Twelve SOEs report losses in 2019 Business

Twelve SOEs report losses in 2019

The Ministry of Finance has revealed that twelve out of 136 wholly state-owned enterprises had posted losses of 720 billion VND in total (31 million USD) in the first half of last year, and six others faced warnings regarding financial security.
Vietnam helps Laos upgrade Military History Museum Politics

Vietnam helps Laos upgrade Military History Museum

A ceremony was held in Vientiane on January 19 to start a project on the maintenance and upgrade of the Lao Military History Museum as a gift from the Vietnamese Ministry of National Defence to its Lao counterpart.
Smuggling up as New Year approaches Business

Smuggling up as New Year approaches

Prevention of smuggling of goods across the country’s borders is becoming more difficult as the New Year season approaches, according to border authorities.
Environment

Central region sweats it out

Central Vietnam has been sweltering in temperature ranging from 35 to 38 degrees Celsius for several days due to a low pressure system moving east and hot and dry wind.