direct eu vietnam cargo train heralds in new prospects for the railway industry

Direct EU-Vietnam cargo train heralds in new prospects for the railway industry

With the launch of the first direct cargo train between Vietnam and the European Union last week, Vietnam’s railway industry is making a new approach to the cargo transport business. Nguyen Hoang Thanh, deputy general director of Railway Transport and Trading JSC, discussed with VIR’s Bich Thuy the future prospects ahead.
quy nhon port makes strong profit in h1 despite covid 19

Quy Nhon Port makes strong profit in H1 despite COVID-19

Quy Nhon Port JSC handled over six million tonnes of goods in the first six months of 2021, despite the COVID-19 pandemic, 15 per cent more than last year, while after-tax profit almost doubled to VND115 billion ($5 million).
paradox thousands of containers idle at seaports amid severe shortage for delivery

Paradox: Thousands of containers idle at seaports amid severe shortage for delivery

While the world is in a crisis over the lack of empty containers to deliver goods, leading to skyrocketing shipping fees, thousands of containers are idling away at Vietnamese seaports.
vietnam signs covid 19 vaccine technology transfer contracts with us japan and russia

Vietnam signs COVID-19 vaccine technology transfer contracts with US, Japan, and Russia

The Agency of Science, Technology and Training under Vietnam’s Ministry of Health (MoH) on July 27 announced that three contracts on COVID-19 vaccine production technology transfer with Russia, the US, and Japan have been signed, paving the way for the country to increase vaccine supply.
moving to aws cloud a chance for companies in asia pacific to reduce carbon footprint

Moving to AWS Cloud a chance for companies in Asia-Pacific to reduce carbon footprint

Migrating workloads to the cloud can reduce carbon emissions by 78 per cent, according to a new study by 451 Research announced by Amazon Web Services (AWS) on July 27.
meeting skilled workforce demand in manufacturing and processing industry

Meeting skilled workforce demand in manufacturing and processing industry

Machine learning, AI, and automation are shaping the evolution of the manufacturing and processing industry, a bright spot of Vietnam's economic recovery prospects. Experts from ManpowerGroup Vietnam, Thailand, and Middle East and the Institute of Labor and Social Affairs, Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs have gathered to discuss sustainable solutions for workforce supply in the field.
vietnam association for logistics manpower development makes debut

Vietnam Association for Logistics Manpower Development makes debut

The Vietnam Association for Logistics Manpower Development officially made its debut on July 24 with the mission of training qualified human resources to support future industrial development.
vietnam railways accelerates digital transformation to increase appeal amid covid 19

Vietnam Railways accelerates digital transformation to increase appeal amid COVID-19

Vietnam’s railway industry is promoting IT application as part of the digital transformation drive to increase its attractiveness and competitiveness amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
facebook and google to face new rules on cross border ads services from september

Facebook and Google to face new rules on cross-border ads services from September

Vietnam will tighten control over cross-border platforms providing advertisement services like Facebook and Google under new rules taking effect from September 15.
astrazeneca vietnam donates medicine for ncd patients during covid 19

AstraZeneca Vietnam donates medicine for NCD patients during COVID-19

AstraZeneca Vietnam on July 23 donated 150,00 boxes of medicine valued at a total of VND62.6 billion ($2.7 million) to the Ministry of Health to support the treatment of patients with non-communicable diseases (NCDs) during COVID-19.
vietnam approves scheme to intensify management of plastic waste by 2025

Vietnam approves scheme to intensify management of plastic waste by 2025

The Vietnamese government on July 22 approved the scheme on intensifying state management of plastic waste in Vietnam, showcasing its strong determination to reduce plastic waste in the future.
authorities clamour for travel passes

Authorities clamour for travel passes

While a special travel pass and financial bailouts are expected to help airlines in Vietnam come back from the brink, questions over their feasibility remain.
safe and sound vaccines at top of who priority list

Safe and sound vaccines at top of WHO priority list

People and businesses in Vietnam are pinning high hopes on the nationwide COVID-19 vaccination campaign backed by the country’s good preparation. Dr. Kidong Park, representative of the World Health Organization (WHO) in Vietnam, discussed with VIR’s Bich Thuy the importance of a cold chain system to ensure the success of the campaign, as well as lessons for the fight against a more challenging outbreak.
country prepares for efficient jab rollout

Country prepares for efficient jab rollout

As Vietnam develops a quality cold storage system to successfully implement the nationwide COVID-19 vaccination campaign, the opportunity for multinational corporations to join the logistical effort might open its doors.
telecom groups latch on to new financial service offerings

Telecom groups latch on to new financial service offerings

Vietnamese telecom operators are betting on financial activities to make gains from the new trends emerging and being pushed forward by current events.