Lang Son restores cross-border trade activities by locals
Thu, 27 Feb 2020 15:12:00
The northern border province of Lang Son on February 26 agreed with China’s proposal to resume cross-border trade activities by local residents.
Working session discusses support to sectors hit by COVID-19
Thu, 27 Feb 2020 15:10:00
Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh chaired a meeting in Hanoi on February 26 to discuss support to sectors hit by COVID-19 outbreak.
At home away from home in a quarantine zone
Thu, 27 Feb 2020 15:03:00
Ever since the novel coronavirus outbreak reached Vinh Phuc Province earlier this month, 29 medical workers at a quarantine zone haven't been home.
Local commercial banks cut interbank transfer fees
Thu, 27 Feb 2020 15:01:00
Seventeen out of 45 commercial banks slashed the fees for interbank transfers of small sums worth less than 500,000 VND (21.5 USD) following the move of the National Payment Corporation of Vietnam (NAPAS) to cut switching fees with an aim to promote cashless payments.
Vietnam suspends entry from all coronavirus-hit areas
Thu, 27 Feb 2020 14:59:00
No person coming from any area that has experienced a Covid-19 outbreak will be allowed to enter Vietnam, the PM directed Tuesday.
Electronics producers face material shortage amid COVID-19 outbreak
Thu, 27 Feb 2020 14:57:00
Some large electronics manufacturers in Vietnam are feeling the punch from the COVID-19 outbreak as material imports and finished product exports have been affected by tighter border control aimed at preventing the disease from spreading.
Mekong pilot program to monitor impact of Lao dams on lower basin
Thu, 27 Feb 2020 14:52:00
Transboundary environmental impacts of Laos' Xayaburi and Don Sahong dams will be monitored under a two-year program following a call for more data transparency
Over 208 million USD raised through G-bond auction
Thu, 27 Feb 2020 14:50:00
The State Treasury raised over 4.8 trillion VND (208.6 million USD) through a G-bond auction on the Hanoi Stock Exchange (HNX) on February 26.
Vietnamese in South Korea face dilemma: stay put or bail out?
Thu, 27 Feb 2020 14:46:00
As the novel coronavirus outbreak sweeps through Daegu in Korea, over 8,000 Vietnamese must decide whether to leave or take a chance there.
Banking sector to cash in on benefits from EVFTA
Thu, 27 Feb 2020 14:43:00
The Vietnamese banking sector, now undergoing drastic restructuring, will have more opportunities to improve its financial capacity as well as learn modern business models and management from their European partners after the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) takes effect, according to insiders.
New regulations on exemption of licensing fees
Thu, 27 Feb 2020 14:40:00
Three more cases will be exempted from licensing fees, according to the recently-issued Decree No. 22/2020/ND-CP amending and supplementing some articles of Decree No. 139/2016/ND-CP regulating licensing fees.
HortEx Vietnam 2020 kicks off in Ho Chi Minh City
Thu, 27 Feb 2020 14:38:00
The third International Exhibition and Conference for Horticultural and Floricultural Production and Processing Technology (HortEx Vietnam 2020) got underway in Ho Chi Minh City on February 26 with over 150 enterprises from 24 countries and territories globally taking part.
Four jailed in UK for smuggling in 29 Vietnamese
Thu, 27 Feb 2020 14:36:00
A British court sentenced four men to prison on Monday for trafficking 29 Vietnamese, including 17 children, from France into the U.K.
Capacity of coal-fired power plants to drop in 2025
Thu, 27 Feb 2020 14:35:00
The capacity of coal-fired power plants in Vietnam will be reduced to 8,760 MW in 2025 and 6,340 in 2030 due to the sluggish implementation of several projects and the disagreement of some localities in coal-fired power plant development.
$1.5 million spent to clean major Saigon canal
Thu, 27 Feb 2020 14:31:00
A Saigon canal cutting through five districts is being cleaned starting Wednesday for over VND36 billion ($1.5 million).
Vietnamese carriers’ passenger figures suffer from COVID-19 outbreak
Thu, 27 Feb 2020 14:29:00
Vietnamese carriers saw significant drops in the number of passengers in February due to the COVID-19 outbreak.
Major Vietnamese port to screen South Korean ships
Thu, 27 Feb 2020 14:27:00
Hai Phong City in northern Vietnam will screen South Korean cargo vessels docking at its port for coronavirus infection.
Ministry gives legal assistance to SMEs
Thu, 27 Feb 2020 14:24:00
The Ministry of Finance (MoF) has planned to provide legal assistance for small and-medium-sized enterprises in 2020 through conferences and dialogues.