The Hanoitimes - Industry 4.0 will require Vietnam lots of efforts to tap its potential and Australian educational institutions get ready to make the goals attainable. Australia minister visits Vietnam for tighter economic, cultural ties Australia supports Vietnam in innovation Australia, with a strong education ties knotted with Vietnam over the past decades, has been active in supporting the preparations for the country’s high quality manpower in the Fourth Industry Revolution. Swinburne University of Technology and FPT University reach an agreement. Photo: FPT In recent years, the matured and diverse Vietnam-Australia relations, typically with the bilateral relationship elevated to a Strategic Partnership, has encompassed cooperation on a wide range of issues, including education. Accordingly, Australia has intensified its support to Vietnam through a specific Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on vocational education and training as well as a … [Read more...] about How Australia prepares manpower for Vietnam in Industry 4.0?
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The projects will be carried out in six places covering 550 square kilometers (212 square miles) that are currently home to 6.5 million people. They will upgrade water drainage systems, build ponds and fix flood-prone streets in 1, 7, Tan Phu, Tan Binh, Thu Duc and Go Vap districts. The city will use its own budget and call for investment via public private partnerships to carry out the projects. In related news, the city has also pledged to complete an anti-flooding project covering 100 hectares (250 acres) in districts 1, 4, 7, 8, Binh Chanh and Nha Be. The VND10 trillion ($430 million) project was supposed to be competed this June, but it has been suspended since April last year after a supervising consultant found out that it had used steel from China instead of G7 countries as stipulated in the contract signed between the city and the domestic private investor. G7 is a group of seven largest and most advanced economies in the world. As part of its efforts to stem urban … [Read more...] about HCMC to spend $345 million on anti-flooding projects this year
The plan, which will build 49 new bridges and 190 kilometers of roads from 2018 to 2020, will also reduce traffic congestion, officials said. The VND96 trillion ($4.1 billion) project will be managed by a board of 35 members led by Vice Chairman of the city’s People’s Committee Tran Vinh Tuyen. One of its targets is to reduce the number of traffic accidents as well as the number of resulting casualties by five percent each year. It also envisages that 15 percent of all residents will use public transportation. Announcing the new project last week, the HCMC People’s Committee said the project would prioritize application of modern technology as well as using the city’s budget to invest in essential traffic facilities. Additional funds will be sought from multiple sources for infrastructure, develop its public transport systems and implement new solutions to limit the use of personal vehicles within the city. The city expects to complete disbursement of funds for … [Read more...] about $4.1bln project to reduce traffic accidents, boost public transportation in HCMC
Disbursement of FDI projects up 9.2% y-o-yThe Saigon Times Daily Workers are seen making bicycle saddles. US$11.25 billion is disbursed to foreign direct investment (FDI) projects in January-August, up 9.2% year-on-year - PHOTO: DAO LOAN HCMC - In the year to August 20, some US$11.25 billion was disbursed to foreign direct investment (FDI) projects, an increase of 9.2% year-on-year, news website Vietnamplus stated, citing a report from the Foreign Investment Agency under the Ministry of Planning and Investment. According to the agency, more than 1,900 new projects were approved in the period with a total investment of US$13.48 billion, up 0.2% over the year-ago period, while 736 active projects received an additional US$5.58 billion, equivalent to 87.2% of similar investments in the same period last year. In addition, foreign investors bought a stake in nearly 4,600 projects nationwide worth US$5.28 billion, up 50.9% year-on-year. Thus, the total capital pledged by … [Read more...] about Disbursement of FDI projects up 9.2% y-o-y
Arts Art and photography go on show in Hanoi Thanh Uyen Friday, Mar 30, 2018,19:20 (GMT+7) Art and photography go on show in HanoiThanh Uyen The Goethe-Institut Hanoi is presenting an exhibition called “Gute Aussichten – New German Photography” for the first time in Vietnam, featuring 53 excellent works of eight prize winners of a prestigious competition for young photographers in Germany in 2017 and 2018. The exhibition is on from now to April 22 at Goethe-Institut Hanoi, 56-60 Nguyen Thai Hoc, Ba Dinh District. Through eight stories behind all these images, an exciting journey with unforgettable experiences is promised for those who share their love for photography in particular and beauty of art in general. “Gute Aussichten – New German Photography” is a project set up in 2004 by Josefine Raab and Stefan Becht as a private initiative in support of talented young photographers. The … [Read more...] about Art and photography go on show in Hanoi