On January 30, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV)is a global health emergency and the U.S. State Department issued a travel advisory recommending Americans not travel to China because of the public health threat posed by the coronavirus.
Chuc Mung Nam Moi! Happy Tet to our AmCham members and friends as we welcome in the Vietnamese New Year 2020 – the year of the Rat. As Vietnam embarks on the most important festival of year, we wish you all a very special holiday time, where many traditions with family and friends are observed and celebrated all over Vietnam. The colors, flowers, and foods of the season are among some of the special things shared and celebrated. We were honored to join several Tet celebrations, including those of the People’s Committees of Ho Chi Minh City and Da Nang, among others.
Vietjet on Thursday commenced its latest international route connecting Da Lat – the famous tourist destination in Viet Nam’s Central Highlands and Seoul – the capital city of South Korea, in a move to expand its network to Northeast Asia.
Ford Vietnam has announced an additional investment of $82 million to upgrade its Hai Duong assembly facility and expand annual production capacity to 40,000 vehicles, up from its current 14,000.
The annual Vietnam Business Forum 2019 opened in Hanoi on January 10, taking the theme of the roles and support of the business community in rapid and sustainable development.
While some lessons have been learned from previous financial calamities, central banks are again in the spotlight as the global market attempts to fend off a repeat crisis. Steve Brice, chief investment strategist at Standard Chartered Bank, shares his view on global growth prospects for the capital market as a useful channel for investors to take as reference.
Despite the growing interest among international tech firms, overseas investment in Vietnamese high-tech parks in 2019 remained lacklustre, and solutions will need to be found in order to create an upward trend. Bich Thuy reports.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc chaired a ceremony in Hanoi on January 6 to launch Vietnam’s 2020 ASEAN Chairmanship, with about 300 distinguished guests taking part.
The ignition of interest in renewables has indicated the potential for rapid development under effective policies and current market conditions, but ambitions to expand renewable energy generation further will be constrained by the barriers in attracting private sector investment.
Under the theme “Developing strong enterprises – Integration, effectiveness, sustainability,” the conference between PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc and over 700,000 businessmen was opened on December 23 in Ha Noi.
As part of the Mekong Delta’s upper areas, and with the Tien and Hau rivers flowing through the province, An Giang has enormous potential and committed management to spur high-tech agricultural development.
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