The Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung delivered his opening speech at the ASOCIO Summit. Photo by Tran Binh

Digital solutions to be implement to construct safer, smarter cities

The ASOCIO Smart City Summit 2018 – Hanoi was formally held yesterday in Hanoi by the Hanoi People’s Committee, the Asian-Oceanian Computing Industry Organization (ASOCIO), and the Vietnam Software and IT Services Association (VINASA) themed ‘Building a smarter and safer city via digital solutions’.

Containers of food are placed in toilet (photo: SGGP)

Food safety violators to be fined $4,298

As per the government’s decree No. 115/2018 on food safety regulations, an individual violator could receive a fine of VND100 million ($4,298) while an organization will face VND200 million penalty.

President of HCMC Union of Friendship Organization (HUFO), Huynh Minh Thien and Chairman of the Vietnam-Malaysia Friendship Association (VMFA) of HCMC Tran Ngoc Son congratulate the Vietnam-Malaysia Friendship Association of Phu Nhuan district

HCMC celebrates Malaysia’s 61st National Day

The Ho Chi Minh City Union of Friendship Organization (HUFO) and the Vietnam-Malaysia Friendship Association (VMFA) of HCM City held a meeting celebrating the 61st anniversary of Malaysia’s Independence Day yesterday.
MoIT to auction sugar import quotas for 94,000 tons

MoIT to auction sugar import quotas for 94,000 tons

As per the Ministry of Industry and Trade’s Circular No. 22/2018 on auctioning the 2018 sugar import quota for 94,000 tons, traders who supply sugar for food manufacturing, traders supplying raw sugar for the production of refined sugar and individuals, organizations that involved in importing sugar by national quotas in 2018 are eligible for the bidding.

Minister of Education and Training Phung Xuan Nha grants Vallet scholarships to to outstanding students (Photo: moet.gov.vn)

Nearly 500 Vallet scholarships presented to Vietnamese students

The Ministry of Education and Training in cooperation with the Rencontre du Vietnam (Meet Vietnam) organization on August 23 awarded nearly 500 scholarships to outstanding students from 58 high schools and SOS villages in the northern region.
Free training for technology pricing provided

Free training for technology pricing provided

The Science and Technology Application Center under the Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) Department of Science and Technology announced that it is going to hold free training sessions in how to develop the science and technology market for individuals, organizations, businesses, and science – technology incubators in the city.
At the ceremony celebrating the National Day of Hungary (August 20) (Photo:  VNA)

Hungary’s National Day celebrated in HCMC

A ceremony marking the National Day of Hungary (August 20) was held in Ho Chi Minh City on August 20 by the Ho Chi Minh City Union of Friendship Organizations and the Vietnam-Hungary Friendship Association of HCM City.
HCMC to have human milk bank in first quarter of 2019

HCMC to have human milk bank in first quarter of 2019

With the support of the international nonprofit organizations PATH and FHI 360 (through the Alive & Thrive initiative), Tu Du Maternity Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City is preparing to open the human milk bank in the first quarter of 2019, the Department of Health has said.