Pepper export volume down 5.7 percent in first half Business

Pepper export volume down 5.7 percent in first half

Vietnam exported over 166,800 tonnes of peppercorn worth 356 million USD in the first half of 2020, down 5.7 percent in volume and 21.1 percent in value compared to the same period last year, according to the General Department of Customs.
Tax policies must support firms to boost revenue: official Business

Tax policies must support firms to boost revenue: official

The General Department of Taxation must hasten reforms to create a favourable environment for enterprises to recover their business from the ravages of the COVID-19 pandemic, which was critical to increase tax revenue, Deputy Minister of Finance Tran Xuan Ha has said.
Son La: Man arrested for smuggling heroin, meth Society

Son La: Man arrested for smuggling heroin, meth

Police in the northwestern mountainous province of Son La teamed up with the General Department of Vietnam Customs’ anti-smuggling investigation agency to arrest a man on July 6 for trafficking five bricks of heroin and about 30,000 meth pills.
Northern region prepares for natural disasters Environment

Northern region prepares for natural disasters

The Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control has asked ministries, sectors and local governments to prepare for flooding as a result of heavy downpours in the northern region in the coming days.