After the investor completes paying US$50 million to the contractor, the Chinese contractor will dispatch some experts to Vietnam to operate the project on a trial basis for 20 days before handing it over to Vietnam for commercial operation. Therefore, the trial operation of the railway depends on the progress of the investor’s payment. … [Read more...] about Cat Linh-Ha Dong project eligible for commercial operation in late 2020: Chinese contractor
China has mostly been buying soy from Brazil since imposing a 25 percent tariff on American soybeans in July in retaliation for U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods. The surge in demand pushed Brazilian soy premiums to a record over U.S. soy futures in Chicago, in an example of the trade war reducing sales for U.S. exporters and raising costs for Chinese importers. … [Read more...] about Trade wars cost U.S, China billions of dollars each in 2018
In corporate movements, in the first quarter of 2020, SCG, Dow Vietnam Co., Unilever Vietnam and the Ministry of Natural Resources & Environment have jointly held the signing ceremony of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to build public private collaboration towards circular economy in plastic waste management. This was the first time the public-private collaboration has been signed to address the national issue of plastic waste. Joining the alliance, SCG hopes that the Vietnamese government and relating sides are willing to share knowledge, transfer technology, enhance community awareness as well as boost the innovation for plastic waste. … [Read more...] about SCG Three decades for quality of life in Vietnam
“However, depending on the living environment, the ‘maturity level’ of a person will be different from others’,” she said. “Parents considering me a kid, honestly, makes me feel uncomfortable, but I know that’s because they love me.” … [Read more...] about 18-year-olds in Vietnam – P1: Are they still kids to parents?
"I had returned home late from work before as my bike broke down on the road. I had to walk home with it because there's no repair shop nearby. I was so tired I would feel angry with my family. That's why I want to help others for free so they will feel less miserable and tired during the dead of night," he said. At 11 pm, Huynh Thanh Sang said he was returning home when he had a tyre problem on National Highway 1. He was walking his bike home when Tung arrived and offered help. At first, Sang was reluctant, fearing that he would be overcharged but Tung persuaded him and said he could be called for help from other travellers. … [Read more...] about HCM City man offers free nighttime motorbike repair service