"Blocking domains is a huge and effective step even it cannot solve the root problem," said Phan Thanh Gian, director of streaming platform ClipTV. He added that even if pirated movie suppliers create a new website, it would take Internet users a long time to get used to a new platform, leading to declining traffic and profits. … [Read more...] about Pirated film sites face doomsday in Vietnam
Trang Bui, JLL Vietnam's market director, said the housing market was expected to have stable growth due to housing demand. Mid-price housing products consistent with the financial ability of the majority of customers would lead the market in the long term. Investors and customers who have real demand would seek finished housing products. … [Read more...] about Domestic property market facing uncertainty: Insiders
Under the resolution, the country will aim to attract foreign investment in a selective manner, focusing on quality, efficiency, technology and environmental protection. Priority will be given to foreign direct investment (FDI) projects that use advanced technology and modern management with high added value, bringing spillover effects to Vietnamese enterprises, especially small and medium-sized enterprises; and the projects must be able to connect to the global production and supply chain. … [Read more...] about Can Viet Nam could take advantage of new foreign investment strategies?
To make the city’s greenery system grow steadily, it was necessary for all in society to protect them, while a legal system to ensure effective management is also a must, they said, adding the construction department would continue to urge district and ward governments to plant trees on newly-built roads. … [Read more...] about Authorities plan to make Hanoi greener
Hanoi (VNA) – In his blog published on the World Bank website in late May, Jacques Morisset, World Bank Lead Economist and Program Leader for Vietnam, has called the country ‘a bright star in the COVID-19 dark sky’. Based on a series of statistics including the local GDP still expanding 3.8 percent in the first quarter of 2020, the economist realised the Vietnamese economy has been “extremely resilient during these unusual rough time.” He attributed the reasons behind the success to the Government’s smart policies, saying: “The quality of the Vietnamese government’s COVID-19 response has been a combination of foresight and pragmatism.” In conclusion, he wrote: “In the face of adversity, Vietnam has been able to tap a long tradition of preparing for the worst while staying flexible to adopt crucial reforms and transition toward the new normal. This combination of foresight and pragmatism has been applied in the COVID-19 … [Read more...] about WB economist calls Vietnam ‘a bright star’ in COVID-19 fight