The best evidence for the efforts to revive the country’s domestic tourism market is the fact that many participants in the tourism service supply chain have shared their difficulties and cooperated to create products with a high degree of competitiveness both in terms of quality and price. A series of provinces and cities, which are major destinations in the country, have applied a free admission policy and discounted sightseeing fees by 20-50% for visitors to famous landscapes and entertainment areas. Many accommodation establishments around the country simultaneously reduced the prices of room rates and services. The national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines, in collaboration with the VTA, has deployed the programme “Vietnamese tourism – bright destination”. The airline has also cooperated with prestigious travel companies, such as Hanoitourist, Saigontourist, Vietrantour, Vietravel and Hanoi Redtours, to offer tours with special discounts of up to 40% for … [Read more...] about BUSINESS NEWS HEADLINES MAY 28
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DEEP C Industrial Zones is a Belgian developer and operator of an industrial zone and port infrastructure cluster in Haiphong city and Quang Ninh province – the most dynamic growing region in North Vietnam. DEEP C has become one of the largest industrial property developers in Vietnam with five industrial zones, forming DEEP C industrial zone cluster covering 3,400 hectares at the epicenter of the region’s manufacturing and infrastructure boom.DEEP C provides a large portfolio of products and services including industrial land and workshop/warehouse for lease, port development, and operation, utilities supply and distribution, renewable energy generation, etc.DEEP C’s goal is to grow into Vietnam’s first eco-industrial parkdriven by digital technologies and innovative mindset where its clients are provided with all the tools they need for success. … [Read more...] about German adhesive tape manufacturer to build 55-million-euro plant in Vietnam
The Ministry of Industry and Trade needs to instruct the use of natural resources properly, and protect the environment from industrial production and trade. Projects and plants which were likely to cause environmental pollution such as coal, petroleum, chemicals, steel, fertiliser and mining should be put under close supervision. … [Read more...] about Ministry looks at ways to improve air quality
The two pillars of digital transformation have been established and downstreamed from the government to the private sector. Electricity of Vietnam (EVN) is the flagship among state-owned corporations to go digital by remotely operating most of its 110 kilovolt substations and smart meters, enabling energy consumption payments through internet banking. The digitalisation of EVN might reduce its operating costs in the long term, which translates to the remedy on retail electricity price increase pressures. … [Read more...] about Making use of technological advances
Dan Kritenbrink, US Ambassador to Vietnam. (Photo: US Embassy in Vietnam) Dan Kritenbrink, US Ambassador to Vietnam, said “I want to commend the government of Vietnam which has done an outstanding job in its response to COVID-19 and continues to be proactive, cooperative, and transparent”. “I simply say 'Thank You' to all of the people in Vietnam working on the front line of this fight. Your work is saving lives.” … [Read more...] about What foreign ambassadors say about Vietnam’s coronavirus fight?