FTAs: boon or bane for businesses? Business

FTAs: boon or bane for businesses?

As 2018 brings newer and bigger FTAs, Vietnamese enterprises are faced with tough choices. They can either adapt and move up the global supply chain, or stand by while imported goods flood the country’s market.
Vietnam-RoK ties flourishing at 25 Business

Vietnam-RoK ties flourishing at 25

A quarter of a century of diplomatic relations between Vietnam and the RoK has yielded substantial progress, especially in investment and trade, said Bui Huy Son, head of Vietrade.
PM issues budget directive Business

PM issues budget directive

The Prime Minister has asked ministries and agencies to initiate drastic and effective measures to ensure a balance in the State budget amid decreasing revenues and rising expenditure.
Hanoi tightens food safety management Society

Hanoi tightens food safety management

Hanoi’s Department of Industry and Trade plans to enhance food safety management and inspections in 2016, focusing on inspections in wet markets and food trading in the city.
Da Nang seeks food safety Society

Da Nang seeks food safety

Factors such as poor equipment and measures and poor co-ordination among agencies, besides ambiguous links with food suppliers have prevented the central city from maintaining control on food safety.