Daily Archives: October 18, 2020

Bodies of 14 Quang Tri landslide victims found

As of 4:45 pm of October 18, 14 bodies had been found in a landslide that left 22 officers and soldiers of the Defence – Economic Division 337 under Military Zone 4 missing in Huong Phung commune, Huong Hoa district, the central province of Quang Tri.   Search and rescue forces are working to fix

PM calls for greater efforts to overcome consequences of landslides in central region

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on October 18 issued a dispatch asking for greater efforts to rescue operations and settlement of consequences of landslides in the central provinces of Thua Thien – Hue and Quang Tri.   In his dispatch, he emphasised that floods and landslides triggered by torrential rains over the past month in

HCM City’s Party leader pledges to strive to develop city

New Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Nguyen Van Nen has pledged to strive to take responsibility for the municipal Party Organisation and the country.   During a press conference on October 18 announcing the result of the 11th Congress of the municipal Party Organisation for the 2020-2025 tenure, Nen wished that

Japanese PM leaves Tokyo for Vietnam visit

Japanese Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide left Tokyo on October 18, beginning his first overseas trip after taking office, with Vietnam as his first leg.   It is the second Japanese PM, after PM Abe Shinzo, to choose Vietnam as the first destination as part of his first foreign trip.   Vietnam and Japan officially established

Boeing to bring more technologies to local airlines

To cope with the COVID-19 pandemic, Boeing has sped up its ecoDemonstrator programme to support its partner airlines, including those in Vietnam.   With the first testament Etihad Airways in the UAE, the ecoDemonstrator programme this year aims to bring less noisy flights, sterilised aircraft cabins and cockpits with UV lights, digital communications and time-based

Vietjet offers 50 percent discount on all domestic routes

Vietjet has launched a special promotion campaign with more than 2 million super-saving Eco tickets up for grabs whole days until October 20 in a move to celebrate Vietnamese Women’s Day.   Entering code “PHAIDEP”, passengers will enjoy a discount of 50 percent (excluding taxes and fees) on all official sales channels of Vietjet at

EVFTA brings myriad opportunities for Vietnam exporters: official

The EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), two months after taking effect, has brought back several opportunities for Vietnamese exporters, said Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Quoc Khanh at a conference held in Ho Chi Minh City on October 17.   At the function that reviewed the conduction of the EVFTA’s rules of origin,