Daily Archives: May 16, 2020

HCM City speeds up site compensation for key traffic projects

District authorities have been urged to complete site compensation, resettlement and handover of land to speed up the progress of major traffic projects this year.   Luong Minh Phuc, director of HCM City’s Management Board for Traffic Works Construction and

Vietnam, Romania promote trade relations

Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh on May 15 talked on the phone with Romanian Minister of Economy, Energy and the Business Environment Virgil – Daniel Popescu.   Minister Anh shared the difficulties and losses suffered by Romania

Dong Nai’s trade edges down, surplus shoots up

The southern province of Dong Nai reported that its foreign trade in the first four months of the year topped 10.8 billion USD, down 2.67 percent year-on-year but the surplus shot up by 43 percent.   According to the provincial

EU, UK fail in third post-Brexit negotiation

Negotiations between the UK and the EU on their post-Brexit future relationship have become deadlocked, negotiators admitted on Friday.  EU negotiator Michel Barnier described the discussions as “disappointing”, adding that EU and the UK reached no progress in core issues,

First Vietnamese online meeting platform debuts

The Ministry of Information and Communications launched the online meeting platform Zavi at zavi.me on Friday, the first of its kind created in Vietnam.  The platform can cater to 100 people in a meeting for 24 consecutive hours. It will be regularly updated and

Vietnam reports no new domestic transmission of COVID-19 infection in 30 days

Vietnam had gone 30 days without any community infections of COVID-19 by Saturday. The Health Ministry said one more COVID-19 case was detected among Vietnamese returning from Russia on Wednesday.  The new imported case brought Vietnam’s total count to 314.

2nd Vietnam Airlines flight carries Vietnamese citizens home from US

A second flight operated by Vietnam Airlines departed from the US on Saturday to bring home more than 345 Vietnamese citizens.  They are students, old people, and new born babies, who live or study in the East Coast of the

Ninh Thuan starts South East Asia’s largest renewable energy project

Construction of a 450MW solar power plant, the largest in Southeast Asia, commenced in Thuan Nam district in the central province of Ninh Thuận on Friday.  Trung Nam Group, the investor of the 540 million USD plant, will also build