Vietnam morning news for May 27

Vietnam morning news for May 27
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Vietnam to handle five corruption cases involving top leaders
Many senior officials, including a Politburo member, have been involved in the high-profile cases.
— The Hanoitimes

Guidelines on Vietnam’s Competition Law: Decree 35
Vietnam recently released Decree 35/2020/ND-CP, providing guidance on the Law on Competition, which went into effect in July 2019. The Decree gives guidance on specific thresholds for merger notifications, anti-competition agreements, and market dominance among others.
— Vietnam-Briefing

Vietnam reports the first case of Zika virus in Da Nang
A man in Da Nang has been found infected with the Zika virus, which causes microcephaly in babies, the first case in Vietnam in three years.
— Vietnam Insider

Five patients cleared of COVID-19, recovery rate reaches 84%
VGP – Five more patients have been cleared of COVID-19, bringing the recovery rate to 84% (272), the Ministry of Health said minutes ago.
— VGP Ministerial Activities

Local airlines would offer more rates with increasing ceiling prices
Increasing ceiling rates for airfares would bring more chances for the local aviation firms to have flexible and suitable price policies on the domestic aviation market.
— Viet Nam News

Vietnam reports another Russia returnee tests positive for coronavirus, total 327
Vietnam confirmed one more Covid-19 case Tuesday evening, a Vietnamese man repatriated from Russia two weeks ago.
— Vietnam Insider

Vietnam industrial property supply rises as companies exit China
Supply of ready-built factories and warehouses in southern Vietnam will increase by 28 percent this year to 2.7 million square meters.
— VnExpress

“Vietnamese banana price is at the bottom at the moment”
After almost one month’s closure, most fruit processing factories have started operating again since 22 April.
— Fresh Plaza

Vietnam makes Asia-Pacific’s top 10 in high-quality published researches
Vietnam stands 10th among countries in the Asia-Pacific region for the number of research articles published on high-quality science journals in 2019.
— VnExpress

MoIT sets up working groups for EVFTA
The Import and Export Department from the Ministry of Industry and Trade set up differrent working groups to implement the the EU-Việt Nam free trade agreement (EVFTA)
— Viet Nam News

What information Vietnamese journalists look for during Coronavirus pandemic?
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused tremendous loss and damage to every industry worldwide. During this challenging period, creating appropriate contents and devising the right communication strategies are vital for PR and marketing practitioners to approach their target audiences.
— Vietnam Insider

Hanoi records positive changes in urban planning and management
Hanoi’s projects on urban technical infrastructure have been carried out coherently in the order of priority and urgency.
— The Hanoitimes

Vietnam airports required to tighten Covid-19 prevention measures
Local airports are required to keep applying safety protocol against Covid-19 as the pandemic has not been radically wiped out.
— The Hanoitimes

Vietnam, Canada work to optimise benefits of CPTPP
Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh has suggested agencies in Vietnam and Canada to devise a mechanism to exchange information and handle trade defence cases.

Japanese company under bribery investigation in Vietnam
Vietnamese authorities are investigating Tenma Vietnam, a subsidiary of Japan’s plastic product maker Tenma Corporation, for alleged bribing some 232,000 U.S. dollars to avoid tax arrears, Vietnam News Agency reported on Tuesday.
— Xinhua

VN needs to change its ways to attract FDI leaving China: experts
Việt Nam has some great advantages while competing with regional countries in attracting capital flows moving out of China after the Covid-19 pandemic, experts have said.
— Viet Nam News

Lychee production hubs seek to boost consumption amid export difficulty
Việt Nam’s lychee production hubs have entered the early harvest season this year and is preparing plans for its flagship fruit consumption amid export difficulty due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
— Viet Nam News

Pharmaceutical enterprises enjoy good earnings in Q1
Pharmaceutical stocks have attracted investors since the outbreak of the disease due to rising need for medical equipment and drugs.
— Viet Nam News

VN enters 40th day without new COVID-19 community infection, recovery rate rises to 84%
VGP – Today marks the 40th consecutive day without new community infection of COVID-19 in Viet Nam, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.
— VGP RSS Feed

Investors need to consider carefully before buying old apartments: experts
Experts have recommended investors consider carefully before buying old apartments to ensure investment efficiency.
— Viet Nam News

Hải Dương exports first batches of lychee to Singapore, US, Australia
The northern province of Hải Dương on Monday exported first batches of lychee to Singapore, the US and Australia this year.
— Viet Nam News

China tests digital currency and policy recommendations for Việt Nam
That China officially tested its sovereign digital currency has raised the issue that Việt Nam needs to research on cryptocurrencies in the context of international integration.
— Viet Nam News

Checkable deposits see first decline since Q4, 2018
Checkable deposits saw significant quarter-on-quarter decline in the first quarter of this year despite increase in payment accounts.
— Viet Nam News

One more COVID-19 infection case confirmed, total rises to 326
VGP – A 20-year-old female student returning from France became the latest COVID-19 case in Viet Nam, raising the country’s patient tally to 326, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.
— VGP Ministerial Activities

Motorbike emissions levels added to revised Law on Road Traffic
Gas emissions from motorbikes will be periodically checked under the revised Law on Road Traffic which will be submitted to the National Assembly this year to protect the environment.
— Viet Nam Net

Tiền Giang to support tourism businesses hit by COVID-19
Local businesses hit hard by COVID-19 are seeking support, including deadline extensions for tax payments, from Tiền Giang Province authorities.
— Viet Nam News

Conference seeking recommendations for post-COVID-19 business recovery underway
VGP – Minister-Chairman of the Government Office Mai Tien Dung is presiding over a virtual conference to seek recommendations for regulatory, policy and administrative procedure reform to support post-COVID-19 business recovery.
— VGP Ministerial Activities

Bắc Giang seeks for more chances for exporting lychees to Singapore
Bắc Giang Province will have a good opportunity to find partners for exporting its lychees to Singapore at an online trade fair held at the end of this month.
— Viet Nam News

S&P maintains stable outlook for Việt Nam’s sovereign credit rating
S&P Global Ratings has announced it has retained Việt Nam’s sovereign credit rating at BB, with a stable outlook, in its latest report released late last week, according to the Ministry of Finance.
— Viet Nam News

Quang Ninh’s last patient cleared of COVID-19
VGP – Patient 312 has become the latest case cleared of COVID-19, raising the recovered number to 268, the Ministry of Health said Monday afternoon.
— VGP Local Activities

School Milk Project implemented effectively, says Hà Nội official
More than one million pre-school and primary school students in Hà Nội have enjoyed fresh milk every day in the 2018-20 period, marking 91 per cent of the total number of children.
— Viet Nam News

Shares advance despite bad int’l news on good earnings hunt
Vietnamese shares moved up steadily on Monday despite bad movement of Asian stocks on the hunt for good quarterly corporate earnings.
— Viet Nam News

Environment ministry proposes solutions to control pollution caused by transport
The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has proposed supportive policies to encourage environmentally-friendly means of transport which run on electric engines and use renewable fuels.
— Viet Nam Net

More than 340 citizens return home from Japan
VGP – Vietnamese Embassy in Japan has coordinated with the national flag carrier Viet Nam Airlines and Japanese authorities to repatriated more than 340 citizens from the Northeast Asian country, according to the Vietnamese Foreign Ministry.
— VGP RSS Feed

Tree uprooting kills 1, injures 12 students in southern Vietnam
An old tree suddenly uprooted in a schoolyard in Vietnam’s southern Ho Chi Minh City on Tuesday, leaving one student dead and 12 others injured, Vietnam News Agency reported.
— Xinhua



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