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HCM City’s buses flout safety laws: authorities

Society

HCM City’s buses flout safety laws: authorities

Carrying more passengers and cargo than permitted and lack of fire safety equipment including extinguishers were the most common violations committed by inter-provincial public transport buses, the Ho Chi Minh City Department of Transport reported following inspections.

Purchasing power soars by 8.5 percent

Business

Purchasing power soars by 8.5 percent

The purchasing power in the total national retail value of goods and services until April 2018 reached nearly 1.40 trillion VND (61.4 million USD), the General Statistics Office (GSO) reported.

Cashew exports surge in first quarter

Business

Cashew exports surge in first quarter

The cashew sector enjoyed sharp year-on-year rises in export volume and value in the first three months of this year at 31 percent and 43.6 percent respectively thanks to higher quality and price.