Vietnam morning news for January 21

Vietnam morning news for January 21

Vietnam morning newsViettel becomes world’s 6th provider of 5G device
Việt Nam’s biggest telecom firm Viettel announced it is the 6th company in the world to manufacture 5G devices.
— Viet Nam News

Ministries demand more airports open to private investment
Five ministries have universally rejected a proposal by the transport ministry to restrict private investment in the country’s biggest airports and instead hand the job to a single company.
— Viet Nam News

Ford Vietnam Announces $82 Million Investment in Switch From Motorbikes to Cars
Ford Vietnam has announced it is investing $82 million to increase production, which will speed up the transition to cars in a communist nation known more for the iconic motorbike.
— VOA

HCM City to implement e-Tax system from February 10
The HCM City Department of Taxation will implement the e-Tax system from February 10 to improve tax service quality in the city.
— Viet Nam News

Vietnam finalises regulations for taxi operators, ride-hailing firms
After over a dozen reviews of different proposals, Vietnam has finally rolled out a new set of regulations for taxi and ride-hailing services to create a level field for players.
— DealStreetAsia

Vietnam aviation maintains two-digit growth in 2019
Airports Council International forecasts that Vietnam will have the fastest air passenger growth in the world in the period of 2018-2040 with an average annual growth rate of 6.2%.
— VietnamPlus

Major state-owned enterprises report fall in profits
Nine teen major state-owned enterprises posted pre-tax profits of nearly 100 trillion $4.3 billion in 2019, marking a year-on-year drop of 10 percent.
— VnExpress

Pork price reduces VND10,000-20,000 a kilogram
Pork price has reduced about VND10,000-20,000 a kilogram since December 28, 2019, reported the Ministry of Industry and Trade on Sunday.
— Sggp News

Ministry eyes tightening corporate bond issuance amid market’s overheating
The Ministry of Finance will tighten regulations over corporate bond issuance because of an overheating market to protect investors and prevent risks which might arise from the abuse of this capital raising channel.
— Viet Nam News

Delivery services to grow 30-40 per cent in 2020
The logistics sector is forecast to continue growing strongly this year, with expansion in both retail and e-commerce channels.
— Viet Nam News

VN’s national forest stewardship standard effective from May
The National Forest Stewardship Standard (NFSS) for Việt Nam has been launched and will be effective from May 1 this year, according to the Việt Nam Office of the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) under the Việt Nam Administration of Forestry (VNFOREST).
— Viet Nam Net

Serviced apartments face fierce competition in Hà Nội market
In the fourth quarter (Q4) 2019, Hà Nội saw fierce competition in the serviced apartment segment, according to Savills Vietnam.
— Viet Nam News

Thọ Xuân Airport welcomes first wide-body aircraft
The second Bamboo Airways Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft carrying passengers from HCM City landed at Thọ Xuân airport in the central province of Thanh Hóa on Saturday, making it the first wide body aircraft to arrive at the airport.
— Viet Nam News

Vietnamese shares to struggle with profit-taking before Tết break
The Vietnamese stock market will take a break for the Tết (Lunar New Year) holiday on Thursday and the upcoming three-day period may be a good chance for investors to earn some profits.
— Viet Nam News

Wind power projects boom in Vietnam’s Tra` Vinh province
The Mekong Delta province of Tra` Vinh is witnessing a series of wind power projects settling in the province thanks to its favourable position, with total investment exceeding VNÐ42 trillion (US$1.8 billion).
— The Star Online

Hanoi ATMs stutter during busy Lunar New Year lead-up
Many Hanoians were unable to withdraw cash from ATMs while online bank transfers also took longer than usual during weekend.
— VnExpress

In Parliament this week: Brexit, Nato and Vietnam
Parliamentary committees will this week deal with Brexit, a free trade deal with Vietnam and discuss security matters with Nato chief Jens Stoltenberg.
— Europarl

New café introducing popular frozen treat in Vietnam to Charlottetown
For Lena Nguyen, there’s nothing more delectable than bingsu. “I really like it in Vietnam. Like, I eat a lot.”
— The Guardian

EVFTA makes Viet Nam more attractive to EU investors: German media
Foreign investors, especially those from the European Union (EU), will find it more appealing to invest in Việt Nam when the EU- Việt Nam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) comes into effect, according to German broadcaster Deutsche Welle (DW).
— Viet Nam News

Ministry eyes close watch on prices during Tết holiday
The Ministry of Finance has asked its Price Management Department to keep a close watch on market supply and demand as well as price developments, especially of essential goods, during the Tết (Lunar New Year) holidays.
— Viet Nam News

Minh Phú Seafood shares fall on investigation of tax evasion
Minh Phú Seafood Corp shares fell for a second day after the company confirmed it would co-operate with the US investigation into whether the Vietnamese firm had evaded anti-dumping taxes or not.
— Viet Nam News

Three Vietnamese travel hotspots get ASEAN clean chit
Vung Tau, Hue and Quy Nhon are the only three Vietnamese locations meriting the “Asean Clean Tourist City Standard 2020” recognition.
— VietnamPlus

Wind power projects boom in Trà Vinh
The Mekong Delta province of Trà Vinh is witnessing a series of wind power projects settling in the province thanks to its favourable position, with total investment exceeding VNĐ42 trillion (US$1.8 billion).
— Viet Nam News

VN’s national forest stewardship standard effective from May
The National Forest Stewardship Standard (NFSS) for Việt Nam has been launched and will be effective from May 1 this year, according to the Việt Nam Office of the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) under the Việt Nam Administration of Forestry (VNFOREST).
— Viet Nam Net

Ministry eyes tightening corporate bond issuance amid market’s overheating
The Ministry of Finance will tighten regulations over corporate bond issuance because of an overheating market to protect investors and prevent risks which might arise from the abuse of this capital raising channel.
— Viet Nam News

Delivery services to grow 30-40 per cent in 2020
The logistics sector is forecast to continue growing strongly this year, with expansion in both retail and e-commerce channels.
— Viet Nam News

Prices of fruits, vegetables and pork tend to reduce
Deputy Director of Ho Chi Minh City’s Department of Industry and Trade Ms. Nguyen Huynh Trang last night led a working delegation to inspect and work with management boards and shopkeepers of Thu Duc and Hoc Mon wholesale markets.
— Sggp News

Grab cars must have TAXI light-box or logo
Cars which provide passenger transportation via ride-hailing platforms like Grab will have to put on top TAXI sign or carry logo stickers showing that they are contract vehicles.
— Sggp News

Thọ Xuân Airport welcomes first wide-body aircraft
The second Bamboo Airways Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft carrying passengers from HCM City landed at Thọ Xuân airport in the central province of Thanh Hóa on Saturday, making it the first wide body aircraft to arrive at the airport.
— Viet Nam News

Vissan’s revenues rise 22 per cent in 2019
Leading food processor Vissan Joint Stock Company reported pre-tax profits of VNĐ212.66 billion (US$9.19 million) on revenues of VNĐ4.9 trillion ($211.6 million) last year, representing increases of 22 per cent and 10 per cent.
— Viet Nam News

Local wood industry should focus on design and branding
The wood industry needs to focus on developing design, branding and distribution to achieve the goal of US$20 billion in export value by 2025, according to experts.
— Viet Nam News

Over 67,000 orders for VinFast vehicles in 2019
In 2020, VinFast will introduce VinFast Lux V8, two crossover models, and electric buses to the market. The firm also plans to export electric cars to the US.
— Viet Nam News

Vietnamese shares to struggle with profit-taking before Tết break
The Vietnamese stock market will take a break for the Tết (Lunar New Year) holiday on Thursday and the upcoming three-day period may be a good chance for investors to earn some profits.
— Viet Nam News

 

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