Quang Nam (VNA) – The National Conference on Tourism 2020 themed "Linking, Action and Development" took place in the central province of Quang Nam on November 28, focusing on solutions to recover the tourism industry amid difficulties posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. During the conference, representatives of the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) gave forecasts on new trends in tourism demand in the region and the adaptability of the Vietnamese tourism sector. Meanwhile, representatives from travel firms proposed strategic measures to raise competitiveness of the tourism industry during and after the pandemic, as well as policies to accelerate restructuring of the sector post-COVID-19 pandemic. They discussed how to speed up digital transformation in tourism development as well as proposed cooperation models among investors to further enhance tourism promotion in the coming time. Addressing the event, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam asked for doubling efforts to … [Read more...] about Measures sought to revive tourism sector amid COVID-19
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Bac Ninh (VNA) – An official of Bac Ninh expressed his hope that Sri Lanka will invest in many projects in this northern province, as well as Vietnam as a whole, while receiving a delegation of the Sri Lankan Embassy led by Ambassador Prasanna Gamage on November 27. Informing his guests about local development, Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Vuong Quoc Tuan said Bac Ninh is among the fast growing localities in Vietnam. This year, its gross regional domestic product (GRDP) is estimated at 121.7 trillion VND (5.2 billion USD, up 1 percent from 2019), industrial production value over 1.1 trillion VND (ranking first in the country), exports 36.5 billion USD (up 7.3 percent), collection for the State budget nearly 29.8 trillion VND (up 1.6 percent from the target), and average per capita income 79.9 million VND (up 8.1 percent). There are 16 industrial parks across the province at present, including 10 already becoming operational and attracting more than … [Read more...] about Bac Ninh invites investment projects from Sri Lanka
“It will also help connect the businesses of the two sides. Via this connection, Vietnam and Korea can establish sustainable manufacturing value chains in the mobile phone sector, promoting the bilateral investment and trading relations,” Phu said. … [Read more...] about Vietnam and Korea well-positioned to establish sustainable parts manufacturing chain
Free trade agreement: In June, Vietnam ratified a free trade agreement with the European Union (EVFTA), becoming the second Southeast Asian state to do so with the 27-country bloc. In mid-November, Hanoi played host to an ASEAN summit where the world’s largest trade pact the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) was signed and the country is a signatory. … [Read more...] about How Vietnam weathers global health crisis and rises?
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