeu La Day” “(Isn’t This Love) by singer Son Tung M-TP has earned over 17 million views, becoming the most trending video in Vietnam and Asia on July 6, the 5th in the U.S. and 7th in South Korea.

Market stagnant, real estate firms struggle

The manager of a real estate firm in district 3, HCM City, said his firm had no new projects marketed in the first six months of the year, which was the worst period for the company in the last five years. The manager of a real estate firm in district 3, HCM City, said his […]