Developers dine on industrial land

While COVID-19 has seriously impacted IZs and manufacturers alike, occupancy rates in the first quarter of 2020 were still above 72 per cent. During the period, a series of new investors including Luxshare-ICT, Goertek, and Hanwha Aero Engines moved to Vietnam while others like Foxconn, Sharp, TCL, Nintendo, Pegatron, and Lenovo are considering similar moves.

Vietnam considers opening up select islands for foreign tourists

The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) late last week said it is hoping to kickstart tourism again with select openings for foreign visitors. It said that it was preparing plans to welcome visitors from countries and territories in anticipation of recovery and disease control in key markets like Southeast Asia and Northeast Asia.

Local firms have permission to import live hogs: MARD

The Vissan pork prices on Friday in HCM City were between from VND63,000 to VND252,000 per kilo, down VND7,000-28,000 compared to the previous day depending on kinds of pork. Those prices in other provinces and cities had a reduction of VND6,800 to VND26,900 per kilo to VND61,200-242,100.

14th NA’s ninth session: fund for disaster prevention necessary

Presenting a report on collecting feedback on the draft Law, Chairman of the NA’s Committee on Science, Technology, and Environment Phan Xuan Dung said a majority of deputies agree with the need to establish a fund for disaster prevention and control amid the complicated developments of climate change at present.

Youths donate blood in Gia Lai province

At the event 150 youths from Duc Co district and 250 employees of Company 72 have registered to donate their blood. As a result, the organizers collected 250 units of blood to add to the blood bank of the Gia Lai Provincial General Hospital.

Party Committee of Hanoi Capital Command opens third Party Congress

In turn, Secretary of the Party Committees of Hanoi City and Hanoi Capital Command Vuong Dinh Hue praised the unit’s efforts, suggesting that delegates should focus the discussions of the draft resolution for the 2020-2025 tenure. He said that the Hanoi Capital Command should continue maintaining political security and social order in the area, contributing […]

Vietnam greenlights live pig imports

Authorities have been increasing pork imports to lower domestic prices. Vietnam so far this year has imported 67,000 tonnes of pork at an average prices of VND60,000 ($2.6) per kilogram, half the domestic figure.

Part 4: Vietnam means goodness

Personnel of L2FH Rotation 1 welcome foreign visitors.  What contributed to the good impression on Vietnam of locals and international friends in South Sudan? Lieutenant Colonel Bui Duc Thanh, Director of the Level-two Field Hospital (L2FH) Rotation 1 of Vietnam in Bentiu, South Sudan, shared, “Working in a far, far-away country like South Sudan, our […]

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243 pregnant Vietnamese women repatriated from Taiwan

All passengers had undergone medical checks before boarding and wore face masks throughout the flight. They submitted health declarations and were transferred to quarantine facilities in the central province of Quang Nam on arrival. Their samples have been taken for testing.