Phnom Penh (VNA) – Cambodia will receive 1 million doses of anti-COVID-19 vaccine developed by Sinopharm of China to vaccinate 500,000 people, Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has announced via his Facebook account. The Cambodian PM also said he will be the first to receive Sinopharm vaccine shots. He said that in the context of widespread virus, the Kingdom will not hesitate to receive Chinese-aided COVID-19 vaccines although they have not yet approved by WHO. As the doses are not enough for all Cambodian, it will be used for prioritised people including doctors, teachers, all-level armed forces, the judiciary, and other public service providers like taxi drivers. The vaccines China announced to provide to Cambodia have already been used by Indonesia, he added. The premier confirmed that the vaccination will be free of charge and based on a voluntary principle. So far, Cambodia has reported 439 COVID-19 cases, including 386 cured and zero death./. … [Read more...] about Cambodia to use Chinese-developed COVID-19 vaccine
Strength based development theory
Hanoi (VNA) – Foreign media have run several articles highlighting Vietnam’s economic success given a struggling world plagued by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Nikkei Asia Review said Vietnam’s production sector has proven its fast and steady recovery. The country’s open market and signing of numerous free trade agreements (FTAs), particularly the EU-Vietnam FTA, the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), and the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), are promising great opportunities for growth. The paper said Vietnam stands out for its success in controlling the pandemic. According to the latest Asian Development Outlook released by the Asia Development Bank, Vietnam was estimated to grow over 2 percent last year while Thailand contracted by 7.8 percent. Thanks to its larger market scale and cheaper labour cost, Vietnam surpassed Thailand in terms of foreign direct investment and export value. The Financial … [Read more...] about Vietnam stands firm amid pandemic: international media
Speaking at the conference, Secretary of the province’s Party Committee Vu Dai Thang said: "The huge amounts of investment capital speak volumes about local and international investors' interest in the province, which is a great sign for a new era of development. … [Read more...] about Quang Binh Province approves 35 investment projects
"Freedom Group is developing its Asian projects in Korea, Hong Kong, Taiwan, China, Indonesia and Malaysia," comments Alexey Lungul, head of the Coffeecell international brand. "But Vietnam is the key regional country for our company. Vietnamese are hardworking, energetic and receptive to everything new, which implies the local market would develop faster than other Asian equivalents in the Freedom Group’s sphere of interest," he added. … [Read more...] about Black coffee infused with six-year-old imperial ginseng
“Investors and businesses used to pay little attention to the lifespan of logistics centres. However, as customers’ requirements are getting stricter, basic infrastructure will not meet their needs. Therefore, investors will need to consider the lifespan and cost-worthiness of logistics centres to better serve supply chains – and construction materials will be a key area of focus to ensure the safety of goods,” commented Bui from JLL Vietnam. … [Read more...] about What the future holds for logistics industry?