Vietnam morning news for July 21

Vietnam morning news for July 21
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Did China Block Vietnam Offshore Oil Contract?
The sudden cancellation of an offshore drilling project commissioned by Vietnam is raising fears that the Chinese government pressured it to stop, part of Beijing’s ongoing maritime sovereignty spat with Hanoi.

Vietnam’s China-built metro line falls 2 years behind schedule
Construction of a 13 km railway between Cat Linh and Ha Dong in Hanoi, Vietnam’s first metro line, has been greatly delayed by discord between the government and the Chinese company undertaking the project.
— Nikkei Asian Review

Vietjet airlifts stranded Vietnamese
Vietjet continues to work with Vietnam’s government agencies in the country and overseas to repatriate Vietnamese citizens on international flights.
— TTR Weekly

US move pits China vs Vietnam in South China Sea
When US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced that America was ending its neutrality over territorial disputes pitting China against Southeast Asian states in the South China Sea, Vietnam was put in the precarious middle of a rising superpower contest.
— Asia Times

How Did Vietnam Become Biggest Nation Without Coronavirus Deaths?
In Vietnam, those who enter a cafe have a good chance of meeting a security guard who sprays their hands with disinfectant. Or, if getting on a bus, they will be told to put on a mask and sit one row apart from others.

Vietnam population might peak 10 years earlier than UN forecast: Lancet study
Vietnam’s population might peak at 107.25 million in 2044, a decade earlier than forecast by the U.N. last year, according to a recent study.
— VnExpress

Vietnam coal consumption growth among world’s fastest
Vietnam posted the highest growth in coal consumption among the top 10 global consumers last year, a report found.
— VnExpress

Vietnam Bans The Creation Of New Airlines Until 2022
The Deputy Prime Minister said that there would be no new airlines in Vietnam until the aviation industry has fully recovered from the coronavirus crisis. This ruling now confirms what the Ministry of Transport (MOT) proposed back in May.
— Simple Flying

Untreated solid waste illegally buried and burned
On July 10, police caught workers of Shing Mark Vina Ltd Company carrying more than 3 tonnes of industrial solid waste to a burning kiln in the factory.
— Viet Nam Net

AIIB approves $100-million loan to VPBank
Small and medium enterprises are the backbone of the economy and by injecting liquidity into the market, we can help this critical sector as part of the overall economic recovery in Vietnam, said AIIB Vice President, Investment Operations, D.J. Pandian.
— Viet Nam News

Vestas wins 101MW wind turbine supply order in Vietnam
Danish energy services company Vestas has secured a contract from AMI AC Renewables to supply 101MW of wind turbines.
— power-technology

Vietnam welcomes rejection of China’s East Sea claims
Vietnam has appreciated countries backing compliance with international law after the U.S. explicitly rejected China’s illegal East Sea claims.
— VnExpress

Vietnam stock market needs upgrading to emerging status soon: PM
Vietnam’s stock market has been the platform to help firms like Vietcombank, Vinamilk and Vingroup, expand to regional and global stages.
— The Hanoitimes

Việt Nam vows to partner with Korean firms to overcome hardships: Minister
Vietnam has pledged to work closely with other countries, including the Republic of Korea (RoK), to overcome difficulties amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
— Viet Nam News

Vietnam records another foreigner infected with Covid-19, total 383
Vietnam recorded another imported COVID-19 case on July 19, bringing the total number of infections…
— Vietnam Insider

Hanoi ends garbage crisis after compensation talks
The crisis ended after the local residents were promised compensation for land clearance, support and resettlement by the district authority.
— The Hanoitimes

15 Japanese firms to leave China for Vietnam
Nine of the companies are small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and six of large scale.
— The Hanoitimes

VN-Index tipped to approach 900 points by the end of this year
COVID-19 is still the decisive factor influencing the stock market.
— Viet Nam News

SPG Invest eyes industrial park in Cần Thơ
Founded in 1998, SPG Invest (SPG) is an international real estate group that invests in high-end real estate, premium hospitality, urban infrastructure as well as smart technology for smart cities.
— Viet Nam News

VN lacks mechanisms for private investment in renewable energy
Many private enterprises said they want to invest in building renewable energy infrastructure, but Việt Nam still lacks mechanisms to encourage private enterprises to participate in this activity.
— Viet Nam News

Visiting Hanoi’s traditional incense village
Quang Phu Cau commune in Ung Hoa outlying district of Hanoi has been well-known for its traditional incense making handicraft.
— The Hanoitimes

Many large enterprises install rooftop solar power systems
Nami Solar, Nami Energy Company’s member company providing solar power solutions, installs rooftop solar power systems for factories of two large companies in HCM City and Bà Rịa-Vũng Tàu Province.
— Viet Nam News

Mộc Châu Milk to sell shares, raise capital
Some 39.2 million shares will be sold to the strategic investors for VNĐ30,000 per share, valuing the deal at VNĐ1.17 trillion.
— Viet Nam News

Dai-ichi Life Holdings sets up representative office in Vietnam’s capital
Vietnam’s Ministry of Finance has approved the establishment of Dai-ichi Life Holdings a representative office…
— Vietnam Insider

It’s still not clear how 21 Chinese nationals illegally got into Vietnam
21 Chinese nationals who snuck into Vietnam illegally have been traced and quarantined under Covid-19.
— Vietnam Insider

Korean ice cream exports to Vietnam surge jumped 30 percent
South Korea’s exports of ice cream to Vietnam jumped 30 percent in 2019 from a…
— Vietnam Insider

One foreign sailor confirmed having COVID-19, total rises to 383
VGP – A 40-year old man from Myanmar has been confirmed the latest COVID-19 case in Viet Nam, bringing the patient tally to 383, according to the National Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.
— VGP Ministerial Activities

Thừa Thiên-Huế’s economic zone looks for post-pandemic investments
The Chân Mây – Lăng Cô Economic Zone in the central province of Thừa Thiên -Huế, which boasts comprehensive infrastructure and an open investment environment, is looking for new funding post-COVID-19.
— Viet Nam News

Banks to sell collateral assets amid fears of rising bad debts
A number of banks have announced plans to auction off their collateral assets in an attempt to speed up bad debt recovery.
— Viet Nam News

Despite pandemic, tourism real estate in Vietnam returns to growth
Tourism real estate is recovering from its hibernation as companies resume their project implementation plans.
— Vietnam Insider

Kon Tum Province eyes sustainable development of macadamia farming
As an ideal location for tropical trees that require high humidity, the Central Highlands province of Kon Tum plans to cultivate macadamia trees on 1000ha by 2025, according to the its Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.
— Viet Nam News

Garment firm expects revenue drop this year as partner’s parent goes bankrupt
US-based retailer RTW Retailwinds, owner of 400 New York & Co stores in 32 states across the US, filed for bankruptcy on July 13 and it will likely close all of its stores.
— Viet Nam News

15 Japanese firms will be paid for moving to Vietnam from China
Under a scheme in which the Japanese government will fund a production shift from China,…
— Vietnam Insider



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