Vietnam morning news for September 24

Vietnam morning news for September 24

Vietnam morning news

VN to reduce 35% HCFCs consumption by 2024
Việt Nam plans to reduce 35 per cent of its Hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs) consumption by 2024 in an attempt to protect the ozone layer.
— Eleven Myanmar

Vietnam’s Vingroup secures e-wallet licence for payment unit
Vietnamese conglomerate Vingroup has obtained an e-wallet licence from the State Bank of Vietnam for its payment unit VinID, according to an announcement.
— DealStreetAsia

Mom flying to Vietnam ‘to trace footsteps’ of SA son who disappeared 4 months ago
Four months after her son, John Bothma, disappeared without a trace in Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), Coleen Bothma has finally managed to secure a flight from South Africa to Vietnam where she hopes to get answers.
— News24

Vietnam Airlines, Korean Air and China Airlines to enhance cooperation
Vietnam Airlines, Korean Air and China Airlines have agreed to jointly promote tourism in Việt Nam and enhance extensive cooperation in many areas.
— Viet Nam News

Sacombank signs deal with Alliex to deploy shared POS infrastructure
Sacombank and Alliex Vietnam JSC have signed a deal to create shared POS payment infrastructure that is integrated with many banks and allows many different payment methods.
— Viet Nam News

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HCMC set to be Vietnam’s first city to be fully covered by IoT network
All of Ho Chi Minh City’s 24 districts will have Internet of Things (IoT) broadcasting stations installed by the end of this month, making the city the first place in Vietnam to be fully covered with an IoT network.
— The Phnom Penh Post

Defense Dialogue Puts Vietnam-Thailand Security Ties into Focus
The latest iteration of the interaction highlighted the areas of defense collaboration both sides are looking to make inroads on.
— The Diplomat

Local rice industry needs technology in preservation, processing
The application of advanced technology in preservation and processing is the most important factor in Vietnam’s rice value chain, said Nguyen Hong Son, Director of the Vietnam Academy of Agricultural Sciences under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).
— VietnamPlus

Hanoi, HCM City named top 20 Asia Pacific destinations
Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City have been named among top 20 Asia Pacific destinations for international travelers, according to Mastercard’s Asia Pacific Destinations Index.
— VietnamPlus

Vietjet Air among global leaders in revenue from ancillary services
Vietjet Air ranks 12th in the world among airlines in terms of ancillary services as a percentage of total revenues.
— VnExpress

HCM City urged to reduce GHG emissions from buildings
The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has advised real estate developers in Ho Chi Minh City to apply advanced technologies while constructing commercial buildings to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.
— VietnamPlus

Hanoi strives to have 100% modernized rural districts by 2025
For building new-style rural areas, Hanoi will keep achieving and over-fulfilling the 19 criteria on different aspects, aiming to boost the development of rural regions in Vietnam.
— The Hanoitimes

Bình Thuận gives 11 project licences worth $990 million
Bình Thuận Province is located in a very advantageous position connecting the Southeast, Central Highlands and South Central regions and many traffic infrastructure projects are being constructed and operated.
— Viet Nam News

Tech startups in Vietnam emerge as beneficiaries of U.S.-China trade war
On a quick walk from the hotel district of Ho Chi Minh City to the Reunification Palace — where the North and South of Vietnam became one country after the Vietnam War — tourists pass by vendors selling street food, pop-up tables with this week’s lotto tickets and taxi drivers pitching to everyone who walks by in the hopes of securing a fare.
— NBC News

Vietnam Court Rejects Bloggers’ Appeals, Sends Them Back to Prison
A court in southern Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh City threw out the appeals of two jailed dissident bloggers on Monday, returning the women to prison to serve their full terms, according to reports in state media.
— Radio Free Asia

Vietnam DPM calls on President, Acting PM
Vietnam’s Permanent Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh, who is on a three-day official visit, called on President Halimah Yacob at the Istana yesterday.
— The Straits Times

Social media platform boom to inspire ‘Make in Vietnam’
New social media platform Lotus launched last week, Vietnam’s third home-grown social media platform to go live in the last four months.
— The Phnom Penh Post

Ceva expands in Vietnam with an eye on automotive growth
Ceva Logistics has opened a new base in Ho Chi Minh City, southern Vietnam, doubling the size of its operation in the country.
— Automotive Logistics

Shares make gains after ETFs review
Vietnamese shares made a good start on Monday morning as investors sentiment became more stable after the conclusion of the review of exchange-traded funds (ETF)’ portfolios.
— Viet Nam News

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Shopping fresh food service booms
Most habits change as of the robust use of smart phones in internet era. So does the habit of shopping for a dinner in Việt Nam.
— Viet Nam News

Foreign investors keen on VN edtech start-ups
These projects have high applicability, they are developing e-learning or EdTech, and their initiators are all Vietnamese.
— Viet Nam News

Local rice industry needs technology in preservation and processing
The application of advanced technology in preservation and processing is the most important factor in Việt Nam’s rice value chain, said Nguyen Heng Sơn, Director of the Việt Nam Academy of Agricultural Sciences under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).
— Viet Nam News

Hưng Yên, LH team up for smart city development
The province hopes to develop a smart city model in line with the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
— Viet Nam News

HCM City-based food producers relocated to neighbouring provinces
A number of food companies based in HCM City are planning to relocate their manufacturing facilities to neighbouring provinces for various reasons including cost.
— Viet Nam News

Treasury shares used as dividend payments
Treasury shares have been used to pay shareholders’ dividends as the payment does not lower the stock price on the ex-dividend date.
— Viet Nam News

Greenhouse expansion damaging Đà Lạt environment
The rapid development of greenhouses for vegetable and flower cultivation in the last two decades has had a negative effect on the environment in the central resort city of Đà Lat.
— Viet Nam Net

Shares to move marginally as investors wait for FTSE’s review results
The market can hardly make strong gains next week as investors are cautious ahead of the FTSE’s review results, scheduled for release on September 26.
— Viet Nam News

YouTube ‘Milestone’ Highlights Vietnam Growth and Growing Pains
The Vietnamese comedy channel FAP TV has become the first YouTube account to hit the 10 million subscribers mark in the Southeast Asian country of nearly 100 million people, according to an announcement on Thursday from the Asia Pacific office of Google, which owns YouTube.

Thai industrial developer Amata plans new industrial park in Vietnam
Amata VN projects a new industrial estate based on a township concept, a combination of manufacturing, commercial and residential zones.
— The Hanoitimes

Middle East-African Ambassadors: Huge potential cooperation with Vietnam
South Africa, with a population of over 56 million, is Africa’s most developed economy and already an important market for Vietnamese enterprises.
— The Hanoitimes

Keeping the thread alive at a Vietnam silk village
Cocoons bob in boiling water as silk is rapidly teased out, spinning on reels skilfully operated by women in Vietnam’s Co Chat village, where households have been making thread for more than a century.
— Bangkok Post

Vietnamese credits warmed by Lenders
Consumer finance firm VPBank Finance is back for its second foreign-currency loan of the year, looking to raise up to US$200m through a 364-day loan.
— Vietnam Insider

Driving growth through innovation of Vietnam’s banking, finance and FinTech industry
An exclusive luncheon roundtable hosted by EY invited more than a dozen leaders of Vietnam’s banking, finance and FinTech industry to partake in a discussion regarding developments in the sector and how competing interests can be aligned to drive future growth.
— Vietnam Insider

Vietnam-China trade at risk? Severe declines and confusing regulation changes threaten fresh food trade
A severe drop in Vietnamese fruit and vegetable exports to China in addition to recent confusing regulatory changes could be signs of a major threat to the fresh foods trade between the two countries.
— Food navigator

Imported car sales soar despite efforts to tighten imports
Consumption of imported cars has skyrocketed while that of locally-assembled ones is falling despite efforts last year to tighten imports.
— VnExpress

Few takers for Vietnam’s international corporate bonds
Vietnamese enterprises have offered $1.75 billion worth of bonds in international markets, but sold just $300 million this year.
— VnExpress

HCM City finds decentralisation of authority works well
Ho Chi Minh City solicits proposals that will enable further decentralisation of power, Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Tran Vinh Tuyen has said.
— VietnamPlus

Mobile World’s grocery chain reports rise in revenues
Mobile World’s grocery chain Bach Hoa Xanh reported a 158 percent increase year-on-year in January-August revenues and a growing network of stores.
— VnExpress

Saudi Arabia, Việt Nam enhance trade exchange
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia today (September 23) celebrates its 89th unification anniversary at the hands of His Majesty late King Abdul Aziz bin Abdulrahman Al Saud, whose approach was followed by his sons, before passing the leadership to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud. Ambassador Saud F.M Al Suwelim sends a message to Việt Nam News on the occasion.
— Viet Nam News

Lottery firm profits surge
Capital Lottery Company reported net profits of VND11 billion ($473,000) in the first half, more than double its entire 2018 figure.
— VnExpress

Vietnamese beauty to compete at Miss Asia Pacific International 2019
Miss Fashion Prize at Miss World Vietnam 2019 Nguyen Thi Thu Hien will represent the country at the Miss Asia Pacific International (MAPI) 2019 in Philippines this October.
— VietnamPlus



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