Vietnam export growth brings risk of charge of currency manipulation Increasing exports to the US, Vietnam is a step closer to the risk of alleged monetary manipulation as US President Trump tries to reach a trade agreement with China at a negotiation round this October. … [Read more...] about What if the US no longer considers Vietnam a ‘developing country’?
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The Department of Industry under the Ministry of Industry and Trade said on Wednesday a number of large Vietnamese electronics makers had already felt the effects of supplies running low. The situation looks likely to worsen as even more rigorous measures to monitor the flow of goods have been taken at the borders in attempts to stop the virus from spreading. … [Read more...] about As supply runs low, electronics makers forecast further disruption
Previously, some large manufacturers like LG, Panasonic, and Daesun Vina were refunded tax for imported coated metal as well as exempted from application of safeguard measures for their products, with the explanation that their imports had no effect on the Vietnamese market. … [Read more...] about Steel ordinance to aid overseas groups
HCM City (VNS/VNA) – Ho Chi Minh City plans to complete inventory and check the status of State-owned houses and land in the city this year to ensure that housing and land are being used for legitimate purposes. The city will check housing and land quantity, area, shape, position, legal documents, management, purposes for use, as well as the current housing and land usage of offices, organisations, enterprises and individuals. The city will fine violators of regulations and withdraw land use licences of State-owned vacant houses and land or those that were taken illegally. The city's People’s Committee has told relevant agencies including the Department of Natural Resources and Environment to strengthen checks and supervision after issuing certificates of land-use rights. The department is expected to check the leases of State-owned land that rent at low prices and then set up a proper price framework. This land should also be withdrawn to create a fund for … [Read more...] about HCM City improves oversight of State-owned housing, land
A study by U.K.-based risk consultancy Verisk Maplecroft analyzed 500 cities worldwide with more than 1 million residents and identified places likely to experience sea level rise of 67 cm-2 meters (26.4-78.7 inches) by 2100, in line with scientific estimates if global warming increases at its current pace. … [Read more...] about Asian cities urged to bolster defense against rising seas