19 more victims at Rao Trang 3 hydropower plant hospitalised Society

19 more victims at Rao Trang 3 hydropower plant hospitalised

Rescuers managed to bring 19 victims, including one fatality, from the Rao Trang 4 hydropower plant in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue to hospital on the afternoon of October 14, while rescue efforts continue at the Rao Trang 3 hydropower plant.
Industry firms benefits from HCM City’s investment stimulus programme Business

Industry firms benefits from HCM City’s investment stimulus programme

In nearly two years since it began, Ho Chi Minh City’s investment stimulus programme for the supporting industries has enabled a number of businesses to acquire new technologies and equipment, upgrade their factories and enter the supply chains of global large corporations, according to the Centre for Supporting Industry Development (CSID).
Da Nang to apply social distancing in six districts from July 28 Society

Da Nang to apply social distancing in six districts from July 28

The central city of Da Nang will apply social distancing measures from 0:00am on July 28 in six districts namely Hai Chau, Thanh Khe, Son Tra, Ngu Hanh Son, Cam Le and Lien Chieu, and the lockdown measure for the C Hospital, the Da Nang Orthopaedics and Rehabiliation Hospital, and the Da Nang Hospital as part of efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19.
Korean ice cream exports to Vietnam surge Business

Korean ice cream exports to Vietnam surge

The Republic of Korea (RoK)’s exports of ice cream to Vietnam jumped 30 percent in 2019 from a year earlier on the back of the growing popularity of Korean culture in Southeast Asia, the Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA) reported on July 19.
Indonesia’s capital city bans single-use plastic bags World

Indonesia’s capital city bans single-use plastic bags

Jakarta began a new chapter in reducing plastic waste on July 1, when a gubernatorial regulation banning single-use plastic bags in traditional markets, modern supermarkets and minimarkets across the capital city of Indonesia took effect.
CPI up 0.66 percent in June Business

CPI up 0.66 percent in June

The June consumer price index (CPI) rose 0.66 percent month-on-month and 3.17 percent year-on-year but was down 0.59 percent against December 2019, the General Statistics Office reported on June 29.
April CPI down 1.54 percent month-on-month Business

April CPI down 1.54 percent month-on-month

Significant falls in the price of petrol, oil, non-food items, and foodstuffs were behind a month-on-month decline of 1.54 percent in the CPI in April, the General Statistics Office (GSO) said on April 29.
Six sites distributing free food helping Hanoi’s poor Society

Six sites distributing free food helping Hanoi’s poor

The Hanoi Red Cross Society (HRCS) on April 15 arranged six sites for the distribution of free food and foodstuffs in Hoang Mai, Dong Da, Thanh Xuan, Cau Giay, Nam Tu Liem, and Dong Anh districts in Hanoi, in a bid to support poor and disadvantaged local people facing difficulties amid the COVID-19 pandemic.