Ministry proposes 843 million USD bailout package for businesses during COVID-19

Updated at 10:51:37 03/30/2020 (Views: 17)

The Ministry of Labour, Invalid and Social Affairs has proposed the Government issue a 20 trillion VND (843 million USD) bailout package to soften the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • 388 tourism projects invested in Binh Thuan

    Updated at 10:25:49 03/28/2020 (Views: 49)

    BTO- In the first quarter of 2020, Binh Thuan granted investment certificate to  one more tourism project, bringing the total number of approved projects invested in tourism sector to 388, with a combined registered capital of  VND 69.695 trillion.

  • PM orders suspension of signing rice-exporting contracts

    Updated at 15:32:13 03/26/2020 (Views: 62)

    Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has ordered a halt of signing new rice-exporting contracts, the Government Office said in a latest document concerning this matter.

  • Pandemic has little impact on Vietnam’s shrimp exports

    Updated at 14:26:24 03/23/2020 (Views: 91)

    The domestic shrimp industry has not faced a great impact from the novel coronavirus-caused acute respiratory disease (COVID-19) because now this industry is under production and Vietnam will enter its shrimp harvesting crop in August.

  • Vietnam, Cambodia work to ensure smooth cross-border goods transport

    Updated at 11:19:35 03/20/2020 (Views: 121)

    Cambodia has asked for Vietnam’s coordination to ensure uninterrupted cross-border transport of goods amid the COVID-19 epidemic.

  • Binh Thuan to open double-decker bus tours

    Updated at 14:15:19 03/19/2020 (Views: 136)

    BTO- The provincial People’s Committee recently submitted a proposal to the Government about the pilot double-decker bus tours in Binh Thuan.

  • Vietnam Airlines carries nearly 600 passengers finishing quarantine for free

    Updated at 14:12:18 03/19/2020 (Views: 133)

    Vietnam Airlines has been carrying nearly 600 passengers who finished their quarantine period for COVID-19 in Can Tho city and Quang Ninh province back to Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City free of charge.

  • Vietnam’s pork imports up over 200 percent

    Updated at 11:24:38 03/18/2020 (Views: 139)

    Vietnam had imported nearly 25,300 tonnes pork by March 15, a rise of 205 percent over the same period last year, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has reported.

  • Banking sector vows adequate capital to keep economy going

    Updated at 14:09:30 03/17/2020 (Views: 152)

    The banking sector will ensure adequate capital to keep the economy going, according to an official from the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV), amid the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) which is taking heavy toll on the economy.

  • Over 3,000 business households in Hanoi dissolved or suspended

    Updated at 10:28:48 03/14/2020 (Views: 183)

    More than 3,000 business households were dissolved or suspended their operations in Hanoi in the first two months of this year due to the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak.

  • Binh Thuan, Lam Dong, Dak Nong to suggest upgradation and expansion for national highway 28, 28B

    Updated at 15:29:55 03/11/2020 (Views: 210)

    BTO- Delegations of National Asembly deputies from Binh Thuan, Lam Dong and Dak Nong provinces lately carried out a joint survey on the route of National Highway 28 and 28B going through 3 provinces above.

  • Master plan on sustainable development of sea-based economy

    Updated at 10:37:07 03/10/2020 (Views: 224)

    The Government has issued a resolution promulgating a master plan and a five-year plan on the implementation of the Party Central Committee’s resolution on the sustainable development of the Vietnamese sea-based economy until 2030 with a vision to 2045.

  • Vietnamese start-ups continue to pull in investment

    Updated at 10:48:41 03/09/2020 (Views: 233)

    Investment in Vietnamese start-ups is growing sharply with millions of dollars pledged in 2019 and the first two months of 2020, according to Singaporean venture capital firm Cento Ventures.

  • Vinh Tan 1 coal-fired BTO thermal power plant signs agreements with 8 partners for the consumption of slagged ash

    Updated at 15:14:24 03/06/2020 (Views: 245)

    BTO- Vinh Tan 1 power company on March 3 signed contracts with 8 trade partners on the treatment and consumption of coal ash discharged from Vinh Tan 1 coal-fired thermal power plant, with a pledged coal ash amount of at least 300,000 tons in 2020.

  • VASB proposes tax cut to increase trading liquidity

    Updated at 10:12:10 03/05/2020 (Views: 265)

    The Vietnam Association of Securities Businesses (VASB) may propose market regulators reduce trading taxes for investors, according to its general secretary Nguyen Thanh Ky.

  • Another solar power plant to begin operation in Ninh Thuan

    Updated at 10:11:23 03/05/2020 (Views: 263)

    A new solar power plant is scheduled to become operational in the south-central province of Ninh Thuan in June, following an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract inked between Ninh Thuan Energy Industry JSC and Sharp-NSN joint venture earlier this week. 

  • Samsung builds 220 million USD R&D centre in Vietnam

    Updated at 10:55:48 03/03/2020 (Views: 283)

    Samsung Vietnam has announced the commencement of construction on a new 220 million USD research and development (R&D) centre in Vietnam, with completion scheduled for late 2022.

  • Vietnam’s industrial production up 6.2 pct in two months

    Updated at 10:53:15 03/03/2020 (Views: 283)

    Vietnam’s industrial production index expanded by only 6.2 percent in the first two months of this year due to the impact of COVID-19 outbreak, much lower than 13.7 percent and 9.2 percent in the same period of 2018 and 2019, respectively.

  • Retail sales, service revenues post 37.4 billion USD in two months

    Updated at 15:44:17 03/02/2020 (Views: 281)

    The total retail sales and service revenue rose 8.3 percent year-on-year to over 863.9 trillion VND (37.4 billion USD) in the first two months of 2020, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).

  • 145.9-million-USD wind power plant to be built in Tra Vinh

    Updated at 15:43:38 03/02/2020 (Views: 286)

    Construction of Hiep Thanh wind-power plant at a cost of nearly 3.37 trillion VND (145.9 million USD) began in the Mekong Delta province of Tra Vinh late last week.

  • Binh Thuan tourism to focus on domestic segment amid Covid-19 spread

    Updated at 14:46:44 02/26/2020 (Views: 321)

    BTO- Department of Culture-Sports and Tourism has set its target to welcome 7 millions turns of tourists, with 850,000 turns of international visitors and gain a total revenue of VND 18.3 trillion in 2020

  • COVID-19: Lang Son province works to promote trading via rail

    Updated at 10:19:38 02/25/2020 (Views: 319)

    Up to 260 carriages with tens of thousands of tonnes of exports and imports have passed Dong Dang International Railway Station, the northern border province of Lang Son, to and from China since February 4 despite impact of the COVID-19 epidemic.

  • Binh Thuan to promote dragon fruit production-consumption chains

    Updated at 15:10:49 02/24/2020 (Views: 332)

     BTO- Deputy Secretary of the provincial Party Committee Huynh Thanh Canh lately worked with the provincial people’s Committee and functional departments over the implementation of investment cooperation with Nafoods Group Joint Stock Company.

  • Nearly 7,000 turns of tourists visited Ho Chi Minh Museum - Binh Thuan branch in one month

    Updated at 11:15:02 02/21/2020 (Views: 351)

    BTO- In one month period (from January 15 to February 15) , Ho Chi Minh Museum –Binh Thuan Branch received totally 82 groups of visitors, with 6,998 visiting turns (including 607 turns of foreigners).

  • Binh Thuan tourism to revamp its markets to lure international tourists

    Updated at 15:17:48 02/20/2020 (Views: 396)

    BTO – To respond to the situation of Covid-19, several tourist and service enterprises in Binh Thuan province have put on the table numerous comprehensive solutions on the sustainable development of tourism in the future.

  • COVID-19: First batch of exports cleared at Thanh Thuy int’l border gate

    Updated at 10:26:38 02/20/2020 (Views: 357)

    Twenty-one container trucks of dragon fruits weighing 315 tonnes and a lorry carrying wood totally valued at nearly 5 billion VND underwent customs clearance at Thanh Thuy international border gate in the northern province of Ha Giang on February 18-19.

  • Vietnam’s logistics wins in US-China trade war

    Updated at 10:23:39 02/20/2020 (Views: 357)

    Falling one place to 11th in the global index of emerging logistics markets, Vietnam was still seen as a clear winner in the US-China trade war.

  • Binh Thuan: dragon fruit’s prices tripled within only 3 days

    Updated at 16:46:39 02/19/2020 (Views: 374)

    BTO – Over the past 3 consecutive days, prices of dragon fruit in Binh Thuan province have sharply surged up to 3 times higher than that of previous time. Together with the less output of ripe dragon fruit and the expansion of consumption markets excepting China, its price has suddenly soared.

  • BinhThuan’ s destinations proved safe and attractive

    Updated at 10:19:46 02/19/2020 (Views: 372)

    BTO-According report until February 16, Binh Thuan is hosting about 14,870 visitors (3,999 domestic and 10.871 international tourists). The province also records the presence of 541 Chinese citizens, with 143 of them are holiday-makers.

  • Dragon fruit flavored bread unveils in Phan Thiet

    Updated at 10:19:30 02/18/2020 (Views: 374)

    BTO – Kao Sieu Luc, nicknamed “King” of bread, is the first person who comes up with the idea of using dragon fruit to make bread in Ho Chi Minh City. His ideas came by chance for the purpose of rescuing the slump of dragon fruit due to the impact of Covid-19 recently.

  • Vietnam acts quick to secure economic growth amid epidemic

    Updated at 15:50:12 02/17/2020 (Views: 360)

    The complicated and unpredictable developments of the respiratory disease caused by the new coronavirus, known as Covid-19, are presenting numerous challenges to the realisation of Vietnam’s socio-economic targets in 2020, given its far-reaching impacts on all aspects.