Daily Archives: February 5, 2020

Vietnamese movie screened in Saudi Arabia

Vietnamese movie Cha cong con (Father and Son) directed by Luong Dinh Dung is being screened in Saudi Arabia throughout February.The film is on show at the King Abdulaziz Centre for World Culture (Ithra), which was named among the

Commercial bank SHB’s pre-tax profit surges 47 percent in 2019

The Sai Gon-Hanoi Commercial Joint Stock Bank (SHB) enjoyed over 3 trillion VND (over 129.2 million USD) in pre-tax profit in 2019, representing a yearly increase of 47 percent.According to a financial report by the bank, as of December

Tien Giang sets export target of 3.4 billion USD in 2020

The Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang has set a target of earning 3.4 billion USD in export turnover in 2020, a year-on-year rise of 9.8 percent.Director of the provincial Department of Industry and Trade Doan Van Phuong said

Vietnam’s exports forecast to plunge in Q1

Vietnam's exports are forecast to plunge in the first quarter of this year due to impacts of the acute respiratory disease caused by the new coronavirus (2019-nCoV).According to Director General of the General Statistics Office of Vietnam (GSO) Nguyen...

Vietnam’s two big cities lead region in dynamic growth: JLL

Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi continue to lead the momentum in Southeast Asia, ranking third and seventh among the most dynamic cities in the world, according to the City Momentum Index recently issued by property consultant Jones Lang

Disbursement of public investment still low in January

Disbursement of public investment was low in January due to impacts of the week-long Tet holiday, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).Nearly 18.7 trillion VND (803.4 million USD) of public investment was disbursed in the first month of

Agro processing gets tidal wave of investment

Vietnamese businesses have been investing heavily in the agro-processing sector in recent years, helping it develop sustainably and effectively adapt to natural disasters and diseases.According to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MAR...

Tra Vinh lures over 111 billion VND worth of investments in January

The Mekong Delta province of Tra Vinh granted approval decisions and investment licences to four projects with accumulative registered capital exceeding 111 billion VND (4.7 million USD) in January.The figures represent an increase of three projects a...

Flights licensed to bring Vietnamese, Chinese citizens back

The Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam announced that it has asked its relevant authorities to grant licenses to a number of flights to bring Vietnamese citizens in China and Chinese citizens in Vietnam back to their respective countries.The gra...

AHKFT expected to boost Vietnam’s agricultural exports to Hong Kong

Vietnam expects the ASEAN-Hong Kong Free Trade Agreement (AHKFTA) to boost the country's exports of farm produce, aquatic products and processed food.Last year, Vietnam exported 7.15 billion USD worth of commodities to Hong Kong (China), down 10.05 pe...