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Korean electricity tech to be introduced at HCM City fair – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

    The booth of EVN HCMC, a brand of the Vietnam Electricity (EVN) at the previous ETE and Enertec Expo. Photo courtesy of CIS Vietnam   HÀ NỘI –  Smart electricity and green power technology from the Republic of Korea (RoK) will be introduced at the Việt Nam ETE and Enertec Expo 2019 from July 17-20 in HCM City. The ETE exhibition is in its 12th year in Viet Nam, and the 9th Enertec Expo will showcase advanced technologies for the power industry. The exhibition will feature 400 domestic and international enterprises from…

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US plugs its cotton at HCM City event – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

    Delegates exchange information on the sidelines of US Cotton Day held in HCM City on July 12. – VNS Photo HCM CITY —  Việt Nam is one of the largest importers of US cotton, and the imports will continue to rise, delegates told Cotton Day organised by Cotton Council International (CCI) in collaboration with the Việt Nam Textile and Garment Association (VITAS) in HCM City on Friday. Speaking at the event, Vũ Đức Giang, VITAS chairman, said Việt Nam’s garment and textile exports were worth US$32 billion last…

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HCM City to organise first Vietnamese Goods Week in Thailand – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  Nguyễn Huỳnh Trang, deputy director of the HCM City Department of Industry and Trade, speaks at the seminar to introduce the Vietnamese Goods Week in Thailand in October. — VNS Photo Xuân Hương HCM CITY — HCM City, Thai-owned MM Mega Market Vietnam and Big C in Thailand will organise their first ever Vietnamese Goods Week in Thailand in October. Speaking at a seminar held to introduce the event in HCM City yesterday, Nguyễn Huỳnh Trang, deputy director of the city Department of Industry and Trade, said the event would…

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HCM City promotes IC, semiconductor industry – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  The market for integrated circuits and semiconductors in Việt Nam has huge potential, offering great investment opportunities for domestic and foreign enterprises. — VNA/VNS Photo HCM CITY – The market for integrated circuits (IC) and semiconductors in Việt Nam has huge potential, offering great investment opportunities for domestic and foreign enterprises, according to experts. The IC industry offers core support to other industries such as information technology, telecoms, and mechanical and automatic engineering, according to Prof Đặng Lương Mô, an expert in integrated circuits. The HCM City Integrated Circuit Development Programme promotes investment in minimal fab, a…

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HCM City metro routes delayed, await approval for cost revision – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

   HCM City’s metro line No 1 under construction in Thủ Đức District. VNS File Photo. HCM CITY — The HCM City People’s Committee has asked the Ministry of Planning and Investment to revise the cost of its first two metro lines. With the (adjustment of the) costs of these official development assistance-funded projects yet to be approved, capital disbursement is being delayed. The contractor has asked for rescheduling work on metro line No 2 between Bến Thành Market in District 1 and Tham Lương Bus Terminal…

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Diverse service sector to drive growth in HCM City – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  Nguyễn Thiện Nhân, secretary of the HCM City Party Committee, speaks at a seminar on service sector development in HCM City on Wednesday. — VNS Photo Bồ Xuân Hiệp   HCM CITY — HCM City should develop a more diverse service-sector economy and avoid relying on only real estate to maintain robust economic growth, experts have said.  Nguyễn Thiện Nhân, secretary of the city’s Party Committee, said the service sector has greatly contributed to economic growth during the past three decades, but a long-term growth strategy should be devised by 2030. “Services such as healthcare, education,…

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Machine, metalworking expo opens in HCM City – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  Visitors at the MTA Vietnam 2019, which opened at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Centre on July 2. — VNS Photo Xuân Hương HCM CITY — The Việt Nam International Precision Engineering, Machine Tools and Metalworking Exhibition opened in HCM City on July 2, showcasing smart machinery, equipment and solutions for the manufacturing industry. William Lim, brand director of Informa Markets, one of the event’s organisers, said this year the event had attracted 514 exhibitors from 22 countries and territories, who have brought popular brands such as Amada, Bystronic,…

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HCM City helps neighbouring provinces improve food quality – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

    Nguyễn Ngọc Hòa, deputy director of HCM City’s Department of Industry and Trade, said that food sold at supermarkets should meet VietGap (Vietnamese Good Agricultural Practices) or global standards. VNS Photo Văn Châu HCM CITY – Authorities in HCM City are helping neighbouring provinces produce safe foods as 80 per cent of seafood is supplied by other cities and provinces to the city. Safe supply chains are crucial to ensure that farm and fishery produce are supervised, according to Phạm Khánh Phong Lan, head of the city’s Food Safety Management Board. To find safe food supply sources for…

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HCM City moves closer to setting up Information Security Centre – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  HCM CITY – The HCM City Information Security Centre will be set up at the High-tech Park in District 9, according to People’s Committee vice chairman Trần Vĩnh Tuyến. The Sài Gòn Industry Corporation has been assigned to work with High-Tech Park management to lease land for the centre, he said. The corporation has also been tasked with drafting policies to attract potential investors in the proposed HCM City Information Security Management Centre Joint Stock Company. The centre, together with the Open Data and Data Ecosystem Development Warehouse, HCM…

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HCM City to set up pilot 5G network – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

    HCM City plans to install pilot 5G network satellite stations in the third quarter in selected districts.—VNA/VNS Photo HCM CITY— The Military Industry-Telecoms Group Viettel and MobiFone will provide a pilot 5G network in HCM City at 10 locations near Viettel’s building in District 10, and at 12 MobiFone’s locations in district 1 and 7. Ngô Vĩnh Quý, deputy director of Viettel, said the company would kick off the pilot in the early third quarter. The company and the city will work together to identify the number and locations of satellite stations operating in a frequency band range from 3,400 to 3,800…

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