Vietnam morning news for October 10

Vietnam morning news for October 10

Vietnam morning news

The World Economic Forum has ranked Vietnam as the 67th most competitive economy
The World Economic Forum (WEF) has ranked Vietnam as the 67th most competitive economy in its latest report released on October 9.
— Vietnam Insider

Vietnam mulls shutting down 2G network in 2022
Vietnam is planning to shut down its 2G network as a technology no longer suitable for advancing the nation’s telecom sector.
— VnExpress

Experts Call For Vietnam to Sue China in International Court Over South China Sea Incursions
Vietnam should sue China in an international court of law over recent violations of Vietnam’s exclusive economic zone (EEZ) in the South China Sea, a group of Vietnamese experts have concluded at a conference in Hanoi.
— Spratly Islands

Fruit and vegetable export figures from Vietnam slip
During the first nine months of this year, Vietnam saw a 4.3-per-cent decline in vegetable and fruit export value. According to the Vietnam Fruit and Vegetable Association, US$2.84 billion was the total value, a 4.3 per cent drop compared to the same period last year.
— Fresh Plaza

Siemens eyes $1.8-bln gas-fired plant in Vietnam
German industrial conglomerate Siemens wants to build a $1.5-1.8-billion gas-fired power plant in central Vietnam.
— VnExpress

Việt Nam needs to do more to avoid trade fraud
The steel industry is facing lawsuits against tax evasion and dumping, according to information from the Việt Nam Steel Association.
— Viet Nam News

EC to conduct Vietnam yellow card review in early November
The European Commission’s Directorate-General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries will send inspectors to Vietnam from 4 to 12 November this year to review the yellow card imposed two years ago, according to Vietnam’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
— seafood source

Liquor and sweets for abandoned aircraft not a sweet deal
Aviation authorities have rejected a proposal to accept liquor and sweets for an abandoned aircraft in Hanoi, citing a lack of legal grounds.
— VnExpress

Bamboo Airways leads in on-time performance index
Newly-opened Bamboo Airways topped the list of Vietnamese airlines in terms of on-time performance index in the first nine months of this year, according to the Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam (CAAV).
— Vietnam Insider

Việt Nam boasts huge petroleum engineering potential
The petroleum engineering has achieved encouraging results over the past years, helping naming Việt Nam among few petroleum mechanical manufacturers in the world.
— Viet Nam News

Int’l forum to discuss HCM City’s future as Asian financial hub
Building HCM City into the next Asian financial hub will top the agenda of the HCM City Economic Forum 2019 to be held on October 18 in the city.
— Viet Nam News

Vietnam’s cloth import rises 3.2 pct in 9 months
Vietnam spent over 9.7 billion U.S. dollars importing cloth in the first nine months of this year, posting year-on-year increase of 3.2 percent, according to the country’s Ministry of Industry and Trade on Wednesday.
— Xinhua

Vietnam earns less from agricultural products export despite volume hike
Vietnam’s export turnovers of key agricultural products including rice, cashew nuts and pepper declined in the first nine months this year despite volume hike, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development on Wednesday.
— Xinhua

HCMC proposes ministries to assess capital adjustment for metro projects
Chairman of HCMC People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong has sent an urgent dispatch to the Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of Planning and Investment on capital adjustment for the first and second metro lines, Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien and Ben Thanh-Tham Luong, announced the committee’s office yesterday afternoon.
— Sggp News

Vietnam named among world’s fastest-growing mobile-app markets
Asia Pacific is a perfect place to soft launch a new app, while countries such as Vietnam, Myanmar and Thailand represent great opportunities.
— The Hanoitimes

Google suppliers to relocate production to Thailand, Vietnam
Google has decided to choose Thailand as the new production base for its Google Home smart speaker with Quanta Computer remaining its manufacturer, and the Internet service giant is now reportedly considering moving the production of its Chromebooks.
— Digitimes

Vietnamese activist arrested for criticising Communist government on Facebook
Human rights groups have called for the immediate release of a Vietnamese activist arrested for criticising one-party Communist rule on his Facebook page.
— The Guardian

Norway aids Vietnam in industrial marine aquaculture & processing
During Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s visit in May to Norway, blue ocean economy was a focus on the agenda.
— The Hanoitimes

Hanoi among seven best places in Asia for solo travelers
Hanoi has been ranked fifth among the seven best places in Asia for solo travellers by Bigseventravel.
— VietnamPlus

Incentive policies appeal to Korean investors to Vietnam’s high-tech
Investments in high-tech projects will continuously receive more preferential treatment in the time ahead when the government continuously plans to give top priority to high-tech industries in the nation’s new FDI attraction strategy in the next decade.
— The Hanoitimes

Taiwan is second most popular investor in Vietnam: survey
Taiwan and Taiwanese businesses are the second most popular investors in Vietnam behind only the Japanese, a survey revealed Wednesday (October 9).
— Taiwan news

Petroleum manufacturing engineering: Historical imprints of PVC-MS
After more than 50 years of developing the oil and gas industry, almost all of oil and gas industry’s projects have recognised the contributions of Petroleum Equipment Assembly and Metal Structure JSC (PVC-MS).
— Viet Nam News

UNICEF frets over underage maids in Vietnam
UNICEF wants Vietnam to amend its Labor Code to prevent underage children from working as domestic help, saying it leaves them vulnerable to abuse.
— VnExpress

HCM City targets eco-friendly packaging
HCM City has set a goal of ensuring all supermarkets, commercial centres, convenience stores and bookstores use eco-friendly packaging by the end of 2020.
— Viet Nam News

Vietnam Report: Top 10 Food & Beverage Companies in Vietnam 2019
Companies in the list are evaluated and ranked based on 3 main criteria as follow.
— NDO

Seafood product fair opens in Hà Nội
A seafood product fair opened in Hà Nội on Tuesday, gathering nearly 100 booths displaying technology for exploitation, aquaculture, processing and support industries.
— Viet Nam News

“Birth phobia” phenomenon is becoming widespread in Vietnam
More and more people are reluctant to have babies, causing fears that Vietnam’s population growth will fall below replacement rate.
— Vietnam Insider

Bamboo Airways opens route to Seoul
Bamboo Airways will officially open a regular flight, connecting key cities of Việt Nam with South Korea’s Seoul starting this month.
— Viet Nam News

Cần Thơ looks for foreign support to economic development, urban management
The Mekong Delta city of Cần Thơ hopes to receive support from foreign organisations to help them develop.
— Viet Nam News

PVN’s business result exceeds set target
The Vietnam Oil and Gas Group (PVN) gained nearly VNĐ561 trillion (US$24.28 billion) in revenue in the past nine months, 12 per cent higher than its nine-month target, the group has announced.
— Viet Nam News

Today’s top tech news: Vietnamese edutech MindX raises US$500K led by ESP Capital
Didian introduces B2B proptech marketplace, claiming to be the first [Press Release] New proptech firm Didian Realtor Sdn Bhd announces the launch of Malaysia’s B2B property marketplace aimed at reinventing property sales.
— e27

Beowulf Blockchain partners with top Taiwanese university
The Viet Nam-based innovative blockchain platform Beowulf recently announced its partnership with the National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU), a top-tier higher education institution in Taiwan.
— Viet Nam News

Hand, foot and mouth disease is reaching its peak season in HCM City
Hand, foot and mouth disease is reaching its peak season in HCM City, with incidence doubling last month from August, according to the city Preventive Medicine Centre.
— Vietnam Insider

Experts call for better water resources management to cope with climate change
Both climate-change adaptation and modern technological solutions are needed to actively manage water resources, deputy director of the Việt Nam Academy for Water Resources, Trần Đình Hoà, told a workshop in HCM City on October 4.
— Viet Nam Net

Large-cap stocks drive VN-Index up in early earnings season
As focus was put on those sectors, it meant the investors were still cautious when there was no other supportive news that could boost the market’s overall confidence.
— Viet Nam News

Delivery firm GHN to splash out on automatic sorting system
Delivery company GHN has unveiled plans to invest millions of USD to install automated sorting systems at its warehouses in major cities like Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.
— VietnamPlus

Agricultural businesses urged to work together
Co-operation among businesses is a driving force to help Việt Nam penetrate international markets, meet foreign standards and ensure firms make high-quality products.
— Viet Nam News

VN tackles waste container problem
The number of waste containers sitting abandoned at Vietnamese ports had fallen sharply this year, according to a report released on Monday by the General Department of Customs.
— Viet Nam News

AES Dives Into Vietnam Energy, Here’s What’s Next
Last week, AES AES +0% Corp (AES) won Vietnamese regulators’ approval to build a 2.2-gigawatt natural gas-fired power plant in the south-central province of Binh Thuan.
— Forbes

ME Corp licensed to provide payment intermediary services
The State Bank of Việt Nam (SBV) has licensed the Mobile Entertainment Corporation (ME Corp) to provide payment intermediary services.
— Viet Nam News

Vietnam food looks to make it big in Thailand
A friend led him for a low-key meal at a humble booth in the Central World Mall, in the heart of Bangkok.
— The Straits times

Conference considers reward strategies for firms to attract, keep talent
How to create a reward strategy that could attract and retain talent and how to align it with the business strategy and organisation values in the industry 4.0 era were on the agenda of the first Vietnam Rewards Summit in HCM City yesterday.
— Viet Nam News

Golden Week Should Be a Celebration for Tourists and Elephants Alike
It’s Golden Week again, which means the cities of Southeast Asia are seeing an influx of tourists from China visiting iconic sites, buying souvenirs and tasting local delicacies.
— Viet Nam Net

 

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