Tax, customs policies under scrutiny Business

Tax, customs policies under scrutiny

Representatives of ministries, agencies, localities, business associations and enterprises gathered at a dialogue in Hanoi on November 24 to review the latest administrative and regulatory changes in taxation and customs.
Wood industry regains growth momentum Business

Wood industry regains growth momentum

Despite a tough year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the national wood sector looks set to achieve its export turnover target of 12 billion USD, and some wood processing businesses have so many orders while they are in short of workers to complete them, according to the Vietnam Timber and Forest Product Association (Vietforest).
Canada supports disaster victims in central region Society

Canada supports disaster victims in central region

The Canadian Government has announced a humanitarian assistance package worth 700,000 CAD (533,000 USD) for residents hit by recent floods in the central region, according to the Canadian Embassy in Vietnam on November 12.
Innovation a must for SOEs: experts Sci-Tech

Innovation a must for SOEs: experts

Innovation has become a pressing need for State-owned enterprises (SOEs) which have undergone drastic restructuring during the past decade but their operation efficiency remained lower than expected, according to experts
Vietnam, UK issue joint declaration on strategic partnership Politics

Vietnam, UK issue joint declaration on strategic partnership

Vietnam and the UK issued a “Joint Declaration on the Vietnam - UK Strategic Partnership: Forging Ahead for Another 10 Years” after the talks in Hanoi on September 30 between Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh and UK First Secretary of State and Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs Dominic Rabb. Following is the full text of the joint declaration.
Party leader emphasises thorough preparations for 13th National Party Congress Politics

Party leader emphasises thorough preparations for 13th National Party Congress

Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong, who is also Chairman of the Subcommittee on Party documents of the 13th National Party Congress, has written an article emphasizing the need to well prepare and organise the 13th National Party Congress in order to bring the country to a new development period.
HCM City strives to join list of top 10 PAPI performers Society

HCM City strives to join list of top 10 PAPI performers

Only by applying technology can HCM City speed up delivery of public administrative services, reduce corruption and improve citizens’ satisfaction, said Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Ngo Minh Chau on July 29.
Vietnam proposes audit on water resources in Mekong River basin Environment

Vietnam proposes audit on water resources in Mekong River basin

The State Audit of Vietnam (SAV) proposed that an audit on water resources in the Mekong River basin be conducted by the agency called "ASOSAI's cooperative environmental audit in Southeast Asia in the 2020-2021 period", at the 55th Governing Board meeting of the Asian Organisation of Supreme Audit Institutions (ASOSAI), which was held in the form of a teleconference on July 27.