HCMC Party chief pledges quick solutions to problems at Thu Thiem New Area
Saturday,  Oct 20,2018,15:19 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The settlement of outstanding issues in HCMC's Thu Thiem New Urban Area project will be done in a more rapid manner, said Nguyen Thien Nhan, Secretary of the HCMC Party Committee, at a meeting with affected residents in District 2 today, October 20.
Morning Digest
Saturday,  Oct 20,2018,08:51 (GMT+7)
The State Audit of Vietnam plans to audit 25 State-owned enterprises and financial organizations and projects next year, including the VND34-trillion Danang-Quang Ngai Expressway whose construction quality is problematic, despite being opened to traffic just last month.
NA to conduct vote of confidence next Wednesday
Friday,  Oct 19,2018,15:16 (GMT+7)
HANOI – The National Assembly (NA) is scheduled to conduct a vote of confidence next Wednesday, October 24, on those holding positions for which they were elected or approved by the law-making body during the upcoming sitting, NA General Secretary Nguyen Hanh Phuc said at a meeting on October 18.
Morning Digest
Friday,  Oct 19,2018,08:54 (GMT+7)
Vietnamese rice firms have won rice export contracts with a combined volume of 29,000 tons in the Philippines’ 250,000-ton government-to-private (G2P) rice tender opened on October 18.
HCMC chairman meets Thu Thiem residents over land dispute
Thursday,  Oct 18,2018,14:47 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The HCMC People’s Committee Chairman Nguyen Thanh Phong this morning, October 18, chaired a meeting with locals living in a 4.3-hectare area in District 2’s Binh An Ward to hear their complaints over illegal site clearance.
Higher minimum wage to be effective from July next year
Thursday,  Oct 18,2018,09:18 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The base salary for public employees and public officials will increase by 7%, from the current VND1.39 million to VND1.49 million per month, starting from July 1 next year, news website Dan Tri reported.
Morning Digest
Thursday,  Oct 18,2018,09:05 (GMT+7)
The European Commission on October 17 adopted the trade and investment agreements between the European Union and Vietnam, paving the way for their signature and conclusion. The commission is now submitting to the Council of the European Union the proposals for conclusion and ratification of both agreements on free trade and investment protection. The trade agreement will eliminate virtually all tariffs on goods traded between the two sides.
Former senior police officials to stand trial over online gambling ring
Wednesday,  Oct 17,2018,18:49 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Phan Van Vinh, former head of the General Police Department, and Nguyen Thanh Hoa, former director of the Anti-high-tech Crime Police Department – both under the Ministry of Public Security – are expected to go on trial next month for their alleged involvement in a multimillion-dollar online gambling ring.
Chairman of Tra Vinh City People’s Committee dismissed
Wednesday,  Oct 17,2018,14:06 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Diep Van Thanh has been stripped of his post as chairman of the Tra Vinh City People’s Committee in the Mekong Delta province of Tra Vinh for committing serious violations while on duty, the local media reported.
U.S. defense secretary visits former AO site in Vietnam
Wednesday,  Oct 17,2018,12:31 (GMT+7)
HCMC – United States Secretary of Defense James Mattis today, October 17, made a visit to Bien Hoa Airport – a former air base for U.S. forces storing chemical defoliant Agent Orange, which is blamed for birth defects and cancers among a million Vietnamese – in the southern province of Dong Nai.
Morning Digest
Wednesday,  Oct 17,2018,09:00 (GMT+7)
Some enterprises and transport cooperatives in HCMC have decided to discontinue several ineffective bus routes due to heavy losses. Bus companies have twice written to the HCMC government, HCMC’s People Council, and relevant departments and agencies reporting difficulties in bus operation.
New State President to be sworn in next Tuesday
Tuesday,  Oct 16,2018,19:07 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The new president of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam will take the oath of office next Tuesday, October 23, for the 2016-2020 tenure, General Secretary of the National Assembly (NA) Nguyen Hanh Phuc said at a meeting of the NA Standing Committee today, October 16.
Hand-foot-mouth disease likely to see complicated developments: ministry
Tuesday,  Oct 16,2018,12:15 (GMT+7)
HCMC - Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Thanh Long has voiced concern over the complicated development of hand-foot-mouth disease in the coming days if preventive measures are not effectively adopted. To date, all provinces and cities across the country have reported multiple cases of this infectious disease, Lao Dong newspaper reported.
Morning Digest
Tuesday,  Oct 16,2018,09:10 (GMT+7)
Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz on October 15 pledged to work closely in implementing projects using Austria’s preferential loans, especially in the fields of railway, healthcare and vocational training. The two leaders also agreed to encourage enterprises of the two countries to enhance investment and business cooperation in such fields as transport infrastructure, clean energy, vocational training, science-technology, tourism, healthcare, and especially smart city building.
Vu Nhom faces life sentence over DongA Bank’s losses of VND200 billion
Monday,  Oct 15,2018,12:57 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Notorious Danang-based real estate mogul Phan Van Anh Vu, alias Vu Nhom, has been accused of causing a hefty loss of over VND200 billion (US$8.5 million) for DongA Commercial Joint Stock Bank, for which he could face a life sentence.
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