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Solar power charging for bus commuter, tourists

Solar power charging for bus commuter, tourists

The central city of Da Nang will install a solar power system to provide free charging for mobile phones, wifi and advertising at public bus stops in a pilot project next month.

Vietnam sets sights on Middle East for tuna exports

Vietnam sets sights on Middle East for tuna exports

VOV.VN - Domestic tuna exporters have seen the Middle East as an alternative market in a bid to move closer to this year’s US$524 million export target, 8% higher than a year earlier after the European Commission (EC) has issued a "yellow card" warning to Vietnam.

Prime Minister meets UN, EC leaders in Manila

Prime Minister meets UN, EC leaders in Manila

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc met with United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and European Council (EC) President Donald Tusk in Manila, the Philippines on November 13 on the sidelines of the 31st ASEAN Summit and related meetings.

EU yellow card will likely hurt Vietnam seafood

EU yellow card will likely hurt Vietnam seafood

The European Commission (EC) has issued a "yellow card" warning to Vietnam, after the country failed to demonstrate sufficient progress in the fight against illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing worldwide.

Danang launches solar power project

Danang launches solar power project

Danang has announced its first solar power project, funded with US$415,000 from the European Commission (EC) and US$75,000 from the city’s counter fund.

APEC SOM1 enters 11th working day

APEC SOM1 enters 11th working day

The first Senior Officials Meeting (SOM1) and related meetings of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Forum entered the 11th day on February 28 with a range of events organised by committees and working groups as scheduled.

Rescuers recover bodies of 3 crew on crashed helicopter

Rescuers recover bodies of 3 crew on crashed helicopter

VOV.VN - Search teams have recovered the bodies of three military personnel on a helicopter that crashed into a mountain during a training mission in southern Vietnam in the latest of a series of deadly accidents involving military aircraft.

EC further imposes AD duty on Vietnam leather-capped shoes

EC further imposes AD duty on Vietnam leather-capped shoes

VOV.VN - The European Commission (EC) has decided to levy anti-dumping duty of 10% on Vietnam leather-capped shoes as from September 14, 2016, according to the Vietnam Competition Authority under the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

Thailand: New draft constitution welcomed by majority

Thailand: New draft constitution welcomed by majority

The Election Commission (EC) of Thailand has announced that up to 61.45% of voters supported a new draft constitution while 38.55% were against as 94% of ballots at a referendum held on August 7 counted.

Thailand ramps up for referendum

Thailand ramps up for referendum

Thailand has ramped up campaigns to encourage voting in the upcoming referendum on the new draft constitution on August 7.

Thai CDC: fake copies of new constitution distributed

Thai CDC: fake copies of new constitution distributed

Chairman of the Thai Constitution Drafting Committee (CDC) Meechai Ruchupan will work with the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) and the Election Commission (EC) on the distribution of fake copies of the draft constitution, he said on July 7.

UK, EU ready for Brexit referendum

UK, EU ready for Brexit referendum

VOV.VN - On June 23, British voters will vote to decide whether to stay or leave the EU after more than 40 years as an EU member.

Ministry cracks down on fishery products

Ministry cracks down on fishery products

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has asked for tighter management of fishery products amid warnings by major import markets on food hygiene and safety standards of aquatic products.