Vietnam morning news for March 2

Vietnam morning news for March 2
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Vietnam Airlines managers’ salaries to be reduced as revenues take hit
Vietnam Airlines, whose revenues have been hit badly by the Covid-19 epidemic, has cut the salaries of senior managers by 40 percent this year.
— VnExpress

Hanoi ranked world’s seventh most polluted capital city in 2019
Hanoi has become the world’s seventh most polluted capital city, even worse than Beijing, a new IQ AirVisual report says.
— VnExpress

7,000 Vietnamese returning to Ho Chi Minh city from South Korea
The Vietnam’s largest city received over 6,800 people from South Korea between February 23 and 29. As of Saturday almost 300 people were quarantined at a field hospital in the outlying Cu Chi District and other facilities with another 52 isolated at home.
— Vietnam Insider

Vietnam import tax collection falls as trade hit by coronavirus
A slump in trade caused by the novel coronavirus outbreak has hit import tariff revenues in the first two months.
— VnExpress

Vietnam: Shipping firms in troubled waters as coronavirus hits trade
Vietnamese shipping firms are reporting falling revenues after the coronavirus outbreak brought trade-related activities to a standstill in China.
— Hellenic Shipping News

Vietnam joins ASEAN effort to combat IUU fishing
Relations between the EU and some ASEAN member states have been tense in recent years because of the seafood trade, stemming from the European Commission’s (EC) sanctions related to the illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing.
— The Asean Post

Vietnam approves MOU on establishing China-ASEAN Center
The Vietnamese government issued a resolution on Friday to approve the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Establishing the China-ASEAN Center signed in 2017, Vietnam News Agency reported Saturday.
— Xinhua

Vietnam-India trade relations must develop in the shadow of the US-China trade war
Vietnam and India were expected to benefit from the US-China trade war but could not. They should turn to each other to increase exports.
— Asean Today

Family of retired Sydney baker jailed in Vietnam say Australia needs to do more
As Chau Van Kham, a member of a banned pro-democracy group, prepares for his final appeal, his son fears he will die jail.
— The Guardian

Vietnamese startup Loship is driving its way to become a ‘unicorn’ success
The market for e-commerce is thriving worldwide, and in the Southeast Asian country of Vietnam with its young population, opportunities for growth for an e-commerce startup are quite prosperous.
— Korea tech desk

Work starts on $20m petrol warehouse in Quảng Trị
Spanning 16ha in Triệu Phong District, the warehouse has a storage capacity of 200,000cu.m.
— Viet Nam News

Vietnam replica wall to travel through New Albany
The replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall will travel through New Albany on State Highway 15 on March 10 at approximately 3:25 p.m.
— Djournal

Vietnam posts US$100 million trade surplus in February
Vietnam is enjoying an estimated US$100 million trade surplus for February despite the effects of the Covid-19 epidemic, the General Statistics Office has announced.

Data should be shared to serve digital economy
Data is considered a core element of Vietnam’s digital economy; however, it is not well shared and connected to serve the country.
— Borneo Bulletin

More regulations needed to promote condotel market development
Detailed regulations are needed to promote a healthy condotel market, which has been going off-track for years due to an unclear legal framework, experts have said.
— VietnamPlus

Vietnamese ministry works on national strategy on industrial development through 2030
The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) is drafting the National Strategy on Industrial Development through 2030 with a vision to 2045 to submit to the Government in the next quarter.
— Eleven Myanmar

Overseas Vietnamese invest nearly 2 billion USD in HCM City
More than 3,000 overseas Vietnamese had invested 45 trillion VND (1.94 billion USD) as of the end of last year in HCM City, an official said at a recent meeting in the city.
— VietnamPlus

HCMC mulls field hospital near airport
HCMC plans to build a field hospital near Tan Son Nhat International Airport to check 7,000 Vietnamese returning from South Korea for coronavirus infection.
— VnExpress

Vietnam Announced A Safe Tourist Destination Against Corona Virus
As a responsible tour operator, Vietnam Fast Tours is always concerned about their customer’s safety and security.
— Menafn

The Future Energy Show Vietnam 2020 to take place in Ho Chi Minh City
Returning on 8-9 July 2020 to The Adora Center, Ho Chi Minh City, The Future Energy Show Vietnam 2020, co-located with The Power & Electricity Show Vietnam, The Energy Storage Show Vietnam, The Smart Energy Show Vietnam and The Solar Show Vietnam, will bring together policy makers, regulators, investors and financiers, utilities, power producers, project developers, renewable energy vendors, with the business owners and land developers to discuss the future of energy in Vietnam.
— Vietnam Insider

Covid-19 inflicts damage on Hanoi tourism
Chinese arrivals to Hanoi in February declined 93.5% year-on-year while those from South Korea fell 51.4%.
— The Hanoitimes

JLL names five key trends of Vietnam property market 2020
The trends will contribute to helping navigate foreign investors in Vietnam.
— The Hanoitimes

Asiana flight turns back en route to Vietnam on coronavirus
A South Korean flight turned back while en route to Vietnam on Saturday after the Vietnamese authorities prevented it from landing in Hanoi, with more flights connecting the two countries expected to be suspended amid the spread of the new coronavirus.
— Korea Herald

Vietnam plans to adjust electricity pricing to encourage efficiency
The new calculation would make it more expensive for customers who use more than 700 kWh per month.
— The Hanoitimes

Vietnam’s minority ethnic congress to be held in Vietnam
Vietnam’s 2nd National Congress of Ethnic Minority Groups will be held in this capital from April 17 to 19 with the participation of 1,600 delegates, according to organizers.
— Plenglish

Work on the Hanoi Street Circuit that will host Formula 1’s inaugural staging of the Vietnam Grand Prix next month has been completed.
— Ausleisure

Vietnam holds series of activities of ASEAN Women’s Circle in US
The ASEAN Women’s Circle in Washington DC (AWC-DC) held a wide range of exchange activities in 2019 under the chair of Vietnam, thus contributing to tightening solidarity and mutual understanding between ASEAN member states.
— VietnamPlus

A Foodie’s Guide to Hoi An: Everything You Need to Eat and Drink
A centuries-long history as a global trading center makes Hoi An’s cuisine some of the most diverse—and delicious—in the world.
— Fodors

Growth in foreign arrivals slowest in four years
The number of international tourist arrivals to Vietnam during January-February rose 4.8 percent year on year to 3.23 million, the lowest increase in the past four years, the General Statistics Office of Vietnam (GSO) said on February 29.

Largest private weapons museum in Vietnam targets war history enthusiasts
Thousands of weapons and war uniforms from around the world dating back centuries are on display at a museum in southern town Vung Tau.
— VnExpress

Our Vietnam vets deserve better medical care
Two of my paramount guiding principles as your senator are respect for science and respect for those who have served our nation. We owe all of our veterans who put their lives on the line to defend us the best possible medical care, based on the best available science.
— Abqjournal

Logistics industry problems persist: conference
The logistics industry in Vietnam, especially HCM City, continues to face challenges like red tape and traffic congestion near border gates despite progress made in facilitating trade, Dinh Ngoc Thang, head of the city Department of Customs, told a recent conference.
— VietnamPlus

State budget revenue plummets due to impact of Covid-19 epidemic
According to the General Statistics Office of Vietnam, the national budget revenue in the first two months of 2020 plummeted due to Lunar New Year (Tet) holidays along with the influence of Covid-19 epidemic.
— Sggp News

State Audit Office, GIZ boost cooperation
A Vietnamese delegation led by State Auditor General Ho Duc Phoc held a working session with leaders of the German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ) in the German city of Bonn on February 28.

Vinatex completes plan of producing 6 million face marks
As of March 1, the Vietnam National Textile and Garment Group (Vinatex) and its subsidiaries produced three more million antibacteria face masks, completing its plan of selling about 6 million face masks to the market amid the outbreak of the acute respiratory disease caused by SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19).
— VietnamPlus

Largest private weapons museum in Vietnam targets war history enthusiasts
Thousands of weapons and war uniforms from around the world dating back centuries are on display at a museum in southern town Vung Tau.
— VnExpress

Saigon geology museum exhibits rocks dating back millions of years
Some 13,000 samples of soil, rocks, minerals, and fossils found in Vietnam and elsewhere are on display at Saigon’s Museum of Geology.
— VnExpress

Removing difficulties for pepper production
2019 was a difficult year for the pepper industry as domestic and export prices plummeted due to excess supply. 2020 is also anticipated to be a difficult year for pepper growers as prices continue to plunge in addition to declining productivity due to epidemic sand increasing costs for planting and harvest.



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