Stop alcohol tax hikes, brewers plead Business

Stop alcohol tax hikes, brewers plead

Taxes on alcohol and soft drinks should not be hiked again in the next few years since successive hikes in special consumption tax have had a strong impact on the market, heard a round table in Ho Chi Minh City.
Foreign brands up the ante in fashion market Business

Foreign brands up the ante in fashion market

The competitive pressure exerted on domestic fashion firms by the increasing presence of world renowned brands is unavoidable, but it could have positive impacts in the long run, experts said.
Nano materials have wide use, expert says Sci-Tech

Nano materials have wide use, expert says

New technologies that work at the nanolevel could be used to produce nano materials for mass market products, Jean-Charles Guibert, chairman of MINATEC, one of the largest world-wide innovation campuses in micro-nano-bio technologies, said.
New decree regulates VNA status, functions Society

New decree regulates VNA status, functions

VNA is a Governmental agency which is responsible for providing official information and documents of the Party and State, according to a recently released Government Decree.
Central city to host Invest Da Nang Forum Business

Central city to host Invest Da Nang Forum

As it prepares to host the 2017 APEC Summit, Da Nang is hoping a business convention in September will help it bolster its already-strong record of attracting foreign and domestic investment.
New plant species found in Son Tra Nature Reserve Environment

New plant species found in Son Tra Nature Reserve

The Southern Institute of Ecology has discovered three new plant species unknown to the world in the Son Tra Nature Reserve during a three-year research and revaluation of its biodiversity, Dr Luu Hong Truong told a recent scientific conference in Da Nang.
Tam Hai Island to introduce mural project Travel

Tam Hai Island to introduce mural project

A group of 25 volunteers from Da Nang Technology College and other colleges have begun their efforts to transform a fishing village of Tam Hai Island into an art space for tourism development.
Women placement firm gets funding Business

Women placement firm gets funding

Canavi, a start-up that specialises in job placements for women, has received funding from Singapore’s ESP Capital nearly two years after its launch.