News in Brief: November 16, 2018

The Tra Vinh provincial tourism, agriculture and trade fair opened in Tra Vinh province on November 11, featuring 321 pavilions of 132 firms nationwide, as part of the Southern Culture, Tourism and Cuisine Week.

The annual conference themed “Robots and Artificial Intelligent (AI)” was held by the Saigon Hi-tech Park in Ho Chi Minh City on November 16, to discuss interactions between humans and robots and the role of robots and AI in smart city building.

A seminar titled "E-government and the Industry 4.0: Opportunities and challenges for land management sector" was held by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment on November 16 to discuss the impacts of the industry on land management in Vietnam.

A number of 43 best press works featuring Vietnam's education cause will be announced and presented with awards at a ceremony to be held by the Ministry of Education and Training on November 17 to mark the Vietnamese Teachers' Day.

Six ancient graves, including children’s remains and buried jewellery, such as beads, earrings, and necklaces made from shells, dating back to the first and second century AD, were discovered at the Suoi Chinh excavation site in Ly Son district, Quang Ngai province.

Da Nang hosted an international conference on cruise tourism on November 15, to promote the city to international cruise lines and travel agents, and to provide information on local tourism products.

Some 200 images and artifacts related to “Nghe” – a sacred animal in the ancient culture of Vietnam – are on display at Van Mieu - Quoc Tu Giam in Hanoi from November 15, 2018 to February 15, 2019, as part of activities to mark the Vietnam Cultural Heritage Day.

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development signed an agreement to transfer its ownership of State capital in five State-owned agriculture enterprises to the Committee for Management of State Capital on November 15, concluding the handover of a total of 19 State-owned groups to the committee.

News in brief: November 16, 2018

A symposium was held in Hanoi, November 15, to discuss the building and completion of mechanisms to develop State-own economic groups in the context of international integration. The event was co-organised by the Communist Review, the Scientific Council of Central Party agencies, and the National Oil and Gas Group.

Politburo member and Secretary of Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) Party Committee, Nguyen Thien Nhan, paid a working visit to the HCMC University of Technology and Education as well as the Duy Tan Plastics Manufacturing Corporation company.

Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh attended the solidarity festival in residential areas No. 10, 11, and 12 of Tran Hung Dao ward, Hoan Kiem district, Hanoi, on November 15. A similar event was also observed the same day by locals in Ca, Tra 1, Tra 2 and An Phu residential area, Hoi Hop ward, Vinh Yen city, Vinh Phuc province, in the presence of President of Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee Tran Thanh Man.

News in Brief: November 15, 2018

The Vietnam Sport Show 2018 is taking place in Hanoi from November 15 to 18, featuring over 5,000 products from 120 domestic and foreign exhibitors. On display are equipment for professional and individual sports, multi-functional gym systems, vitamin supplements for sport players, health index gauging tools, and sport fashion.

Hanoi have booked a place in the final of the 2018 National U21 Football Championship following their 1-0 win over Viettel in the first semifinal match on November 14.

The health sector has constructed and formed 23 nuclear and 138 satellite hospitals after five years of implementing the Satellite Hospital Project for the 2013-2018 period, heard a conference to review the five-year implementation of the project in Hanoi on November 15.

Nearly 150 photos featuring the Vietnamese sea and islands, taken by correspondents of Vietnam News Agency (VNA), are being showcased during an exhibition co-organised by the VNA and the Vietnam National Oil and Gas Group, in the central coastal city of Da Nang, from November 15 to 22.

A ceremony was held by Hanoi municipal Department of Education and Training on November 14 to honour 40 local teachers who recorded outstanding achievements in teaching in 2018.

A seminar on innovation in the field of telecommunications was held jointly by the Party Central Committee’s Commission for Economic Affairs and the Ministry of Information and Communications in Hanoi on November 14.

On November 14th, the Tuyen Quang province’s Business Association held a ceremony to launch the Legal Consultancy and Business Support Centre. It is the first centre in the country providing legal aid and business support.

The Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology signed a cooperation agreement with the Vietnam Post and Telecommunications Group on November 14 to jointly develop a system of marine vessel monitoring equipment to be applied in the offshore fishing industry.

The Hanoi Stock Exchange held a tender session on November 14 for government bonds issued by the State Treasury with a total bid volume of VND3.5 trillion. The session mobilised a total of VND2 trillion.