Kavi Chongkittavorn, senior advisor of the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia Vietnam has been a member of the ASEAN since 1995 and has performed as a proactive member in the region’s activities, particularly in the economy. Vietnam has been a non-permanent member of the United Nations in 2008-2009, and the chair of the ASEAN in 1998 and 2010. Through its initiatives, Vietnam has made great contributions to the peace and development of the world as well as the region. … [Read more...] about ASEAN role will strengthen solidarity
Ha Nam (VNA) – Japanese-invested Fuji Electric Industry Vietnam factory was inaugurated at Dong Van III industrial park in Duy Tien district, the northern province of Ha Nam, on September 19. This is the 100th project of Japanese investors in the province. The 11,500 sq.m factory, built at a total cost of 5 million USD, manufactures and assembles power cordsets used in automation applications and switchgear components. According to Fujimoto Yukihiro, Chairman and Director of Fuji Electric Vietnam, the factory’s products will be exported to Japan and Southeast Asian markets. With considerable experience coupled with advanced technologies, the plant pledges to provide its customers with high-quality products at competitive prices. At the inauguration ceremony, Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Truong Quoc Huy hailed the investor for completing the project in accordance with the schedule, hoping that the plant will create more jobs for local workers … [Read more...] about Fuji Electric Industry plant becomes operational in Ha Nam
Things started to change after Dr. Mai Liem Truc signed the license allowing Viettel to be the first and the only VoIP service provider at that time. Truc may have never known that the signing then created a landslide change for the telecom sector to thrive and laid the foundation for the making of the number-one telecom group Viettel. … [Read more...] about A small step for a giant leap of Viettel
Nguyen The Chinh, head of the Institute of Strategy and Policy on Natural Resources and Environment, was one of the participants at a conference on releasing the research work on the impact of air pollution on Vietnam’s economy which found that economic losses could be up to $10.82-13.63 billion, or 4.4-5.6 percent of GDP, if using the 2018 prices. … [Read more...] about Are the estimates about air pollution’s effects on the economy reliable?
157 people died in the crash of Ethiopian Airlines’ B737 Max 8, shedding further doubt on the safety of Boeing 737 Max aircraft, not long after 189 deceased in another crash in last October. The two crashed B737 Max aircraft and the decision of national authorities around the globe to ground the aircraft may lead to Boeing losing $600 billion worth of orders for more than 5,000 aircraft across the world. … [Read more...] about BUSINESS NEWS HEADLINES TODAY