PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc has allowed discos, bars, beer clubs, karaoke parlors to resume operation after months of temporarily shutdown to prevent the spread of coronavirus.
Pouyuen Vietnam, employer of almost 70,000 workers in Ho Chi Minh City, plans to cut 6,000 employees on shortage of orders, Zing cited the company’s Chairman of Labour Union Cu Phat Nghiep.
US-based energy giant Exxon Mobil is studying the possibility to develop new LNG-to-power plants in Vietnam and got support from PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc, government said on Thursday.
The recovery rate of COVID-19 patients in Vietnam rose to nearly 96.7% as of 6pm on Thursday, said the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.
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Vietnam imported about 67,640 tonnes of pork from the beginning of this year to end-May, up 298 percent, VietnamPlus cited data from the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
National flag carrier will be the first airline in Vietnam to resume international flights after months of suspension.
Remittances sent to Ho Chi Minh City reached $2.3 billion in the past five months, down 1.9% year-on-year, said the State Bank of Vietnam - Ho Chi Minh City Branch.
Central Retail Vietnam, a member of the Thai-based conglomerate the Central Group, plans to purchase 1,000 tonnes of lychee from the northern province of Bac Giang’s Luc Ngan district this year.
The Japanese government is considering easing its entry ban on visitors from Thailand, Vietnam, Australia, and New Zealand currently in place due to the coronavirus pandemic, JapanTimes cited a government source.
Vietnam’s most serious coronavirus patient, the British pilot who works for Vietnam Airlines, has started to recover from the illness and may no longer require a lung transplant.
The world’s third-largest rice exporter was projected to ship 7 million tonnes of rice in 2020, Reuters cited chief of the government office Mai Tien Dung during a press conference on Tuesday.
Vietnam plans to sell some operational state-owned power plants to foreign investors to raise funds for urgently needed new projects and ease pressure on public debt, local media reported on Tuesday.
Vietnam would consider opening its borders to foreign visitors if the country they are coming from has gone 30 days without any new cases of COVID-19.
Tourism turnover in the first five months reached VND8.3 trillion ($356 million), down 54.1 percent from a year earlier due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the General Statistics Office says.
The Vietnamese government is supporting the post pandemic recovery of car makers, airlines and small businesses by reducing several taxes and fees.
Vietnam plans to import live hogs for the first time in a bid to fight the skyrocketing pork prices in the domestic market, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.