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UPDATE 1-Vietnam aims to export 7 million tonnes of rice this year - govt

02 Jun 2020

HANOI, June 2 Vietnam, the world's third-largest rice exporter, aims to ship 7 million tonnes of the grain this year, greater than last year's volume, the government said on Tuesday.

UPDATE 1-Vietnam's VinFast to launch first electric car in 2021

28 May 2020

* Batteries to use cells from South Korea's LG Chem (Updates with company statement and details)

UPDATE 1-Vietnam plans $679 mln tax cut for small businesses -fin ministry

25 May 2020

HANOI, May 25 Vietnam plans a 15.84 trillion dong ($679 million) cut in corporate income tax for small-sized enterprises this year to help them overcome the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, the Ministry of Finance said on Monday.

UPDATE 1-Vietnam central bank to cut policy rates from Wednesday to boost growth

12 May 2020

HANOI, May 12 The State Bank of Vietnam announced a reduction in its policy rates, making a second cut in less than two months to help the economy weather the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

Vietnam will try to keep this year's growth above 5% - PM

05 May 2020

HANOI Vietnam will try to keep economic growth above 5% this year, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said on Tuesday, with activity resuming after a coronavirus lockdown.

After aggressive mass testing, Vietnam says it contains coronavirus outbreak

30 Apr 2020

HANOI Businessman Phan Quoc Viet was making his usual prayers at a pagoda in Tay Ninh, a province in southern Vietnam, when the government official's call came.

INSIGHT-After aggressive mass testing, Vietnam says it contains coronavirus outbreak

29 Apr 2020

HANOI, April 30 Businessman Phan Quoc Viet was making his usual prayers at a pagoda in Tay Ninh, a province in southern Vietnam, when the government official's call came.

Vietnam says Facebook should adhere by local laws

23 Apr 2020

HANOI Companies such as Facebook that operate in Vietnam should abide by local laws and fully implement their tax and social responsibilities in the country, Vietnam's foreign ministry said on Thursday.

Vietnam to extend coronavirus lockdown in 12 provinces for seven days

15 Apr 2020

HANOI Vietnam will extend its coronavirus lockdown in 12 provinces, including Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, for seven days, although restrictions will be lifted in some areas outside of the Southeast Asian country's main cities, the government said on Wednesday.

Chinese ship back in waters off Vietnam amid coronavirus 'distraction'

15 Apr 2020

HANOI A Chinese ship embroiled in a standoff with Vietnamese vessels last year has returned to waters near Vietnam as the United States accused China of pushing its presence in the South China Sea while other claimants are pre-occupied with the coronavirus.

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