Vietnam Morning News For April 27

Vietnam Morning News For April 27

Vietnam morning news

Vietnamese consumers the most socially-conscious in Asia-Pacific
Vietnamese consumers are the most socially-conscious in Asia-Pacific according to the Corporate Sustainability Report from Nielsen released on April 26.

Foreign investors pour $11 bln in Vietnam in 4 months
Foreign investors have poured 10.95 billion USD into new and operational FDI projects and to buy stakes in local companies in the first four months of 2017, up 40.5 percent from the same period last year, according to the Foreign Investment Agency (FIA).

New Zealand provides dam safety expertise to Vietnam
New Zealand will spend $5.4 million in the latest phase of a project that will this country’s expertise to help ensure dam safety in Vietnam.
The National Business Review

Oxford Business Group issues VN report
Việt Nam’s steady transition to a liberalised economy is the subject of a wide-ranging analysis in a new report by the global research and consultancy firm Oxford Business Group (OBG).
Viet Nam News

VN firms struggle in transparency
Vietnamese enterprises can meet some international standards of transparency, however, large companies still disclose little information about anti-corruption programmes, said Nguyễn Thị Kiều Viễn, executive director of Towards Transparency Việt Nam at a workshop in Hà Nội.
Viet Nam News

PH, Vietnam tackle export collaboration
Officials representing Vietnam and the Philippines held a joint trade committee (JTC) meeting earlier this week, discussing a possible collaboration in the manufacturing of garments for exports and the further expansion of
their current markets.

Angola and Vietnam Relaunch Joint Bilateral Commission
The joint bilateral Angola and Vietnam commission should meet this year to re-launch cooperation between the two states.

Asylum seekers forcibly returned as bridge built between Vietnam and Cambodia
AS Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen praised his country’s relationship with Vietnam after the construction of a new bridge to boost trade this week, Vietnamese refugees claim they were forcibly returned from Cambodia by the United Nations.
Asian Correspondent

PHL in talks with Vietnam to maximize available trade deals
THE PHILIPPINES is calling for closer trade ties with Vietnam to widen the two countries’ domestic and export markets while making the most of the advantages offered by their separate trade agreements with other territories.
BusinessWorld Online

Poor air quality in Vietnam over half the year
In four years, from 2011 to 2015, more than 50 per cent cent of all monitored days in Việt Nam posted low air quality.

How can the ‘pavement economy’ contribute to the national economy?
The expansion of the ‘clearing pavement campaign’ in Hanoi and HCMC means fewer vending stalls in the cities.

Online shoppers use mobile phones more than computers
There are more people using mobile phones to shop online than those using desktops or tablets, reported Bizweb at a recent mobile e-commerce event.

Garment exports grow despite hurdles
The domestic garment industry has faced many challenges in exporting to key markets, such as the European Union (EU) and the United States, but it still has a chance of achieving its export target this year, according to experts.
Viet Nam News

Nurturing special Việt Nam-Laos relationship a top priority, leaders agree
Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc and his Lao counterpart Thongloun Sisoulith yesterday agreed to accord top priority to nurturing ties of traditional friendship and special solidarity, saying this would be decisive in ensuring victory of either country’s revolutionary cause.
Viet Nam News

Seeing Vietnam through a new lens
Earlier this year, local photographer Herb Way, 67, traveled to the nation that’s eponymous with the war that polarized the U.S. during his early adulthood – Vietnam.
Black Mountain News

Enduring Vietnam: An American Generation and Its War
The Vietnam War is largely recalled as a mistake, either in the decision to engage there or in the nature of the engagement.
New Hampshire Public Radio


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