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Austria to support Vietnam - EU ties

Austria to support Vietnam - EU ties

During an official phone call with Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh, Austrian Prime Minister Sebastian Kurz said the country will assist Vietnam in strengthening ties with the EU and removing the “yellow card” on illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing.

Investment

Can Tho proposes building O Mon Bridge

Can Tho proposes building O Mon Bridge

The Mekong Delta’s Can Tho city has proposed the construction of the O Mon Bridge crossing the Hau River and connecting it with Dong Thap province. Construction is to take place during the 2023-2028 period, with total investment of VND7 trillion ($307.1 million) in the form of a public-private partnership (PPP).

Banking & Finance

Techcombank honored as “Employer of the Year”

Techcombank honored as “Employer of the Year”

Techcombank was the only Vietnamese bank to win an international Stevie Award in the category “Employer of the Year 2021 - Banking”. This is the second year in a row it has been honored with the prestigious award.

Business

Ports at risk of serious backlog

Ports at risk of serious backlog

The proportion of shipping line employees, agents, and seamen who are vaccinated against Covid-19 and have travel passes is quite low, at only around 10 per cent, which is disrupting seaport operations and increasing the risk of a backlog of goods.
HCMC looks to restart tourism

HCMC looks to restart tourism

Ho Chi Minh City will pilot the first tour in some time to Can Gio district on September 19. This may be the first step in the restoration of the city’s tourism industry after a long period of suspension due to Covid-19.

Society