Việt Nam wants Singapore to share its experiences from its time ASEAN Chair and work closely with Việt Nam to promote initiatives within the framework of ASEAN Vision on self-reliance and creativity, he said. The PM also said Việt Nam will uphold its role in ensuring food security in the region and the world. The country was also the 3rd largest foreign investor in Việt Nam with total capital of $48 billion. The Việt Nam-Singapore industrial parks in Việt Nam have showed effective operations, creating jobs for locals and bringing mutual benefits to both countries. He expressed his hope that Việt Nam would have a successful period as ASEAN Chair next year.
March 23, 2019 09:33 UTC
Vice Chairwoman Phóng congratulated Cambodia on the successful organisation of its general election in 2018. She said the landslide victory for the Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) demonstrated the absolute confidence of Cambodian voters and people in the CPP’s leadership. Phóng voiced her hope the Cambodian legislature and government would back Việt Nam’s bid for a non-permanent seat on the UN Security Council for the 2020-2021 tenure. The Cambodian leader lauded Việt Nam’s development and noted her belief that the country would soon complete its targets of national industrialisation and modernisation. Sudary said Cambodia was stepping up the deployment of strategies to raise living standards and help the country develop.
March 22, 2019 16:41 UTC
Reports from Saigon Securities Incorporation (SSI) showed the SBV withdrew VNĐ17 trillion (US$729.6 million) via the issuance of seven-day bills at interest rate of 3 per cent per year. In addition, the central bank also net withdrew another VNĐ6.4 trillion via open market operation (OMO). Though the SBV withdrew up to VNĐ162 trillion in the last five weeks, interest rates on the interbank market steadily dropped, especially during last week. It was reported the SBV has net bought the dollar to date this year to build up the country’s foreign reserves. This allows them to have long-term capital to meet the central bank’s regulation on reducing short-term funds for medium- and long-term loans to 40 per cent against last year’s rate of 45 per cent.
March 22, 2019 05:03 UTC
HÀ NỘI – Liquidity in the interbank market has been abundant, helping the State Bank of Việt Nam (SBV) resume the issuance of treasury bills after five months to withdraw Vietnamese đồng from the banking system. Reports from Saigon Securities Incorporation (SSI) showed the SBV withdrew VNĐ17 trillion (US$729.6 million) via the issuance of seven-day bills at interest rate of 3 per cent per year. In addition, the central bank also net withdrew another VNĐ6.4 trillion via open market operation (OMO). Though the SBV withdrew up to VNĐ162 trillion in the last five weeks, interest rates on the interbank market steadily dropped, especially during last week. Economist Lê Xuân Nghĩa said that although the central bank was very cautious about increasing the money supply in the market, the rise of Government bond yields is also putting more pressure on interest rates.
March 22, 2019 03:33 UTC
MoIT and the Ministry of Finance had reviewed input costs for electricity production including coal and gas prices as well as interest rate differences in EVN’s foreign currency-denominated debts. The Ministry of Industry and Trade announced the power retail increase. That money would be used to buy coal and pay gas suppliers and power plants. “We are almost an intermediary collecting money and paying coal and gas suppliers and power plants,” Tri said. EVN would have to pay VNĐ7 trillion to coal suppliers, VNĐ6 trillion to gas suppliers and VND3.8 trillion for the exchange rate difference.
Việt Nam has a dense network of rivers which should provide a more than adequate supply. “We do not have proper database for water resources, we are lacking of qualified water management staff at localities,” he said. Bảy from the Department of Water Resources Management suggested strict enforcement of water resources utility and protection regulations should be implemented. Director of the National Centre for Water Resources Planning and Investigation Triệu Đức Huy said in the future, the centre will complete the national water resources plan along with relevant policies. Lê Đức Trung from the Mekong River Commision office in Việt Nam said Việt Nam has been proactively co-operating with countries in upper Mekong River regions in sustainable water resources management, both bilaterally and multilaterally.
Up to now the Government and all stakeholders have succeeded in limiting, geographically speaking, the outbreak to the northern part of Việt Nam. What are FAO’s recommendations to enhance the ASF response capacities of Việt Nam and prevent its further spread? The FAO had called on Việt Nam to declare a national emergency. In addition, you have roughly another 1,700 commercial units or bigger farms in Việt Nam. FAO will do its best to support the Government and the people of Việt Nam – in particular assisting the affected rural households.
Việt Nam News spoke to Dr. Albert T.Lieberg, Representative of the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) in Việt Nam about prevention and response plans. Up to now the Government and all stakeholders have succeeded in limiting, geographically speaking, the outbreak to the northern part of Việt Nam. What are FAO’s recommendations to enhance the ASF response capacities of Việt Nam and prevent its further spread? In addition, you have roughly another 1,700 commercial units or bigger farms in Việt Nam. FAO will do its best to support the Government and the people of Việt Nam – in particular assisting the affected rural households.
HÀ NỘI — Hà Nội People’s Committee has recently issued a plan to take advantage of opportunities arising from the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP). The capital city would also focus on enhancing the competitiveness of major industries and small- and medium-sized enterprises through policies and programmes about support in capital, training, market information access and technology application, together with developing talents. The city would also prepare for possible job losses in case firms could not survive the harsh competition, providing job transition training and job consultancy services. Early this month, the Ministry of Industry and Trade issued a plan for implementing the CPTPP. The 11-member CPTPP came into force for Việt Nam on January 14.
March 20, 2019 12:45 UTC
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March 20, 2019 12:22 UTC
Simon Yu (centre), president of Arrow's Asia-Pacific components business, with Hong Kong, Taipei, Japan and South Korea team representatives at the robot boxing contest at the Arrow Technology Showcase 2019 in Shenzhen. "The Greater Bay Area, rising to be among the top global technology and innovation power hubs, is home to tens of thousands of international as well as local technology startups and enterprises. However, we need the necessary technology and engineering solutions to achieve this goal. About Arrow ElectronicsArrow Electronics (NYSE:ARW) guides innovation forward for over 200,000 leading technology manufacturers and service providers. With 2018 sales of $30 billion, Arrow develops technology solutions that improve business and daily life.
March 20, 2019 12:00 UTC
Under a national programme to develop new rural areas, about 40 per cent of communes established a waste collection team that transfers the rubbish to a waste treatment firm. “Most of the waste from rural areas is dumped or burnt,” Ngoạn said. Ngoạn said waste from rural areas would increase in quantity and variety, and that items that cannot decompose like plastic waste “would create bigger pressure on the environment”Việt Nam has developed a legal framework and improved policies to tackle rural waste. The Ministry of Construction is in charge of solid waste issues, but the solid waste that is generated by agricultural activities is overseen by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development. Hazardous solid waste, including any generated through agricultural activities or in trade villages, is overseen by the environment ministry.
March 19, 2019 05:26 UTC
HCM CITY — A new dance Bleu Neon co-created by Vietnamese and French contemporary dance artists will be staged at the Factory Contemporary Arts Centre in District 2 on March 22. Her choreographic works have been presented at dance festivals in France, Canada, South Korea, Malaysia and Việt Nam. In 2009, she began her professional dance career with Urban Dance Group as a solo dancer and instructor in ballet and contemporary dance. She became a teacher of ballet, jazz and contemporary dance at Dancenter in 2013. The dance performance Bleu Neon will take place from 7pm-8pm at 15 Nguyễn Ư Dĩ Street in District 2.
March 18, 2019 08:37 UTC
HCM CITY – Small and medium-sized enterprises in Vietnamese can export their products all over the world through the online market at http://alibaba.fado.vn. According to the Việt Nam E-Commerce Index, 32 per cent of domestic SMEs already established relations with foreign partners online. Through it, Vietnamese enterprises can reach 260 million buyers all over the world. Following the agreement, local player Fado.vn will represent Alibaba in Việt Nam. SMEs make up around 98 per cent of the 518,000 enterprises in Việt Nam.
March 14, 2019 21:56 UTC
Proposed final dividend of HK23 cents per share in aggregate with the interim dividend paid of HK7 cents, total dividends for the full year of 2018 amounted to HK30 cents per share (FY2017: HK23 cents per share). in aggregate with the interim dividend paid of HK7 cents, total dividends for the full year of 2018 amounted to HK30 cents per share (FY2017: HK23 cents per share). HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - CIFI Holdings (Group) Co. Ltd. ("CIFI" or the "Group", HKEx stock code: 884), a leading real estate developer engaged in the property development and investment business in the first-, second- and robust third-tier cities in China, is pleased to announce its annual results for the year ended 31 December 2018. About CIFI Group:Headquartered in Shanghai, CIFI is one of China's top real estate developers. CIFI principally focuses on developing high-quality properties in first-, second- and robust third-tier cities in China.
March 14, 2019 12:22 UTC