Vietnam, Cambodia work to fight illegal timber trading Business

Vietnam, Cambodia work to fight illegal timber trading

Vietnam and Cambodia should intensify cooperation in monitoring their export and import of timber and wood products, thus minimising illegal timber trading at border areas, heard a dialogue held in Ho Chi Minh City on October 22.
Fertiliser stocks shoot up due to VAT change Business

Fertiliser stocks shoot up due to VAT change

Fertiliser stocks are surprising the market with many large names hitting the ceiling prices, mainly due to the Ministry of Finance’s decision to make fertiliser subject to VAT at the preferential rate of 5 percent.
Languages help blind students in job search Society

Languages help blind students in job search

Mastering a foreign language, particularly English, has become an advantage of job seekers in cities but language competence is even more meaningful to visually-impaired students.
Photos tell stories Culture - Sports

Photos tell stories

A photo book titled Ky Uc Chien Tranh (Memories of War) by former Vietnam News Agency journalist Chu Chi Thanh will be reprinted in Vietnamese and English this month in its original size, with some small revisions.
Environment

No bad effects from EU-Vietnam forest law deal: official

The Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade/Voluntary Partnerships Agreement (FLEGT/VPA) now under negotiation between Vietnam and the EU will not affect Vietnamese wood exporters and forest owners, according to an official from the Vietnam Administration of Forestry (VAF).