Moderate to heavy rains are in the forecast in the central and Central Highlands regions between November 28 and December 1, attributable to the influence of an intensified cold spell combined with the turbulence of high east winds, said the National Center for Hydro-meteorological Forecasting. … [Read more...] about Vietnam’s central region forecast to experience medium to heavy rain
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Covid-19 response and diplomatic influence: The Lowy Institute’s Asia Power Index published last month found that Vietnam’s international image was one of the Asia-Pacific’s best improvers this year, with its score on diplomatic influence gaining six percentage points, according to Asia Times Financial. … [Read more...] about How Vietnam weathers global health crisis and rises?
Mr. Nguyen Duc Hien, Deputy Head of the Central Economic Committee, said that over the past ten years, urbanization and urban development in Vietnam had seen rapid growth, promoting the country's economic development and achieving many set targets. The space and number of urban areas have increased rapidly from 33.5 percent in 2010 to nearly 39 percent in 2020. Urban areas were evenly distributed, creating a nuclear driving force for the process of socio-economic development. The urban economy is one of the three pillars of the economy, accounting for more than 7 percent of the country's gross domestic product (GDP). However, urbanization and urban development still show many shortcomings, such as the risk of imbalance in development between urban and rural areas, overloaded infrastructure, and asynchronous connection. Assessing the real estate market recently, Mr. Nguyen Van Sinh, Deputy Minister of Construction, said that the development of the real estate market is not sustainable. … [Read more...] about Urbanization spurs socio-economic development
David Knapp, General Director of Motorola Vietnam meanwhile said the impacts brought by the country's accession to the WTO will help increase the market's demand and make the whole economy continue developing, thus creating opportunities for ICT development. … [Read more...] about Vietnam’s ICT ready for stronger development in 2007
"The best thing about night marathons is that the temperature will be cooler so I think that will help a lot of runners go faster. The streets will be more quiet so it gives a different impression of the city and helps people enjoy the race without so much noise and traffic," Pham said. … [Read more...] about Foreign runners electrified ahead of Hanoi midnight marathon