At the meeting (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – The 21st working day of the 14th National Assembly’s ongoing eighth session took place in Hanoi on November 18 under the chair of NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan. In the morning, the legislature discussed in groups the draft Law on amendments and supplements to several articles of the Law on Natural Disaster Prevention and Control, the Law on Dykes, the draft Law on amendments and supplements to several articles of the Construction Law. At the plenary session under the direction of NA Permanent Vice Chairwoman Tong Thi Phong in the afternoon, Chairman of the NA Ethnic Council Ha Ngoc Chien presented a report on acquiring feedback on comprehensive plan on socio-economic development for ethnic minority and mountainous regions for the 2021-2030 period. Later, 434 deputies later voted to adopt the Resolution approving the plan with 89.44 percent of approval. They also mulled over the ratification of the Supplementary … [Read more...] about 21st working day of 14th NA’s eighth session
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Nguyen Thi Kim Tien will be relieved of her post as minister of health through a National Assembly secret ballot on November 22. Even though Tien’s term of office has yet to end, she has reached her retirement age. Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien - PHOTO: VGP In the fifth working week of the NA’s eighth sitting, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc will submit a proposal to relieve Tien, while the NA Standing Committee will submit a proposal to relieve Nguyen Khac Dinh, head of the NA’s Committee on Laws, as he has been chosen as Secretary of the Party Committee of Khanh Hoa Province, Tuoi Tre Online newspaper reported. Dinh’s successor will be elected in the following week, while the election of Tien’s successor is not included in the sitting. The Politburo has appointed Tien as head of the Board of Healthcare Services for Senior Officials. Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam, a member of the Government’s Party Civil Affairs Committee, … [Read more...] about National Assembly to hold secret ballot to relieve Minister of Health
The proportion of automobile parts made in Vietnam remains modest because of problems in production costs and quality. According to Bui Thanh Nam, general director of Ha Noi Plastics JSC, the company is now a reliable partner of Honda, Toyota, Piaggio, VMEP, Panasonic and LG. In 2010, Ha Noi Plastics could only make two components for Toyota. But in 2018, it could make 30 components and the figure increased by 14 in 2019. The company has found new clients, including VinFast, Toyota Boshoku, Ler, Visteon and Hyundai.The last chance The proportion of automobile parts made in Vietnam remains modest because of problems in production costs and quality. According to Nguyen Trung Hieu from VAMA, it is now an important moment for Vietnam as it has the last opportunity to develop an automobile industry of its own. After 8-10 years, under the FTAs of which Vietnam is a member, the import tariff will be cut to zero percent. Kim Chi To develop Vietnam's supporting industries The … [Read more...] about VN automobile support-industry growth remains modest
Instead of distributing Nissan products, Tan Chong Motor will assemble, import and distribute Chinese cars in the Vietnamese market. The distributor of Nissan cars, the Malaysia-based Tan Chong Motor, will stop distributing Nissan products in Vietnam in September. if the project can be implemented, Tan Chong Motor would have opportunities to cement their positions in Vietnam’s automobile industry. The two sides have signed an MOU to expand cooperation in assembling, importing and distributing Chinese vehicles in Vietnam. Kim Chi Vietnam’s automobile market to be flooded with zero-tariff ASEAN cars The car sales in Vietnam are forecast to reach 500,000 units per year in 2020 and 1 million per year by 2030, with a turnover of US$12 billion each year. Two paths for Vietnam's automobile industry There are two clear investment tendencies in the automobile industry. First, becoming the leading assembling center in Southeast Asia, and second, buying … [Read more...] about Will Nissan’s old distributor bring Chinese cars to Vietnam?
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc confers an emblem attesting to Nestlé Vietnam being a member of the Anti-Plastic Waste Alliance on the company representive This is one of the series of activities organised throughout the environmental action month that the company has been actively engaged in. Responding to the movement, Nestlé Vietnam has come up with a raft of concrete activities, particularly the signing of undertakings with noble goals, such as recycling and reusing 100 per cent of product packaging by 2025; 100 per cent of waste being collected and classified right at the factory gates; 100 per cent of its factories not burying solid waste in the environment; or proactively responding to and launching the movement on collecting single-use plastics and non-biodegradable bags at the company site. In a message calling on the whole society to join the national plastic waste reduction campaign launched by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE), Prime … [Read more...] about Nestlé Vietnam forging commitment for a healthier environment