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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

30 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.

Chinese survey ship returns to Vietnam's exclusive economic zone

14 Apr 2020

HANOI, April 14 A Chinese survey ship that was embroiled in a standoff with Vietnamese vessels last year in the disputed South China Sea has returned to waters within Vietnam's Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), ship tracking data showed on Tuesday.

Vietnam orders workers at Samsung Display unit to be quarantined after COVID-19 case

13 Apr 2020

HANOI Authorities in northern Vietnam have ordered people working at a unit of Samsung Display in the country to be quarantined after a worker there tested positive for the new coronavirus.

World News

U.S. coronavirus deaths top 100,000 as country reopens

The novel coronavirus has killed more than 100,000 people in the United States, according to a Reuters tally on Wednesday, even as the slowdown in deaths encouraged businesses to reopen and Americans to emerge from more than two months of lockdowns.