Vietnam morning news for June 22

Vietnam morning news for June 22
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$6.9 Billion US Military Initiative Would Benefit Taiwan, Vietnam
A $6.9 billion U.S. military initiative that’s moving through the Senate would aid beleaguered Taiwan and Vietnam by thwarting major threats from their rival China, analysts say.

Vietnam poised for highest GDP growth in Southeast Asia
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has forecasts the highest 2020 GDP growth rate in Southeast Asia for Vietnam at 4.1 percent.
— VnExpress

Vietnam airlines ready to resume international flights next month
Vietnam’s airlines are getting ready to restart international flights from next month (July) even as the public remains leery about the risk of importing fresh Covid-19 cases.
— The Straits 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.

Forty Years After Operation USA Aids Vietnamese “Boat People” Crisis, Vietnam Sends COVID-19 Aid to United States
Vietnamese officials, air carriers and companies band together to deliver 2.5 million masks to U.S. through a partnership with Los Angeles relief organization
— Yahoo News

FDI into electronics should promote local companies
The electronic industry of Việt Nam is heavily dependent on FDI.
— Viet Nam News

Samsung denies reports of move of China display output to Vietnam
Samsung Electronics is planning to shift much of its display production from China to Ho Chi Minh City this year, Vietnamese state media reported on Friday, although the South Korean tech giant said those reports were untrue.

Vietnam Airlines Flies Its First Africa Flight From Angola
Vietnam Airlines has achieved a new milestone using a Boeing 787-10. A repatriation flight departed Luanda, in Angola, for Quang Ninh on June 18th. The over-12-hour trip marked the first time the flag carrier flew in Vietnamese citizens from Africa.
— Simple Flying

Facebook fight over Epizode music festival in Vietnam as competing organisers of event accuse each other of fraud
When an upcoming Epizode music festival in Vietnam was announced on Facebook, it started a war of words
— South China Morning Post

Vietnam PM wants to manage solar projects
Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has requested the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) propose suitable management solutions for solar power projects to ensure national security.
— The Phnom Penh Post

Qualcomm opens new factory in Vietnam to expand 5G chipset production
The strained relationship between the US and China has led some of the major tech giants like Qualcomm to look for new contingency plans.

Vietnam: Crackdown on Peaceful Dissent Intensifies
The Vietnamese government is intensifying a crackdown on human rights activists and dissidents ahead of the Communist Party of Vietnam’s 13th party congress scheduled for January 2021, Human Rights Watch said today.
— Human Right Watch

Japan and Vietnam Agree to Ease Bilateral Travel Restrictions
apan and Vietnam have agreed to partially lift travel bans and ease restrictions step by step as a way to reopen economic and bilateral exchanges between the two Asian nations where coronavirus infections have largely been taken under control.
— Time

Vietnam discussed potential cooperation in renewable energy sector with Sweden
The Swedish ambassador to Vietnam H.E. Ann Måwe says that the latest discussion with Vietnam regarding potential collaboration enhancing climate smart solutions in energy sector is going forward, on 17 June 2020.
— Scandasia

Vietnam notifies EU of its ratification of bilateral deals
Diplomatic notes informing about Vietnam’s ratification of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA) were presented to the EU Delegation to Vietnam on June 18.
— The Edge Markets

Vietnam’s top legislature concludes session
The 14th National Assembly (NA) of Vietnam, the country’s top legislature, wrapped up its ninth session here on Friday, completing all items of its working agenda, Vietnam News Agency reported.
— Xinhua

Vietnam reports surge in contactless payments usage
Recent data has revealed that contactless payments usage has surged in Vietnam over the last few years.
— The Paypers

Vestas secures second EPC contract in Vietnam
7Turbine manufacturer Vestas has secured its second Engineering Procurement Construction (EPC) contract in Vietnam.
— Energy Live News

PM asks to manage solar power projects for national security
The Prime Minister has requested the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) propose suitable management solutions for solar power projects.
— Viet Nam News

Insurers keep cash bonus, but rates get lower in 2020
As economies are being ravaged by the pandemic COVID-19, local companies are trying to secure cash to prepare for a rough period ahead
— Viet Nam News

Vietbuild expo in HCM City to feature nearly 1,800 booths
The Vietbuild International Exhibition with the theme Construction – Building materials – Real Estate- Interior and Exterior Decoration will be held in HCM City from June 24 to 28.
— Viet Nam News

Cần Thơ businesses ask for help to recover after COVID-19
Businesses in Cần Thơ City have asked for favourable financial policies to help them recover from the COVID-19 crisis.
— Viet Nam News

Allowing foreigners to buy tourism property developments needs careful consideration: experts
The Ministry of Construction’s proposal to allow foreigners to buy tourism property developments in Việt Nam needs careful consideration, experts have said.
— Viet Nam News

Developing industrial infrastructure critical to catching FDI flow
Việt Nam needed to focus on developing the infrastructure system of industrial zones (IZs) to draw clean and quality foreign direct investment (FDI) in the context of the global production shift, heard a conference on Friday in Hà Nội.
— Viet Nam News

Shares up on cash flow into mid- and small-cap stocks
Shares eked out gains on Friday buoyed by the upswing of the aquaculture stock group and cash flow injected into a number of mid-cap and small-cap stocks.
— Viet Nam News

Telkom names Bukalapak president as director of digital business
Indonesian state-owned telco operator Telkom has named Fajrin Rasyid, co-founder and president of local e-commerce giant Bukalapak, as the new director of its digital business arm.
— e27

Thailand stops imposing anti-dumping tariffs on VN steel products
Thailand has stopped imposing anti-dumping tariffs on some import steel from Việt Nam since June 7, 2020, the Trade Remedies Authority of Việt Nam under the Ministry of Industry and Trade said.
— Viet Nam News

Database of Vietnamese manufacturing and support industries launched
The Ministry of Industry and Trade in partnership with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) – a member of the World Bank Group – Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) and the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) on Friday in Hà Nội officially launched the database of Vietnamese manufacturing and support.
— Viet Nam News

VN, New Zealand upbeat about $1.7b bilateral trade target in 2020
Việt Nam and New Zealand expect to meet a NZD2.5 billion (US$1.7 billion) bilateral trade and service turnover target this year as the two countries have opportunities to boost economic co-operation.
— Viet Nam News

Việt Nam aims to enhance value of building materials
According to the Ministry of Construction (MoC), the building material industry has been invested in, innovated and developed well in the past year.
— Viet Nam News

Seven new COVID-19 cases confirmed, patient tally rises to 349
VGP – Seven Vietnamese people returning from Sweden and Finland have been confirmed the latest COVID-19 cases in Viet Nam, bringing the patient tally to 349, the National Steering Committee said Friday afternoon.
— VGP Ministerial Activities

Legislature passes resolution on specific fincial-budgetary mechanisms for Ha Noi
VGP – With 91.51% of votes in favor, the National Assembly on Friday ratified a resolution on specific financial-budgetary mechanisms for Ha Noi.
— VGP RSS Feed

No new COVID-19 community infections over last 64 days
VGP – Today marked the 64th day without any COVID-19 community infection in Viet Nam, the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control said Tuesday morning.
— VGP Ministerial Activities

VN, Japan agree to gradually ease travel restrictions
VGP – The Vietnamese and Japanese Governments have agreed to gradually ease travel restrictions between the two countries and related measures and procedures will be discussed through diplomatic channels, according to the Vietnamese Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
— VGP Government in Action

Finding opportunities to export to EU despite adversity of COVID-19
Economist Võ Trí Thành said that to adapt to the trend of restructuring the global supply chain caused by the pandemic, Vietnamese businesses must focus on innovation and utilise digital transformation to bring products to market.
— Viet Nam News

Resolutions on highway projects, corporate income tax cut approved
The National Assembly on Friday approved a resolution that will turn three public private partnership (PPP) sub-projects of the North-South Highway to public-invested.
— Viet Nam News

COVID-19 affects Vietnamese businesses in benefiting from EVFTA
Although the Europe – Việt Nam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) is great news for Vietnamese businesses, we should not expect too much as the COVID-19 pandemic is still raging in Europe.
— Viet Nam News

Israel and Cà Mau partners in agriculture
The Embassy of Israel in Việt Nam and the People’s Committee of Cà Mau Province has signed an economic co-operation agreement.
— Viet Nam News



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One Response to "Vietnam morning news for June 22"

  1. Le Anh   June 23, 2020 at 3:44 pm

    AEC should summarise Vietnam News from some news agencies: VnExpress, Tuoi Tre News,; VIR, VOV World, VTC10, The Saigon Times.


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