From 2021 to 2030, Việt Nam aims to clear all road traffic accident hotspots and accident-prone sites. All new roads and those under maintenance will meet road safety criteria before opening for traffic. All new national highways and provincial highways and 75 per cent of the total length of existing highways across the country meet at least Level 3 of global road safety standards. … [Read more...] about Việt Nam’s ambitious plan to reduce the number of road traffic-relating death to zero by 2045.
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HCM City (VNA) – “Mot thoang Viet Nam” (Vietnam at a Glance), a tourism park recreating the beauty of Vietnam’s thousand-year-old traditional culture located on the outskirts of Ho Chi Minh City, was reopened on January 16 after 10 years. Every section of the 20-ha facillity in Cu Chi district tells its own story, said Director Tran Thi Tuyet Nga, citing the Hill of Eggs as an example, saying it tells a folk legend of Lac Long Quan and his wife Au Co who gave birth to a brood of a hundred eggs from which a hundred of children hatched and became the ancestors of all Vietnamese people. Visitors to the park can also observe on-the-spot the traditional making of “do” (poonah) paper, printmaking, and the sericulture. Traditional houses of people from various parts of the country with different styles of architecture are also recreated here to offer visitors a glimpse of the Vietnamese living spaces./. … [Read more...] about Tourism park reopens to restore Vietnam’s thousand-year-old culture
Although European investors approach development opportunities in Asia more slowly than the US and other countries in the region, they recently realised that Southeast Asia, the only region with 5 - 6 per cent growth (before the COVID-19 pandemic), gives them huge benefits. … [Read more...] about Vietnamese economy tipped to bounce back in 2021
The development of supporting industries has yet to catch up with the growth and demand of FDI enterprises, as Vietnamese enterprises are mainly micro, small and medium businesses short of capital and technology, so they cannot meet the requirements to produce components and parts of the main products, especially those which require hi-tech investment; the training of high-quality manpower for the supporting industries is still inadequate and weak; and though policies to develop the supporting industries are available, enterprises are generally let to manage by themselves. Private enterprises qualified for spearhead areas of the supporting industries have not yet been selected to develop links in the global supply chain in Vietnam. Though State-owned enterprises hold huge assets of the country, most of them are unable to build links in the global supply chain in Vietnam. … [Read more...] about Private sector development to enhance FDI efficiency
Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong speaks at the closing ceremony of the 12th Party Central Committee’s 15th plenum this morning - PHOTO: VNA HCMC - The 15th plenum of the 12th Party Central Committee wrapped up this morning, January 17, instead of tomorrow as personnel of the Party Central Committee, the Politburo and the Secretariat were discussed and nominees for leading positions in the 13th tenure were finalized. … [Read more...] about Party Central Committee’s 15th plenum ends earlier than expected