The HCM City Centre for Disease Control and Prevention will take samples for testing and send the results to local authorities and inform agencies and companies to ensure prompt response to risks of virus transmission. — VNS … [Read more...] about HCM City prepares to receive foreign workers
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A company based outside of Ho Chi Minh City had to wait 20 days to have its proposal for some key experts to be allowed to enter Vietnam approved as the local authorities wanted to wait for similar proposals from other companies to review them at the same time, according to Nguyen Minh Ke, chairman of the Vietnam Aluminum Association. … [Read more...] about Firms face maze of regulations getting key foreign experts into Vietnam
On account of the registration fee cut, however, many dealers say that the Honda CR-V will lose many of its advantages and even have to join a price war with domestically assembled vehicles. CR-V vehicles are now priced between VND983 million ($42,700) and VND1.1 billion ($47,500), and customers in Hanoi have to pay VND118-131 million ($5,100-5,700) registration fee, while customers only need to pay about VND60 million ($2,600) for a locally built rival Mazda CX-5 or a Hyundai, as registration fees have been cut by 50 per cent for domestically-produced cars. This shows that the future of Honda CR-V in Vietnam is uncertain as price is still a determining factor in sales in the market. … [Read more...] about BUSINESS NEWS HEADLINES MAY 30
Pham Thi Ngoc Thuy, Deputy Standing Director of the Private Sector Development Committee, said that although Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved the entry of foreign experts to resume business operations, administrative hassles were creating difficulties for businesses. … [Read more...] about Major projects face delays as Covid-19 blocks foreign experts
Bochmann: COVID-19 has completely halted tourism activities, not only in Vietnam but pretty much the whole world. I don’t think that people outside the tourism industry completely understand how big the disruption is and how many people this affects. It’s not just hospitality workers in hotels and travel/tour operators (which number in the thousands), but also the families that rely on them to fill their rice bowls at home. For every hotel worker, travel/tour operator, there are also about four merchants, suppliers, farmers, shop owners, and drivers that rely on tourists to come to Vietnam and holiday or conduct business meetings, conferences, and exhibitions. … [Read more...] about How should Vietnam prepare for post-pandemic tourism recovery?