The agreements were signed in Paris on March 26 by Trinh Van Quyet, Chairman of FLC Group and Eric Schulz, Chief Commercial Officer, Airbus during the official visit to France of Nguyễn Phú Trọng, General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Vietnam. Bamboo Airways is set to begin operations in 2019 with aircraft on lease from third party lessors before taking delivery of the aircraft covered by today’s MOU with Airbus. The carrier will focus on linking international markets to Vietnamese leisure destinations, as well as on selected domestic routes. "After evaluating carefully the competing products, FLC Group and Bamboo Airways have selected the A321neo as the most efficient option for our new operation,” said Trinh Van Quyet. “The A321neo will enable us to combine comfort, efficiency and the right capacity for our planned services, which will primarily serve fast growing leisure markets in Vietnam.” … [Read more...] about FLC Group selects A321neo for Bamboo Airways
Hefty investments Among 70 countries and territories in which Vietnamese have investments, Laos, Cambodia and Myanmar are the three biggest target markets. Laos is the biggest FDI recipient from Vietnam, having accepted $5 billion worth of registered investments. In January 2017, Viettel received an investment license for setting up a telecom network in Myanmar – Mytel. BIDV in 2016 got a license to set up a branch in Myanmar – BIDV Yangon with charter capital of $85 million. The dairy factory Vinamilk built in Cambodia became operational in 2016, while the Vietnam Rubber Group began processing rubber latex in 2015. Hoang Anh Gia Lai Group is one of the biggest outward investors. In addition to a series of projects on agriculture production in Laos, in 2015 built the Attapeu international airport worth $36 million and HAGL Center worth $550 million in Myanmar. In 2016, it kicked off the second phase of HAGL Center and joined forces with Melia Hotel to run a … [Read more...] about How are Vietnamese businesses performing in Laos, Cambodia, Myanmar?
The event has seen several foreign businesses from 30 nations globally participate, showcasing their products across over 1,000 booths. SIAL InterFood is an annual event in Indonesia which aims to introduce a variety of global food products, beverages, processing additives, technological advances, raw materials, services, equipment, and machines used within the field of food processing. This year has seen a number of popular local brands showcase their goods at SIAL InterFood, including the Northern Food Corporation, Vietnam Cocoa Joint Stock Company, Tam Dao Bee Joint Stock Company, Sun House Group, Kangaroo Group, and Trung Nguyen Coffee Company. In addition, several domestic export enterprises such as the Vietnam Food Joint Stock Company, Duc Thinh Company, and Nghi Son Seafood Company have attended the event for the first time, leaving a positive impression on both importers and retailers worldwide. Also in attendance at SIAL InterFood was the Vietnamese Embassy in Indonesia who … [Read more...] about Vietnamese goods go on show at SIAL InterFood in Jakarta
At the Vietnam - Laos International War Cemetery, more than 100 delegates also heard stories about Vietnamese volunteer soldiers and specialists who had sacrificed themselves while doing their international service in Laos. The event, which was part of the 12th program entitled “Return to the roots” conducted by MB, took place for four days (July 15 - 18) to mark the 70th anniversary of the Day for Wounded Soldiers and Martyrs (July 27, 1947 - 2107). Earlier, the delegation paid tribute to fallen soldiers at the Truong Son National Martyrs’ Cemetery, the Road 9 National Martyrs' Cemetery, the Quang Tri Ancient Citadel in Quang Tri province; and offered incense to General Vo Nguyen Giap at his tomb in Vung Chua – Dao Yen, Quang Dong commune, Quang Trach district, Quang Binh province. Translated by Thuy Duong … [Read more...] about Military bank offers incense to fallen soldiers
NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan receives Deputy Speaker of the Assembly of the Union of Myanmar Aye Thar Aun Chairwoman Ngan congratulated Myanmar on its recent socio-economic achievements, voicing her belief that the country will succeed in promoting national reconciliation and harmony and improving its stature in the region and the world. She expressed her delight at the increasingly strengthened friendship and cooperation between the Vietnamese NA and the Myanmar parliament, as seen in an official visit to Vietnam by Speaker of the Assembly of the Union Mahn Win Khaing Than in May 2017 and another trip to Myanmar by a high-ranking delegation of the Vietnamese NA in September 2016. Deputy Speaker Aye Thar Aung highly valued Vietnamese people’s heroic struggle in the resistance wars to liberate the country in the past, as well as its achievements in social affairs, economy, political stability and external work at present. He said Vietnam is increasingly affirming … [Read more...] about Leaders highlight strengthened Vietnam-Myanmar parliamentary ties