Vietnam morning news for July 20

Vietnam morning news for July 20

Vietnam morning news

Vietnam Airlines looks for assistance amid COVID-19
Dragged by the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the national carrier Vietnam Airlines is seeking measures to ease pressure on its cash liquidity.
— Viet Nam News

Trade surplus reaches record of $5.46 billion
Việt Nam’s import and export activities recovered strongly in June, signalling a more optimistic outlook for the country’s foreign trade in the latter half of this year.
— Viet Nam News

All Pakistani pilots working for Vietnamese airlines have valid licences
All Pakistani pilots working for Vietnamese airlines have valid and legitimate licences and none have been involved in a flight incident or safety threat, the government said on Saturday.
— Vietnam Insider

Vietnam transport ministry launches call for tender for North-South Expressway
All five sub-projects under the North-South Expressway project would be operated under the PPP mechanism, scheduled to commence in early 2021.
— The Hanoitimes

VN leaps up in JLL’s global real estate transparency index
VGP – Over the past two years, Viet Nam has been constantly rising in the Global Property Transparency Index (GRETI) Rankings released by market researcher Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL).
— VGP Local Activities

Viet Nam to become ‘very aging’ country by 2049
VGP – About 25% of Vietnamese population will be 60 and above by 2049, according to the Department of Population-Family Planning under the Ministry of Health.
— VGP Ministerial Activities

Thailand’s Central Retail plans to reach 90% of Vietnam provinces
The retailer intends to expand presence to 55 of Vietnam’s 63 provinces and nationally run cities, up from the current 39.
— The Hanoitimes

Vietcombank launches digital bank app
The Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Foreign Trade Việt Nam (Vietcombank) on Thursday officially launched its new digital bank service, VCB Digibank, which integrates the bank’s online trg platforms.
— Viet Nam News

Vietnam respects human rights in cyberspace
The Vietnamese Party and State pay attention to ensuring people’s right to access information because it’s a fundamental human right.
— Vietnam Times

Vingroup to cooperate with academies for master program on data science
The cooperation focuses on improving the quality of young human resources through training programs and world-class research.
— Vietnam Times

AC Energy steps on gas with development of Vietnam’s largest wind farm
AC Energy Inc. rushes co-operation with partners to develop a series of wind farms in Vietnam, one of its key markets, as it aims to become one of the largest listed renewables platforms in Southeast Asia.
— VIR

ASEAN Film Week 2020 kicks off with Vietnamese movie about mother’ love
The opening ceremony was take place at the National Cinema Centre in Hanoi on July 18 evening with a Vietnamese movie highlighting the love and sacrifice of a mother for her son.
— Vietnam Times

MSH purchased Wall Street English Vietnam with the million-US dollar losses
Wall Street English Vietnam has officially fallen into the hands of Myanmar Strategic Holdings (MSH) after reporting a net unaudited deficit of $1.4 million for the past fiscal year.
— VIR

Vietnam detects first case of Cantú syndrome
A 6-year-old girl was confirmed Thursday as Vietnam’s first case of Cantú syndrome, a rare…
— Vietnam Insider

Bleak business result of ACV may put construction of Terminal 3 behind schedule
The negative business results stemming from the impact of COVID-19 may hamper Airports Corporation of Vietnam (ACV) in preparing capital to begin the development of Terminal 3 at Tan Son Nhat International Airport in the third quarter of next year.
— VIR

Vietnam aids Cuba in the fight against coronavirus
Vietnam presented a three-ton gift including testing kits and protective equipment to Cuba on Thursday…
— Vietnam Insider

Sales of household appliances soar during ‘National Sales Promotion Month’
Retailers in HCM City have reported rising purchasing power for household appliances during the “National Sales Promotion Month 2020” from July 1 to 31.
— Viet Nam News

Tiền Giang Province aims to obtain growth speed of this year to be 7 per cent
Tiền Giang is determined to achieve the economic growth target of 7 per cent this year despite being affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Party chief of the Mekong Delta province has said.
— Viet Nam News

Vietnam getting ready to resume international flights
Under the direction of the Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Vietnamese ministries and agencies are.
— Vietnam Insider

Government bonds sold for US$672.6 million this week
So far this year, the State Treasury has raised more than VNĐ136.38 trillion from g-bond auctions.
— Viet Nam News

People ask for long-term solution over waste collection
Big heaps of waste that have appeared beside roads in Hà Nội’s inner city districts for the last three days are expected to be cleared up by Friday, as people living around the Nam Sơn landfill agreed to stop blocking the way to the city’s biggest dump.
— Viet Nam Net

Kaspersky names its first head of enterprise for Southeast Asia region
With three-digit growth in its corporate segment last year, the global cybersecurity company Kaspersky has announced the appointment of its Head of Enterprise for Southeast Asia, Chow Lai Leng, the company’s first-ever position for the region.
— Viet Nam News

AIA launches ‘Personal Medical Case Management Service’ in Việt Nam
AIA on July 16 launched its Personal Medical Case Management Service (Song Hành Y Tế) in Việt Nam along with global healthcare services provider Medix Group to support customers suffering from cancer and other serious illnesses.
— Viet Nam News

Post-pandemic: How Vietnam can maintain its economic momentum?
Vietnam economy which was expected to grow at the rate of 2.7 per cent in 2020, as per IMF reports, is showing signs of better recovery in the post COVID 19 phase.
— Vietnam Insider

Firms urged to promote digital transformation post COVID-19
Digital transformation is an indispensable factor to help businesses gradually get used to the new economic state after the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a recent SAP’s survey.
— Viet Nam News

Vietnam service providers to dominate domestic cloud market
The domestic cloud providers should harness their advantages to dominate the market in Vietnam.
— The Hanoitimes

Another foreign expert tests positive for Covid-19 in Vietnam, total 382
A foreign expert in Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh city was confirmed Covid-19 positive Friday, taking…
— Vietnam Insider

Vietnamese enterprises build unique regional products to attract tourists
From now to the end of the year, the number of domestic travelers is expected to reach about 70-80% of that in the same period last year.
— The Hanoitimes

Vietnam PM to address concerns of Samsung, LG, Lotte post Covid-19
The holding of a dialogues between the Vietnamese government and the Korean business community demonstrates strong economic ties between Vietnam and South Korea.
— The Hanoitimes

VPBank launched first eKYC in Việt Nam
VPBank has been the first bank in Việt Nam deploying electronic know your customer/client (e-KYC), allowing customers to open a bank account totally online.
— Viet Nam News

Work on electronic component factory begins in Đà Nẵng
The central city began construction of the first surface-mount technology (SMT) factory at Đà Nẵng Hi-Tech Park. The plant would make printed circuit boards and electronic components for export from early 2021.
— Viet Nam News

One more COVID-19 case confirmed, total rises to 382
VGP – One more Russian expert has been confirmed the latest COVID-19 case in Viet Nam, raising the patient tally to 382, reported the National Steering Committee minutes ago.
— VGP Ministerial Activities

Korean ice cream exports to Vietnam surge jumped 30 percent
Outbound shipments of ice cream to Vietnam reached $7 million in 2019, rising sharply from $5.3 million a year earlier, according to the report released by the Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA).
— Vietnam Insider

VN offers US$100,000 in aid to help China overcome consequences of natural disasters
VGP – The Government and people of Viet Nam have pledged to provide US$100,000 in aid to help China overcome the consequences of the recent floods and earthquake.
— VGP RSS Feed

Hanoi continues facing blazing heat spell
The northern and northern central regions of Vietnam have been forecasted to face a three-day…
— Vietnam Insider

Start-up incubation programmes launched in HCM City
Saigon Innovation Hub (SiHub), under the HCM City Department of Science and Technology, and Expara, Singapore’s pioneer and leader in incubation, on July 16 launched a start-up incubation programme built on an online platform.
— Viet Nam News

Myanmar sailor tests Covid-19 positive in Vietnam
A Myanmar sailor has raised Vietnam’s Covid-19 tally to 384 and active cases to 26, the Health Ministry confirmed Sunday afternoon.
— VnExpress

Vietnam reaffirms sovereignty over Spratly and Paracels islands
Vietnam has a full legal foundation and historical evidence to back up its sovereignty claims over the Truong Sa (Spratly) and Hoang Sa (Paracel) islands and calls for all countries to respect international law.
— The Star Online

Customs asked to handle strictly sugar smuggling
The PM has requested ministries and localities work to solve difficulties and improve the competitiveness of the sugar industry.
— Viet Nam News

Seminar talks up Malaysia as big export market for Việt Nam
Malaysia could become one of the biggest export markets in ASEAN for Việt Nam, especially in the post-pandemic period, a city official said at a meeting in HCM City on July 16.
— Viet Nam News

Vietnam now needs to walk the talk on sexual harassment
Five areas of concern must be addressed before the final draft Decree to Guide Policies on Female Workers and to Ensure Gender Equality is submitted to the Ministry of Justice.
— The Hanoitimes

Philippines allows foreigners to enter, Singapore tightens rules on travelers from some countries
Tokyo sets daily infection record for second day in row; India cases exceed 1m. Global…
— Vietnam Insider

Evaluation authority should be given to brokerages, experts say
Financial-banking companies should be empowered to recognise professional investors instead of bond issuers when they come to purchase corporate bonds, regulatory experts have urged.
— Viet Nam News

Tech Summit highlights necessity of data protection
General data protection regulations should be issued to ensure privacy in Việt Nam, delegates said at the Tech Summit 2020 held yesterday (July 16) by Forbes Vietnam magazine in HCM City.
— Viet Nam News

Viettel urged to maintain its lead in country’s telecom market
Viettel Group is a strong brand name and it needs to continue to maintain its leading position in Việt Nam’s telecommunication industry and high ranking in the Southeast Asian region as well as Asia.
— Viet Nam News

“Vin” stocks drag down VN market
Shares flip-flopped early on Friday as investors dumped stocks in the “Vin” family, weighing down the overall stock market.
— Viet Nam News

British man injured after blocking wrong-way driver in Vietnam
A British man who went viral this week thanks to video footage of him blocking…
— Vietnam Insider

Here’s the list of first six countries for resuming international flight connection from Vietnam
The Ministry of Transport has put forward a proposal to the Government for consideration of…
— Vietnam Insider

 

 

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