PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc speaks at the meeting. (Photo: VNA) Hanoi - The central city of Da Nang is set to be part of the global supply chain network and a gateway on the East-West Economic Corridor by 2030, a meeting in Hanoi on March 1 heard. Discussing adjustments to the city’s master planning by 2030 with a vision towards 2045, the meeting was presided over by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc. By 2030, the city is also expected to become a destination for global lifestyles, a centre of tourism and services, and a maritime economic hub in Vietnam and the region at large. In the long term, it eyes becoming a special urban area and an international city. Its population is predicted to stand at about 1.79 million by 2030 and its urban area is to cover 31,836 ha, or more than 32 percent of the local land area. The municipal People’s Committee signed a contract with a joint venture between Sakae Corporate Advisory Ltd. and Surbana Jurong (Singapore) on the project adjusting the … [Read more...] about Da Nang city set to become special urban area
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Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has suggested Da Nang should develop beyond its current status as a first-class city, becoming a special-class city of Vietnam in the near future, reaching new heights in terms of its development quality and scale. Chairing a meeting discussing adjustments to the master plan for the development of Da Nang until 2030, with a vision to 2045, in Hanoi on March 1, the Government leader lauded the central coastal city for its close coordination with ministries, sectors and advisory units, and serious collection of opinions from local people and socio-economic organisations during the planning process. PM Phuc agreed with the vision determining Da Nang as a key tourism & service city, a centre of Vietnam’s maritime economy, a gateway on the East-West Economic Corridor, and a safe city worth living in, but he emphasised the need to clarify what the concept “worth-living” truly means. As a city boasting one of the most beautiful beaches in the region, … [Read more...] about Da Nang set to become a special-class city
The most common way for international tourists to get to Vietnam is by plane. The country currently has 22 conveniently-located airports, 11 of which offer international services. The three main gateways are Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi, Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City, and Da Nang International Airport in Da Nang — located in northern, southern, and central Vietnam, respectively. The other eight international airports include Van Don in Quang Ninh Province, Cat Bi in Hai Phong City, Vinh in Nghe An Province, Phu Bai in Thua Thien-Hue Province, Cam Ranh in Khanh Hoa Province, Phu Quoc on Phu Quoc Island off Kien Giang Province, Lien Khuong in Lam Dong Province, and Can Tho in Can Tho City. Most Asian countries have direct flights to and from Ho Chi Minh City or Hanoi. Travelers can also fly directly into Da Nang from destinations around the region, according to the VNAT. Travelers from neighboring countries, including China, Laos, and … [Read more...] about How to get to Vietnam?
>>> VND20 billion offered for home-grown COVID-19 vaccine clinical trial study >>> Nearly 300 volunteers in Long An engage in second-stage trials of Nano Covax Protecting against new SARS-CoV-2 variants from the UK and South Africa IVAC's COVIVAC vaccine research project started from May 2020 on the basis of cooperation with the relevant universities, research institutes and international organisations. IVAC Director Dr. Duong Huu Thai shared that the vaccine phase 1 and phase 2 clinical research protocols have been approved by the National Ethical Council in Biomedical Research and the Ethical Councils at grassroots level. IVAC is scheduled to kickstart the clinical trials at National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology (NIHE) and Hanoi Medical University in early March and will conclude by this October. According to Dr. Thai, volunteers participating in the study include 120 healthy persons, aged 18-59, both male and female. They will receive … [Read more...] about Vietnam to commence human trials on second home-grown COVID-19 vaccine in early March
Countries in the Mekong subregion share the responsibility for the use and management of the Mekong River’s water resources in a sustainable manner in a bid to offset impacts on development and the environment, he added. The diplomat affirmed that Vietnam has always been a responsible member in the joint efforts to cope with challenges in environmental issues, climate change, economic development and security in the Mekong subregion. He proposed that countries work together to build regulations and legally binding frameworks in order to effectively manage transboundary rivers. He also called on the US and other partners to invest in the region in the spheres of energy, infrastructure, climate change adaptation and sustainable development. … [Read more...] about Vietnam promotes cooperation with Mekong subregion’s countries