Vietnam has been recruiting volunteers for the first stage human trials of a COVID-19 vaccine produced domestically by Nanogen Pharmaceutical, according to Ministry of Health.
Vietnam and Britain will conclude free trade agreement negotiations on Friday, said the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
LG Electronics, a South Korean electronics company, announced that it will increase its outsourcing of its low to mid-range smartphone production as it refocuses on the higher-end.
There is a serious shortage of empty containers for exports from Vietnam, Phan Minh Thong, general director of agriculture products exporter Phuc Sinh JSC, told Viet Nam News.
- AEON set to open seventh shopping mall in Vietnam 1
- Mitsubishi pulls out of Vietnam coal plant amid climate concerns 2
- Vietnam prepares for largest-ever coronavirus vaccination campaign 3
- Vietnam receives the first batch of COVID-19 vaccine 4
- Foxconn hiring 1,000 workers in Vietnam 5
- Vietnam’s logistics services expected to contribute 5-6% of GDP by 2025 6
Thai power firm Gunkul Engineering has taken over a solar farm in Vietnam at a cost of $39.9 million to rack up revenue in renewable energy sector.
The Institute of Vaccines and Biological Medical (Ivac) is likely to carry out its COVID-19 clinical tests on human in March 2021, said Ivac Director Duong Huu Thai.
Swedish financial institutions have proposed a $2 billion commercial loan to develop aviation projects in Vietnam, including the Long Thanh International Airport.
Ho Chi Minh City police has decided to proceed a criminal prosecution against a Vietnam Airline flight attendant over allegations of spreading dangerous infectious diseases for people.
The State Bank of Vietnam has warned over illegal activities of the self-discovered forex trading floors, which have been mushrooming in the country, said Deputy Governor Dao Minh Tu.
Ho Chi Minh City is considering social distancing at three districts including Tan Binh, Binh Tan, District 6 after a Vietnam Airlines flight attendant found to have spread coronavirus to other people.
Vietnam will suspend all inbound commercial flights after it detected its first COVID-19 outbreak in nearly three months, Reuters cited Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on Tuesday.
The Ministry of Health has confirmed one new local infection case of Covid-19, ending the country's streak of 87 days without community transmissions.
Vietnam’s textile and garment industry is predicted to earn about $33.5 - 34 billion in 2020, higher than the forecast of $30-31 billion in April, down 14-15 percent year-on-year.
Investment funds led by VC firms and accelerator ThinkZone have founded the Vietnam Investment Fund Alliance to support startup ecosystem and promote venture capital environment in Vietnam, ThinkZone said in a statement.
Foxconn is moving some iPad and MacBook assembly to Vietnam at the request of Apple, said a person with knowledge of the plan.
Foxconn, formally known as Hon Hai Precision Industry, plans to expand production in Vietnam with an investment of around $270 million, Nikkei has learned.