Cargo handled at seaports projected to decline at year-end Business

Cargo handled at seaports projected to decline at year-end

The volume of cargo handled at Vietnamese seaports was estimated to reach almost 630 million tonnes in the first 11 months of 2020, an increase of 5 percent against the same period last year, according to the Vietnam Maritime Administration.
Vietnam Green Building Week to take place in December Environment

Vietnam Green Building Week to take place in December

The Vietnam Green Building Week 2020 will be held at InterContinental Hanoi Landmark 72 in Hanoi’s Nam Tu Liem district by the Ministry of Construction in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) from December 9-11.
Singapore’s retail sales continue to drop World

Singapore’s retail sales continue to drop

Retail sales in Singapore fell by 10.8 percent year-on-year in September, a steeper decline compared to the 5.4 percent drop in August, according to the country's Department of Statistics (SingStat).
Indonesia’s railway operator records 163.6 mln USD loss in September World

Indonesia’s railway operator records 163.6 mln USD loss in September

State-owned railway operator PT Kereta Api Indonesia (KAI) posted 2.4 trillion IDR (163.6 million USD) loss between January and September, a drastic turn-around from the 1.5 trillion IDR profit booked during the same time last year, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to put pressure on travel demand.
Vietnam determined to remove EC’s IUU fishing warning Business

Vietnam determined to remove EC’s IUU fishing warning

Removing the European Commission (EC)’s illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing “yellow card” is not easy and cannot be done overnight, but the Vietnamese business community and associations are still determined to do, not only to meet EU requirements, but also for the sake of sustainable fishery development.