Vietnam bans 15-inch MacBook Pro on flights Business

Vietnam bans 15-inch MacBook Pro on flights

The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam has decided to ban passengers and crew members from bringing to planes 15-inch MacBook Pro laptops produced and sold between September 2015 and February 2017.
High-tech FDI shouldn’t be taken for granted Business

High-tech FDI shouldn’t be taken for granted

Vietnam has emerged as a destination for large tech firms as the trade dispute between the US and China continues to intensify with no end in sight. However, whether and how much Vietnam can take advantage of the shifting FDI flow out of China remains to be seen.
Lang Son enjoys bumper custard apple crop Society

Lang Son enjoys bumper custard apple crop

Chi Lang district, Lang Son province has 1,600 ha of custard apple trees, of which more than 195 ha are producing in accordance with VietGAP and Global GAP standards, yielding about 16,000 tonnes.
Vietnamese chili sauce introduced in Japan Business

Vietnamese chili sauce introduced in Japan

Vietnamese-based Masan Consumer Holdings introduced its Chinsu-branded chilli sauce in Japan at the Vietnam Food Festival held by the Vietnamese Consulate General in Osaka on August 3.
Sharp plans new production plant in Vietnam Business

Sharp plans new production plant in Vietnam

Japanese electronics giant Sharp on August 1 announced its plan to build a new plant in Vietnam in order to avoid new tariffs being imposed in the escalating trade dispute between the US and China.
Indonesia works to attract firms relocating from China World

Indonesia works to attract firms relocating from China

The Indonesian government, through the Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM) and the Ministry of Industry, is working to attract companies relocating their operation from China due to trade tension with the US, according to BKPM Chairman Thomas Lembong.
Exporters of farm produce face more checks in China Business

Exporters of farm produce face more checks in China

Vietnamese exports of agricultural products must meet food safety, quality and traceability requirements to China which now requires that exports be sent through official channels only, heard a recent workshop in Ho Chi Minh City.