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The new wave of foreign investment triggered by COVID-19 and US-China trade tensions has become more visible, with outstanding overseas ventures being expanded in the first half of the year.
VOV.VN - The Vietnamese Ambassador to France Nguyen Thiep has given over 150,000 medical face masks to the Ile-de-France region on behalf of the local Hanoi administration.
The Airports Corporation of Vietnam (ACV) has targeted earning over VND11.3 trillion (US$486.9 million) in revenue and over VND2 trillion (US$86.1 million) in pre-tax profit in 2020.
It is unlikely that State budget revenue will reach the 2020 target approved by the National Assembly of over VND1.51 quadrillion (US$64.89 billion) due to the impact of COVID-19, Minister of Finance Dinh Tien Dung has said.
A number of international expos and conferences have been postponed to 2021 due to fears of the COVID-19 outbreak.
Industrial production was greatly affected by COVID-19 in the first half of 2020 but has gradually bounced back since May, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
A gold-plated hotel, the first of its kind in the world, has been recently inaugurated in Hanoi with the aim of bringing visitors back to Vietnam where the tourism sector is slowly reopening after the COVID-19 is put under control.
VOV.VN - A British pilot who had been suffering from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) known as “patient 91” has been confirmed to be in good enough health to be discharged from hospital and be put on a long-haul flight to return to the UK on July 12.
The budget carrier Vietjet has cooperated with Facebook to launch the tourism promotion programme "Immense Vietnam – Fly green with Vietjet" as part of the "Proud Vietnam" project launched by the Ministry of Planning and Investment and Facebook to promote the economy and tourism after COVID-19.
Vietnam’s leather and footwear industry should improve its supply chain performance to take advantage of the milestone trade deal that the country has signed with the EU and to recover from the effects of the COVID-19 crisis, speakers said at a recent international footwear conference.
The Vietnamese manufacturing sector returned to growth in June as success in suppressing the coronavirus pandemic and greater business confidence helped lead to renewed expansions in output and new orders.
VOV.VN - A foreign national has tested mild positive for SARS-CoV-2 after displaying symptoms relating to the deadly virus at FV Hospital in District 7 of Ho Chi Minh City, according to a statement issued by local health officials on July 1.
VOV.VN - A British pilot patient (patient 91) who is currently being treated at Ho Chi Minh City-based Cho Ray Hospital is making a strong recovery and is mentality stable, according to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) treatment sub-committee under the Ministry of Health.
Squid and octopus exports fell by 21.2% year-on-year in the first five months of the year to US$192 million as demand was hit by COVID-19, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).
Foreigners who entered Vietnam since March 1 but remain stranded due to COVID-19 travel restrictions can have their temporary stay permits extended another month until July 31.
The number of newly-established enterprises in all 17 sectors in the economy grew in June for the first time since the beginning of the year, after tens of thousands of companies were forced to shut their doors because of COVID-19.
Foreign arrivals to Vietnam totalled just 880,000 in June, the lowest figure in many years, as the country maintained a ban on the entry of foreigners that was introduced in March to curb the spread of COVID-19, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
VOV.VN - An additional five COVID-19 patients were successfully discharged from hospital on June 29, including a six-years-old child, with the country’s total number of recoveries rising to 335 cases, equaling a recovery rate of 94.4%.
The Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism of the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on June 22 coordinated with national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines to hold a seminar on tourism promotion in the post-COVID-19 period.