Heavyweight stocks dent market Business

Heavyweight stocks dent market

Shares declined on August 31 on both national stock exchanges before the National Independence Day Holiday, led by heavyweight stocks.
First credential receipt venue receives certificate as national relic site Society

First credential receipt venue receives certificate as national relic site

A ceremony was organised in Dai Tu district, the northern province of Thai Nguyen, on August 31 to receive the certificate recognizing Doi Giang area in Thang Loi village, Tien Hoi commune, the first venue to host a credential receipt ceremony of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam (1945-1976), as a national relic site.
Rising paper costs hurt printers Business

Rising paper costs hurt printers

The rising cost of paper materials caused by a fall in supply is presenting a challenge for the printing and paper industry, experts said at a conference held on August 30 in Ho Chi Minh City.
HCM City fights fake goods, trade fraud Business

HCM City fights fake goods, trade fraud

HCM City authorities are seeking more effective measures in the fight against counterfeit products, smuggled goods and trade fraud as e-commerce grows at a fast pace, an official has said.
Prime Minister hosts banquet on National Day Politics

Prime Minister hosts banquet on National Day

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his spouse hosted a banquet for ambassadors, charge d’affaires and heads of international organisations in Hanoi on August 30 on the occasion of the 73rd anniversary of Vietnam’s National Day (September 2).
PM requests implementation of drastic solutions in months ahead Business

PM requests implementation of drastic solutions in months ahead

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said on August 30 that ministries, sectors and localities must not underestimate their tasks in the four remaining months of 2018 but carry out drastic solutions as many difficulties still arise from the domestic and global situation.
ASEAN, Northeast Asian partners to boost economic linkages World

ASEAN, Northeast Asian partners to boost economic linkages

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and its Northeast Asian partners - China, Japan and the Republic of Korea (RoK) - have reaffirmed commitments to promoting cooperation and economic integration to build a free and open East Asia region amid growing protectionism.