Petrolimex plans stock sale, divestment of State capital Business

Petrolimex plans stock sale, divestment of State capital

The Vietnam National Petroleum Group (Petrolimex) plans to sell 15 million treasury stocks in transactions held between June 16 and July 15 to mobilise capital for investment in 2020, announced chairman Pham Van Thanh at Petrolimex’s recent annual general meeting of shareholders.
Thailand considers Kra Canal project World

Thailand considers Kra Canal project

The Thai government is reviewing the feasibility of the Kra Canal project which will connect the Gulf of Thailand to Andaman Sea across southern Thailand, creating a strategic sea route.
Sci-Tech

Unlicensed software means malware

There is a close and consistent correlation between the use of unlicensed software and malware as well as security threats, experts have warned.
VAVA calls for support to AO victim’s lawsuit Society

VAVA calls for support to AO victim’s lawsuit

The Vietnam Association of Victims of Agent Orange (AO)/Dioxin (VAVA) sent an open letter on April 9 calling for support to an AO victim’s lawsuit against 26 US chemical companies that produced the chemical toxins sprayed by the US army in the war in Vietnam.
Society

Olympic Committee called on to act for AO victims

Secretary of the Britain-Vietnam Friendship Society Len Aldis has sent an open letter to the committee members of the London Olympic and Paralympic Games, reminding them of what Dow Chemical, which is to be a sponsor of the Games, has done to Vietnamese people with the use of toxic chemical Agent Orange.
Expatriates make Tet home away from home Society

Expatriates make Tet home away from home

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper has sent an open letter to the local Vietnamese community, wishing them happiness, the best of health and wealth in the Year of the Cat.
Tariff increase violates free trade agreement Business

Tariff increase violates free trade agreement

VASEP has confirmed that the US Department of Commerce (DOC) increase in its antidumping tariff on Vietnam’s tra (Pangasius) fish runs counter to the letter and spirit of the free trade agreements between Vietnam and the US.