Vietnam morning news for July 6

Vietnam morning news for July 6

Vietnam morning news

Vietnam to sell remaining 36% stake in largest brewer Sabeco
Vietnam’s government will sell its remaining 36 per cent stake in the country’s largest brewer Sabeco by the end of this year, according to a government document released this week.

Vietnam: Ly Son garlic receives certificate of geographical indication
Dang Tan Thanh, Vice Chairman of the People’s Committee of Ly Son District, has stated that the People’s Committee of Ly Son District has just received the certificate of geographical indication registration for Ly Son garlic.
— Fresh Plaza

Internal websites and specialised websites of foreign-invested enterprises in Vietnam have to obtain licenses
The new regulations of the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) may affect the policies and assets of private businesses and foreign-invested enterprises in Vietnam.
— Vietnam Insider

Promoting digital currency investment schemes illegal in Vietnam: official
Investing in digital currency remains illegal in Vietnam, and those who encourage people to invest in schemes are considered offenders of the law, according to local authorities.
— Coingreek

Saigon metro faces delay as experts unable to enter Vietnam
Saigon’s first metro line could face further construction delays since 100 foreign engineers working on it have been unable to enter Vietnam.
— VnExpress

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Gulf Energy Development PLC buys two wind power farms in Vietnam
The Gulf Energy Development PLC of Thailand has announced the purchase of two wind power farms worth about 200 million USD in Vietnam, in order to take advantage of low interest rates as it seeks projects with a quick return on investment.
— Evwind

Stranded foreigners in Vietnam to receive visa extension
Stranded foreigners who entered Vietnam before March will receive visa extension until the end of this month, Cambodia’s embassy in the country said.
— Khmer Times

Vietnam exempt from England’s quarantine requirements
England has listed Vietnam among 59 countries and territories from where travelers would be exempted from 14-day quarantine.
— VnExpress

The case for improved biosecurity on Vietnam’s catfish farms
A case study exploring the prevalence of foodborne zoonotic trematodes in farmed catfish suggests that maintaining stringent biosecurity protocols during grow-out could enhance existing management techniques, bringing cases closer to zero.
— The Fish Site

Foreigners’ housing demand is increasing in the domestic property market
The domestic real estate market is hoped to have growth in the fourth quarter of this year and before the Lunar New Year 2021 if, by this year-end, the domestic economy is restored to levels from before the COVID-19 pandemic.
— Vietnam Insider

Three people banned from flying for assaulting flight attendants
A woman and two men have been slapped with a one-year flight ban for assaulting flight attendants in two separate incidents.
— Vietnam Insider

Vietnamese tycoons buys iconic building overlooking Sydney Opera House?
The Sydney Morning Herald has conducted an investigation on former banker Jean-Dominique Huynh, the reclusive buyer of the controversial Sirius building which is located in a prime location at the foot of Habour and overlooks the iconic Sydney Opera House.
— Vietnam Times

Vietnam to join International Army Games for the third time
The Vietnamese Defence Ministry has just annouced the plan to send seven teams to compete in six categories at the International Army Games 2020 in Russia.
— Vietnam Times

Vietnam, Cambodia resolve to prevent community spread of COVID-19
Vietnam appreciates Cambodia’s decision to annul diplomatic note 698 MFA.IC/API on restricting cross-border travel between the two countries, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang said at the ministry’s regular press briefing on July 2.
— Khmer Times

Whether Apple to build nest in Vietnam?
Foxconn’s rush expansion in Vietnam raise nosy that whether Apple will choose the country as the place to build nest.

Surge in new traders fuels market gains
Shares climbed on Friday thanks to a strong boost from massive surge in new trading accounts opened by punters seeking to bottom fish from a giant slump in COVID-19 time.
— Viet Nam News

Vietnam opens world’s ‘first’ gold-plated hotel
For guests at the Dolce Hanoi Golden Lake, coffee comes in a gold cup and bath time is taken in gilded splendour.
— India Times

Did Trump Say Operation Desert Storm Took Place in Vietnam?
The president’s 2020 Independence Day address wasn’t the smoothest of speeches, but neither was it as historically challenged as claimed by some critics.
— Snopes

EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement will enter into force on 1 August 2020
Vietnam’s Council of Ministers has approved the EU-Vietnam trade and investment agreements. The agreement is set to bring unprecedented benefits for European and Vietnamese companies, consumers and workers, while promoting respect for labour rights, environmental protection and the fight against climate change under the Paris Agreement.
— Scandasia

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Vietnam records no new COVID-19 cases
Vietnam reported no new cases of COVID-19 infection on Sunday, with its total confirmed cases remaining at 355 with zero deaths so far, according to the Ministry of Health.
— Xinhua

Vietjet Selects Facebook for Vietnam Tourism Promotion
New-age carrier Vietjet has cooperated with Facebook to launch the tourism promotion programme namely “Immense Vietnam – Fly green with Vietjet”.
— FTN News

Vietnam: Pork and oil prices key to keeping inflation under control, say experts
With huge inflation pressure on the way in the remaining months of this year, a close watch must be kept on the prices of key products like oil and pork to hit the goal of keeping inflation below four per cent, experts have said.
— The Star Online

Domestic property market faces uncertainty
The domestic real estate market is hoped to have growth in the fourth quarter of this year and before the Lunar New Year 2021 if, by this year-end, the domestic economy is restored to levels from before the COVID-19 pandemic.
— Viet Nam News

Local Family Donates Mobile Home To Vietnam War Veteran
A local family donated a mobile home to a Vietnam War veteran who served in the United States Army. The Veterans Leadership Program moved the veteran, Mike, into his new home this week.
— Pittsburgh

Hà Nội moves towards approving construction of third Aeon Mall
Covering an area of 6ha, the project would be located behind Giáp Bát Station in Đại Ki, Thịnh Liệt and Hoàng Mai wards of Hoàng Mai District.
— Viet Nam News

New investment wave starts despite COVID-19
The new wave of foreign investment triggered by COVID-19 and US-China trade tensions has become more visible, with outstanding overseas ventures being expanded in the first half of the year.

Authority plans to make Hà Nội greener
The capital has long paid special attention to developing greenery.
— Viet Nam Net

Hà Tĩnh eyes $43 million resort project
The project would connect with existing tourism areas to create a diversified tourism complex in the province.
— Viet Nam News

Five Chinese caught illegally entering Vietnam to gamble
Border guards in Quang Ninh Province have detained five Chinese nationals, including one man and four women, for illegally entering Vietnam to gamble.
— VnExpress

Three IPs in Hưng Yên Province added to the national planning
The PM asked the provincial People’s Committee to develop these IPs with synchronous technical and social infrastructure system, including houses and cultural and sporting facilities for workers.
— Viet Nam News

Vietnam sees alarming rise in elderly abuse, abandonment
VIETNAM’S elderly face issues of dependency and lack of support, leaving many of them exposed to mistreatment by those charged with their care.
— New Straits Times

Pork and oil prices key to keeping inflation under control: experts
Inflation is currently under considerable pressure and the consumer price index (CPI) jumped 0.66 per cent in June against the previous month, the largest increase since 2016.
— Viet Nam News

Gelex to raise stake in Viglacera
Gelex and related shareholders are holding 112 million shares or 2.94 per cent of Viglacera’s capital
— Viet Nam News

Techtronic Industries seeking more Vietnamese suppliers
Leading global cordless power equipment and floor care company Techtronic Industries Co., Ltd. (TTI) is actively searching for local suppliers to increase the localisation rate at its Vietnamese manufacturing facilities.

Northern region prepares for natural disasters
The Việt Nam Disaster Management Authority (under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development) must prepare appropriate means and equipment for access to areas affected by flash floods and landslide.
— Viet Nam Net

Bình Định households face water shortage
Meanwhile, a water plant worth VNĐ12 billion (US$520,580), which was supposed to supply water for 3,300 households in four villages in the commune, has been left abandoned.
— Viet Nam Net



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