Finance ministry streamlines tax apparatus Business

Finance ministry streamlines tax apparatus

The Ministry of Finance will rearrange tax departments at district level to trim down at least 50 percent of the current tax agencies as of 2020 under its freshly issued Decision 520/QD-BTC.
Vietnam Expo 2018 kicks off in Hanoi Business

Vietnam Expo 2018 kicks off in Hanoi

The 28th Vietnam International Trade Fair (Vietnam Expo 2018) opened at the International Exhibition Centre in Hanoi on April 11, featuring over 500 booths of 450 businesses from 24 countries and territories.
Kien Giang sees export surge in Q1 Business

Kien Giang sees export surge in Q1

The Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang raked in nearly 137 million USD from exports during the first three months of this year, an 81 percent increase from the same period last year.
Project helps build homes for the needy Society

Project helps build homes for the needy

Anyone who meets Pham Thi Huong Giang, initiator and key operator of the "Nha Chong Lu" (Flood Resistant Houses) – a social project which supports residents living in areas affected by natural disasters, always wonders how this woman has so much energy to handle her heavy workload.
Three PetroVietnam subsidiary IPOs in three months Business

Three PetroVietnam subsidiary IPOs in three months

Three big companies of the Vietnam National Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam) will make their initial public offerings (IPOs) in the next three months, under equitisation plans approved by Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue late last week.
Vietnam Expo 2017 to open in HCM City Business

Vietnam Expo 2017 to open in HCM City

The 15th Vietnam International Trade Fair (Vietnam Expo 2017) will take place at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Centre in Ho Chi Minh City on December 6-9.
US organisation helps Quang Tri boost pepper production Society

US organisation helps Quang Tri boost pepper production

Authorities of the central province of Quang Tri met with representatives of US organisation Roots of Peace, pledging optimal conditions for it to help develop local agriculture, especially pepper production, according to Tai nguyen & Moi truong (Natural Resources & Environment) newspaper.
Insurers, bankers banking on each other Business

Insurers, bankers banking on each other

Touting it as a win-win deal for everyone, banks and insurance companies in Vietnam are promoting the “bancassurance” model to exploit a market with huge untapped potential.