Sharp Corp. completed the construction of a 45-megawatt solar farm in Ninh Thuan province in Vietnam, the company said in a statement Tuesday.
Vietnam saw second quarter unemployment rate in urban areas reach a 10-year high of 4.46 percent, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
Taiwanese shoemaker Pouyuen, the largest employers in Ho Chi Minh City has announced it was laying off 6,000 workers temporarily since the Covid-19 pandemic caused order shortage.
Laos is pushing ahead with a hydropower project on the Mekong River, despite reservations aired by neighbouring countries over its potential to harm fisheries and farming downstream, Mekong River Commission said.
- Urban unemployment hits 10-year high in Vietnam 1
- Shoemaker PouYuen temporarily lays off additional 6,000 workers in Vietnam 2
- Laos to move on third Mekong dam project despite neighbours' green concerns 3
- Vietnam and US plans to build $6.2bln power plant in central region 4
- Indonesian national shows negative with COVID-19 after confirming test 5
- 21 people quarantined after having contact with an Indonesian suspected COVID-19 patient 6
The US-Vietnam joint-stock company - Chan May LNG JSC will sign agreements involving American equipment and construction of a power plant worth $6.2 billion in Thu Thien - Hue.
Indonesian citizen who had been suspected to have contracted with coronavirus in initial test and 145 people whom he had contact have shown negative results.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.