The Hanoitimes - British Ambassador to Vietnam Gareth Ward said that Hanoi has done a good job to preserve the unique feel of the center. Formula 1 race expected to contribute to Vietnam's economic development Formula One (F1) racing can help Hanoi preserve its own values as well as improve the brand recognition of Vietnam's capital as a hi-tech innovative city, said British Ambassador to Vietnam Gareth Ward in an interview granted to Hanoitimes about Hanoi hosting of F1 racing, which is scheduled to take place in April next year. British Ambassador to Vietnam Gareth Ward. What can you comment on Hanoi's hosting of the Formula one racing in April 2020? I have been in Hanoi now for seven months as British Ambassador to Vietnam and I’m really appreciating the way Hanoi is opening up to the world, to the tourists, business, and the way Hanoi wants to be seen as a cultural and economic hub. Hanoi has organized many kinds of important international events, including … [Read more...] about F1 helps Hanoi become hi-tech innovative city: British Amb.
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Nguyễn Thiện Nhân (right), secretary of HCM City’s Party Committee, and Singaporean Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean at a meeting on Monday in the city. — VNS Photo Bồ Xuân Hiệp Viet Nam News HCM CITY — HCM City is looking to Singapore’s “smart city” experiences to develop a scheme to build creative urban areas in districts 2 and 9, a top city official said on Monday. Speaking at a meeting with Singaporean Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean, Nguyễn Thiện Nhân, secretary of the city’s Party Committee, said, “Singapore has always been on the cutting edge of trends, especially technology, which has been key to its success and business growth, providing a great lesson for HCM City,” he said. “HCM City would like to receive support from Singapore in the fields of green urban development and urban lighting systems for tourism development,” he added. “We … [Read more...] about HCM City seeks to learn from Singapore’s smart-city experience
Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI — Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc has asked for measures to promote Việt Nam-Singapore ties, especially in the areas of national defence-security, economy, trade, investment, education-training and people-to-people exchange, as well as joint work in ASEAN and other multilateral forums. During a reception in Hà Nội on March 22 for Singaporean Deputy Prime Minister and Coordinating Minister for Public Security Teo Chee Hean, PM Phúc said Việt Nam supports Singaporean firms looking to do business in the country. He highlighted Việt Nam-Singapore Industrial Park (VSIP) as a successful model of business co-operation in a Vietnamese locality. He thanked Singapore for partnering with Việt Nam during the process of development and integration, especially in training a high-quality workforce, developing science and creating new economic areas to take advantage of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. … [Read more...] about PM asks for improved Việt Nam-Singapore ties
Comcrop’s 600-square-meter (6,450-square-foot) farm on the roof of one of the malls uses vertical racks and hydroponics to grow leafy greens and herbs such as basil and peppermint that it sells to nearby bars, restaurants and stores. The farm’s small size belies its big ambition: to help improve the city’s food security. Comcrop’s Allan Lim, who set up the rooftop farm five years ago, recently opened a 4,000-square-metre farm with a greenhouse on the edge of the city. He believes high-tech urban farms are the way ahead for the city, where more land cannot be cultivated. "Agriculture is not seen as a key sector in Singapore. But we import most of our food, so we are very vulnerable to sudden disruptions in supply," Lim said. "Land, natural resources and low-cost labor used to be the predominant way that countries achieved food security. But we can use technology to solve any deficiencies," he said. Singapore last year topped the Economist Intelligence … [Read more...] about With farms atop malls, Singapore gets serious about food security
Singapore calls for closer South East Asia, says multilateralism under threat Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong speaks at the ASEAN Business and Investment Summit in Singapore, November 12, 2018 – PHOTO: REUTERS SINGAPORE (REUTERS) - Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong called on Monday for greater integration between Southeast Asian countries at a time when multilateralism is under threat. His remarks came at a business summit on the sidelines of meetings this week between the ten-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and external partners, including the United States and China, which are locked in a bitter trade war. “ASEAN has great potential, but fully realising it depends on whether we choose to become more integrated, and work resolutely towards this goal in a world where multilateralism is fraying under political pressures,” Lee said at the ASEAN Business and Investment Summit. Lee has previously warned that the U.S.-China … [Read more...] about Singapore calls for closer South East Asia, says multilateralism under threat