Vietnam morning news for April 24

Vietnam morning news for April 24

Vietnam morning newsVietnam-linked hackers targeted Chinese government over coronavirus response: researchers
Hackers working in support of the Vietnamese government have attempted to break into Chinese state organisations at the centre of Beijing’s effort to contain the coronavirus outbreak, U.S. cybersecurity firm FireEye said on Wednesday.
— Reuters

Opportunities for telecom services in Vietnam
There are growing demands for bandwidth and support services for online jobs as a way people adapt to the impacts of COVID-19.
— Open Gov Asia

Without a single COVID-19 death, Vietnam starts easing its coronavirus lockdown
Offering a rare and surprising bright spot in the COVID-19 pandemic, Vietnam began easing its nationwide lockdown Thursday following an aggressive containment campaign that has meant few infections and no deaths in an Asian nation initially believed to be at great risk from the
— Yahoo News

The great salt drought desiccating Vietnam’s Mekong Delta
Farmers suffer huge losses and communities struggle amid high levels of seawater intruding into the freshwater delta.
— Aljazeera

Vietnam cuts SEA Games budget
The Vietnamese Government is pulling funds out of its Southeast Asian Games and Para Games budgets, using the resources to fight the Covid-19 pandemic.
— Sport Business

Afternoon News Roundup: Vietnam’s e-commerce enabler OnPoint raises US$8M funding
Vietnam’s OnPoint brings in US$8M funding to help consumer brands establish e-commerce presence Vietnam based e-commerce enabler OnPoint has secured US$8M in a Series A round of financing, led by Kiwoom Investment and Daiwa-SSIAM Vietnam Growth Fund II L.P, according to KrAsia.
— e27

Vietnam relaxes COVID-19 restrictions as cases plateau
Vietnam eased social distancing measures Thursday, with experts pointing to a decisive response involving mass quarantines and expansive contact tracing for the apparent success in containing the coronavirus.
— CNA

Rice growing localities, exporters want export limits scrapped
Officials from many localities in the Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta and rice exporters have urged the Government to resume rice exports without setting limits, saying many firms face difficulties because of this.
— Viet Nam News

Airline catering firm sees profits plunge 90 pct
Noibai Catering Services (NCS) saw its post-tax profits fall 92.4 percent to VND1 billion ($42,400) as airlines cut flights during the Covid-19 pandemic.
— VnExpress

Vinasun posts first quarterly loss
Taxi firm Vinasun reported a loss of VND16.8 billion ($718,300) in the first quarter as the new coronavirus pandemic slashes transport demand.
— VnExpress

Vietnamese most optimistic about post-Covid-19 economic recovery
Vietnamese people are most optimistic about a post Covid-19 scenario, with 80 percent believing the economy will recover quickly.
— VnExpress

Vietnam-based e-commerce enabler OnPoint raises $8m Series A
Vietnam-based e-commerce enabler OnPoint has raised over $8 million in Series A funding round led by Kiwoom Investment and Daiwa-SSIAM Vietnam Growth Fund II L.P, according to an announcement.
— DealStreetAsia

Vietnam suggests completing institutional framework on climate change
Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy, head of the Vietnamese mission to the United Nations, has suggested further discussing to complete an institutional framework on climate change issues.
— VietnamPlus

Vietnam relaxes virus restrictions as cases plateau
Communist Vietnam eased social distancing measures Thursday, with experts pointing to a decisive response involving mass quarantines and expansive contact tracing for the apparent success in containing the coronavirus.
— The Jakarta Post

Vinamilk Gives Out Milk and Face Masks to Under-Privileged Children During COVID-19 Pandemic
2020 has been a challenging year for the global economy due to the major impact of the Coronavirus pandemic. This, in turn, affects people of all ages. Under-privileged children, especially, are amongst the most severely impacted and exposed victims because of their lower immune system and lack of self defense capability.
— Acrofan

The authorities of da Nang in Vietnam will accept foreigners for visas extension
RIA Novosti. Authorities of Vietnam’s da Nang has resumed the admission of foreigners on the question of extending the visa, which was suspended due COVID-19, announced the Consulate General of Russia in Danang.
— .kxan36news

Hanoi approves plan to implement two urban metro lines
The municipal Party Committee of Hanoi has approved a plan to build two new metro lines.
— VietnamPlus

VNA brings nearly 300 Vietnamese citizens in Japan home
Accordingly, the Vietnamese passengers in this flight were children under 18 years old, the sick, pregnant and some employees and students under visa expiration with the difficult circumstances.
— Sggp News

Anti-dumping investigation underway into imported polyester yarn
The Trade Remedies Authority of Vietnam under the Ministry of Industry and Trade has sent questionnaires to all relevant foreign producers and exporters to serve the anti-dumping investigation into polyester filament yarn (PFY) imported from China, India, Indonesia and Malaysia.
— VietnamPlus

Ministry of Transport announces traffic operation plans from April 23
The Ministry of Transport has announced the new traffic scheme, applied from April 23 on the direction of the Prime Minister.
— Sggp News

COVID-19 presents opportunities to attract more FDI
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a serious impact on Vietnam’s economy but it’s also believed to create the conditions to attract more foreign direct investment (FDI) as there have been signs of a switch in capital flows away from China and to ASEAN member countries.
— VietnamPlus

Industrial property developers, natural rubber firms resilient on cash availability
Industrial park developers and natural rubber companies are the most resilient amid a prolonged global pandemic COVID-19 due to higher cash availability, according to BIDV Securities Corp (BSC).
— Viet Nam News

Việt Nam has high shrimp export growth to US and Japan in Q1
Việt Nam gained shrimp export growth to some key export markets in the first quarter of this year, especially Japan and the US, despite the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the Việt Nam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).
— Viet Nam News

Rice growing localities, exporters want export limits scrapped
Officials from many localities in the Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta and rice exporters have urged the Government to resume rice exports without setting limits, saying many firms face difficulties because of this.
— Viet Nam News

Hà Nội will support connection in trading goods with localities
The People’s Committee of Hà Nội on Wednesday issued plans on organising activities to connect production and distribution of goods between Hà Nội and other provinces and cities nationwide by year-end.
— Viet Nam News

Việt Nam suggests completing institutional framework on climate change
Ambassador Đặng Đình Quý, head of the Vietnamese mission to the United Nations, has suggested further discussing to complete an institutional framework on climate change issues.
— Viet Nam Net

Commercial flights at Vân Đa”n Airport to be resumed in May
Vân Đan International Airport in the northern province of Quảng Ninh announced on Wednesday that commercial flights at the airport could be resumed in early May.
— Viet Nam News

Honda Vietnam resumes automobile, bike production from today
Honda Vietnam announced late on Wednesday that it will resume the production of automobiles and motorbikes from today after 22 days of suspension to prevent the COVID-19 pandemic.
— Viet Nam News

More regulations needed for P2P lending
Việt Nam needs to develop regulations for P2P lending.
— Viet Nam News

Long An to build erosion-prevention projects along rivers
The Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Long An will build erosion prevention projects along rivers to protect locals’ properties and safety, the provincial People’s Committee has said.
— Viet Nam Net

EVN’s standalone profile steady despite tariff cut, collection delays
Vietnam Electricity’s (EVN) Standalone Credit Profile (SCP) of ‘bb’ has reasonable headroom to absorb the impact of the proposed reduction in electricity tariffs in the country, Fitch Ratings said in a report released on Wednesday.
— Viet Nam News

Bình Minh Plastic plans 20 per cent cash dividend for 2019
The company is listing nearly more than 81.86 million shares on the Ho Chí Minh Stock Exchange with code BMP.
— Viet Nam News

Tyre company posts 123% gain in Q1 profit
Pre-tax profit was VNĐ46.8 billion, 96 per cent of its full-year pre-tax profit plan.
— Viet Nam News

Historic low oil prices hardly impact Việt Nam’s economy at this time
Oil may reach its lowest price in history this week but its impacts on the world economy and Việt Nam have been limited at this time when the COVID-19 pandemic is keeping people at home and transportation has been cut off.
— Viet Nam News

Securities firms’ earnings consumed by proprietary trading
Four securities firms with the largest market shares saw proprietary trading erode their earnings in the first quarter as the global pandemic COVID-19 hit the market hard and pulled share prices down sharply.
— Viet Nam News

MoIT plans sustainable development of national brand
Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Đa Thắng Hải speaks to local media about the Việt Nam National Brand (Vietnam Value) Programme for 2020-30 on the occasion of Việt Nam Brand Day (April 20)
— Viet Nam News

Most tourism firms forecast 80 per cent revenue drop
More than three-quarters of tourism firms expect their revenue in the second quarter to fall more than 80 per cent from the same period last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
— Viet Nam News

Shares rebound thanks to bottom purchases
Shares rebounded from a one-week low on Wednesday as bottom purchases were triggered following Tuesday’s selloff due to a record crash in oil prices.
— Viet Nam News

Central city to restore national relic sites
The Prime Minister has agreed to assign the central city’s people’s committee to the restoration of the Ngũ Hành Sơn (Marble Mountains) landscape site – a National Special Relic – in a decision released last week.
— Viet Nam Net

Bà Rịa-Vũng Tàu lures over $450m into IZs in Q1
Of the sum, $360.7 million came from seven newly-licensed projects while the remainder of $97.8 million from eight capital-added ones.
— Viet Nam News

 

 

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