A study by U.K.-based risk consultancy Verisk Maplecroft analyzed 500 cities worldwide with more than 1 million residents and identified places likely to experience sea level rise of 67 cm-2 meters (26.4-78.7 inches) by 2100, in line with scientific estimates if global warming increases at its current pace. … [Read more...] about Asian cities urged to bolster defense against rising seas
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Vietnam export growth brings risk of charge of currency manipulation Increasing exports to the US, Vietnam is a step closer to the risk of alleged monetary manipulation as US President Trump tries to reach a trade agreement with China at a negotiation round this October. … [Read more...] about What if the US no longer considers Vietnam a ‘developing country’?
VinFast, a unit of Vietnam’s biggest private conglomerate, Vingroup JSC, said on Monday the deals will enable it to launch the first electric bus by the end of 2019. … [Read more...] about Vietnam’s VinFast in deal with Siemens for technology to make electric buses
Earlier at the meeting, Minister and Chairman of the Government Office Mai Tien Dung and Minister of Education and Training Phung Xuan Nha both showed support for a plan allowing high school and college students to resume their studies on March 2, while secondary school students and those in the lower educational stages stay at home for one or two more weeks. … [Read more...] about HCM City expected to allow 9th, 12th graders back to school on Monday
The unsatisfactory figures were attributable to the Lunar New Year holiday and the Covid-19 epidemic that have affected the travel of foreign investors as well as their decisions in developing new investment projects and expanding existing ones in Việt Nam, it said. … [Read more...] about FDI inflow to Việt Nam plunges in two months