AFD provides non-Government guaranteed loan of 80 million EUR for EVN Business

AFD provides non-Government guaranteed loan of 80 million EUR for EVN

The Vietnam Electricity Group (EVN) and the French Development Agency (AFD) on March 28 signed a credit agreement with a non-Government guaranteed loan worth 80 million EUR (87.8 million USD) to implement the southern Vietnam power distribution project invested by EVN’s Southern Power Corporation (EVN SPC).
Vietnam’s cold storage market to worth 295 million USD in 2025 Business

Vietnam’s cold storage market to worth 295 million USD in 2025

In the context of a booming cold storage logistics industry to serve vaccine distribution needs as well as growth in seafood processing and consumer demand, Vietnam’s cold storage logistics market is forecast to reach a value of 295 million USD by 2025, with an annual growth rate of 12 percent per year, said an expert.
Vietnam looking to expand export to Eurasian market Business

Vietnam looking to expand export to Eurasian market

Being flexible in accessing distribution systems, overcoming logistical difficulties and making good use of free trade agreements (FTA) are important factors for Vietnamese goods to better access the Eurasian market in the coming time, said insiders.
Brand building key to startup success Business

Brand building key to startup success

A seminar on introducing products of innovative start-ups to supermarkets and distribution channels took place in Hanoi on November 18. It was a bid to create a spillover effect contributing to further improving the efficiency of local production and business.
HCM City to test all residents for COVID-19 during social distancing Health

HCM City to test all residents for COVID-19 during social distancing

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has ordered the acceleration of quick and massive COVID-19 testing, especially for all residents in Ho Chi Minh City during the time social distancing measures are in place, in a bid to promptly detect new infections and curb the spread of the pandemic.
July industrial production hit hard by pandemic Business

July industrial production hit hard by pandemic

Industrial activities have continued bearing the brunt of the COVID-19 pandemic, resulting in mere growth rates of 1.8 percent month on month and 2.2 percent year on year in the July index of industrial production (IIP) - the slowest pace in seven months.
Thailand bans distribution of COVID-19 fake news World

Thailand bans distribution of COVID-19 fake news

Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has issued an announcement banning the distribution of "fake news" or information causing public fears across all media platforms, in an effort to prevent disinformation from undermining the government's fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.