PM proposes WHO support and prioritise vaccine delivery to Vietnam

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh proposed the World Health Organization (WHO) support and give priority for Vietnam to soon receive the next batches of COVID-19 vaccines as committed under the COVAX Facility during his phone talks with WHO Director-Gener…

Festival in France to introduce Vietnamese culture

The 2nd Vietnam Festival will take place from July 16-18 at the Paradiski resort, a world-famous ski destination in La Plagne Tarentaise town of France’s Southeastern Savoie province.Mayor of La Plagne Tarentaise Jean-Luc Boch expressed his joy as his …

Vietnamese wins Best Actor Award at 18th Asian Film Festival

Tran Anh Khoa, playing Rom in the movie of the same name, took home the Best Actor Award at the 18th Asian Film Festival taking place in Rome from June 17 – 23.The award is among the five most important of the festival, together with the Best Film, Bes…

Incentives to be made more specific

The Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) has announced plans to issue more specific criteria for special investment incentives to better attract foreign direct investment (FDI).The ministry is collecting opinions to finalise the draft of the Prime…

Vietnam attracts over 15 billion USD of FDI in six months

Foreign investors have poured 15.27 billion USD of investment in Vietnam so far this year, equivalent to 97.4 percent of the amount recorded in the same period last year, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI).The ministry reported …

Australian businesses interested in agritech in Vietnam

Local businesses in Australia’s New South Wales (NSW) have shown their interest in joining the agricultural technology as well as food and beverage sectors in Vietnam – a promising market in their eyes.Vietnam’s fast and sustainable growth over the pas…

Dong Thap: IPs, industrial clusters lure over 1 bln USD of investment

The Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap has attracted 123 investment projects worth over 24 trillion VND (over 1 billion USD) to three industrial parks (IPs) and 16 industrial clusters, according to the provincial Department of Industry and Trade.Deputy…

VCCI proposes working group to tackle container shortages

The Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) has proposed an inter-ministerial working group be founded to tackle the container shortages and stabilise logistics fees which have skyrocketed recently.This was one among the proposals VCCI sent to …