26-year-old man dies after getting COVID-19 vaccine Hà Tĩnh, Hải Phòng, Hải Dương re-open some businesses Doctors bring Việt Nam's COVID-19 prevention role model to UN peacekeeping mission COVID-19 National vaccination campaign: safety first Vietnamese public support closing wildlife markets and ending deforestation Vân Nguyễn & Bảo Hoa HÀ NỘI — Citizens in the capital city say they are excited with the reopening of some services and hopeful for the slow recovery of businesses as indoor dining, drinking venues and barbershops got back to business yesterday. Life has become much more convenient for Hanoians who often eat out in the morning - something they've been unable to do for almost a month. The first thing the 79-year-old resident Đào Thị Linh, who lives in Điện Biên Phủ Ward did after a health check-up on Tuesday was to enjoy a bowl of noodles with chicken at a local restaurant in Tống Duy Tân Street. “I was coming back from a health … [Read more...] about Hanoians hopeful of business recovery following new reopening
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Hanoi received about 2.9 million tourists in the first six months of 2021, mainly domestic visitors, a year-on-year decrease of 25%, according to the municipal Department of Tourism. Total tourism revenue from domestic tourists was estimated at VND8.1 trillion, down 57% as compared to the same period last year. Despite the numerous difficulties due to the fourth outbreak of the COVID-19 epidemic, in the first half of 2021, Hanoi’s tourism sector performed a number of important tasks, with a focus on the restructuring of new tourism products and attracting domestic tourists. In addition, the municipal Department of Tourism has submitted to the Hanoi City People’s Committee its concept design documents, the design and production of tourist sign systems, brand identity kits and tourism logos for craft villages. Hanoi also successfully organised a conference to build products to stimulate domestic tourism with the participation of hundreds of transport, travel … [Read more...] about Hanoi welcomes 2.9 million visitors in first half of 2021
LG switching older complexities for new? The group recently announced its decision to convert the smartphone production line of its manufacturing complex in the northern port city of Haiphong to home appliances. It took the decision after the withdrawal from the smartphone market in April and failing to find buyers for its production line in the northern region. Meanwhile, LG has seen a surging demand for its premium appliances amid the stay-at-home trend during the pandemic, according to Yonhap newswire. However in Vietnam, many home appliances and electronics supermarkets have been witnessing falling revenues as the health crisis forces consumers to tighten their belts. Large holidays and sales have failed to contribute as much as in previous years. Amid the delayed 2020 European Football Championship currently taking place, most electronics retailers have been offering large discounts on TVs of up to 80 per cent, with focus being laid on wide-screen TVs. However, as the … [Read more...] about LG switching older complexities for new?
The Đại An Industrial Zone in Hải Dương Province. — Photo baodautu.vn HẢI DƯƠNG - The Hải Dương People's Committee has approved the establishment of three new industrial clusters with a combined investment capital of more than VNĐ1.7 trillion (US$75 million). The Quang Trung, Thất Hùng and Bình Giang 1 industrial clusters are projected to cover a total area of nearly 210ha. Financed by the Hà Nội-based Hyosung Vietnam Real Estate JSC, the 74.5ha Quang Trung Industrial Cluster in Quang Thành Commune has an investment capital of VNĐ515 billion and the 75ha Bình Giang 1 Industrial Cluster in Nhân Quyền Commune will cost VNĐ470 billion. Meanhwhile, the 60ha Thất Hùng Industrial Cluster in Thất Hùng Commune, will be developed by Nhà Việt HD Group JSC in Hải Dương City, with a total capital of more than VNĐ756 billion. The three industrial clusters aim to attract firms in several industries, including agricultural and food processing, handicrafts, mechanical … [Read more...] about Hải Dương greenlights three new industrial clusters
Chairman of Hà Nội People's Council Nguyễn Ngọc Tuấn addresses at the first meeting of Hà Nội’s 16th People’s Council for the term 2021-2026. — VNA/VNS Photo HÀ NỘI — Hà Nội’s People’s Council for the 2021-2026 term had its first meeting on Wednesday and decided on the holders of the top positions for the city People’s Council and People’s Committee. At the meeting, the chairman of the municipal People’s Council Nguyễn Ngọc Tuấn was re-elected with votes from 92 out of 94 deputies present. Tuấn, born in 1966, from the northern province of Hải Dương, was first elected as the chairman of the Hà Nội People’s Council in December 2020. Before, he was the vice-chairman of the council from April 2016. Between April 2014 and March 2016, he was vice-chairman of the Hà Nội People’s Committee. Before that, he was among the top leaders of Hà Nội Housing Development and Investment Corporation (HANDICO). Tuấn has a doctorate in economics and previously … [Read more...] about Hà Nội’s new People’s Council holds first meeting, elects leaders
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson (Photo: AFP/VNA) Hanoi (VNA) - Nishimura Yasutoshi, Japanese minister in charge of Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) negotiations has welcomed the United Kingdom (UK)'s commitment toward membership during an online meeting with UK Secretary of State for International Trade Liz Truss . Negotiations began on June 22 for the UK to join the CPTPP free trade pact as the country is aiming to enhance its economic presence in the region following its departure from the European Union. "I am prepared to proactively engage with enrollment procedures by the United Kingdom" so as to expand the free trade bloc, Nishimura was quoted by Japan’s Kyodo News as saying at the meeting. Tokyo holds the 11-member pact's rotating presidency this year. For her part, Truss said that the Indo-Pacific region holds great opportunities for the UK, and CPTPP membership is expected to boost export of major products of the … [Read more...] about Japan welcomes UK’s commitments towards CPTPP membership