Vietnam’s agricultural sector reported a trade surplus of about $4.5 billion in the first six months of this year despite the COVID-19 pandemic, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development said.
Health officials in Ho Chi Minh City quarantined 21 people including 10 medical workers after having contact with an Indonesian citizen who had been suspected to have contracted coronavirus.
Sharp Corp. completed the construction of a 45-megawatt solar farm in Ninh Thuan province in Vietnam, the company said in a statement Tuesday.
The country earned $1.41 billion from exporting 2.9 million tonnes of rice over the first five months of the year, VOV cited data from the Agro Processing Market Development Authority.
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The coronavirus pandemic has caused 7.8 million workers to lose their jobs or have working hours reduced.
The country’s index of industrial production recorded a year-on-year rise of 2.71 percent in the first six months of this year, according to data from the General Statistics Office.
Vietnam Railways Corporation plans to operate freight trains to China and onward to third countries such as Russia and others in Europe this year.
27 Pakistani pilots working for Vietnamese airlines have been suspended following Pakistan discovering 262 local pilots used fake airplane licenses.
Philippine government dropped a plan to import up to 300,000 tonnes of rice from various governments as its traditional main supplier, Vietnam, has resumed selling grains, the agriculture department said on Saturday.
Vietnam plans to cut environmental protection tax on jet fuel by VND900 ($0.04) per liter till end of 2020 to support local aviation sector, according to a posting on government news portal.
Travel from Japan to Vietnam will partially resume this week, Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi said Tuesday, marking the first step in easing travel restrictions aimed at stemming coronavirus.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc emphasized that all economic sectors can join power generation while he was addressing a meeting on mechanisms for development of power sources and networks.
The country's leading tour operator has expressed an interest in contributing to efforts to help repatriate a British novel coronavirus patient once he makes a full recovery.
Taiwanese shoemaker Pouyuen Vietnam Co. Ltd. Saturday announced it was ending contracts with 2,786 workers as the Covid-19 pandemic cuts new orders.
A British pilot in Vietnam stricken with COVID-19 who at one point seemed close to death has almost fully recovered and is in a position to be discharged from hospital.
There is no evidence that Vietnamese customs officials have received bribes from Japanese company Tenma as alleged by Japanese news reports.