Daily Archives: February 16, 2020

Ex-PetroVietnam Chairman to be prosecuted for violations in Phu Tho ethanol case

The Ministry of Public Security’s Security Investigation Agency has proposed prosecuting Dinh La Thang, former Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Vietnam Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam) and nine accomplices on charges of violating regulations on construction works, causing serious consequences at the Petrochemical and Bio-Fuel JSC (PVB) – a subsidiary of this group.…

Vietnamese language course opens in Austria

A Vietnamese language course for young Vietnamese generations opened in Vienna, Austria on February 15.

Speaking at the event, Vietnamese Ambassador Le Dung said apart from Vietnamese teaching and learning, it is necessary to give overseas Vietnamese youths an insight into Vietnam’s traditional culture and inspire their patriotism.…

EVFTA brings chances and challenges to local agricultural production

The new trade agreement between Vietnam and the European Union opens many doors for agriculture, according to experts.

Nguyen Do Anh Tuan, Director of the Department of International Cooperation, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development said the newly-ratified EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) offers plenty of opportunities.…

Workers fear possible lay offs as epidemic continues

Vietnamese businesses have voiced their concerns over the struggle to cope with the coronavirus due to a lack of raw materials.

Mai Xuan Duong, President of the Garment and Textile Association in Hung Yen province, said while businesses had not been affected that much, the possibility of lacking materials in the coming months seemed real.…

HCM City’s youths donate blood to fight coronavirus disease

A blood donation day was held among Ho Chi Minh City’s young people on February 16 to address blood shortage facing hospitals due to the acute respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).…

COVID-19: 30 medical equipment manufacturers fined

As many as 30 medical equipment manufacturers were fined nearly 65 million VND (2,800 USD) for violations in trading medical supplies serving the fight against the novel coronoavirus disease (COVID-19) on February 15.…