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Hà Nội issues action plan for CPTPP – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

A view of Hà Nội. The capital city has issued a plan to take advantage of the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership. – Photo hanoi.gov.vn Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI — Hà Nội People’s Committee has recently issued a plan to take advantage of opportunities arising from the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP). Focus would be placed on enhancing the awareness and understanding of officials, companies and citizens about Việt Nam’s commitments in the CPTPP, especially in investment, services, trade defence, intellectual property, labour and environment, as…

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Hà Nội proposes tightened management of social network businesses – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

The Hà Nội Market Management Department has said businesses operating on social networks such as Facebook, Zalo and Viber should be under stricter management. — Photo vietbao.vn Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI — The Hà Nội Market Management Department has said businesses operating on social networks such as Facebook, Zalo and Viber should be under the same management as e-commerce websites. E-commerce websites that violate regulations may be shut down under the law and have their domain names revoked. In addition, there should be close co-ordination between…

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Leading US firms to hold talks in Ha Noi – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

A GE factory in the northern port city of Hải Phòng. – Photo baodautu.vn Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI — More than 50 leading US companies from a wide range of industries would arrive in Hà Nội on Tuesday to explore business opportunities, the US-ASEAN Business Council has announced. These firms include Google, Apple, Microsoft, Coca-Cola, ExxonMobil, GE, Ford, MasterCard, Qualcomm, IBM, JP Morgan, Syngenta, AstraZeneca and Pfizer. Arriving on the heels of the 2nd DPRK-USA Summit in Hà Nội where US President Donald Trump praised Việt Nam as thriving like few places on Earth, it will…

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Hà Nội sets aside 88ha for Formula One in 2020 – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

A part of the planned F1 race track near Mỹ Đình national stadium in the capital city. — Photo zing.vn Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI — Chairman of Hà Nội People’s Committee Nguyễn Đức Chung has approved more than 88ha of land in the capital city for the Formula One (F1) race, which is slated to take place in April 2020. Under the decision on the F1 event, which was issued recently, the planned area will be divided into two main areas. The first one will be…

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Start-up incubation programme launched in Hà Nội – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

Delegates pose for a photo after the launch ceremony for the programme. – Photo: tienphong.vn Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI — A start-up incubation programme, entitled “Start & Up – Behind the Scene”, was launched in Hà Nội on Monday. Co-hosted by the National Economics University (NEU)’s Centre for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship, the Republic of Korea’s Nextrans venture fund, and V-Startup, the programme aims to seek start-ups with potential and provide them with capital, training and market access. The online training curriculum will feature interviews with…

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Hà Nội Stock Exchange has new deputy chairperson – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

Deputy finance minister Huỳnh Quang Hải (right) gave the ministry’s decision to appoint Nguyễn Như Quỳnh, member of the board of directors at the Hà Nội Stock Exchange as the bourse’s new chairperson. — Photo tapchitaichinh.vn Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI — The Ministry of Finance on Thursday appointed Nguyễn Như Quỳnh, member of the board of directors at the Hà Nội Stock Exchange, as the new deputy chairperson of the northern market bourse. The 43-year-old will replace the exchange’s deputy chairperson Nguyễn Thị Hoàng Lan on March…

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Luxury Hotels in Hà Nội fully booked ahead of Trump-Kim Summit – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

An overview of the 5-star Apricot Hotel nearby Hoàn Kiếm Lake in Hà Nội. — VNS Photo Việt Thanh Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI —  All 5-star luxury hotels in Hà Nội have run out of room ahead of the second DPRK-USA Summit, taking place Wednesday and Thursday in the capital city. Most three-five star hotels in urban districts are booked up until the end of February. The major five-star hotels including the Hilton Hanoi Opera, Hanoi Daewoo Hotel, Melia Hanoi, Sheraton Hanoi Hotel, InterContinental Hanoi…

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Hà Nội records positive export growth – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

Viet Nam News HÀ  NỘI — Việt Nam’s capital earned an estimated US$2.24 billion from exports in the first two months of this year, up 21.3 per cent year-on-year, according the municipal Statistics Office. Staples posting encouraging export turnover growth included machinery, equipment and parts, textiles and garments, telephones and components. The domestic sector experienced a positive turnover rise of 14 per cent, accounting for 53.3 per cent of the city’s total export value in two month period, the office said. The two-month performance was a good…

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Luxury Hotels in Hà Nội fully booked head of Trump-Kim Summit – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI —  All 5-star luxury hotels in Hà Nội have run out of room ahead of the second DPRK-USA Summit, taking place today and tomorrow in the capital city. According to Giao Thông (Traffic) newspaper, most three-five star hotels in urban districts are booked up until the end of February. The major five-star hotels including the Hilton, Hà Nội Daewoo, Melia, Sheraton, InterContinental, De L’Opera, Apricot, Crowne Plaza West Hanoi, Sofitel Metropole and JW Marriott revealed they had no vacancies until March. “All…

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Hà Nội authorities support horse racing project – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI — Hà Nội’s authorities will work to promptly solve petitions of Korean-based Charmvit Group so it can effectively build out a horse racetrack after the project is licensed, said a municipal official. Speaking with Charmvit Group Chairman Lee Dae-bong on Thursday, Chairwoman of the municipal People’s Council Nguyễn Thị Bích Ngọc said the project has been submitted to Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc for approval. However, she said it will need careful consideration because it is a new type of project for Việt Nam.…

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