Binh Thuan promotes dragon fruits in India Business

Binh Thuan promotes dragon fruits in India

A promotional event was held in New Delhi, India on September 25 for dragon fruits from the south central province of Binh Thuan in an effort to expand ties between agricultural exporters from Vietnam and Indian firms.
Vietnam – Japan: Old partners, new partnership Politics

Vietnam – Japan: Old partners, new partnership

Vietnam and Japan are this year celebrating 45 years of their diplomatic ties, but bilateral relations date back to the 8th century. The over-1,000-year connections are now in their prime, with two countries in an Extensive Strategic Partnership for Peace and Prosperity in Asia.
Finance ministry proposes ban on raw mineral exports Business

Finance ministry proposes ban on raw mineral exports

The Ministry of Finance (MoF) is proposing a sweeping ban on the export of raw minerals, a move that would indicate an escalation of the Government’s generally negative stance on a practice that generates little value while causing environmental devastation.
Measures devised to tighten management of scrap imports Business

Measures devised to tighten management of scrap imports

Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh has issued a directive on enhancing State management of scrap imports in order to implement the Prime Minister’s guidelines on strengthening the management of the import and use of scrap.
Vietnam to restrict import of scrap Business

Vietnam to restrict import of scrap

The General Department of Vietnam Customs will study and submit to the Ministry of Finance a proposal to the Government to restrict imports of scrap materials and move towards a ban on scrap imports to Vietnam.
Plastic products exports up 20 percent Business

Plastic products exports up 20 percent

Exports of plastic products were worth 1.43 billion USD in the first half of the year, a year-on-year increase of 20 percent, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
Ministry urges stronger action to combat drug crime Society

Ministry urges stronger action to combat drug crime

The Ministry of Public Security (MoPS) and representatives of 33 southern provinces and cities reviewed the anti-drug efforts over the first six months of 2018 on July 16, stressing the need for stronger actions to fight drug-related crimes that remain complicated nationwide.
HCM City Customs seize drugs sent from Europe Society

HCM City Customs seize drugs sent from Europe

Authorised forces in Ho Chi Minh City on June 27 discovered and seized about 12.5 kilogrammes of methamphetamine hidden in eight parcels sent to Vietnam from some European countries via express mail service (EMS).