Vietnam morning news for May 12

Vietnam morning news for May 12

Vietnam morning news

Vietnam vows 5% growth in post-outbreak foreign investment pitch
Vietnam is pressing for foreign investment to defend its status as Southeast Asia’s fastest-growing economy, just as the country becomes the first in the region to emerge from the coronavirus pandemic.
— Nikkei Asian Review (paywall)

Vietnam Govt to Launch Crypto Research Group to Evaluate Policy
Vietnam’s finance ministry has established a research group to develop and scrutinize digital-currency-related policy proposals.
— Coin Telegraph

Vietnam goes 25 days without Covid-19 community infection
The Health Ministry confirmed no new Covid-19 case Monday morning, marking day 25 without any infection caused by community transmission.
— VnExpress

Vietnam’s seafood exports to slide further in Q2
Vietnam’s seafood exports will continue to drop in the next few months due to the coronavirus pandemic, according to the country’s industry association, reports Viet Nan News.
— Under Current News

Vietnam’s JobHopin nabs US$2.45M Series A to make recruitment easier in Southeast Asia
JobHopin, a startup that offers an Artificial Intelligence-powered online recruitment platform in Vietnam, has secured US$2.45 million in Series A round of financing, co-led by SEMA Translink (South Korea) and KK Fund.
— e27

Vietnamese Police Clash With 100 Khmer Krom Farmers in Latest Land Dispute
Vietnamese police traded blows with about 100 farmers from the ethnic Khmer Krom minority in the southern Mekong Delta region last week, the latest violent clash over land rights in the Southeast Asian country.
— Radio Free Asia

Qatar Airways Cargo creates an air bridge between Vietnam and France
Qatar Airways Cargo is continuing to support global trade and facilitate supply chains across the world amidst the COVID-19 pandemic
— The Load Star

Seven tips for business success during COVID-19
Nathaniel Hartmann, associate professor of marketing, shares seven business tips to help companies adapt to the changing business environment due to the COVID-19 health crisis.
— Viet Nam News

Expanding Indo Vietnam Biz to US$20 billion Post COVID 19 through Smart & Secured Strategies
India and Vietnam have enjoyed exceptionally friendly and cordial relations that have been a product of historical understanding.
— The Policy Times

PM Phúc tells Việt Nam to restart the economy
The COVID-19 pandemic was basically under control in Viet Nam, so it was time to restart the local economy, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuân Phúc at a meeting with businesses on Saturday.
— Viet Nam News

Wood processing firms survive amid Covid-19, eye post-pandemic opportunities
Many wood processing firms have managed to operate despite the Covid-19 pandemic and many have even chalked out measures to take advantage of the opportunities on offer when the pandemic is over.
— Viet Nam News

Ministry to set up research group on cryptocurrency to tighten management
The Ministry of Finance has decided to set up a research group which would be in charge of studying and proposing policies to manage virtual assets and crypto currency.
— Viet Nam News

Short-haul flights to lead recovery
Vietnam’s reopening of its domestic travel sector is expected to be replicated by focusing on short-haul Asian markets that will enhance its international tourism profile, according to a survey conducted by the hospitality consulting group, the C9 Hotelworks, and Delivering Asia Communications.
— VietnamPlus

Vietnamese joins US Navy’s floating hospital
Medic Nguyen Vi Anh was initially recruited into the U.S. Navy after a courageous stint in boot camp.
— VnExpress

Garment sector focuses on potential markets
Chairman of the Vietnam Textile and Apparel Association (VITAS) Vu Duc Giang has said the sector will focus on new potential markets to achieve an average growth of 6 percent each year during the 2020 – 2025 period.
— VietnamPlus

Vietnam brings home over 270 citizens from Malaysia
A flight carrying more than 270 Vietnamese citizens home from Malaysia landed at the Da Nang International Airport on May 10.
— VietnamPlus

One COVID-19 patient transferred to HCMC hospital due to deteriorating lung conditions
Female patient 278 has been transferred from Bac Lieu General Hospital to Ho Chi Minh City Hospital for Tropical Diseases after her health conditions deteriorate, according to HCMC-based hospital director Nguyen Vinh Chau.
— VGP Local Activities

Ministry to set up research group on cryptocurrency to tighten management
The Ministry of Finance has decided to set up a research group which would be in charge of studying and proposing policies to manage virtual assets and crypto currency.
— Viet Nam News

Party Central Committee convenes 12th plenum
The 12th plenum of the Party Central Committee, 12th tenure, opened in Hanoi on May 11 under the chair of Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong.
— VietnamPlus

Investors concern about wind power development
Việt Nam may not be meeting its development potential to exploit wind power to provide energy to the country.
— Viet Nam News

Philippine shipping company pays $45,000 to Vietnamese fisherman for sinking boat
The owner of a Philippine cargo ship has paid $45,000 in compensation to a Vietnamese fisherman for ramming and sinking his boat on May 1.
— VnExpress

New high-tech park to be built in Đang Nai
The Việt Nam-Korea Techno Park Investment and Development Joint Stock Company (VKTP) has proposed to Đang Nai Province the investment and construction of Techno Park, a Việt Nam-South Korea high tech park project.
— Viet Nam News

No new community infection of COVID-19 over past 25 consecutive days
Viet Nam has gone 25 days without new community infection of COVID-19, the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control said Monday morning.
— VGP Ministerial Activities

Central city port gains 37 per cent profit growth in Q1
Đà Nẵng Port Joint Stock Company earned revenue of VNĐ224.4 billion ($9.75 million) from sales and services, earning net profit of $2.44 million, up nearly 37 per cent year-on-year.
— Viet Nam News

Honda Vietnam eyes imports as snapped supply chains hit production
Honda Vietnam is considering more car imports this year since local production has been hit by the supply chain disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
— VnExpress

F&B businesses take different strategies after social distancing
With social distancing measures eased, some F&B businesses have gradually restarted operations, with some even opening new branches.
— Viet Nam News

Eight more patients cleared of COVID-19
Eight patients have recovered from COVID19, sending the total of such cases to 249 out of Viet Nam’s patient tally of 288..
— VGP Ministerial Activities

Joint efforts needed to protect water resources: Việt Nam River Network
Vietnam News Agency speaks to Đào Trọng Tứ, head co-ordinator of the Việt Nam River Network (VNR), on the role of social organisations and civic groups in improving the awareness and actions of the community regarding water security issues.
— Viet Nam News

Vietnam casino resort Corona reopens after virus alert
Corona Resort and Casino (pictured in a file photo) – a gaming complex located on Vietnam’s Phu Quoc island – has announced on its official website that operations at the resort and gaming facilities recommenced on Friday (May 8), after a month-long pause amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
— GGR Asia

Vietnam defies the odds on Covid-19
Quick action by the government has helped prevent widespread infection – and turned the tide of public distrust.
— Lowy Institute

Investors lose in April as covered warrants fall due to market decline
The 19 covered warrant items were issued by SSI Securities (SSI), VPS Securities (VPS), HCM City Securities (HSC) and MB Securities (MBS).
— Viet Nam News

Program on “Vietnamese people travel Viet Nam” launched
The program on “Vietnamese people travel Viet Nam” was launched in a bid to stimulate domestic tourism as the nation has come back to “new normal” after the Government lifted social distancing rules.
— VGP Ministerial Activities

Bà Rịa – Vũng Tàu steps up for development
The southern coastal province of Bà Rịa – Vũng Tàu has exploited its natural beauty and taken the advantages of the development of its oil and gas sector for economic development, turning itself into a sustainably developed region in the Southern Focal Economic of Việt Nam.
— Viet Nam News

Market to enjoy gain thanks to supportive information
Shares may continue to enjoy growth this week on hopeful signs about the containment of the government over the coronavirus outbreak and a handful of other supportive information.
— Viet Nam News

Vestas signs two Vietnam wind deals
Vestas Wind Systems A.S. has secured a new order for two wind projects totaling 64 megawatts in Vietnam, Kallanish Energy reports.
— Kallanish Energy

Underwater dyke set to save Cửa Đại beach from erosion
The central province of Quảng Nam has allocated a fund of VNĐ300 billion (US$13 million) to build an underwater dyke system protecting Cửa Đại Beach from erosion.
— Viet Nam News

Joint efforts needed to protect water resources: Việt Nam River Network
Vietnam News Agency speaks to Đào Trọng Tứ, head co-ordinator of the Việt Nam River Network (VNR), on the role of social organisations and civic groups in improving the awareness and actions of the community regarding water security issues
— Viet Nam Net

Vietnam’s Successful Battle Against Covid-19 and How CocCoc Contributed to the Fight
Vietnam has made efforts to implement measures of Covid-19 prevention and achieved extremely positive results. To contribute to this success, businesses, especially technology companies, have taken numerous practical actions. As a leading Vietnamese technology company, CocCoc has made timely contributions to the fight against Covid-19 in Vietnam.
— Branding In Asia

PM Phúc tells Việt Nam to restart the economy
The COVID-19 pandemic was basically under control in Viet Nam, so it was time to restart the local economy, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuân Phúc at a meeting with businesses on Saturday.
— Viet Nam News

Investors lose in April as covered warrants fall due to market decline
The 19 covered warrant items were issued by SSI Securities (SSI), VPS Securities (VPS), HCM City Securities (HSC) and MB Securities (MBS).
— Viet Nam News

 

 

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