Vietnam Morning News For May 2

Vietnam Morning News For May 2
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Moody’s and SP affirms Việt Nam’s sovereign rating
Two major credit rating agencies, Moody’s and Standard & Poor’s (S&P), on Friday affirmed Việt Nam’s sovereign rating, citing the country’s strong foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows, macroeconomic and external stability and modest external debt burden.
Viet Nam News

New ways to meet VN’s energy needs
The Vietnamese power industry is undergoing an unprecedented transformation, and navigating it requires a full understanding of the entire energy ecosystem, experts say.

Vietnam’s FDI inflow rises 3 pct to $4.8 bln in first four months
Vietnam has attracted $4.8 billion in disbursement of foreign direct investment during the first four months of 2017, the government said.

Vietnamese experts warn of cyber threats after NSA hacking ‘toolkit’ published
The leaked set of NSA hacking tools can be used against most Windows operating systems, they say.

Vietnam contributes to ASEAN Summit’s success
A Vietnamese delegation led by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc had important contributions to the success of the 30th ASEAN Summit, which took place in the Philippines on April 29-30.

$40m bridge opened to traffic in province near Ho Chi Minh City
Officials in southern Dong Nai Province on Sunday opened to traffic a bridge to connect the province’s heart to key industrial parks and make it easier to travel to Vung Tau, a popular resort city, from Ho Chi Minh City.
Tuoi Tre News

Transport ministry chooses design for future megaairport near Ho Chi Minh City
A lotus-themed design has beaten two other finalists to be selected for the construction of a huge airport in southern Vietnam.
Tuoi Tre News

When will there be direct flights to the US?
In December 2003, the Vietnam-US Bilateral Air Transport Agreement was signed, allowing air carriers to open direct air routes between the two countries. US.

Long An targets becoming modern industrialised province
Although Long An Province has taken the lead in foreign direct investment (FDI) attraction in Mekong Delta, it is still undertaking different measures to improve its competitiveness and investment climate.
Viet Nam News

Work begins on $80 million wind project in Dong Nai
Viet Nam’s TSV Investment JSC and Singapore’s wind energy developer The Blue Circle kicked off construction of Dam Nai wind project in Ninh Thuan Province on Friday.

Developer ignores Hanoi authorities’ repeated reprimands to build high-rise without permit
A multimillion-dollar high-rise apartment complex has been discovered to be under construction without legitimate permits despite reprimands from authorities in Hanoi.
Tuoi Tre News

Foreign educators respond to Vietnam’s plan to eliminate the high school graduation exam
Responding to a request from Tuoi Tre News, a number of educators have commented on a plan to comprehensively transform Vietnam’s national education system.
Tuoi Tre News

Going Off-Road in Vietnam: From Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi
In post-war era Vietnam, life has seemingly transcended into that of a flourishing nation of bustling urban enclaves and burgeoning farmlands.

Vietnam Liberation Day
The people and government of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam celebrated Reunification Day last April 30, commemorating the fall of Saigon in 1975 after liberation fighters entered the Independence Palace (now Reunification Palace) in Saigon (now Ho Chi Minh City).
Manila Bulletin

Food safety key for exporters
Vietnamese food exporters have been urged to improve production so that products can meet new regulations set by importing countries, experts have said.
Viet Nam News

Chinese man drives car into group of traffic police in central Vietnam
The man was trying to escape after police caught him speeding, and refused to cooperate when the car was eventually stopped.


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