Daily Archives: July 2, 2020

Vietnam labor market recovers

Vietnam’s labor market is recovering quickly from the COVID-19 pandemic, said Dao Ngoc Dung, Minister of Labor, Invalids, and Social Affairs, during an online government meeting Thursday. “In June, 120,000 jobs were created, including 1,400 in agro-aqua-forestry product processing. This

Vietnam goes 77 days with no COVID-19 community transmission

 As of Thursday, Vietnam has gone 77 consecutive days with no new COVID-19 infection in the community, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control. 336 of 355 patients (94.6%) have fully recovered. The Ho Chi Minh

Vietnam among Asian manufacturers with fastest recovery

Vietnam was among the fastest recovering Asian countries in June, according to Bloomberg.  Its Chief Asia Economist Chang Su said that last month’s Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) showed most countries in Asia recovering but at different rates. China’s official PMI

Vietnam launches month of National Promotion Program 2020

The Ministry of Industry and Trade on Wednesday announced the start of the month of National Promotion Program, in which businesses will offer discounts up to 100%.The Ministry introduced high-quality domestic products and helped connect manufacturers with distributors and consumers.

UK believes a free trade deal with EU can be reached

A spokesman for UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Wednesday that the UK still believes it can secure a free trade agreement with the European Union before the end of the transition period, but said the UK is prepared to

China threatens to retaliate against any sanctions for Hong Kong-related issues

A Chinese official on Wednesday called some countries’ threat to impose sanctions for a new national security law for Hong Kong “the logic of bandits” Zhang Xiaoming, Deputy Chief of the State Council’s Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office, said

SBV to revise law to help businesses in capital difficulties

The State Bank of Vietnam will make it easier for credit institutions to support customers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a recent conference in Khanh Hoa province to connect banks and businesses. Nguyen Thi Hong, the Central Bank’s

PM approves plan for execution of Hague Convention on Taking of Evidence Abroad

The Prime Minister has approved a plan for execution of the 1970 Hague Convention on the Taking of Evidence Abroad in Vietnam’s civil and commercial matters. The plan aims to help Vietnam maximize the benefits and fulfill all of its

Israel Prime Minister discusses West Bank annexation plan

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will continue to discuss a possible annexation of parts of the West Bank with the US administration.  His office said in a statement Wednesday the same day Netanyahu convened top Israeli security staff, including National Security

Novavax Announces Updates to Leadership Team

Frank Czworka appointed SVP, Global Sales Brian Webb promoted to SVP, Manufacturing GAITHERSBURG, Md., July 02, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Novavax, Inc. (NASDAQ: NVAX), a late-stage biotechnology company developing next-generation vaccines for serious infectious diseases, today announced the appointment of