Meanwhile Ho Con Rua also known as Cong Truong Quoc Te (International Construction Site), a roundabout connecting streets of Vo Van Tan, Pham Ngoc Thach and Tran Cao Van is one of the most attractions in HCMC. In 1878, a water tower was built by the French at the location of Ho Con Rua today to serve the needs of drinking water for residents in the area. … [Read more...] about HCMC’s District 3 plans to turn tourist attractions into pedestrian streets
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Hanoi (VNA) - Vietnam is still regarded by investors as an attractive destination thanks to its stable politics and macro economy, favourable geographical location, and advantages in land and human resources, according to Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment Tran Quoc Phuong. The country has maintained growth in 2020 despite the marked impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on economic activities, Phuong said, noting that Vietnam has, therefore, become a major candidate during the transition of the value chain in Asia. During online investment promotion events with partners in Asia and Europe held recently by the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI), major investors again expressed their interest in investment in Vietnam, he added. In fact, major groups such as Apple, Foxcom, and Luxshare have increased their orders and investments in the country, with capital amounting to billions of US dollars. Do Nhat Hoang, head of the MPI’s Foreign Investment Agency, expects that … [Read more...] about Vietnam expects to welcome more investors next year
In Tam Thanh fishing village, many locals have given up their traditional fishing job and moved to other places after selling their land to outsiders, Thuong said. The newcomers rebuilt houses, damaging the murals on the walls and the local identity. … [Read more...] about Randomness, lack of curation cause bumpy ride for public art
The minister also affirmed that the military press sector is an important and core component of the revolutionary press, which is always put under the direct leadership of the Party, the CMC and MND as well as the management of the General Department of Politics. The military press has always been operating in line with the regulations, effectively and vividly covering every aspect of life, especially military-defense activities. Military journalists and reporters are always present at flash points and areas of hardships to promptly cover important events and bring information to readers and audiences. Military press agencies have always closely followed the directions of higher levels to fight wrongful views of hostile forces and prevent “self-evolution” and “self-transformation,” contributing to protecting the theoretical background of the Vietnam Communist Party. … [Read more...] about Defense minister congratulates military press sector on press day
10 excellent HR leaders have been recognised and celebrated for responsive human capital initiatives during COVID-19 Every sector was impacted in different ways, with some facing more difficulties than others. But even in the most affected sectors the best companies managed to outperform. One of the important early messages they communicated to their staff was that their health and livelihoods were the most important things that would be protected. In return for committing to no job cuts, their employees rallied to give their best to turning around the situation as fast as possible. When they were asked to change their jobs significantly, go that extra mile, or become creative, they were more than willing to do so. HR was central to leading this cultural transformation within their companies. … [Read more...] about How the best companies in Vietnam grew during COVID?