These days, the mountainous commune of Xuan Lam (Song Cau town) has raised capitals to invest in infrastructure, promote economic development. From the movement of building new rural areas, Xuan Lam Communal People's Committee has mobilized local businesses and people to contribute either finance or labor force to concrete roads. … [Read more...] about Mobilizing human sources to build new rural areas
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VTM Mobile has released comics and stories for smartphones after launching comics for feature phones. While comics only have Vietnamese versions, stories will be available in English, Vietnamese and Japanese. Its Japanese Celsys technology has been developed over the past 10 years. From this technology, VTM Mobile has developed it for Vietnamese market, making digital stories become more familiar to Vietnamese users. The programme has will run on every smartphone, as well as many other mobile devices which are using Flash and Java. VTM Mobile is a subsidiary of VTM Group, a well-known name in software and IT servicing. It also has many advantages to approach story resources from Japan, as well as in negotiating copyrights with Japanese partners. Going along with the rising trend of digital books, the demand for stories and comics in Vietnam is potentially huge. VTM has been coordinating with domestic publishers and authors to publish 100 per cent Vietnamese stories and … [Read more...] about VTM Mobile launches comics and stories for smartphones
Military-run Viettel Group on May 15 officially opened its Movitel mobile phone network in Mozambique, its major investment in Africa. This network, according to company's statement, represents 70 per cent of Mozambique's fiber optic cable network and 50 per cent of the country's mobile stations. The system has tripled the density of Mozambique's telecom infrastructure, increasing the length of fiber optic cable network and number of mobile stations per one million inhabitants in Mozambique by three times, making it one of the world's fastest growing telecommunications networks and placing the country among the top three nations in Sub-Saharan Africa in terms of fiber optic cable systems. With the strategy of "infrastructure establishment first and business comes later", Movitel is the biggest network in Mozambique with 1,862 transmitting stations. By the end of the year, it will increase the number of transmitting stations to 2,200. Viettel is also the first foreign … [Read more...] about Viettel dials in first African mobile network
by Bich Huong Despite the reputed health risks of exposure to microwaves, more and more parents are buying mobile phones for their children. Pham Thanh Dam, a lecturer at HCM City-based Post and Telecommunications Institute, said microwaves could potentially harm a child's immune system, lead to skull-development problems and even cause brain cancer. However, most primary - and secondary-school students would rather be dead than go without their trusty mobile. And parents are more concerned about being able to contact their children than of the health risks involved. "I heard about the effects of mobile phones on health but they do help me keep in touch with my child when he is out. It takes just a phone call to find out what he is doing and where he is," said Vuong Thi Hien, whose son is an eighth grader in Ha Noi. Nguyen Thu Dao, a teacher at Chu Van An Secondary School in Ha Noi, said two-thirds of her class of 45 now had mobile phones. Parents buy their children a mobile phone so … [Read more...] about Should schools ban mobile phones?
Prudential official explains stock market performance and offers advice on improving the economy. Prudential Vietnam fund general manager Pham Ngoc Bich says that while the stock market's short term outlook is not too hot, his firm is committing to the Vietnamese economy's future … [Read more...] about It’s time to mobilize funds: Prudential official