New York (VNA) – The UN Security Council held an in-person meeting on Colombia on July 14 during which Vietnam reaffirmed its support for the implementation of the peace deal in the South American nation. Carlos Ruiz Massieu, Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Colombia and head of the UN Verification Mission in the country, commended relevant parties for their joint work within the National Reintegration Council and within the tripartite mechanism on transition to legality. He voiced his belief that the constructive dialogue between the Government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) will soon lead to agreements to continue promoting the realisation of the Peace Agreement. However, he also expressed concern about the violence and killing of social leaders and former combatants of indigenous and Afro-Colombian origin, urging the Colombian government and relevant parties to take measures to ensure security for communities and foster … [Read more...] about Vietnam reaffirms support for peace deal implementation in Colombia
Hanoi (VNA) - The PetroVietnam Gas Corporation (PV Gas), a subsidiary of the Vietnam Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam), has been named among the top 50 best performing listed companies in Vietnam in 2019 (Top 50) by the “Nhip Cau Dau Tu” (Investment Bridge) magazine and the Thien Viet Securities JSC. The rankings were developed based on international standards used by famous global publications and with consultancy from economists and business experts from the Harvard Business School in the US. PV GAS posted dual growth, in revenue and profit. Its return on equity (ROE) ratio and earnings per share (EPS) ratio grew every year during the 2017-2019 period. It also saw effective business operations, contributing significantly to protecting the environment and the country’s energy development. Collectively, the Top 50 businesses generated more than 60.5 billion USD in revenue (up 17 percent) and 7.1 billion USD in net profit (up 30 percent) in fields such as services, … [Read more...] about PV GAS ranked among Vietnam’s 50 best performing listed companies
The epidemic has made US businesses realize that they need to choose production locations which not only allow them to optimize production costs, but also have the capability to resist shocks and risks. The figure is expected to create a positive effect on decisions by American investors to expand their production and business to non-China markets. … [Read more...] about Will US investors head for Vietnam after leaving China?
Besides that, Luu Hai Minh, chairman of the Nhat Hai New Technology Joint Stock Company with a certificated science and technology enterprise, said the right of using a State-invested scientific and technological research project has the same value as land use rights. … [Read more...] about Vietnam struggles to have 5,000 science and tech firms this year
VN electricity group's standalone profile steady despite tariff cut, collection delays Vietnam Electricity's (EVN) Standalone Credit Profile (SCP) of 'bb' has reasonable headroom to absorb the impact of the proposed reduction in electricity tariffs in the country, Fitch Ratings said in a report released on Wednesday. … [Read more...] about Vietnam Electricity announces test results of electricity bills