Hoa Phat becomes Vietnam’s biggest steelmaker Business

Hoa Phat becomes Vietnam’s biggest steelmaker

The Hoa Phat Group has surpassed Hung Nghiep Formosa Ha Tinh to become Vietnam’s largest steel producer after it produced 2 million tonnes of crude steel in the first quarter of this year, a 60 percent increase year-on-year.
Positive signs for steel industry at year-end Business

Positive signs for steel industry at year-end

The production and consumption of building materials started resuming at the end of the third quarter this year as lots of construction works were speeding towards completion, however, local producers have been warned to watch the market to avoid a possible surplus.
Request for anti-dumping investigation on BOPP film Business

Request for anti-dumping investigation on BOPP film

The Ministry of Industry and Trade’s Trade Remedies Authority of Vietnam has received petitions from Hung Nghiep Formosa Ltd Company and Youl Chon Vina Plastic JSC which request an anti-dumping investigation on Biaxial Oriented Polypropylene (BOPP) film originating from China, Thailand and Malaysia.
PM: Efforts to assist people affected by Formosa incident pay off Society

PM: Efforts to assist people affected by Formosa incident pay off

Efforts to stabilise lives, production and business of people in central provinces affected by the Formosa-related marine environmental incident have paid off and local residents have put more trust in the Party and authorities, and united with each other to address the incident, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc. ​
PM visits fishermen in Thua Thien-Hue, Quang Tri provinces Society

PM visits fishermen in Thua Thien-Hue, Quang Tri provinces

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on May 16 visited the central province of Thua Thien-Hue to inspect the compensation payments for local fishermen affected by the Formosa-related marine environmental incident and residents’ efforts to stabilise their lives.
Deputy PM inspects seafood catching, trading in Ha Tinh Society

Deputy PM inspects seafood catching, trading in Ha Tinh

A working delegation of the government led by Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung on May 16 visited Cam Xuyen and Ky Anh districts of the central province of Ha Tinh, which were affected by the Formosa-related marine environmental incident.
Anti-State agitator Bui Hieu Vo sentenced Society

Anti-State agitator Bui Hieu Vo sentenced

The People’s Court of Ho Chi Minh City on May 9 sentenced Bui Hieu Vo from the central province of Ha Tinh to four and a half years in prison for “conducting propaganda against the State of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam”.
Nghe An: Man provoking social disturbances gets jail terms Society

Nghe An: Man provoking social disturbances gets jail terms

The People’s Court of Dien Chau district, the central province of Nghe An, on February 6 sentenced 35-year-old Hoang Duc Binh to seven years in prison on the charge of “resisting on-duty officials” and another seven years for “abusing the rights to democracy and freedom to infringe on the interests of the State and rights and interests of organisations and citizens.”