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Northern border-gate economic zones not developing to their fullest potential

Northern border-gate economic zones not developing to their fullest potential

Vietnam is expecting that after 30 years launching, its 26 border-gate economic zones can greatly contribute to boosting trading, cultural exchanges while ensuring national security and building a strong partnership with neighboring countries sharing border lines. However, the zones in the North have not reached their fullest development potential according to the project ‘Master Plan on Vietnam’s Border-Gate Economic Zone Development up to 2020’ (Decision No.52/2008/QD, issued on April 25, 2008).
Vietnam paying more attention to circuit production

Vietnam paying more attention to circuit production

Since electronic circuits are being applied in many fields from hi-tech agriculture, smart city infrastructure, to national defense, it is predicted that by 2024, the semiconductor industry in Vietnam will have exceeded the value of US$6.16 billion. This has attracted the attention of investors in circuit research and development projects in the country.
Prices of goods maintain despite petrol price cuts

Prices of goods maintain despite petrol price cuts

Retail prices of oil and petrol dropped from 3 pm on October 3 following the latest adjustment by the Ministry of Industry and Trade, and the Ministry of Finance. The retail price of petrol is about VN22,000 a liter. However, the prices of many goods in Ho Chi Minh City have only decreased slightly, and even some items have increased.
HCMC’s District 11 plans to open food street associated with pedestrian space

HCMC’s District 11 plans to open food street associated with pedestrian space

Vice Chairwoman of the People’s Committee of HCMC Phan Thi Thang and leaders of departments and businesses took a survey of the tourism products of District 11 on October 5, especially a pilot project of a food street including a pedestrian space on Ha Ton Quyen street that is scheduled to open at the end of this year.
Testing for Adenovirus should be prescribed by doctors

Testing for Adenovirus should be prescribed by doctors

Following the increasing number of children infected and hospitalized due to Adenovirus, Associate Professor Tran Minh Dien, Director of the National Children's Hospital, said that testing for Adenovirus must be prescribed by a doctor because many parents required hospitals to conduct rapid tests for the virus.
Investment in waterway transport infrastructure in Mekong Delta needed

Investment in waterway transport infrastructure in Mekong Delta needed

The degradation of the Quan Chanh Bo canal and Cho Gao canal are bottlenecks for the transportation of agricultural products in the Mekong Delta. Therefore, it is necessary to have mechanisms and policies to invest in waterway transport infrastructure associated with the development of seaports and logistics services, creating a driving force to promote the export of agricultural products and develop the region's economy.

National

HCMC Bar Association to give free legal advice to people

The Ho Chi Minh City Bar Association (ACBA) will host the activity of propaganda along with free legal advice service to the people with the participation of prestigious lawyers from 50 law firms in Ho Chi Minh City under offline and online forms.

International

Business

COMECO petrol system runs out of gasoline

Many petrol stations under the petroleum system of COMECO said that they had run out of gasoline from 6 a.m. on October 6, and there are only oil products left.

Education

Science/technology

Vietnam paying more attention to circuit production

Since electronic circuits are being applied in many fields from hi-tech agriculture, smart city infrastructure, to national defense, it is predicted that by 2024, the semiconductor industry in Vietnam will have exceeded the value of US$6.16 billion. This has attracted the attention of investors in circuit research and development projects in the country.

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Self - introduction

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Law

Death penalty for those accepting VND1 billion bribes up: Minister

Minister of Justice Le Thanh Long said that the Penal Code has regulations on the application of the death penalty to cases of embezzlement, accepting bribes with a property value of VND1 billion or more, or causing property damage of VND5 billion or more.

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