Vietnam sees five more imported cases of COVID-19 Health

Vietnam sees five more imported cases of COVID-19

Vietnam recorded five new imported cases of COVID-19 between 6am and 6pm of October 9, raising the total infections to 1,105, according to the national steering committee for COVID-19 prevention and control.
Tra fish exporters struggle with production, exports Business

Tra fish exporters struggle with production, exports

Tra (pangasius) fish farming has been hit by a double whammy of COVID-19 and prolonged saltwater intrusion in rivers in the Mekong Delta region, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).
Vietnam News Agency’s anti-fake news project wins int’l prize Society

Vietnam News Agency’s anti-fake news project wins int’l prize

A special anti-fake news project from the Vietnam News Agency (VNA) has been named Best Project for News Literacy within the Asian Digital Media Awards 2020, organised by the World Association of News Publishers (WAN-IFRA). The prize will be officially announced at WAN-IFRA’s Digital Media Asia 2020 event on October 15.
More opportunities for Vietnamese to work seasonally in RoK Society

More opportunities for Vietnamese to work seasonally in RoK

The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs has sent letters to city and provincial People’s Committees to guide signing and implementing agreements with the Republic of Korean (RoK)’s localities on sending Vietnamese workers there for seasonal work.
EVFTA smooths the way for Vietnamese farm produce Business

EVFTA smooths the way for Vietnamese farm produce

The EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement, at its core, aims to liberalise both tariff and non-tariff barriers on key exports of both sides over a period of 10 years. For Vietnam, tariff eliminations will benefit key export industries, including agricultural products such as rice, seafood, and coffee, among others. Localities with key export items are now confident of tapping into the opportunities.