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Malaysia

Hanoi meets tourism target

Travel

Hanoi meets tourism target

Hanoi is forecast to serve 23.83 million tourists in 2017, up nine percent year-on-year and one percent compared to the year’s target.

Fertilizer exports see strong growth

Business

Fertilizer exports see strong growth

From a fertilizer importer, Vietnam has become an exporter of the product, with 892,000 tonnes shipped abroad in 11 months of this year for 277 million USD, a year on year increase of 34.5 percent in volume and 43 percent in value.

ASEAN, India step up digital connectivity

World

ASEAN, India step up digital connectivity

The ASEAN-India Connectivity Summit kicked off in India’s capital city of New Delhi on December 11 under the theme of “Powering digital and physical linkages for Asia in the 21st century.”

USG Boral increases investment in Vietnam

Business

USG Boral increases investment in Vietnam

USG Boral, a Malaysia-based plasterboards manufacturer, has announced its 20-million USD investment in a plant at Hiep Phuoc Industrial Zone in Ho Chi Minh City, to expand its production in Vietnam.

Foreign sailor severely injured at sea rescued

Society

Foreign sailor severely injured at sea rescued

The Regional Maritime Search and Rescue Coordination Centre No. 3 on December 9 took a foreign sailor seriously injured on board a Panama-flagged cargo ship off Vietnam’s territorial waters to hospital for treatment.

MoF probes Grab for possible tax evasion

Business

MoF probes Grab for possible tax evasion

The Ministry of Finance (MoF) will continue coordinating with the State Bank of Vietnam and other competent authorities to review the use of Malaysian company Grab’s grants from the mother company to its local branch.