Vietnam morning news for May 28

Vietnam morning news for May 28
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Vietnam morning newsFinance Ministry wants to cut corporate income tax for small and micro businesses
The Ministry of Finance has proposed the Government cut corporate income tax for small and micro businesses by 30 per cent this year.
— Viet Nam News

One more COVID-19 infection case confirmed, total rises to 327
A 31-year-old man returning from Russia became the latest COVID-19 case in Viet Nam, raising the country’s patient tally to 327, the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control reported Tuesday afternoon.
— VGP Ministerial Activities

Vietnam to resume e-visa issuance in July
Vietnam will resume issuing e-visa for citizens from 80 countries starting July 1, according to a government resolution.
— VnExpress

French Police Arrest 13 Over Migrant Lorry Deaths In Britain: Prosecutors
French police have arrested 13 people in the Paris region over suspected links to a migrant smuggling ring responsible for the deaths of 39 Vietnamese migrants in a refrigerated lorry in Britain last October, prosecutors said Wednesday.
— Barrons

Vietnam prepares to resume select international flights
The Transport Ministry has asked civil aviation authorities to submit plans by June 10 for reopening some international flight routes.
— VnExpress

INSIGHT: Tax Incentives for Foreign Investors in Vietnam
Nguyen Hung Du and Luong Thuy Trang, of Grant Thornton Vietnam, provide an overview of tax incentives in Vietnam and discuss how foreign investors can make the most of the opportunities available.
— Bloomberg Tax

Vietnam Criticized for Its First-Round Victory Over COVID-19
You can’t please everyone, especially those who do their utmost to find fault with a country that has distinguished itself as a national role model in the midst of a global pandemic.
— Counter Punch

New road and bridge projects for Vietnam
Vietnam is spending heavily on road and bridge projects in a bid to further develop its growing economy. A series of PPP road projects are being planned, while an important bridge link will be built in due course.
— World Highways

Key economic regions are major national growth poles, says PM
VGP – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has said key economic regions are the important growth poles of the country, urging for the building and completion of regional and provincial planning within national master planning.
— VGP Government in Action\

Labour demand in Vietnam is warming up as companies resume activities after a long hiatus caused by the coronavirus pandemic, reports VNExpress, citing data from online recruitment firm VietnamWorks.
— Staffing Industry

Vietnam assures PH of rice supply amid COVID-19 pandemic
“We assure you that Vietnam will continue to supply rice to the Philippines on a long-term basis at competitive prices,” Phuc told Duterte, as quoted in the release.

Six more patients cleared of COVID-19, total rises to 278
VGP – Six more patients have been cleared of COVID-19, raising the total recoveries in Viet Nam to 278, making up 85%, the National Hospital for Tropical Diseases in Dong Anh District, Ha Noi said early Wednesday.
— VGP Ministerial Activities

Local firms can compete based on sustainability
Local firms are called on to join the fifth programme evaluating and honouring sustainable businesses in Việt Nam on Tuesday in Hà Nội.
— Viet Nam News

Prime Minister calls for more investment in key economic zones
The PM said localities should take advantage of successfully controlling the pandemic to attract investment and promote business and production activities
— Viet Nam News
Vincom Retail forecasts 2020 profit down 12 per cent due to pandemic
Shareholders in Vincom Retail have agreed with the company’s 2020 net profit target of VNĐ2.5 trillion (US$107.3 million), a drop of 12 per cent over 2019 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
— 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

PM Phuc pledges VN willing to be long-term rice supplier to Philippines
VGP – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc pledged that Viet Nam is willing to be the long-term and stable rice supplier of the Philippines, during his phone conversation with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday.
— VGP RSS Feed

Famous Japanese cheesecake brand comes to Việt Nam
Uncle Tetsu, a famous Japanese cheesecake brand, has come to Việt Nam as a franchise, with the first store opening late last week at 78 Nguyen Đình Chiểu Street in HCM City’s District 1.
— Viet Nam News

“Golden opportunity for Vietnam’s farm produce to regain home market”
Because of Covid-19, the global farm produce supply chain has been interrupted because of logistics problems. Now is the right time for domestic farm produce to conquer domestic consumers’ hearts in Vietnam, experts say.
— Hortidaily

Vietnam Is Asia’s Best Stock Market Performer in May
Vietnam has managed to repeat its success of containing a virus outbreak, helping make the nation’s stock market Asia’s top performer this month.
— Yahoo News

HCM City struggles to sell underground parking lots idea to investors
The HCM City Department of Transport has warned that the shortage of public parking space is worsening because building parking lots is expensive and returns on them are low.
— Viet Nam News

Quảng Yên Economic Zone added to coastal EZ planning
With the development of the transport infrastructure system in recent years, especially the Hạ Long – Hải Phòng Expressway and Bạch Đằng Bridge, Quảng Yên has attracted large investments in property development.
— Viet Nam News

Why Vietnam’s ‘Silicon Valley’ Won’t Be Like California’s
Vietnam’s financial hub is setting aside land to develop what locals call a new “Silicon Valley,” a reference to the area of California where a lot of new technology is developed, but with not-so-California characteristics, such as state planning and a lack of venture capital.

Grab’s Delivery Doodles magically turns children’s drawings into food orders with AI
Grab has launched GrabFood Delivery Doodles which uses Artificial Intelligence (AI) to turn children’s doodles of their favourite dishes magically into food orders delivered via GrabFood.
— Viet Nam News

Administrative reforms will help energise firms after pandemic
Simplifying administrative procedures is critical to revitalise business after the COVID-19 pandemic.
— Viet Nam News

Hậu Giang Province overrun with property projects
The number of property projects in Hậu Giang Province surpasses actual demand, experts have said.
— Viet Nam News

Tuna export market still unstable
In the difficult economic context caused by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Việt Nam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP) suggested tuna processors and exporters exploit domestic market.
— Viet Nam News

Lawmakers divided on debt collecting firms
Many said debt collecting is a legitimate demand of society and should be allowed to operate.
— Viet Nam News

VN, Norway share similar viewpoints on int’l issues
VGP – Viet Nam and Norway have similar positions on a number of international issues, including peace and security maintenance, respect for law, and sustainable development.
— VGP Government in Action

Bình Định proposes to continue titanium export due to high inventory
The central province of Bình Định has proposed the Prime Minister to allow local businesses to continue exporting titanium inventory of about 455,000 tonnes.
— Viet Nam News

Samsung Vietnam launches affordably priced Galaxy A21s
The Galaxy A21s, Samsung’s latest value-oriented Android smartphone specifically catering to youth, is official in Vietnam as of today.
— SamMobile

FedEx Express helps ship masks
Express delivery company FedEx Express has helped the Việt Nam Red Cross Society ship for free thousands of medical masks to its US counterpart.
— Viet Nam News

VN stocks rise on earnings hopes
The benchmark VN-Index on the Ho Chí Minh Stock Exchange gained 1.17 per cent to end at 869.13 points – its highest level since March 6.
— Viet Nam News

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



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