Vietnam morning news for January 29

Vietnam morning news for January 29
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One of Vietnam’s first confirmed coronavirus patients recovers
One of the two Chinese nationals who were the first confirmed cases of infection by the new coronavirus in Vietnam has recovered.
— VnExpress

Vietnam’s business environment strongly improves
Last year, Vietnam recorded many positive results in business environment improvement. However, in the context of the global and regional reforms, these results were quite modest, especially, competitiveness 4.0 of Vietnam still ranked sixth among countries in the ASEAN.
— Sggp News

SOE equitisation plan likely to be missed in 2017-2020
The equitisation of State-owned enterprises (SOEs) has fallen behind the target set by the Government and ministries for 2017-2020.
— VietnamPlus

Tax Compliance in Vietnam: Decision 2413 on Information Sharing
In Vietnam, customs and tax authorities are increasingly sharing information to ensure tax compliance of business entities with operations in the country. This practice is not new as several countries also have agreements in place spanning multi-jurisdictions to ensure corporations and even individuals are in tax compliance.
— Vietnam Briefing

Da Nang cathedral and hotel turn tourists away amid coronavirus fears
The Da Nang Cathedral has closed and a four-star hotel in the city is not accepting Chinese guests amid coronavirus fears.
— VnExpress

Vietnam’s Ministry of Finance plans to improve the business climate
This was a highlight of Minister Đinh Tiến Dũng’s recent decision for an action programme to implement a National Assembly resolution about solutions to improve the business climate and national competitiveness.
— Vietnam Insider

Coronavirus fears spur sales of face masks
Face masks have been flying off shop shelves following detection of the deadly new acute pneumonia virus in Vietnam.
— VnExpress

Vietnam’s retail pie sweet but hard to get
As one of the most dynamic economies in the region, Vietnam’s young retail market has great potential as it is increasingly more competitive and attractive to foreign investors, said Trang Le, head of Research and Consulting Services at JLL Vietnam.
— Vietnam Insider

Vietnam Business Operations and the Coronavirus: Updates
Vietnam has currently declared two cases of coronavirus infection; however, we have concerns that more cases will arise. Vietnam has a simple and fast Visa on Arrival facility for Chinese nationals, and many will have used this over the Lunar New Year.
— Vietnam Briefing

What’s Next for Vietnam’s Maritime Militia?
Vietnam’s development of so-called maritime militias continues to surface in the headlines within its wider range of capabilities.
— The Diplomat

World Bank Issues Its First ‘Green Loan’ to Vietnam
A division of the World Bank has just made its first so-called “green loan” to a bank in Vietnam, meant for businesses to help with environmental problems in a nation that has one of the world’s highest emissions rates relative to its economy. Vietnam has a fast growing economy but also has a fast growing pollution problem.

Vietnam health ministry calls for tighter virus control in 11 localities
The Ministry of Health wants 11 cities and provinces to carefully screen tourists and locals to prevent a new coronavirus outbreak.
— VnExpress

Bloomberg Innovation Index: Vietnam moved up three places in the world most innovative economies
This year, the country scored the lowest in “High-tech density” at 37, an improvement of three points from last year, and the highest in “Productivity” at 60, up one point.
— Vietnam Insider

High uncertainties remain for HCMC apartment market
Some 30,000 – 35,000 apartments are expected to launched officially in Ho Chi Minh City this year, mainly contributed by Vinhomes Grand Park project, said the real estate services provider JLL Vietnam.
— Vietnam Insider

Vietnam determined to curb nCoV despite economic losses: PM
The Ministry of National Defense is asked to establish 9 field hospitals across the country to receive and treat nCoV patients.
— The Hanoitimes

Vietjet launches Hà Nội- Bali route
The new route aims to meet the travel demand in spring, cutting flying time and travel costs.
— Viet Nam News

Pepper price to remain low this year
Pepper prices this year are unlikely to recover after a strong reduction in 2019 due to abundant supply.
— Viet Nam News

Vietnam veteran with no family to be buried in IL on Wednesday – public invited to attend
A funeral home in the suburbs of Chicago is asking people to attend the services on Wednesday for a Vietnam veteran whose family could not be found.
— American Military News

VA disagrees with scientists’ findings linking 4 more diseases to Agent Orange exposure
Department of Veterans Affairs leaders disagree with scientists’ findings that link Agent Orange exposure to more diseases Congress has pushed VA to cover.
— Connecting Vets

Blackout: Censorship in Vietnam
In Vietnam, where freedom of expression is a “national security issue,” the government actively suppresses journalists and bloggers for expressing their opinions against the current administration.
— Mironline

‘Countdown Lights 2020’ Recap: Vietnam’s Biggest Live Music Event Looks to Future
Every year, as the world prepares for New Year’s Eve celebrations, bustling Ho Chi Minh City gears up for Vietnam’s biggest concert of the year: “Countdown Lights.”
— Billboard

Finance ministry acts to improve business climate
The Ministry of Finance plans to hasten tax and customs administrative reforms this year to improve the business climate.
— Viet Nam News

Economic milestones of Vietnam in 2019
One of the fastest economic growth rates in the region, the signing of free trade and investment protection deals with the EU, and the Politburo’s first-ever resolution on foreign investment attraction were among the top 10 economic events of Vietnam in 2019.
— VietnamPlus

Iran, Vietnam set to expand economic ties, boost trade turnover
Vietnam’s Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Le Quok Dawn has expressed his country’s interest in boosting economic ties with Iran, saying that there is high level of political will for expansion of the bilateral cooperation, the Iranian media reported.
— Azer News

Vietnam has highest rate of consumer savings – Nielsen
Vietnam has one of the highest rates of consumer savings in the world, according to a survey by market research firm Nielsen. The survey found that 69% of Vietnamese put their extra money in savings, compared with 68% in Hong Kong, 66% in China and 62% in Indonesia.
— AsiaFirst

Pepper price to remain low this year
Pepper prices this year are unlikely to recover after a strong reduction in 2019 due to abundant supply.
— Viet Nam News

Finance ministry acts to improve business climate
The Ministry of Finance plans to hasten tax and customs administrative reforms this year to improve the business climate.
— Viet Nam News

Chuong Pagoda features historical values in north Vietnam
Chuong (or Bell) Pagoda in the Red River Delta province of Hung Yen bears historical values of the land in northern Vietnam.
— VietnamPlus

Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh city to launch public bicycle rental service
The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Transport has sought approval from the People’s Committee for a public bicycle rental service.
— Vietnam Insider

Biodiversity conservation, tourism combined in national park
With an area of about 31,000 hectares, the Nui Chua National Park features forest, sea and semi-arid spaces, and efforts are being made to conserve its rich biodiversity while tapping into tourism pot.
— VietnamPlus

Vietnam Electricity/ Power Market 2020-Planned Power Plants, Emerging Trends, Infrastructure, Investments, New Strategies and Competition
The latest research “2018 Vietnam Electricity/Power Market Outlook to 2025” from OGAnalysis is a comprehensive report on Vietnam power markets, providing recent updates, installed capacity, power generation, regulations, companies and emerging trends in industry and investment.
— dagorettinews

HCM City: various activities mark Party’s founding anniversary
The Standing Board of the Party Committee of Ho Chi Minh City has decided to present Party membership badges to 2,611 Party members on the occasion of the 90th founding anniversary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) (February 3).
— VietnamPlus

Vietnam Telecommunications Market 2020- Analysis of Viet Nam Mobile, Fixed Telephone and Broadband Markets
Viet Nam Telecom outlook report is a comprehensive analytical research on the Viet Nam’s cellular, fixed telephone and fixed broadband segments. Through detailed analysis of the current market conditions and industry trends, the report analyzes the Viet Nam telecommunications sector.
— dagorettinews 


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