Former VSS heads imprisoned for economic mismanagement Society

Former VSS heads imprisoned for economic mismanagement

Le Bach Hong, former Deputy Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs and former General Director of Vietnam Social Security (VSS), was sentenced to six years in prison by the Hanoi People’s Court on September 25.
Former heads of Vietnam Social Security brought to court Society

Former heads of Vietnam Social Security brought to court

Six defendants charged with “deliberately violating the State’s regulations on economic management, causing serious consequences” at the Vietnam Social Security (VSS) and the Agribank Financial Leasing Company No. 2 (ALC II) were brought to court on September 18.
QR codes fail to meet expectations Business

QR codes fail to meet expectations

Since early 2018, Hanoi’s consumers have been able to scan quick response (QR) codes to trace the origins of agricultural products sold at supermarkets and convenience store, however, the impact of this change has been limited because producers find the system difficult to apply and consumers do not fully trust the codes' authenticity.
Former leaders of Vietnam Social Security to stand trial in September Society

Former leaders of Vietnam Social Security to stand trial in September

The People’s Court of Hanoi will hold the first instance trial from September 18-24 for six defendants in the case of “deliberating violations of State economic management regulations, causing serious consequences” at the Vietnam Social Security (VSS) and Agribank Financial Leasing Company No 2 (ALC II).
Imports stuck at border gates due to new Chinese rules Business

Imports stuck at border gates due to new Chinese rules

China's sudden application of the new C/O (certificate of origin) form E has left lots of goods imported from China stuck at northern Lang Son province's border gates since August 20, according to the Lang Son Customs Department.