K-Digital Content Roadshow Open World

K-Digital Content Roadshow Open

The Ministry of Science and ICT (Minister: Choi Kiyoung) of the Republic of Korea hosts the K-Digital Content Roadshow for two weeks from October 12 (Mon.) together with the National IT Industry Promotion Agency.
Opportunity for Vietnam to export rice to Australia Business

Opportunity for Vietnam to export rice to Australia

SunRice CEO Rob Gordon, head of Australia’s largest rice supplier, has announced that Australia is suffering a massive shortage of domestic rice supplies and would be forced to rely on imported Vietnamese rice in the lead up to Christmas 2020.
Indonesia chosen to build EV battery plant World

Indonesia chosen to build EV battery plant

Indonesian Minister of State-Owned Enterprises Erick Thohir said on October 14 that the world’s two largest electric vehicle (EV) battery producers, Contemporary Amperex Technology Co. Ltd of China and LG Chem Ltd of the Republic of Korea, are considering a plan to build an EV battery plant worth 20 billion USD in Indonesia.
Vietnam Growth Investment Fund established Business

Vietnam Growth Investment Fund established

The SSIAM Asset Management Company Limited (SSIAM) and its partners, the Charoen Pokphand Group’s CT Bright (CTB) and Japan’s Mercuria Investment Co. Ltd (MIC), held an online signing ceremony on October 14 to establish the Vietnam Growth Investment Fund (VGIF).
MoU inked for liquefied natural gas-fired power project in Bac Lieu Business

MoU inked for liquefied natural gas-fired power project in Bac Lieu

A memorandum of understanding (MoU) on the building of a 3,200MW liquefied natural gas-fired power plant in the Mekong Delta province of Bac Lieu was signed between representatives of the provincial People’s Committee and Singapore’s Delta Offshore Energy Pte.Ltd (DOE), at a ceremony in the locality on October 12.
Tax cut welcome but not enough: businesses Business

Tax cut welcome but not enough: businesses

The Government's 30 percent corporate income tax cut was a step in the right direction but it could have been more inclusive by offering support to small businesses that were in desperate need of cash due to the difficulties caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, said business leaders and industry experts.
Foreign capital poured into education in Vietnam Business

Foreign capital poured into education in Vietnam

With a surge in capital contribution and share purchase, foreign capital investment in education in Vietnam rose by nearly 58 percent to 78.89 million USD in the first nine months of this year despite the COVID-19 pandemic, reported the Ministry of Planning and Investment’s Foreign Investment Agency.
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.
Cambodia: Work stars on Aeon Mall 3 in Phnom Penh World

Cambodia: Work stars on Aeon Mall 3 in Phnom Penh

Japanese-owned multinational Aeon Mall (Cambodia) Co Ltd has announced that it is breaking ground on the construction of the Aeon Mall 3 project in Phnom Penh with an investment of more than 200 million USD.
Technology vital for craft villages to thrive Sci-Tech

Technology vital for craft villages to thrive

Vietnam’s international integration has brought both challenges and opportunities for traditional craft villages, with the use of scientific and technical advances in production considered vital for them to thrive.