HCM City (VNA) - HCM City authorities are helping companies access new technologies by promoting linkages between researchers and businesses, but more collaboration is needed, speakers said on May 28 at a meeting in the city. Trieu Thanh Son, deputy head of the Research Management and Cooperation Department under the HCM City Institute for Development Studies, said the city has been offering assistance to companies in registration of intellectual property rights and fostering linkages between researchers and businesses. “HCM City is now promoting the science and technology market to enable companies to adopt new technologies and increase their labour productivity.” More collaboration between academia and businesses, however, is needed so that research results can be converted into practical technology, he added. Nguyen Anh Ngoc, deputy director of HCM City Investment and Trade Promotion Centre, noted … [Read more...] about HCM City fosters linkages between academia, companies
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Thang Long Boulevard, built in 2010 at a cost of VND7.5 trillion ($324 million), is considered the backbone of this area. A number of other new roads developed at the total cost of hundreds of millions of US dollars have also changed the face of Hanoi's western region such as To Huu, Le Trong Tan, Ring Road 3, Le Duc Tho - Xuan Phuong. … [Read more...] about Billion dollar developments spur Ha Dong growth
Cần Giờ is an island district located about 25km southeast of the city. It is famous for fresh seafood and eco-tourist sites that attract visitors on short trips. It is also home to Cần Giờ Mangrove Forest, a world-class biological reserve recognised by UNESCO in 2000. — VNS … [Read more...] about New ferry to Vũng Tàu starts in Sept
Bochmann: Ideally, now is the time to work with and train associates. Contemporary tourists are looking for a personalized experience – something they can talk about when they get back to their families, friends, and colleagues. Now is the time to ask what we can sell tourists, MICE organizers, and destination wedding specialists that they can only experience in Vietnam. It is experiences and interaction with the Vietnamese people, authentic Vietnamese food, and Vietnamese culture, as well as beautiful weather and scenery that we need to concentrate on. … [Read more...] about How should Vietnam prepare for post-pandemic tourism recovery?
On May 27, the Ministry of Transport said that it had assigned the Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam (CAAV) to study and propose the time to reconnect some international routes before June 10 to send to the Prime Minister. According to the CAAV, Vietnamese carriers are now ready to reopen international routes. At the same time, they have received requests from many Taiwanese and Korean airlines to fly to Vietnam. However, the CAAV and the National Steering Committee for Covid-19 Prevention and Control will base on the epidemic situation in those countries to decide time to re-open routes. … [Read more...] about New roadmap to welcome outbound tourists