Vietnam morning news for November 7

Vietnam morning news for November 7
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VN has 2nd lowest number of mobile malware threats in Southeast Asia
Việt Nam had the second lowest number of Android threats detected in Southeast Asia in the period from January to September this year, according to cybersecurity company Kaspersky.
— Viet Nam News

Vietnam: more imported scrap offers from Japan & US
SteelMint learnt from market participants that imported scrap offers to Vietnam have seen a sharp rise in the last couple of weeks, in line with the uptrend at global levels.

Vietnam’s catfish safety procedures for export approved by the US
Vietnam has finally perfected its food safety procedure for exported catfish which the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced was on par with that of the U.S. on November 4, opening new doors for Vietnam’s catfish export.
— Sggp News

Hanoi determined to reduce plastic waste: Official
The local government has issued a plan on Hanoi’s sustainable production and consumption program by 2020.
— The Hanoitimes

ASEAN Summit: Vietnam attends Special Lunch on Sustainable Development
Vietnam was among the ASEAN countries to join the Special Lunch on Sustainable Development, presided over by Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, during the 35th ASEAN Summit in Bangkok on November 4.

Ten-month industrial production index rises 9.5 percent
The index of industrial production (IIP) for the first 10 months of this year increased by 9.5 percent from the same period last year, led by the manufacturing-processing sector.

VN adopts EU recommendations to combat IUU fishing
Việt Nam had taken concrete steps in the fight against illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing based on the European Council’s recommendations,
— Viet Nam News

Cashless in Vietnam: South Korea’s Alliex partners with central bank
South Korean payment servicer Alliex has partnered with Vietnam’s central bank to develop a cashless payment network accessible to banks and retailers, helping the country’s broader effort to move away from a cash-based economy.
— Nikkei Asian Review (paywall)

Sacombank inks deal with textile industry business group
Sacombank signed an agreement with the Việt Nam Textile and Apparel Association (VITAS) on November 4 to support its activities to boost the development of the textile and garment industry.
— Viet Nam News

Business conditions for contract transport buses needs to be tightened: experts
Legal buses operating in Hà Nội are losing more and more customers who are instead opting for unregulated means of transport.
— Viet Nam News

Vietnam: Free Activist Jailed for Facebook Posts
A Vietnamese court will hear an appeal on November 7, 2019 of a six-year sentence for a Vietnamese environmental activist convicted of criticizing the government on Facebook, Human Rights Watch said today.
— Human rights watch

Fertiliser firms report lower earnings
Fertiliser businesses have reported lower earnings in the third quarter this year due to rising input costs and decreasing consumption.
— Viet Nam News

Hanoi, HCMC are top picks for hotel investment in Vietnam
Foreign investors are actively seeking investment opportunities with higher returns in Vietnam via operating hotel assets with in-place cash flow.
— The Hanoitimes

Việt Nam Energy Outlook Report 2019 announced
The Việt Nam Energy Outlook Report 2019 revealed enhanced energy efficiency and development of renewable energy at the highest level can deliver large and cost-effective carbon dioxide reductions, and reduce air pollution and dependency on fuel imports.
— Viet Nam News

VW punished by Vietnam for disputed China map
Vietnam will fine Volkswagen Group’s local distributor and an importer for showing a car with a navigation app reflecting Chinese territorial claims rejected by Hanoi.
— Auto News

UOS buys development land in Vietnam for $34M
United Overseas Australia (UOS) has purchased a development site in Vietnam for $34 million.
— The Market Herald

No nutrition labels leads to poor choices
While food with high proportions of fat, sugar and salt should be avoided, Vietnamese people consume a lot of them in their daily life.
— Viet Nam News

More Vietnamese firms attend China International Import Expo 2019
More Vietnamese companies are attending the second China International Import Expo (CIIE) 2019 this year, which opened in Shanghai on Tuesday.
— Viet Nam News

Hong Kong firms want to import rice from Cần Thơ
Thirty importers from Hong Kong (China) said they want to enhance rice trade with Vietnamese partners while attending a seminar held in the Mekong Delta city of Cần Thơ on Tuesday.
— Viet Nam News

Denmark extends support to Vietnam in energy sector
Denmark has over the past decade been continuing its commitment to help Vietnam pursue cleaner and cost-effective energy in the power mix.
— The Hanoitimes

UNIQLO Việt Nam to open in early December in HCM City
Japanese apparel retailer UNIQLO will officially open its first store in Việt Nam on December 6 in downtown HCM City.
— Viet Nam News

Rising Sea Levels Threaten to Flood Southern Vietnam by 2100
It’s not quite the first thing on everyone’s minds in the booming financial center of Vietnam, but everyone kind of knows it might happen: Global sea levels pushed up by climate change threatens to flood the city by the year 2100.

HAGL Group: Asset sales overwhelmed by cost growth, production drop
During the same period, extraordinary expenses reached VNĐ1.43 trillion as the company had to assess non-profitable assets and change its palm and rubber farms to fruit farms.
— Viet Nam News

It’s time to seriously think about climate resilience
Extreme weather events no longer just come, destroy and go like the 1999 flood in central provinces. It has become a part of our lives, an issue we create and have to fight every day.
— Viet Nam Net

Kiên Giang grows more mangrove forests for coastal protection
The Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Kiên Giang has undertaken four coastal afforestation projects, planting mangroves, to prevent erosion, according to its Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.
— Viet Nam Net

Khanh Hoa chairman was stripped of all Party positions due to land management violations
Khanh Hoa chairman Le Duc Vinh, vice chairman Dao Cong Thien and former chairman Nguyen Chien Thang have been stripped of all Party positions over land management violations.
— Vietnam Insider

Banks offering more and more free deals
This is a far cry from two years ago, when charges were placed on electronic services in a bid to increase bank revenue.
— Viet Nam News

HCM City builds eight embankments in Cần Giờ
The HCM City People’s Committee has agreed to a plan to build eight embankments to prevent riverbank erosion and protect residential areas in Cần Giờ District.
— Viet Nam Net

The tropical storm Nakri is likely to hit south central Vietnam
A tropical depression over the South China Sea intensified into a tropical storm on Tuesday night and is likely to hit south central Vietnam.
— Vietnam Insider

Leasing demand in Vietnam’s industrial parks remains strong
During the first nine months of 2019, industrial park companies achieved impressive business results, especially developers who own large-scale land banks for lease.
— The Hanoitimes

Market grows slower despite good global news
The movement of the Vietnamese market did not comply with Asian stocks, which continued growing Tuesday after both the US and China showed willingness to resolve their trade war.
— Viet Nam News

PM acknowledges Vietnam still sluggish in reforms
Government agencies must be mindful in a situation where regional countries are accelerating efforts to improve their business environment, but Vietnam is still sluggish.
— The Hanoitimes

Int’l sport expo to take place in Vietnamese capital
An international exhibition on sport products and equipment will be held in Vietnam’s capital Hanoi on Nov. 14-16, organizers said on Wednesday.
— Xinhua

Vietnam’s footwear export rises 11.2 pct in 10 months
Vietnam raked in over 14.6 billion U.S. dollars from exporting footwear in the first 10 months this year, witnessing a year-on-year rise of 11.2 percent, according to the country’s General Statistics Office on Wednesday.

South China Sea International Conference opens in Hanoi
“Cooperation for regional security and development” was the topic of the 11th South China Sea International Conference which opened in the capital city of Hanoi on November 6.
— VietnamPlus

VN a magnet for investors: economist
Việt Nam is an attractive market for investment, Dr Võ Trí Thanh, former deputy director of Central Economic Management and Research Institute told a conference in HCM City on Tuesday.
— Viet Nam News

Da Nang to host int’l conference on green marine economy in 2020
An international conference on sustainable maritime economy and climate change adaptation will take place in the central city of Da Nang in late March 2020.
— VietnamPlus

Aluminium shipment held under surveillance under origin fraud suspicion
An aluminium shipment worth an estimated US$4 billion heading to the US and other countries is being closely watched, said the General Department of Vietnam Customs in an official statement released on Monday.
— Viet Nam News

Hyundai Oilbank to run oil terminal in Vietnam
Hyundai Oilbank Co., a major refiner in South Korea, said Wednesday it will run an oil terminal in Vietnam to tap deeper into the Southeast Asian market.

ICA-AP regional workshop for managers opens in HCM City
The International Co-operative Alliance – Asia Pacific’s regional workshop for managers on “Management of Consumer Co-operatives in Asia-Pacific” is being held in HCM City from November 4 to 6.
— Viet Nam News

Water plant releases raw sewage after water crisis
The Đà River water plant was found to have flushed thousands of cubic metres of raw wastewater used to cleanse their tanks to the environment, days after it was involved in a polluted water scandal, reported Hà Nội’s environment authority.
— Viet Nam Net

MIK Group to develop the Matrix One project
MIK Group has announced to develop its building project- the Matrix One in Hà Nội’s South Từ Liêm District.
— Viet Nam News

Israeli businesses express interest in investing in Vietnam
The Vietnamese trade mission in Israel and BDO Israel, a local accounting and consulting firm, jointly held a workshop on investment and business opportunities in Vietnam on November 5.


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Sreypov Men recently completed a course of study in International Relations at the Institute of Foreign Languages.

She commenced as an intern at AEC News Today and was appointed as a junior writer/ trainee journalist on April 2, 2018

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