Vietnam morning news for May 26

Vietnam morning news for May 26

Vietnam morning news

Vietnam plans 15.84t dong tax cut for small businesses
Vietnam is planning a 15.84 trillion dong (S$968.9 million) cut in corporate income tax for small-sized enterprises this year to help them overcome the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, the Ministry of Finance said on Monday.
— Business Times

Vietnam Airlines Mulls Ordering 50 New Planes
Hanoi-based Vietnam Airlines is eyeing a significant fleet expansion. The prospect was raised by the airline’s CEO, Duong Tri Thanh, last week.
— Simple Flying

Vietnam wildlife trade ban appears to flounder amid coronavirus success
Conservation organizations in Vietnam sent a letter to the Prime Minister last week asking for an update on planned regulations curtailing the trade and consumption of wildlife.
— Mongabay

Vietnam: Bac Giang to host first teleconference on lychee trade promotion
The nation’s first teleconference on lychee consumption is expected to be hosted by the northern province of Bac Giang on June 6, aiming to promote both domestic consumption and export of the local specialty.
— Fresh Plaza

Vietnam needs to boost public spending for economic recovery
In order to revive an economy left undermined by the fight against the coronavirus outbreak, what matters most to Vietnam is taking advantage of its current potential and seizing new opportunities to bolster growth.

Vietnam yet to reply to diplomatic note over tents in disputed stretch
The Vietnamese government has still not replied to a diplomatic note sent from Cambodia over the setting up of tents in a disputed border stretch, prompting an accusation it does not value good neighbourly ties.
— Khmer Times

Vietnam refineries’ output in Q2 seen rising 7% from Q1 to 3.03 mln T
The output of Vietnam’s two refineries in the second quarter is expected to rise 7% from the first quarter to 3.03 million tonnes on recovering demand, Binh Son Refining and Petrochemical said on Monday.
— Reuters

Vietnam cashless spending up 39 percent
Spending via Visa credit and debit cards last year surged 39 percent year-on-year as Vietnamese consumers became less dependent on cash.
— VnExpress

Vietnam needs to change its ways to attract FDI: experts
Vietnam has some great advantages while competing with regional countries in attracting capital flows after the COVID-19 pandemic, experts have said.
— VietnamPlus

Southeast Asia’s largest retailers include five Vietnamese
Vietnam has five representatives in the 2020 list of top 50 retailers in Southeast Asia compiled by British market research firm Euromonitor International.
— VnExpress

Facebook launches first “Facebook for Vietnam” campaign
Facebook, in partnership with the US Mission to Việt Nam and partners, launched a “Facebook for Vietnam” campaign to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Việt Nam – US relations on May 24.
— Viet Nam News

Electronic certificates of origin to boost Vietnam-India trade
Electronic certificates of origin (eCO), once approved, are expected to bolster trade between Vietnam and India, according to Vietnamese Ambassador Pham Sanh Chau as reported by the Voice of Vietnam.

Vietnam on alert for decapod iridescent virus
Vietnam’s agriculture ministry has urged authorities in the country’s provinces bordering China to take preventative measures against the spread of decapod iridescent virus 1, in order to protect the Vietnamese shrimp farming industry.
— The Fishsite

Vietnam investigates alleged $215,000 bribery by Japanese firm
Vietnam is investigating reports that a Japanese plastic company bribed Vietnamese officials JPY25 million ($215,000) to escape tax duties and fines.
— VnExpress

Vietnam increases reference exchange rate
The State Bank of Vietnam on Monday (May 25) set the daily reference exchange rate between Vietnamese dong and US dollar at 23,257 Vietnamese dong per US dollar, up 15 Vietnamese dong against the last working day of the previous week.
— The Star Online

Guest Essay: Vietnam War books convey important message for Memorial Day and beyond
In “Blue Devils in Vietnam,” Jim DeCamp, Tony Gurak, Roger Johnson, and many other Vietnam veterans who had attended Geneseo Central School shared their experiences before, during, and after their Vietnam service.
— The Daily News Online

FPT Retail establishes clear lead in drugstores race
In a drugstores race between top electronics retailers Mobile World and FPT Retail that began in 2017, the latter is well ahead.
— VnExpress

US becomes Vietnam’s largest supplier of fruits, vegetables
The US has become Vietnam’s largest supplier of fruits and vegetables in the first four months of the year, recording a 44 percent increase year-on-year in export value to 102.1 million USD, according to the Vietnam Fruit and Vegetable Association.
— VietnamPlus

Vietnam cashless spending up 39 percent
Spending via Visa credit and debit cards last year surged 39 percent year-on-year as Vietnamese consumers became less dependent on cash.
— VnExpress

Vietnam, China works to fuel agricultural trade
Vietnam and China are going to hold several teleconferences in the next few days to promote the trade of agricultural products and specialties.
— VietnamPlus

MoIT to help local firms cope with trade remedies
The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) is planning to increase the number of training courses it organises on trade remedies for the domestic production industry.
— Viet Nam News

One more COVID-19 case confirmed, total rises to 325
VGP – A 34-year-old woman returning from Russia was confirmed the latest COVID-19 case in Viet Nam, raising the country’s patient tally to 325, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-1 9 Prevention and Control.
— VGP Ministerial Activities

Environment ministry proposes solutions to control pollution caused by transport
The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has proposed supportive policies to encourage environmentally-friendly means of transport which run on electric engines and use renewable fuels.
— Viet Nam Net

Motorbike emissions levels added to revised Law on Road Traffic
Gas emissions from motorbikes will be periodically checked under the revised Law on Road Traffic which will be submitted to the National Assembly this year to protect the environment.
— Viet Nam Net

Investors need to consider carefully before buying old apartments: experts
Experts have recommended investors consider carefully before buying old apartments to ensure investment efficiency.
— Viet Nam News

Tiền Giang to support tourism businesses hit by COVID-19
Local businesses hit hard by COVID-19 are seeking support, including deadline extensions for tax payments, from Tiền Giang Province authorities.
— Viet Nam News

No new community COVID-19 cases in Vietnam for 39 days
Vietnam recorded no new COVID-19 cases on May 25 morning, making it 39 days in a row without infections in the community.
— VietnamPlus

Vietjet sells promotional tickets to celebrate Int’l Children’s Day
This is a gift from Vietjet so children and their families can experience a joyful summer and connect in all parts of the country.
— Viet Nam News

Vietnam – emerging tiger in Asia: Egyptian media
Some Egyptian newspapers, including the Events Magazine News, Al Naasher and The Egyptian Gazette, highly valued Vietnam’s development achievements in recent years in their articles published recently.
— VietnamPlus

Vietnam to Vote on EU Trade Deal as Economy Emerges from Virus
Vietnam has one of the only economies in the world that will grow in 2020, a distinction to be boosted as it heads into a final vote on its trade deal with Europe this week.

VietinBank plans equity capital increase from accumulated profits
VietinBank (VTG) planned to increase its equity capital from its accumulated profits or paying dividend by stocks. The plan is being completed by the competent State agencies to complete the legal procedures to implement.
— Viet Nam News

Economists urge VN firms to diversify markets, understand post-pandemic trends
Vietnamese firms need to diversify their overseas markets and improve their strengths to capitalise on opportunities after the Covid-19 pandemic ends, an online seminar heard in HCM City.
— Viet Nam News

VN’s fruit, vegetable imports from US shoot up
The US has become Việt Nam’s largest supplier of fruits and vegetables after a 44 per cent increase year-on-year in the first four months of the year to US$102.1 million, according to the Việt Nam Fruit and Vegetable Association.
— Viet Nam News

Share set to increase, facing corrections
Vietnamese stock market is forecast to move higher this week, where correction and volatility is expected.
— Viet Nam News

Quang Ninh emerges as successful economic transformation model, PM says
VGP – Quang Ninh has emerged as a successful economic transformation model as the locality has shifted to a greener and diverse economy, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
— VGP Government in Action

VN enters 39th day without new COVID-19 community infection
VGP – Viet Nam began the 39th consecutive day without new COVID-19 community infection, the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control reported this morning.
— VGP RSS Feed

S&P maintains stable outlook for Việt Nam’s sovereign credit rating
S&P Global Ratings has announced it has retained Việt Nam’s sovereign credit rating at BB, with a stable outlook, in its latest report released late last week, according to the Ministry of Finance.
— Viet Nam News

VN needs to change its ways to attract FDI leaving China: experts
Việt Nam has some great advantages while competing with regional countries in attracting capital flows moving out of China after the Covid-19 pandemic, experts have said.
— Viet Nam News



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