Daily Archives: March 16, 2020

Thua Thien-Hue aims to draw 10 projects in IPs, IZs

The central province of Thua Thien - Hue aims to attract 8-10 domestic and foreign investment projects with total registered capital of 6-8 trillion VND (257.4 -343 million USD) to its economic zones (EZs) and industrial zones (IZs) in

Can Tho city solicits investment in housing

Can Tho city, the most developed locality in the Mekong Delta, continues to seek investment in housing projects.According to analysts, the city housing market will enjoy steady growth this year.Thieu Quang Thai, Vice Chairman of the Can Tho Real

Garment export value hits 5.3 billion USD during Jan-Feb

The export turnover of garment and textile products reached 5.3 billion USD in the first two months of 2020, down 3.5 percent year-on-year.Of the total, 4.2 billion USD came from the shipment of clothes and 512 million USD from

Reference exchange rate up 10 VND at week’s beginning

The State Bank of Vietnam set the daily reference exchange rate at 23,222 VND per USD on March 16, up 10 VND from the last working day of previous week (March 13).With the current trading band of +/-3 percent,

Reference exchange rate up 10 VND at week’s beginning

The State Bank of Vietnam set the daily reference exchange rate at 23,222 VND per USD on March 16, up 10 VND from the last working day of previous week (March 13).With the current trading band of +/-3 percent,

Strong measures must be maintained to contain COVID-19 spread: Deputy PM

Vietnam needs to continue with strong measures to curb the spread of COVID-19 and respond to complex developments of the pandemic around the globe, according to Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam.He made the remark while chairing a meeting

More localities temporarily close tourist sites to prevent COVID-19 spread

All tourist sites in the central province of Quang Tri will be temporarily closed to visitors from March 18 as part of the local effort to prevent the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) from spreading.All historical and cultural relics and

UK police charge another over Essex lorry deaths

British police on March 16 charged another man as part of their investigation into the deaths of 39 Vietnamese people found dead inside a refrigeration trailer in Essex, northeast of London, last October.Valentin Calota, 37, will appear at Basildon

Vietnam Airlines keeps carrying Vietnamese back from Europe

The national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines said on March 16 that it has created the most favourable conditions for Vietnamese citizens in Europe who want to return home amid the complicated developments of the COVID-19.The firm is maintaining five

100-year-old Buu Son Pagoda rests on one pillar

The 100-year-old Buu Son Pagoda in southern Dong Nai province, built in the 18th century, rests on only one pillar.The pagoda in Bien Hoa city’s Hoa Binh ward was built initially with bamboo walls and wooden columns. The 100sq.m