Daily Archives: May 11, 2020

AFC expects Vietnamese football to set example of revival

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) said it expects football leagues in Vietnam to restart this month, setting an example of post-pandemic revival for other ASEAN countries. The Vietnam Professional Football Joint Stock Company (VPF) has announced that the Bamboo Airways

US official: Vietnam a role model in fighting COVID-19

Vietnam has been a role model in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, said Jonathan Moore, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of the US Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs. During a recent phone call with Vietnamese ambassador

Ministry: China’s suspension of fishing in Vietnam’s waters meaningless

 The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development on May 11 said that China’s suspension of fishing in waters within Vietnam’s sovereignty in the East Sea carries no weight whatsoever. In a document sent to the People’s Committees of coastal cities

Underwater dyke set to save Cua Dai beach from erosion

 The central province of Quang Nam has allocated a fund of 300 billion VND (13 million USD) to build an underwater dyke system protecting Cua Dai beach from erosion. An official from the provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Development

Reference exchange rate down 10 VND at week’s beginning

 The State Bank of Vietnam set the daily reference exchange rate at 23,252 VND per USD on May 11, down 10 VND from the last working day of previous week. With the current trading band of+/-3 percent, the ceiling rate

Hanoi strives to have additional 700 OCOP products in 2020

 Hanoi aims to have additional 700 products qualified for standards of the One Commune – One Product (OCOP) programme by the end of this year, heard a recent conference of the municipal Party Committee on the implementation of the programme.

Vietjet Air resumes all domestic routes

 Low-cost carrier Vietjet Air announced on May 10 that it has resumed all of its 45 domestic air routes. On the occasion, the airline is offering 3 million promotion tickets with the price from only 18,000 VND (0.77 USD) from

Investors lose in April as covered warrants fall due to market decline

 Investors suffered losses with all 19 covered warrant codes that expired in April, data on the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange (HoSE) showed. The 19 covered warrant items were issued by SSI Securities (SSI), VPS Securities (VPS), HCM City Securities

Hanoi asked to make different development scenarios to boost economic recovery

 Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has recently urged Hanoi to build development scenarios at different levels amid big changes in the world, regional and national economies to take advantage of all new opportunities and overcome difficulties to contribute more to

Da Nang eyes becoming national maritime economy hub

 Da Nang is among 28 coastal cities and provinces with deep-water ports that favour the growth of a maritime economy. The central city has adopted various policies and solutions to manage, protect, and optimise its marine potential and strengths in