On this occasion, Deputy Defense Minister, Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Chi Vinh granted an interview to the People’s Army Newspaper. Reporter: Foreign relations conducted via exchanges and cooperation activities in border areas have become a highlight in defense cooperative ties between Vietnam and China. Could you please tell us more about what should be done to bring more substantial effects? Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Chi Vinh: Most importantly, the exchange must be maintained. To get this done, we must be clearly determined that the exchange each year must benefit both Vietnam and China. Those benefits are also for the common interests of the two countries, for the cooperation between the two militaries, and for areas along the shared borderline. It should be noted that not just the places where the exchange takes place, but the whole areas along the shared borderline will benefit from the activities of the event. As for a border exchange, the most important … [Read more...] about Border exchange benefits both Vietnam and China: Deputy Defense Minister
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Jim Cathey How is Vietnam positioned to capitalise on the upcoming launch of 5G networks across the globe? The newest generation of cellular technology, also known as 5G, is really close to launching. The biggest initial wave of 5G deployment will likely take place in 2019, with early adopters including North America, Europe, South Korea, Japan, and China. The countries that adopt 5G are expected to experience disproportionate economic gains compared to those that lag behind. For Southeast Asian countries like Vietnam, 5G is expected to be fuel for the new Industry 4.0 phenomenon. I believe that the country's leaders are wise enough to see the tremendous benefits that this next-generation technology would bring to Vietnam and its citizens. Therefore, they are likely to pounce on opportunities to facilitate 5G development. In addition, it is apparent that many industries in Vietnam will benefit from 5G’s faster connectivity, such as telecommunications, smartphones, … [Read more...] about Qualcomm gives wings to Vietnam to enter 4.0 era
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has reported to the National Assembly (NA) that the domestic economy in 2018 will “reach and exceed all 12 key macro socio-economic goals” (see box for details), laying important groundwork for the country to continue accomplishing well in all similar goals for 2019 and beyond. “The economy’s size has increased by 1.3 times within 2016-2018, with per capita GDP increasing by US$440, and people’s lives increasingly improved. It is projected that we will succeed in fulfilling all goals for the five-year socio-economic development plan for the 2016-2020 period set by the Party and the NA,” the prime minister stated. According to the NA Economic Committee, the economy will continue benefiting from positive impacts of the global continued economic recovery, with the country’s trade and foreign direct investment (FDI) remaining at high levels. “After three years of implementing the socio-economic development plan … [Read more...] about Vietnam to accomplish well all socio-economic goals
The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has allowed Vietnam to host the Group E qualification matches for the 2019 AFC U19 Women’s Championship (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has allowed Vietnam to host the Group E qualification matches for the 2019 AFC U19 Women’s Championship, announced the Vietnam Football Federation (VFF) on October 18. The qualifiers of Group E will take place on October 24, 26, and 28 with teams from Jordan, Singapore, Malaysia, and Vietnam all competing. Meticulous preparation for the event has been made by the VFF. Twenty-three Malaysian players arrived in Hanoi on October 17 for training and friendship matches with Vietnamese U17 and Hanoi’s U19 teams. The Jordanian and Singaporean teams will arrive on October 20 and 22, respectively. Host Vietnam are scheduled to face Malaysia in the opening match on October 24, Singapore on October 26, and Jordan on October 28. The qualifying round … [Read more...] about Vietnam to host 2019 AFC U19 Women’s Champ qualifiers
VietNamNet Bridge - Many Hong Kong businesses want to relocate their production bases to other countries, especially Southeast Asia, in the context of the US-China trade war. Jonathan K.S. Choi, chair of Sunwah Group and VinaCapital Vietnam said at In Style Hong Kong – 2018 organized by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council several days ago that Vietnam is a large market where Hong Kong businesses can invest and sell products. He said Vietnam has great advantages in farm produce, which China now buys in great quantities. Sunwah in Vietnam has been exporting Vietnam’s seafood and coffee. Foreign enterprises in China are now looking for places to set up their new factories. Political certainty is one of the most important factor for investors, but they don’t care about the political regime. Vietnam, with its political certainties, is believed to enjoy benefits from the US-China trade war thanks to the young population and low-cost labor force. Regarding knowledge … [Read more...] about Are Hong Kong businesses leaving Vietnam to avoid US-China trade war?