Vietnam Morning News For June 26

Vietnam Morning News For June 26

Vietnam morning newsVietnam leads Asia in women leadership: Deloitte Global
Vietnam has the highest percentage of women leadership in Asia, according to the report “Women in the boardroom: A global perspective” of the Deloitte Global.

Korea’s Hanwha, BCG Bang Duong ink deal to build solar power plant
BCG Bang Duong Joint Venture and South Korea’s Hanwha Group have signed an agreement to set up a US$100 million solar power plant in Long An Province.
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IPO to look out for: VN Rubber Group’s mega-land bank
With a massive land fund, Vietnam Rubber Group (VRG) is a name many investors pay close attention to. However, due to its huge capitalisation, VRG has yet to select a strategic investor, although there are only a few days until its initial public offering (IPO).
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New decree targets labeling violations
Labels must be displayed directly on goods or their commercial packaging in easy-to-spot positions, clearly and fully showing compulsory information about the item.
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EVN exports 0.7 billion kWh of electricity in H1
The Electricity of Vietnam (EVN) exported about 0.7 billion kWh of electricity in the first half of 2017.

Retail set for tech transformation
Viet Nam’s retail sector is anticipating significant changes, driven by a technology boom, in people’s spending and shopping habits, experts said at the Forbes Talks on retail development on Thursday.
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E-commerce logistics industry faces harsh competition
The rapid growth of freight forwarders in Viet Nam has put pressure on e-commerce businesses to seek new avenues for development.
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US to provide assistance in developing smart cities
The US will lend a helping hand in building smart cities in Vietnam in general and in Hanoi in particular, a workshop held by the Ministry of Information and Communications, the US Embassy in Vietnam, and the US Trade and Development Agency in Hanoi on June 21 and 22 heard.
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WB support for central highland and coastal region projects
The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors has approved financing for two projects in Vietnam: the Central Highlands Connectivity Improvement Project and the Forest Sector Modernization and Coastal Resilience Enhancement Project.
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Viet Nam gets nod to export poultry to Japan
Viet Nam will export processed chicken for the first time, starting with Japan, as it has got a go-ahead from the Japanese government and the department of animal health.
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Vietnam’s rice exports to Russia rises 700%
Rice is processed for exports at a factory in Ho Chi Minh City. Vietnam exported more than 14,700 tonnes of rice to Russia in the first five months of this year

Fruit, vegetable exports growing
Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Nguyen Xuan Cuong said the export potential of fruits and vegetables is huge, with the products key to restructuring the sector.
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HCM City and Long An Province to ensure safety of agricultural products
HCM City Food Safety Management Board and the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development in Long An Province signed an agreement regarding the production, trade and consumption of agricultural products for the 2017-20 period.
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Well-known businesses battle imposters on Facebook
Many businessmen have discovered Facebook pages where information about them is updated daily.
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VN web travel agencies warned: shape up or ship out
Google and Singaporean sovereign fund Temasek have forecast the Vietnamese online tourism services market to be worth 9 billion USD by 2020, and said local companies should work quickly or risk losing the market to international companies.

VN set for co-working office boom: experts
With both local and international operators strongly expanding into co-working in Viet Nam, the industry is expected to develop rapidly, experts have said.
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Competition heats up as convenience stores race for dominance in Vietnam
With a slate of brands operating nearly 2,000 stores, the remaining space for expansion is limited.

HCM City issues construction permits within 15 days
Investors in HCM City will receive construction permits within 15 working days after applying online for level 3 public service registrations, according to the city’s People’s Committee.

2,000 City households to register as companies
The District 5 People’s Committee plans to transform more than 1,200 household businesses into companies every year from now until 2020, a local official said.
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Vietnam paid nearly 1 billion USD to import completely – built – up (CBU) cars
According to the Vietnam Customs, as of June 15, the whole country imported more than 46,800 cars of all types, with a total value of over 950 million USD.

Vietnam-Laos science, technology cooperation committee meets
Vietnam and Laos convened the fourth meeting of their Scientific and Technological Cooperation Committee in Cua Lo town, the central province of Nghe An, on June 25.
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The overview of “Hanoi 2017 – Investment and Development Cooperation” conference
About 900 delegates and 500 domestic and foreign investors and enterprises are expected to join the Hanoi 2017 – Investment and Development Cooperation Conference held in Hanoi on June 25.


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