Military-run telecom group Viettel has recorded a pre-tax profit of VNĐ1 trillion (US$41.2 million) from its overseas investments in the first half of 2017, a 156 per cent year-on-year increase.
Vietnam’s telecom revenue is estimated at 213.36 trillion VND (9.36 billion USD) in the first six months of the year, excluding Viettel’s business overseas, equal to 47.41 percent of the plan for the year.
On July 14, in Hanoi, Ministry of Information and Communications held a training course on ASEAN and UNESCO for reporters and editors of central and Hanoi press agencies.
On July 12, at the Republic Square in Prague (Czech Republic), the Ministry of Information and Communications in cooperation with the Embassy of Vietnam in the Czech Republic, District 1 of Prague organized the photo and documentary exhibition "Vietnam: the Nation and People – View from Sea and Island". Attending the opening ceremony was Deputy Minister of Information and Communications Hoang Vinh Bao.