Once the agreement comes into force scheduled for August 2020, a total of 71% of exports from the country to the EU will become duty-free, so will 65% of EU shipments to Vietnam. Furthermore, up to 99% of tariffs will be phased out by Hanoi over the course of the subsequent 10 years, and by Brussels over the next seven years. … [Read more...] about EVFTA could turn Vietnam into new destination for manufacturers: Nikkei
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Just a few months ago, there wasn't a lot of buzz around Gretchen Whitmer, a former state legislator in her second year as Michigan's governor. Then the coronavirus pandemic hit, and she became the face of her state's response, which included occasional criticism of what she viewed as the federal government's lacklustre handling of the outbreak. That made her a target for Donald Trump's vitriol - and elevated her national profile. … [Read more...] about Who could be Joe Biden’s vice-presidential candidate?
HÀ NỘI — Scientific research and technology transfer for the forestry sector in the 2021-30 period will focus on the hybridisation of new varieties, giving priority to planting high-yield, good-quality and pest-and-disease preventive capable tree varieties, said Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Hà Công Tuấn. … [Read more...] about Planting and creating high-yield trees the key for forestry sector
The social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic has helped to change the way teachers and students teach and learn, moving from offline to online. Quang Nhật, a 12-year-old student of YOLA’s Online Teen programme, prepared himself in front of his home computer to join the classes. In his first session, Quang Nhat and his friends participated in an ice breaking game by drawing their favourite cartoon characters on the virtual “blackboard” and laughed at their drawings. After that, they moved onto their lesson, which is uploaded on to student computer screens and their own virtual, personal blackboards. His classes were delivered smoothly with clear focus and without any disturbance. … [Read more...] about YOLA proudly presents its Hybrid English Teaching model, committed to support the Vietnamese young generation to unleash its potential
Jakarta (VNA) – The Indonesian Finance Ministry announced on July 3 that the country has raised 100 billion JPY (930 million USD) from the issuance of five-tranche Samurai bonds to offset the national budget deficit and fund the response to the COVID-19 pandemic. In its statement, the ministry said this is the first issuance of the sovereign Japanese yen in 2020 and the first issuance from an Asian country since the pandemic hit. The money raised will be used to finance the budget deficit, as well as fund COVID-19 relief and recovery efforts, it noted. The Indonesian government faces the daunting task of funding the budget deficit of 6.34 percent of gross domestic product this year, with 695.2 trillion Rp (49 billion USD) set aside to bolster its economy and strengthen its health care system. The government is planning to offer 900.4 trillion Rp worth of bonds in the second half of the year to fund the country’s response to the pandemic. It had raised 630.5 trillion … [Read more...] about Indonesia raises 930 mln USD in Samurai bonds to fund pandemic response