Archive for February 22nd, 2018

US Commerce Department proposes hefty import curbs on steel, aluminum from Vietnam, China

22-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Vnexpress | 6:00 AM

The department recommended a steel tariff of at least 53 percent and a 23.6 percent tariff on all aluminum products from Vietnam. The US Commerce Department has recommended [...]
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Almost 375,000 tourists visit Hanoi during Tet holidays

22-Feb-2018 Intellasia | VNS | 6:00 AM

he number of international tourists to the capital city of Hanoi are estimated to rise by 30 per cent to 125,000 people during the week-long Tet (Vietnamese New Year) [...]
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Quick answers

22-Feb-2018 Intellasia | VN Economic Times | 6:00 AM

Gcalls makes fielding customer enquiries a less onerous task by removing the need for a call centre. No matter the day, Dinh Hoang Bich Chau, who works in telesales at the [...]
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Powering Vietnam’s electricity shift

22-Feb-2018 Intellasia | VIR | 6:00 AM

Power efficiency is becoming a pressing issue in Vietnam, where the electricity supply is struggling to keep up with rising demand from economic activities. VIR’s [...]
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Ca Mau hopes crabs are the next big thing

22-Feb-2018 Intellasia | VNS | 6:00 AM

The southernmost province of Ca Mau is aiming to develop crab farming to make the crustacean its second biggest aquatic export after brackish shrimp. Last December the [...]
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Cam Pha port handles first tonnes of coal on New Year day

22-Feb-2018 Intellasia | VNA | 6:00 AM

The Cam Pha Port & Logistics Company and Cua Ong Coal Sorting Company under the Vietnam National Coal-Mineral Industries Group (Vinacomin) loaded the first tonnes of coal [...]
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Vietnam facilitates RoK investment: PM

22-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Vietnam Breakingnews | 6:00 AM

Speaking at the reception, the government leader spoke highly of Hyosung as one of the biggest RoK investors in Vietnam, which has deployed many important projects in all [...]
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Dong Thap farmer profits from thinking big

22-Feb-2018 Intellasia | VNA | 6:00 AM

Nguyen Van Khanh, 47, earns VND3-VND4 billion (US$132,000-US$176,000) a year from re-producing an exciting type of rice from Japan known as DS1. To do it, he had to acquire [...]
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Gia Lai farmers struggle to find higher prices for VietGap coffee

22-Feb-2018 Intellasia | VNS | 6:00 AM

Local authorities and farmers who grow coffee under Vietnamese Good Agricultural Practices (VietGap) in Gia Lai Province are seeking a better selling price for their coffee [...]
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Thai Binh begins $24.6m auto parts factory

22-Feb-2018 Intellasia | VNS | 6:00 AM

Construction on a $24.6 million auto parts factory is under-way in the northern Thai Binh Province’s Ti?n H?i Industrial Zone with completion expected in July 2019. [...]
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Quang Nam’s high-tech park dream runs into obstacles

22-Feb-2018 Intellasia | VIR | 6:00 AM

The central province of Quang Nam faces numerous barriers in its way to realise its dream to develop a high-tech park. High-tech park ambitions The Quang Nam People’s [...]
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HCM City maps out plans for water transport expansion

22-Feb-2018 Intellasia | VNS | 6:00 AM

HCM City agencies have unveiled plans to promote waterway transport on the 975km of riverways in the city, according to the city’s Department of Transport. vietnam [...]
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Vietnamese spend $18m importing Tet flowers and plants

22-Feb-2018 Intellasia | VOV | 6:00 AM

Imports of flowers and ornamental plants for the traditional Lunar New Year (Tet) 2018 hit the $18 million mark, a rise of nearly 50 percent over the same period of last [...]
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HCM City’s farm production shoots up

22-Feb-2018 Intellasia | VNA | 6:00 AM

The average production value per hectare of agricultural land in HCM City has increased year after year even as the area shrank, according to the municipal Department of [...]
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Grab makes takeover bid for Uber’s Southeast Asia operations, including Vietnam: reports

22-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Vnexpress | 6:00 AM

Uber has been unable to turn a profit in Asian markets, making it a prime target for rivals. Southeast Asian ride-hailing firm Grab has been in talks with rival Uber to [...]
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