Category Archives: Affairs

Japan finances HCM City’s upgrade of sewer system

The Japanese Government will provide a non refundable aid worth 1.88 billion JPY (16.84 million USD) for Ho Chi Minh City to upgrade its existing sewerage system using trenchless technologies.

Trenchless technologies such as boring tunnels and using drive and receptor shafts will add 50 years to the life of the network.…

Train services derailed by funding chaos

Vietnam could cease to have an operating train system in less than two weeks unless a funding issue at the Vietnam Railways Corporation (VNR) is resolved, an official has said.

The stunning revelation came this week when Vu Anh Minh, Chairman of the VNR’s Member Council, spoke at a meeting between the Government’s working group and the Committee for Management of State Capital at Enterprises (CMSC).…

Seafood exporters advised to keep close watch on market development

Following the outbreak of the acute respiratory disease caused by a novel coronavirus (COVID-19) earlier this year, Chinese consumers may change their eating habits, and shift to intensively processed products, especially seafood, according to market watchers.…

Vinamilk signs 20 million USD contract in Dubai

The Vietnam Dairy Products JSC (Vinamilk) signed a dairy export contract worth 20 million USD at Gulfood, one of the world’s largest exhibitions, in Dubai from February 16-20.

The company has participated in the annual event since 2013 with the aim of promoting its image and activities in the Middle East and seeking partners in nearby countries and Africa.…

Vietnam, RoK discuss ways to reach 100 billion USD in bilateral trade

Government officials from Vietnam and the Republic of Korea (RoK) have discussed measures to raise two-way trade to 100 billion USD this year despite regional and global economic difficulties caused by the novel coronavirus outbreak.…

HCM City rolls out red carpet for Kazakhstani investors

Ho Chi Minh City is willing to create favourable conditions for foreign businesses, including those from Kazakhstan, to land investment in the southern hub, Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong said on February 20.…

EU funds project to promote sustainable forest management in Quang Tri

The central province of Quang Tri has approved a project funded by the EU to promote sustainable partnership between smallholder forest owners and enterprises in sustainable forest management in response to climate change.…