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New partnership to reduce greenhouse gas in building

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Da Nang (VNS/VNA) - European property developers are working with the Vietnamese Ministry of Construction to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the residential property sector. 

WB highlights Vietnam among fastest growing economies globally

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VOV.VN - The country's economic growth was recorded at 4.5% during the last quarter of 2020, representing an annual growth rate of 2.9%, thereby making it one of the fastest growing economies in the world, according to the World Bank (WB).

Vietnam has second Disney Conservation Hero

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The Fauna & Flora International (FFI) on January 15 announced a decision to recognise Le Van Hien, a member of the community-based preservation group of Kim Bang district of the northern Ha Nam province, as a Disney Conservation Hero by the Disney Conservation Fund.

Vietnam to launch second phase of human COVID-19 vaccine trials in January

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VOV.VN - The country is poised to get the second part of human trials for the COVIVAX novel coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine underway in early January, with the vaccine notable for being developed locally by the Institute of Vaccines and Medical Biologicals (IVAC).

Bright future tipped for Vietnam’s e-commerce market

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Hanoi (VNA) - Vietnam’s e-commerce market is forecast to continue growing strongly in the time to come thanks to a big population with high rates of young people and internet users.

Provinces rushing to deploy 5G

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After telecoms carriers conducted commercial 5G trials in big cities like Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, many provinces have sent recommendations to the Ministry of Information and Communications to allow the carriers to deploy 5G in their urban areas, industrial zones and key areas.

Quang Nam to provide housing support to disaster-hit households

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The central province of Quang Nam will use the majority of assistance from localities and donors to build or repair the houses of those hit by natural disasters.

Vietnamese ceramics go on show in Republic of Korea

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VOV.VN - A range of exquisite Vietnamese products have been included in an exhibition at the Gwangju National Museum as part of ongoing co-operation activities between the Republic of Korea (RoK)’s side and the Vietnam National Museum of History.

Human trails of 2nd local COVID-19 vaccine expected in January

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Khanh Hoa (VNA) – The Institute of Vaccines and Medical Biologicals (IVAC), based in central Khanh Hoa province, has proposed the Ministry of Health allow human trials of its COVID-19 vaccine to begin in January, two months ahead of schedule.

Numerous key Vietnamese products to enjoy advantages from UKVFTA

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VOV.VN - The nation looks set to enjoya wealth of opportunities to increase export turnover of numerous key products to the UK through the enforcement of the UK – Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (UKVFTA).

UKVFTA creates more room for bilateral trade links

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The UK-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (UKVFTA), which will come into force at 23:00 on December 31, 2020, will open the door wider for bilateral economic and trade ties and help form a solid foundation for their strategic partnership to reach a new height.

Vietnam develops high-quality coffee

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Dak Lak (VNA) – The national project on developing high-quality coffee has helped businesses and farmers apply technologies in farming, cope with climate change, reduce production costs and improve economic efficiency in coffee production, heard a conference held in Buon Ma Thuot city, the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak, on December 29.

Vietnam leads ASEAN’s efforts in combating COVID-19

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VOV.VN - As the Chair of ASEAN in 2020, the nation has led the efforts of the ASEAN member states in promoting a response to the COVID-19 outbreak, according to the website https://moderndiplomacy.eu/.

Solar power plant inaugurated in Khanh Hoa

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Khanh Hoa (VNA) – A 2.4 trillion VND (104.5 million USD) solar power plant was inaugurated in Van Ninh district, the central province of Khanh Hoa, on December 26.

Vietnam obtains GDP growth of 2.8% in 2020: Finance Minister

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VOV.VN - Vietnam is expected to achieve a GDP growth rate of 2.8% this year, a significant figure among new emerging economies despite the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, revealed Finance Minister Dinh Tien Dung.

WB forecasts Vietnamese economy to expand by around 6.8% in 2021

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VOV.VN - Looking ahead, Vietnam’s prospects appear positive as the economy is projected to grow by about 6.8% in 2021 and, thereafter, stabilize at around 6.5%, according to the latest World Bank’s economic update for Vietnam “Taking Stock” released on December 21.

Vietnam Business Forum offers solutions for firms in post-COVID-19 landscape

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VOV.VN - The Vietnam Business Forum (VBF) themed "Challenges and Opportunities in the new normal" 2020 kicked off on December 22 in Hanoi with proposals being put forward regarding various solutions and initiatives for local businesses to recover and develop faster in the period following the (COVID-19) pandemic.

First persons receive injections of "made-in-Vietnam" COVID-19 vaccine

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Hanoi (VNA) – The first human trial of COVID-19 vaccine Nanocovax began in Vietnam on December 17 with the first three volunteers, one man and two women aged 20-25, receiving injections at the Military Medical Academy.

Vietnam destined to take the lead in commercial 5G technology

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VOV.VN - The number of 5G subscribers nationwide is expected to reach a figure of 6.3 million by 2025, with the deployment of 5G services anticipated to help Vietnamese mobile service providers increase their annual revenue by US$300 million, according to network equipment provider Cisco.

Vietnam emerges as strong manufacturing hub in Asia

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VOV.VN - Singaporean website futureiot.tech has recently published an article that highlights how over the past 15 years Vietnam has emerged as a strong manufacturing hub in the Asia-Pacific region.