Nguyen Duyen Cuong, deputy general director of Binh Son Refining and Petrochemical JSC (BSR), the operator of the Dung Quat oil refinery, told VIR that as China occupies 17 per cent of global GDP, the fall in oil price caused by the health crisis will keep impacting the local petroleum industry. The oil refineries in the whole world estimate to cut 3-5 per cent capacity, affecting petrochemicals. … [Read more...] about BUSINESS NEWS HEADLINES FEB. 19
Pig rearing has played a very important role in the country’s social security. That’s why right from October 2019, the MARD adopted a plan to multiply the pig herds. However, in reality, many localities already started to multiply their pig herds from July, 2019. Yet, in my opinion, by the year 2021, we will be able to have the size of our pig herd as that of the year before the African swine fever hit Vietnam. … [Read more...] about When will the pig raising restore to normal?
A survey released in 2012 showed that the number of school violence cases in Vietnam had increased by 10 times compared with 10 years before. A report released by UNESCO in 2014-2015 showed that 51.9 percent of surveyed students (2,636) said they had experienced violence at least once in the six months before the survey began. … [Read more...] about School violence cases increase by 10 times within 10 years
Meritorious Artist Vu Manh Dung. — Photo news.zing.vn "We cannot believe it," said Vietnam National Opera and Ballet (VNOB)'s acting director Tran Ly Ly. "Dung is a talented artist playing leading roles in operas. Last year, he played in Người Tạc Tượng (Sculptor) in celebration of the VNOB's 60th anniversary. … [Read more...] about VN leading opera singer killed by brother-in-law
In late January, the exchange rate quoted by banks was VND23,100/23,270 per dollar, increasing by VND20 and VND40 per dollar, while the dollar price in the free market was VND23,200/23,300 per dollar, increasing by VND30 and VND120 compared with the end of 2019. In late January, the exchange rate quoted by banks was VND23,100/23,270 per dollar, increasing by VND20 and VND40 per dollar, while the dollar price in the free market was VND23,200/23,300 per dollar, increasing by VND30 and VND120 compared with the end of 2019. … [Read more...] about How will exchange rate and interest rate be affected amid Covid-19 outbreak?
Top row, left to right: Nguyen Quoc Hai, Phan Khanh Toan, Quan Trong Tuan. Second row, left to right: Vu Nhu Khue, Phan Ngoc Thom. — Photo handout Ministry of Public Security Phan Khanh Toan, former director of package No.4 and Phan Ngoc Thom, former vice director of packages No.2 and 3B of the Da Nang-Quang Ngai Expressway, were taken into custody for alleged breaches in construction causing serious consequences, according to the investigation police department of the Ministry of Public Affairs. … [Read more...] about Five more investigated for Da Nang-Quang Ngai expressway issues