Local press highlight 20th February 2009
1- Viettel expands its operation in Cambodia
On February 19, Viettel
Licensed in June 2007, VTC has built a complete Metfone network with more than 1,000 base transceiver stations (BTS) and a 5,000-km optical cable transmission system.
Metfone provides Cambodian peoples with various service packages at cheap prices, helping them save 25% of costs.
After three months of pilot operation, Metfone have conquered 500,000 users.
At the inauguration ceremony, VTC announced to provide free internet services to schools in
In 2009, Metfone will be expanded to have 3,000 BTS and 10,000 km of optical cable in order to meet the demand.
Viettel is the first Vietnamese telecommunications enterprise to do investment in foreign country, with Viettel Cambodia Pte Ltd as a subsidiary.
According to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development,
The Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Processors (VASEP) has stressed the need to re-survey aquaculture areas to design proper plans on their acreage and quality of breeds. It is also necessary to enquire into enterprises’ production, processing and sales.
In the near future, Việt
3 - Foxconn gets license to make cell phones, parts
A subsidiary of Foxconn, the world’s leading producer of electronic products, received on February 18th a license for its US$200 million facility to produce cell phones and spare parts in northern
According to the Foreign Investment Agency (FIA) website, the factory of Effinville International Co. Ltd will have a capacity of 89 million units a year.
The plant would be located in the Binh Xuyen II Urban Industrial Zone.
The firm’s latest move comes as part of the group’s investment plan to inject $5 billion into hi-tech projects across
Earlier in 2007, Foxconn opened a plant in Que Vo,
It plans to invest around $1 billion in
In the interview by Thanh Nien Daily Wednesday, the head of the FIA, Phan Huu Thang said that
The FDI sector in the province achieved the highest growth of 33 percent last year and accounted for 44.7 percent of the province’s output of goods and services.