National power grid added with 200 MW 08:16 | 12/04/2007
VNGOP – The expanded thermoelectric plant Uông Bí in Quảng Ninh re-generated power in the afternoon of April 11 at the capacity of 200 MW. The Plant is expected to reach its maximum capacity of 300 MW in June 2007. Since being put into operation in December 2006, the Plant has provided an electricity volume of nearly 100 million KWh.
Panasonic opens two new factories in VN 08:03 | 06/04/2007
VNGOVNet – Panasonic Vietnam officially opened on April 05 two new companies with two new factories in Vietnam to produce electronic, hi-tech electronic products and electronic components.
Paynet launched in VN 07:49 | 05/04/2007
VNGOVNet – The electronic payment network (Paynet) was officially launched in Hanoi on April 04, makring a new development step in electronic payment in Vietnam. Through Paynet agents, consumers and households can directly pay services of mobile phone, fixed telephone, Internet phone, electricity, water supply and insurance.
New power plant connected to national grid 07:12 | 05/04/2007
VNGOVNet – Power Plant Cà Mau 1 as a part of the National Major Project on Gas-Electricity-Fertilizer Cà Mau, was officially connected to the national electricity grid on April 04.
VN, Cuba sign MoU on IT cooperation 07:32 | 03/04/2007
VNGOVNet – Vietnamese Minister of Post and Telematics Đỗ Trung Tá had a working session in the morning of April 02 in Hanoi with Cuban Minister of Informatics and Communications Ramiro Valdés Menendéz to boost and cement the Vietnam-Cuba cooperation in information technology and telecommunication.
Intel builds biggest chipset factory in VN 07:42 | 29/03/2007
VNGOVNet – The construction of a chipset assembling and testing plant was started on March 28 by the Liability-limited Company Intel Products Vietnam in the Hồ Chí Minh City Hi-tech Park. This investment project is worth of US$ 1 billion.
VN holds first security world event 08:15 | 21/03/2007
VNGOVNet – The Public Security Ministry’s Technological Department and the International Data Group (IDG) co-organized on March 20-21 in Hanoi the conference-showcase Security World 2007 under the theme “Securing network and protecting data for Vietnam’s governmental and private organizations in the era of WTO integration”.
Maritime equipment joint-venture founded in Vietnam 11:06 | 07/03/2007
VNGOVNet – A signing ceremony was carried out on March 6 in Hanoi to establish the Macgregor-Vinashin Maritime Equipment Limited Liability Company between Macgregor Group (Finland) and the Vietnam Shipping Industry Corporation (Vinashin). This will be the biggest joint-venture of its kind in Southeast Asia, specializing in manufacturing maritime devices and equipment in Vietnam.
US finances Vietnam’s power project 08:44 | 07/03/2007
VNGOVNet – The Ministry of Industry and the US Trade and Development Agency (US-TDA) signed in the morning of March 6 in Hanoi an agreement on nonrefundable grant worth of US$ 332,900 for the Mông Dương 2 Power Project.
VN gained export turnover of US$ 6.7 bil. in first two months of 2007 08:40 | 06/03/2007
VNGOVNet – According to the Ministry of Industry, in the first two months of 2007, primary industrial products for production, consumption and export gained a fairly high growth in comparison with the same period of 2006, namely: production electricity increased by 13.6%, clean coal 12.9%, steel and steel produce 18.5%, diesel engines 28.3%, machine-tools 23.3%, transformers 16%, and pesticides 31%. Export turnover in these two months was US$ 6.7 billion.