Vietjet targets a pre-tax profit of VND100 billion ($4.3 million) for 2020, a drop of 98 percent from last year, due to coronavirus impacts. The airline has also lowered its revenue target for the year by 29 percent to VND36 trillion ($1.54 billion), it said in a statement. … [Read more...] about Vietjet CEO an Asian economy transformer: Business Insider
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Tokyo (VNA) – The National Cancer Centre Japan (NCCJ) has recently launched a cooperative project with five Southeast Asian countries to develop cancer genomic medicines and other new drugs to provide better treatment for patients. The Atlas project, which involves in Malaysia, Vietnam, Thailand, Indonesia and the Philippines, aims to develop targeted therapies for rare types of cancer, as well as provide opportunities for people outside of Japan to receive advanced treatment. Cancer genomics uses technologies such as sequencing to identify DNA alterations and help doctors create customized treatment for an individual's cancer. According to the centre, parts of Southeast Asia lack the medical systems required to address the rising number of cancer patients that has accompanied population growth and economic development. By expanding clinical trials to patients of other countries and sharing data, the project aims to accelerate the development of prospective drugs. Japan will … [Read more...] about Japan, five Southeast Asian countries collaborate in cancer research
In Thursday’s press release, the U.S. State Department affirms that the country stands shoulder-to-shoulder with its ASEAN partners to mitigate the current pandemic, and also to strengthen ASEAN’s ability to prevent, detect, and respond to future zoonotic and other infectious disease outbreaks. … [Read more...] about US CDC to open Southeast Asian office in Hanoi: State Dept.
According to the General Department of Forestry, Vietnam still has many opportunities to expand export markets and increase export value for timber and wooden products. The world's furniture and wooden product market is large with a value of about 430 billion USD, including 150 billion USD from furniture products. Meanwhile, Vietnam’s furniture products at present only account for about 6 percent of the global market share. … [Read more...] about VIETNAM’S BUSINESS NEWS HEADLINES SEPTEMBER 13
Le Thi Huynh Mai, director of the city Department of Planning and Investment, said the total retail sales of goods and service revenue during the period reached about VND827 trillion, down 3.3 per cent from the same period last year, while total budget revenue was more than VND216.7 trillion, down 17.37 per cent over the same period. Total budget expenditures were VND49.264 trillion. … [Read more...] about VIETNAM’S BUSINESS NEWS HEADLINES SEPTEMBER 11