No nutrition labels leads to poor choices Society

No nutrition labels leads to poor choices

Due to a lack of regulations on nutrition labels, Vietnamese consumers are often in the dark about the true nutritional value of what they're eating, according to experts.
E-commerce booming but hard to control Business

E-commerce booming but hard to control

E-commerce in Vietnam is growing, however many individuals and businesses are taking advantage of online platforms to sell poor quality and fake goods, harming customers and causing lost tax revenues.
Vietnam, Australia boost farm produce trading Business

Vietnam, Australia boost farm produce trading

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong had a meeting with Australian Senator and Minister for Agriculture Bridget McKenzie in Hanoi on August 29, where they discussed measures to boost agricultural cooperation.
Largest beauty trade show opens in HCM City Business

Largest beauty trade show opens in HCM City

Latest beauty trends and technologies are being introduced at the Vietnam’s largest beauty trade show, which opened at the Saigon Exhibition & Convention Centre in Ho Chi Minh City on August 22.
Domestic market woos foreign investors Business

Domestic market woos foreign investors

Representatives of over 550 enterprises working in food and beverages and 400 others in medicine and pharmaceuticals from 350 countries will arrive in Vietnam from August 7 – 10 to explore business opportunities, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
Motorcycle sales drop in second quarter of 2019 Business

Motorcycle sales drop in second quarter of 2019

Members of the Vietnam Association of Motorcycle Manufacturers (VAMM) witnessed sales of more than 749,500 units in the second quarter of this year, marking a decrease of 4.4 percent from the same period last year.
Vietnam a digital advertiser's dream Business

Vietnam a digital advertiser's dream

More than 51 million Vietnamese access the internet, social media and apps through their smartphones daily, according to a recently released report by Appota Corporation.
EVFTA to create new opportunities for Vietnam: official Business

EVFTA to create new opportunities for Vietnam: official

Once the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) takes effect, over 99 percent of tariff on goods from both sides will be lifted, thus helping to improve competitiveness as well as market share of Vietnamese products in the EU market, a Vietnamese official has said.
Saigon Co.op takes over Auchan retail system Business

Saigon Co.op takes over Auchan retail system

The Saigon Union of Trading Co-operatives (Saigon Co.op) will take over 18 stores and entire e-commerce retail system of France’s Auchan Retail in Vietnam under a merger and acquisition deal reached between two sides on late June 27.