Vietnam morning news for September 19

Vietnam morning news for September 19

Vietnam morning newsVietnam’s Top IT Companies Reach Over $16 Billion In Revenue
The turnover of Vietnam’s top 50 IT companies topped $16 billion last year and employment reached roughly 93,000 people, according to the Vietnam Software Association (VINASA).
— Investvine

Electronic waste poses risks to Vietnam environment: auditor general
The issue would impact Vietnam`s effort towards sustainable development. Vietnam will not harm the environment in exchange for economic benefits, while electronic waste is posing risks to the country’s environment, said Ho Duc Phoc, auditor general of the State Audit Office of Vietnam (SAV).
— The Hanoi Times

Vietnam Airlines to launch direct air service to US in 2020
National flag carrier Vietnam Airlines is set to open a direct air link between Vietnam and the United States in 2020, with the destination being either Los Angeles or San Francisco.
— VietnamNet Bridge

PM directs urgent measures to enhance scrap import management
Prime Minister Nguyan Xuân Phúc on Monday signed a directive calling for urgent measures to improve the management of imports of waste as production material.
— Viet Nam News

Vietnam’s electronics and garment may benefit from trade war: Brokerage
Vietnam somehow will take advantage of the escalation of the US-China trade conflict, although the world`s economy in general may suffer from it.
— The Hanoi Times

VN needs to adapt to digitisation
Viet Nam needs to improve the quality of its technical and vocational education and training to meet the requirements of digitisation and industry 4.0, a conference heard in HCM City on Tuesday.
— Bizhub

Vietnam Airlines, Hong Kong group teams up to boost in-flight sales
National flag carrier Vietnam Airlines will launch its onboard duty-free sales programme, Lotushop, in October this year in cooperation with King Power Traveller, a subsidiary of the Hong Kong-based King Power Group.
— VietnamPlus

Vietnam FPT becomes Carlsberg’s technology partner
FPT sets the target of turning into the world-class DT service provider, stated Truong Gia Binh, FPT`s chairman.
— The Hanoi Times

Vietnam takes Bali’s place as top Aussie travel choice
Vietnam has become the favorite travel destination for Australians, pushing Indonesia’s Bali off that perch, says booking site Webjet.
— VnExpress

HCM City encourages private investors to develop affordable housing
HCM City will adopt incentives to encourage the private sector to develop social housing for sale and rent to address the city’s shortage of affordable homes for low-income families and industrial park workers.
— Viet Nam News

New competition law to better manage economic concentration
The new competition law will create a legal framework to better manage economic concentration, experts say.
— Bizhub

Vietnam establishing itself as safe investment destination: Japan expert
Professor Ryo Ikebe from the Senshu University of Japan has noted improvements in Vietnam’s economy and the two countries’ economic ties during an interview with Vietnam News Agency on the occasion of the 45 years of diplomatic relations.
— VietnamPlus

MMA CEO & CMO Summit Vietnam 2018 to Open on September 28
Organized by Vietnam Mobile Marketing Association (MMA), the CEO & CMO Summit Vietnam 2018 is set to open in Ho Chi Minh City for the first time on September 28, 2018.
— AEC News Today/ PR Newswire (media release)

Vietnamese banks sound alarm over cybercrime
Many banks in Vietnam have reported about customers losing information about their accounts to criminals through phishing attacks and other methods.
— VnExpress

ASOSAI Governing Board meets in Hanoi
The 52nd meeting of the Governing Board of the Asian Organisation of Supreme Audit Institutions (ASOSAI) took place in Hanoi on September 19 under the co-chair of ASOSAI Chairperson Madinah Binti Mohamad and Secretary General Choe Jeahyeong.
— Nhan Dan Online

US proposes maintaining VN eligibility to export catfish
The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) under the United States Department of Agriculture has proposed continuing Viet Nam’s eligibility to export Siluriformes fish, commonly known as catfish, and fish products to the United States.
— Bizhub

HAGL seeks to buy 24 million shares of its farming subsidiary
Hoàng Anh Gia Lai Joint Stock Company (HAGL) (HAG) has registered to purchase 24 million shares of its farming subsidiary HAGL Agrico (HNG).
— Viet Nam News

Vietnam relatively safer than ASEAN peers in trade war storm
Unlike most other ASEAN countries, who have been buffeted by the China-U.S. trade war, Vietnam could actually benefit from it.
— Retail News

Japanese submarine calls on central Vietnam port
A Japanese submarine arrived in Vietnam’s Cam Ranh Port, a strategic deepwater base, Monday for a four-day visit.
— VnExpress

US President appreciates development of Vietnam-US ties
US President Donald Trump appreciated steps of development in the US-Vietnam Comprehensive Partnership when receiving a letter of credentials handed over by Vietnamese Ambassador Ha Kim Ngoc on September 17.
— Nhan Dan Online

Vietnam wins prestigious award as Asia’s leading tourist destination
Vietnam won the award for “Asia’s Leading Destination” at the 2018 World Travel Awards in Hong Kong this month.
— VnExpress

Vietnam invited to G7 ministerial meeting on climate change in Canada
attend the G7 Ministerial Meeting on Working Together on Climate Change, Oceans and Clean Energy.
— Nhan Dan Online

Hanoi’s lucrative property market attracts foreigners
The real estate market in Hanoi is becoming a magnet for foreign investors, with the number of experts and entrepreneurs from abroad working in the capital city rising.
— VietnamNet Bridge

Marrone Enters Distribution Partnership in Vietnam, Cambodia
Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc., a leading provider of bio-based pest management and plant health products for the agriculture, turf and ornamental and water treatment markets, today announced that it has signed an exclusive distribution agreement with Hop Tri Investment Corporation for three MBI products in Vietnam and Cambodia.
— Agri Business Global

Vietnam PayTV firms face a Facebook football threat
The government should not allow Facebook to stream English Premier League matches, an alarmed Vietnam Pay TV Association says.
— VnExpress

Vietnamese enterprises attend international food fair in Moscow
Vietnamese food producers and exporters are attending the international food and drink exhibition, WorldFood Moscow 2018, being held in the Russian capital from September 17 to 20.
— Nhan Dan Online

Vietnam Express and E-Commerce Logistics Market Outlook to 2022
Vietnam Express and E-Commerce Logistics Market Outlook to 2022 provides a comprehensive analysis of express and e-commerce logistics services in Vietnam.
— Business Wire

Make or break time for Vietnamese e-wallets
Big moves by some players are exerting severe pressure on many e-wallet service providers in Vietnam.
— VnExpress


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One Response to "Vietnam morning news for September 19"

  1. Phillip Done   September 20, 2018 at 6:42 am

    Any information on GCR as it effects Vietnam?


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