Vietnam morning news for June 16

Vietnam morning news for June 16

Vietnam morning news

Vietnam works to promote non-cash payment
To realise the Government’s goals regarding non-cash payments, since 2019, the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) has nominated June 16 as “Non-cash Day”.

Solar Rules Weaken Vietnam’s Love-Hate Relationship to Coal
Near the southern Vietnam beaches filled with kite surfers and mud baths, there sits a hydropower plant called Da Mi.

British pilot off antibiotics during COVID-19 treatment in Ho Chi Minh City
A British pilot, Vietnam’s most severe patient of novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), no longer requires antibiotics while his lung capacity continues to improve during treatment in Ho Chi Minh City.
— Tuoitrenews

Govt to keep pushing for cashless payment
Non-cash payments have increased sharply in recent time in Việt Nam, but more efforts are needed to increase their rate, a conference heard in HCM City last week.
— Viet Nam News

Vietnam sees sharp increases in export of rice and medical masks
Vietnam posted sharp increases in the export of rice and medical masks in the first five months of 2020, two goods previously subject to significant export quotas.

Vietnam couple detained over killing pet dogs and cats for meat
A couple accused of poisoning dozens of pet dogs and cats in Vietnam have been arrested, state media said Monday, as local authorities clamp down on animal snatchers who sell the meat to food shops and markets.
— Yahoo News

Vietnam fruit and veg exports exceed US$ 1.5 billion in first half 2020
Exports of vegetable and fruits raked in more than US$ 1.5 billion in the first six months of the year, a year-on-year decline of 14.5 percent, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
— Fresh Plaza

Vietnam sends masks to OVs in Switzerland amidst COVID-19
The Vietnamese Embassy in Switzerland on June 14 handed over masks of the Vietnamese government to the Vietnamese community through the Association of Vietnamese Intellectuals and Experts in Switzerland (AVIES) and the Vietnamese students’ association in the host country.
— VietnamPlus

Vietnam’s economy attractive to foreign investment: int’l media
Vietnam is like a rising star, meeting all the factors to improve its economic image and attract more foreign investment flows, according to an article published by The Times of India.
— VietnamPlus

Voters confident in Vietnam’s growth
Vietnam has contained the COVID-19 pandemic well and become a venue of sustainable growth, voters have said.
— VietnamPlus

Vietnam negotiates Japan’s place on the Formula 1 calendar
Besides the Grand Prix of China, also the Grand Prix of Vietnam is still in the running for a spot on the calendar of 2020. Hanoi has to convert the whole city for the race, but that doesn’t get in the way of the plans yet.
— GP Blog

Vietnam is promoting gas-fired power as it moves away from coal and oil-based generation.
— Natural Gas World

Vietnam might be one of the only coronavirus winners
Not only did the country keep COVID-19 under control, but its economy is doing great.
— Zmescience

Vietnam grants special entry for 331 Chinese workers
Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh has permitted 331 Chinese experts, business managers and high-skilled workers to enter Vietnam.
— VnExpress

DatVietVAC – Vietnam’s leading entertainment group announces the launch of its modern streaming platform ‘VieON’
On 15th Jun 2020, DatVietVAC launches its new streaming service VieON following 4 years of development, marking the beginning of a new era for Vietnam’s largest media, entertainment, and technology group.
— Yahoo News

Vietnam suspends two foreign pilots after VietJet plane skids off runway
The Airbus A321neo plane was carrying 217 passengers and was arriving from the tourist island of Phu Quoc.
— South China Morning Post

Jetstar Loses Its Shine For Qantas In Vietnam, But Singapore’s Jetstar Asia Still Strong
Qantas is calling time on its Jetstar Pacific airline in Vietnam and will exit the joint-venture budget carrier.
— Forbes

Vietnam welcomes XOM’s interest in LNG-to-power opportunities
Vietnam government said last week U.S. supermajor ExxonMobil is considering to invest in the country’s power sector, through LNG-to-power plants, Kallanish Energy reports.
— Kallanishenergy

Some notes for economic concentration forms after COVID-19 pandemic in Vietnam
Although the Covid-19 pandemic is spreading rapidly in many countries and causing severe damage to the global economy including Vietnam, economic.
— Lexology

Japanese business travel to Vietnam to resume with trial flight
The Japanese government plans to relaunch business travel links with Vietnam on a trial basis by the end of June, Nikkei has learned.
— Nikkei Asian Review

Spike Lee’s Vietnam Film Is the Movie for Right Now
American film director Spike Lee’s “Da 5 Bloods” has just been released on the streaming service Netflix. It is a film about four African American Vietnam War veterans who return to Vietnam years later.

EVFTA good opportunity for Indian investors in VN
At the event, jointly held by the Việt Nam Trade Office in India, the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM), and the HCM City Trade and Investment Promotion Centre, Ambassador Châu said the deal was officially ratified by the Việt Nam National Assembly at its ninth session.
— Viet Nam News

Thai Vietjet sells tickets on five new domestic routes
The latest addition has extended Thai Vietjet’s domestic flight network to 12 domestic routes, connecting 11 destinations in Thailand in order to bring more chance for people and tourists to benefit tourism and trade in Thailand.
— Viet Nam News

Barcodes indispensable in global e-commerce
The use of barcodes is an indispensable condition and a challenge when participating in global e-commerce.
— Viet Nam News

Cà Mau shrimp industry picks up
Shrimp exports and prices in Cà Mau Province are showing signs of recovery after being heavily affected by COVID-19.
— Viet Nam News

Traders have difficulty to maintain retail spaces
Experts have forecast a tough time ahead for the domestic retail, with many store owners struggling to pay rent after being hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic.
— Viet Nam News

Vietnamese High-Quality Goods awards given away to more than 600 firms
More than 600 businesses received the 2020 Vietnamese High-Quality Goods awards at a ceremony held in HCM City on Friday (June 12).
— Viet Nam News

Thanh Hóa calls for investment of $12.5 billion
Speaking at the event, Deputy Prime Minister Trương Hòa Bình said it is the first locality nationwide to hold such an event after Việt Nam has initially brought COVID-19 under control.
— Viet Nam News

Southern region experiences torrential rain and lightning due to effects of typhoon
The National Hydrology Meteorology Forecast Center said that the first storm circulation along with a range of tropical convergence yesterday triggered medium- heavy downpours in some places of the Northern region such as the capital city of Hanoi and Hai Phong City, Bac Giang and Phu Tho provinces after the storm made landfall in Guangdong Province of China.
— Vietnam Insider

Vinamilk plans to expand coffee chain
The company’s board recently sought shareholders’ permission to add nine new businesses to its portfolio, including beverage and food sales. It plans to open more Hi-Café outlets starting this year.
— Vietnam Insider

Masan is set to buy out the remaining stake in Vinacafe
Food conglomerate Masan is set to buy the remaining 1.5 percent stake in Vinacafe Bien Hoa JSC to raise its ownership to 100 percent.
— Vietnam Insider

Thai Vietjet resumes domestic flights
The airline is complying with safety and healthy procedures including measuring passengers and crews’ body temperature, social distancing at the airport and on board flights. Passengers must wear face masks for the duration of the journey.
— Viet Nam News

Shinhan Bank supports Mekong Delta residents
Shinhan Bank Việt Nam (Shinhan Bank) has spent more than VNĐ400 million (US$17,230) to support people affected by drought and salt water intrusion and the COVID-19 pandemic in the Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta through a range of meaningful activities.
— Viet Nam News

Local stocks to struggle with increased caution
Amidst pressure from international stocks, individual investors are the most vulnerable due to lack of experience and information
— Viet Nam News

Most Southeast Asian economies to fall into recession, rebound in 2021: report
Việt Nam will emerge from the pandemic the least affected of all countries in Southeast Asia, though it is not immune to the sharp slowdown in trade flows, according to a report by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and Oxford Economics.
— Viet Nam News



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