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Sơn La Plum promotion week launched in Hà Nội – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  Sơn La plums are introduced to visitors at the Exhibition Fair, Economic Transaction and Commercial Area in Hà Nội. — VNA/VNS Photo HÀ NỘI — A week for the promotion of plums and other agricultural products from the northern mountainous province of Sơn La is taking place in Hà Nội’s Exhibition Fair, Economic Transaction and Commercial Area. Speaking at the launch ceremony, Deputy Director of the Sơn La Planning and Investment Department Vũ Đức Thuận said the province is home to more than 8,700ha of plum cultivation areas that are currently in their harvest season, with an expected output…

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Vietnam Airlines opens Hà Nội-Đồng Hới route – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  Vietnam Airlines opens new route connecting Hà Nội and the central province of Quảng Bình as of June 1. — Photo Vietnam Airlines HÀ NỘI — Vietnam Airlines will open a direct route between Hà Nội’s Nội Bài International Airport and Đồng Hới Airport in the central province of Quảng Bình on June 1. The route will have seven flights per week. Flights will take off daily at 6am from Hà Nội and 7:40am from Đồng Hới, with A321 aircraft at a 4-star international standard. On this occasion, Vietnam Airlines will offer discounts for passengers…

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Hà Nội set to host banking expo – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  Banking Vietnam 2019 introduced at the State Bank of Vietnam’s press conference on Monday. — Photo cafef.vn HÀ NỘI — The 2019 Banking Vietnam to be held on May 30 in Hà Nội will display new technological advancements and applications in the financial-banking sector. It is an annual event organised by the State Bank of Việt Nam (SBV) and the International Data Group (IDG) that focuses on comprehensive financial solutions for the development of a non-cash economy. New products and services that improve access to banking services and provide additional…

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Hà Giang beef receives geographical indication – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  HÀ GIANG — The northern mountainous province of Hà Giang held a ceremony on Saturday to announce the geographical indication (GI) for its beef products. The GI for Hà Giang beef covers beef produced in six districts – Đồng Văn, Mèo Vạc, Yên Minh, Quản Bạ, Hoàng Su Phì and Xín Mần. The certificate from the National Office of Intellectual Property of Việt Nam opens up huge opportunities for local farmers, protect their legitimate rights while creating the added value for the province’s beef products in the…

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Hà Nam grants licences for two projects – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  A view of Thanh LIêm Industrial Zone, Hà Nam Province. — Photo baodautu.vn HÀ NỘI — Hà Nam Province People’s Committee on Wednesday granted investment licences for two projects, worth a total of US$52 million. The licences went to an infrastructure construction project for Thanh Liêm Industrial Zone’s second phase run by Capella Land Joint Stock Company and a carbon fiber production plant project of Japan’ Teijin Group. The Capella project will develop infrastructure for Thanh Liêm Industrial Zone over an area of 143 hectares with total investment of nearly VNĐ950 billion (US$40 million). Teijin’s plant…

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Hà Nội Stock Exchange delists companies – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

HÀ NỘI – The Hà Nội Stock Exchange (HNX) has issued a decision to cancel the listing of a number of companies in May and June. More than 60.3 million shares of furniture manufacturing firm Đại Châu Group (DCS) will be forced to stop trading on the HNX from May 24 after auditors refused to express an opinion on the company’s 2018 financial statement. Đại Châu reported revenue of VNĐ56.4 billion in 2018, equivalent to 38 per cent of the previous year’s figure, while it incurred losses of VNĐ1 billion, down substantially from the VNĐ2.7…

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European co-working space opens in Hà Nội – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

A working corner at SPACES in Hà Nội. — VNS Photo Phương Thảo HÀ NỘI — Dutch workspace firm SPACES launched its first co-working space in Hà Nội early this week. SPACES is located at the Belvedere Centre on Trần Hưng Đạo Street. Members can use offices, meeting rooms and co-working areas, all with natural lighting and temperature control. Every room has high-speed Wi-Fi and is furnished in a European style. This European firm is run by  International Workplace Group (IWG). Speaking at the launching ceremony, IWG vice president of…

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Hà Nội’s farming products enter supermarkets – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  People select vegetables in Big C Thăng Long supermarket in Hà Nội. Farmers and farming co-operatives in Hà Nội have reaped success from getting their products onto supermarket shelves. — VNA/VNS Photo Vũ Sinh HÀ NỘI — Farmers and farming co-operatives in Hà Nội have reaped success from getting their products onto supermarket shelves, thanks to meeting the retailers’ strict requirements. Chúc Sơn Fruits and Vegetable Co-operatives in Chúc Sơn Town, Hà Nội’s Chương Mỹ District started applying Vietnamese Good Agricultural Practices (VietGap) on its 15ha of fruit and vegetable…

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Major wood factory opens in Hà Tĩnh province – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

Deputy Prime Minister Vương Đình Huệ (centre) attends the inauguration of the wood processing plant in Vũ Quang District, Hà Tĩnh Province, yesterday. VNA/VNS Photo Hoàng Ngà HÀ TĨNH — A medium density fibreboard (MDF) factory that is considered the biggest of its kind in the central region of Việt Nam was inaugurated in Vũ Quang District of Hà Tĩnh Province on Sunday. The inauguration ceremony included the presence of Deputy Prime Minister Vương Đình Huệ. The factory covers 18ha of land at the industrial cluster of Vũ Quang District.…

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Hà Nội helps bring farmers into 21st century with tech – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

    A worker tends to orchids in a greenhouse at a farm in Hà Nội. The greenhouse is equipped with automatic watering and temperature control systems to boost production. — Photo Courtesy of the Hà Nội Department of Agriculture and Rural Development     HÀ NỘI — Nguyễn Đức Dần, chairman of the Ba Trại Commune People’s Committee, cannot hide his happiness as he discusses his community’s strides in tea production. Dần said tea production has been rising, boosting the incomes of local…

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