Vietnam morning news for June 29

Vietnam morning news for June 29

Vietnam morning news

COVID-19: Vietnam PM warns of economic calamity at ASEAN summit
Vietnam warned Friday (Jun 26) the virus pandemic had swept away years of economic gains as Southeast Asian leaders met online for a summit also dominated by anxiety over Beijing’s moves in the flashpoint South China Sea.
— CNA

Hanoi grants investment certificates to 229 projects totalling $17.6 billion today
Hanoi has granted investment certificates to 229 projects worth VND405.57 trillion ($17.63 billion) at today’s investment promotion conference, quintupling the figures of four years ago despite the COVID-19 pandemic restricting investment flows across the globe.
— VIR

Việt Nam lures US$6 billion FDI into industrial parks
Nearly US$6 billion in foreign direct investment was poured into Việt Nam’s industrial parks (IPs), processing zones and economic zones (Ezs) in the first half of the year, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI).
— Viet Nam News

Measures sought to resolve difficulties faced by HCM City housing industry
The property industry in HCM City, and in fact the country in general, faces several problems that need urgent solutions, especially with regard to legal provisions.
— Viet Nam News

VUFO: Ensuring the personnel, policies, funding and working conditions to officials”
The Vietnam Union of Friendship Organizations held the 2nd Conference of the Presidium of Friendship Union (Session VI) (2019-2024) on Friday’s afternoon June 26 in Hanoi.
— Vietnam Times

Vietnam goes through 72 days without COVID-19 local transmissions
Vietnam has entered the 72nd day in a row without new COVID-19 infections among the community as of June 27 morning, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.
— VIR

Logistics service industry ready for opportunities from EVFTA
Vietnam’s logistics service industry is preparing infrastructure and techniques to grasp opportunities from the Europe-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) to attract foreign investors with a wave of factories.
— VIR

Nestlé Vietnam and La Vie join forces for zero-waste future
In recent years, Nestlé Vietnam and La Vie Co., Ltd. have proactively involved in activities to boost the circulating economy in Vietnam and contribute to shaping up a zero-waste future.
— Vietnam Times

About 1,000 companies to attend Hanoi investment conference
More than 1,000 domestic and foreign investors and businesses are to attend the “Hanoi 2020 – Investment and Development Cooperation” conference, the city’s People’s Committee announced on June 26.
— VIR

Vietnam underlines importance of UN Charter on 75th anniversary
Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh has sent a message to the United Nations General Assembly on the 75th anniversary of the signing of the UN Charter.
— NDO

Vietnam cuts auto registration fee by half
Locally made cars would have their first-time registration fee cut by half until year’s end, starting Sunday, according to a new decree.
— VnExpress

Sacombank unveils attractive promotions for international credit card holders
Sacombank has rolled out a promotion programme called “Travel the world, don’t worry about prices” for international credit cardholders valid until September 19.
— Viet Nam News

Finance ministry says public investment funds borrowed from abroad must be disbursed quicker
The ministry’s statistics showed that as of Wednesday, VNĐ7.42 trillion (US$320 million) in public investment borrowed from abroad had been disbursed, equivalent to 13.1 per cent of the plan for the full year.
— Viet Nam News

Coronavirus made Vietnam shut its borders. Now it’s allowing flights from Japan for the first time
A planeful of Japanese business travelers landed in Vietnam on June 25, marking the first flight between the two countries since they imposed border restrictions in a bid to stop the spread of coronavirus.
— CNN

Patient 91: How Vietnam saved a British pilot and kept a clean Covid-19 sheet
“If I’d been almost anywhere else on the planet, I’d be dead. They would have flicked the switch after 30 days,” says Stephen Cameron from his hospital bed.
— BBC

Logistics service industry ready for opportunities from EVFTA
Việt Nam’s logistics service industry is preparing infrastructure and techniques to grasp opportunities from the Europe-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) to attract foreign investors with a wave of factories.
— Viet Nam News

Vietjet to pay divident of 2019 by shares
As soon as the domestic market resumed, Vietjet quickly implemented a campaign called Returning to the sky” and inaugurated eight new routes, increasing the domestic flight network to a total of 53 routes.
— Viet Nam News

Vinamilk sees revenue and profit both up despite COVID-19
Despite the impact of COVID-19, dairy producer Vinamilk’s total revenue and profit in the first half of 2020 still rose 3-7 per cent on-year, CEO Mai Kiều Liên said on Friday.
— Viet Nam News

PHILIPPINES DROPS MULTINATIONAL RICE PURCHASE AS VIETNAM RESUMES EXPORTS
The Philippine government has dropped a plan to import up to 300,000 tonnes of rice from various governments as its traditional main supplier, Vietnam, has resumed selling grains, the agriculture department said late on Saturday.
— Reuters

Qualcomm launches its first R&D facility in region in Hà Nội
The new office will address requests from partner companies as well as government agencies.
— Viet Nam News

COVID-19 test kit wins Bảo Sơn award worth $60,000
A test kit detecting SARS-CoV-2 virus researched and developed by a group of scientists from the Việt Nam Military Medical University received Bảo Sơn Award 2020 which’s worth $60,000 in cash.
— Viet Nam News

US initiates investigation into Vietnamese tyre
The investigation was initiated following an application filed in May and lodged by the United Steelworkers (USW) representing workers at US tyre plants.
— Viet Nam News

Hà Nội must become East Asian centre by 2045: PM
The target for Hà Nội was no longer to compete with other Vietnamese localities but with other cities in the region like Bangkok, Jakarta, Shanghai and Manila.
— Viet Nam News

Vietnam lotto shows just the ticket for marginalised LGBT community
Each night that Nha Vy steps proudly on stage in her traditional Vietnamese ao dai, or sometimes mini dress and heels, memories grow fainter of the taunts she endured as a transgender woman in her rural village.
— Yahoo News

Hà Nội must become East Asian centre by 2045: PM
The target for Hà Nội was no longer to compete with other Vietnamese localities but with other cities in the region like Bangkok, Jakarta, Shanghai and Manila.
— Viet Nam News

M&A deals could help businesses restructure amid pandemic
Market insiders have predicted M&A activities will sharply increase soon.
— Viet Nam News

Vietjet to pay divident of 2019 by shares
As soon as the domestic market resumed, Vietjet quickly implemented a campaign called Returning to the sky” and inaugurated eight new routes, increasing the domestic flight network to a total of 53 routes.
— Viet Nam News

Two more COVID-19 cases confirmed, patient tally reaches 355
VGP – Two more Vietnamese returning from Kuwait have been confirmed the latest COVID-19 cases in Viet Nam, raising the patient tally to 355, the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control reported minutes ago.
— VGP RSS Feed

Local farming production needs reforms for higher export value
If Vietnamese enterprises do not meet certain requirements, they will struggle to export local farming and food products.
— Viet Nam News

How will mobile money affect e-wallets?
Many economists have said that competition between e-wallets and mobile money might not happen as each payment method has different goals and market share.
— Viet Nam News

PM chairs ASEAN leaders’ interface with ASEAN Business Advisory Council
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuân Phúc affirmed the significance of businesses in the ASEAN development at ASEAN leaders’ interface with representatives of ASEAN Business Advisory Council (ASEAN-BAC) on Friday.
— Viet Nam News

ASEAN needs to collaborate for better tax policy: report
ASEAN and all member states must collaborate to establish a better tax policy system to build sustainability and resilience across the region, found a report launched on Thursday in Hà Nội.
— Viet Nam News

ASEAN should roll up sleeves to kick-start recovery plan
VGP – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said ASEAN should roll up sleeves to kick-start recovery plan and resume cooperation while addressing the ASEAN leaders’ Interface with representatives of ASEAN Business Advisory Council (ASEAN-BAC) on June 26.
— VGP RSS Feed

Mondelez Kinh Đô strengthens position in Việt Nam with new products
Five years after entering the Vietnamese confectionary market, Mondelez Kinh Đô Vietnam has announced it will continue to strengthen its position in the bakery and confectionary market by delivering new disruptive innovations.
— Viet Nam News

Đang Nai gets ready to welcome FDI moving out of coronavirus-hit China
The southern province of Đang Nai plans to build industrial parks and expand existing ones to be ready for the shift in foreign direct investment flows from China to Việt Nam because of the Covid-19 pandemic, which has hit that country hard.
— Viet Nam News

Deputy PM, FM Minh: VN is steadfast in its commitment to UN Charter
VGP – The following is the message by Deputy Prime Minister, Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the signing of the United Nations Charter.
— VGP Government in Action

Action needed to unleash women’s enormous potential, PM Phuc says
VGP – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has stressed the need to take action to unleash women’s significant potential and create favorable conditions for them to bring into full play their strengths and make positive contributions to the development process of each country and the ASEAN Community.
— VGP Government in Action

VN stocks end week lower on large-cap decline
The benchmark VN-Index on the Ho Chí Minh Stock Exchange dropped 0.31 per cent to end this week at 851.98 points.
— Viet Nam News

Việt Nam network sharing deal a positive for future telco collaborations
Experts forecast despite being a relatively new paradigm in Việt Nam, network sharing efforts would accelerate as the Government seeks to streamline network deployments and slash capital spending.
— Viet Nam News

South Korea’s Lotte Joins Hands with Vietnam for Post-Pandemic Recovery
South Korea’s Lotte Group has handed over VND3.66 billion ($159,000) through the Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee to the Central Pediatric Hospital and 108 Military Hospital, with the desire to accompany the country on the road to economic and social recovery after the COVID-19 pandemic.
— Business News Asia

Interest expense deduction limit raised to 30 per cent
The interest expense deduction limit was raised to 30 per cent from 20 per cent to support businesses, according to the Government’s Decree No 68/2020/NĐ-CP, which took effect on Wednesday.
— Viet Nam News

Gia Lai to have $44m hi-tech agricultural zone
A 100-ha hi-tech agricultural zone is scheduled to be built in the central highlands province of Gia Lai to develop breeding pigs and produce organic cattle feed and fertiliser.
— Viet Nam News

It is sure ASEAN does not want to take sides, says PM Phuc
VGP – ASEAN always expects peace, stability, prosperity and cooperation for mutual development in Asia-Pacific and it is sure that the bloc does not want to take sides, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
— VGP RSS Feed

PNJ Green Living Moment photo contest, a big hit
The Green Living Moment photo contest organised on Facebook by jewellery company PNJ, received a huge response.
— Viet Nam News

Unique forest task force team
To win a spot on the team you have to be healthy, love the forest and animals and have enough skills to live in the forest for a long time.
— Viet Nam Net

ASEAN leaders reaffirm importance of peace, security, maritime freedom in East Sea
VGP – Leaders of 10 ASEAN member countries further reaffirm the importance of maintaining and promoting peace, security, stability, safety and freedom of navigation and over-flight above the East Sea, according to their Vision Statement on Cohesive and Responsive ASEAN.
— VGP Government in Action

 

 

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