Speakers at the 18th HCM City Party Committee conference, which closed on October 16 in HCM City (Photo: VNA)

HCM City’s Party Committee wraps up 18th meeting

Ho Chi Minh City has set out a plan to use the Party’s assets more effectively based on market economy principles, said Secretary of the municipal Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan.
Central bank promotes non-cash payment in rural, remote areas

Central bank promotes non-cash payment in rural, remote areas

At present, over 60 percent of residents in the countryside use smartphones which is a favorable condition for cashless payment, said Deputy Director of the Payment Department of the State Bank of Vietnam Nghiem Thanh Son.

Cao Lanh Bridge, spanning the Tien River in the Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap, was opened on May 27 (Photo: VNA)

More than 10 transport works put into use in nine months

The Ministry of Transport (MoT) put into operation 13 works and projects in the first nine months of this year, including major ones such as Cao Lanh Bridge and Da Nang-Quang Ngai Expressway.
RETHINK art exhibition focuses on environmental issue

RETHINK art exhibition focuses on environmental issue

RETHINK, an exhibition showcasing the work of Australia a multi-disciplinary artist Bianca Hoffrichter and 15 Vietnamese pupils was opened from September 20 -30 at the Vietnamese Women’s Museum.

Viettel disconnected for 2 hours

Viettel disconnected for 2 hours

Users of the mobile phone network Viettel in Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) were unexpectedly disconnected for 2 hours yesterday morning.

Cua Dai beach dyke not to complete before flood season

Cua Dai beach dyke not to complete before flood season

Cua Dai beach dyke project stretching from Sunrise hotel and Fusion Alya in the central province of Quang Nam’s Hoian City is planned to put into use on September 30 however it has just been implemented 40 percent of its progress up now, while the rainy season is approaching.
MoT proposes $50 million for Cai Mep – Thi Vai port upgrade

MoT proposes $50 million for Cai Mep – Thi Vai port upgrade

The Ministry of Transport August 16 proposed the Prime Minister to use the medium-term budgetary plan for Cai Mep – Thi Vai deep-water port upgrading project in the southern province of Ba Ria – Vung Tau from 2018 to 2020.