Vietnam morning news for June 4

Vietnam morning news for June 4
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Vietnam says most serious COVID-19 patient on path to recovery
Vietnam’s most gravely-ill COVID-19 patient, a British pilot who works for its national airline, has started to recover from the illness and may no longer require a lung transplant, state media said on Wednesday (Jun 3).

Internet remains sluggish in Vietnam as undersea cable repair delayed
Repair of the disaster-prone AAG undersea cable will take an extra four days to complete, so Vietnamese internet users will continue experiencing sluggish speeds.
— VnExpress

Vietnamese airlines resume most domestic routes
While international routes are still mostly stopped, opening more domestic routes is seen as key to getting airlines and the local economy back on their feet.
— Viet Nam News

Việt Nam’s manufacturing sector recovers in May
The Vietnamese manufacturing sector saw a recovery with the Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) increasing ten index points in May to 42.7 as the virus was brought under control in Việt Nam.
— Viet Nam News

HCM City considers the entry of foreign experts, investors, high-level managers and highly-skilled laborers
Health authority in Ho Chi Minh City will facilitate foreign experts and investors’ entry into the city through Tan Son Nhat Airport.
— Vietnam Insider

Ministry promotes technology transfer, investment promotion
The Vietnam Climate Innovation Centre (VCIC) under the Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST) is implementing programmes to help domestic firms find strategic partners in technology, finance and trade.
— Viet Nam News

Viet Capital Bank launches Visa Lifestyle credit card
Viet Capital Bank has launched a new credit card, Viet Capital Bank Visa Lifestyle, which offers monthly cash-back of up to 5 per cent.
— Viet Nam News

Vietnamese in US struggle due to violent protest
With Covid-19 pandemic threats lingering, civil unrest has affected the lives of many Vietnamese residing in the U.S.
— Vietnam Insider

Binh Thuan hit by extreme drought
Due to prolonged hot weather, the water levels in many reservoirs and lakes in the central province of Binh Thuan have dried up. Levels of groundwater have also significantly dropped.
— VnExplorer

Vietnam has no choice but to counter China’s cyber thuggery
In May 2011, international hackers’ forums heated up when the essential cable system of Vietnamese hydrographic research vessel, Binh Minh 2, was wrecked in our waters by Chinese vessels.
— VnExpress

The Future Energy Show Vietnam 2020 Official Date Change Announcement
In the interests of the health and safety of the attendees, and given the travel restrictions placed on international travelers, Terrapinn has taken the decision to postpone the event.
— Vietnam Insider

More THACO semi-trailers shipped to America
Vietnamese multi-business group THACO on June 1 shipped to the US another 36 semi-trailers manufactured at its Special Vehicles Manufacturing Limited Company, or THACO SV, at THACO Chu Lai Industrial Park in Quảng Nam Province.
— Viet Nam News

National IIP up 11.2 per cent in May
Việt Nam’s index of industrial production (IIP) in May rose by 11.2 per cent over the previous month but decreased by 3.1 per cent year on year, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
— Viet Nam News

State bank to remove barriers to preferential-loan access
The state bank will consider simplifying lending procedures to help COVID-19-affected firms easily access preferential interest rate loans, Deputy Director of the State Bank of Việt Nam Đào Minh Tú said.
— Viet Nam News

Can Việt Nam take advantage of new foreign investment strategies?
COVID-19 has been deemed a catalyst for investors to take the ‘China plus one’ strategy into more significant consideration and the trend of shifting manufacturing bases to Việt Nam has recently picked up pace.
— Viet Nam News

Việt Nam to have second mobile virtual network operator
The seventh telecom provider in the country, the new network will be launched with a new prefix number and use the mobile phone infrastructure of the State-owned Việt Nam Posts and Telecommunications Group (VNPT), which boasts among the best coverage and quality in the country.
— Viet Nam News

VAMC targets to settle VNĐ50 trillion bad debts this year
The Việt Nam Asset Management Company (VAMC) targeted to settle bad debts worth totally VNĐ50 trillion (US$2.15 billion) this year.
— Viet Nam News

Vietnam set to launch second MVNO
Vietnam’s Authority of Telecommunications and Ministry of Information and Communications have revealed that the country will open its doors to a second mobile virtual network operator.

‘Social, conversational’ commerce on the rise as consumer behaviour changes during COVID-19
Consumer behaviour has changed greatly during the COVID-19 pandemic, opening up opportunities for businesses that can capitalise on the changes, a recent survey has found.
— Viet Nam News

HN declares emergency over erosion in Chương Mỹ
Hà Nội’s People’s Committee has officially declared an emergency over erosion in some communes of Chương Mỹ District.
— Viet Nam Net

Health Ministry joins hands with NGOs in rehabilitation activities
VGP – The Ministry of Health’s Agency of Health Examination and Treatment and eight domestic and foreign non-governmental organizations (NGOs) on June 2 signed a memorandum of understanding on rehabilitation activities for the disabled.
— VGP Ministerial Activities

Public Security, Finance Ministries clarify Tenma bribery case
VGP – The Ministry of Public Security has directed its agencies to contact and require the Japanese side to collect and provide more information about the Tenma bribery case.
— VGP Ministerial Activities

Investment and development co-operation conference to be held in Hà Nội this month
The “Hà Nội 2020 – Investment and Development Co-operation” conference will be held at the National Conference Centre (NCC) on June 27.
— Viet Nam News

250 disadvantaged children receive gifts on Children’s Day
As many as 250 orphans and children living in disadvantaged areas received gifts last week on the occasion of Children’s Day at Kỳ Quang II Pagoda in HCM City’s Gò Vấp District.
— Viet Nam News

No new COVID-19 community infection reported over 47 days, recovery rate reaches 91%
VGP – Today marks the 47 consecutive days without new COVID-19 community infection in Viet Nam, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.
— VGP Ministerial Activities

Tourism services reopen at destinations in central region
VGP -Tourism services at popular destinations in the ancient town of Hoi An, the central province of Quang Nam, are set to open from June 1 after being closed for two months to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
— VGP Local Activities

Stock market may not enjoy lower lending rate impact: analysts
The recent interest rate cuts by the State Bank of Việt Nam (SBV) have little impact on the Vietnamese stock market.
— Viet Nam News

Agricultural products on display in Hà Nội this week
Lychees from Bắc Giang, Hưng Yên and Hải Dương; mangoes and plums from Sơn La; guava, papayas and aquatic products from Quảng Ninh and Nam Định are among the items on sale.
— Viet Nam News

Enjoying incentives, prices of domestically-produced cars expected to drop
The Government’s decision to offer a zero-import tax rate on automobile components opens significant opportunities for the local industry to lower prices, enhance competitiveness and promote consumption.
— Viet Nam News

More monetary easing measures forecast in 2020
The State Bank of Việt Nam (SBV) is expected to further take monetary easing measures to support the country’s GDP growth target of above 5 per cent this year in light of a weak economic outlook, experts forecast.
— Viet Nam News

Major shareholder files for transport firm bankruptcy
A shareholder at Saigontourist Transport JSC has filed for bankruptcy due to struggling business operations and an increase in expenses.
— Viet Nam News

VN enters day 48th without new COVID-19 community infection
VGP – Viet Nam entered the 48th day without any new COVID-19 infection case in the community, the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control said early Wednesday.
— VGP Ministerial Activities

Activities responding to action month for environment launched
The Ministry of Nature Resources and Environment has urged relevant agencies to arrange activities in the “Action Month for Environment”, in response to the World Environment Day (June 5).
— Viet Nam Net

CIEM finds bottlenecks in easing after COVID-19 pandemic
The Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM) identified the slow reform of investment procedures as a bottleneck of the local economy amid the easing of measures after the COVID-19 pandemic.
— Viet Nam News

South Korean firm buys 25 per cent of Imexpharm
SK Investment Vina III, the investment arm of SK Group, purchased 12.32 million Imexpharm shares on May 29.
— Viet Nam News

Deputy PM urges allocation of funding for pre-feasibility study of high-speed railway
Deputy Prime Minister Trịnh Đình Dũng has urged relevant ministries to allocate sufficient investment capital for the appraisal of the pre-feasibility study report of the North – South high-speed railway project.
— Viet Nam News

More Vietnamese consumers set to use cashless payments: Visa country chief
Cashless payments in Việt Nam is now strongly development. Đặng Tuyết Dung, Visa Country Manager for Việt Nam and Laos,speaks about the trend and the benefits cashless payments bring to merchants and consumers.
— Viet Nam News

Despite COVID-19 impacts, Gov’t reaffirms determination not to shrink from difficulties
VGP – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc reaffirmed the Government’s strong determination not to shrink from difficulties caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
— VGP RSS Feed

Festival for Peace to be held in Quang Tri
VGP – A Festival with the message “For peace in Quang Tri” will be held in July, as announced by the People’s Committee of the central province of Quang Tri on June 1.
— VGP Local Activities



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This week’s Vietnam morning news feature photo focus on World Environment Day, June 5.


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