Environment

E-waste poses risk to Vietnam’s environment

The exponential growth of the information technology industry in recent years is posing a significant risk to the environment, as the disposal of electrical and electronic equipment waste rapidly expands.
Phu Quoc foresees tourist influx Travel

Phu Quoc foresees tourist influx

Things are looking rosy for the service industry in Phu Quoc island, southern Kien Giang province with an expected boom in tourism following a fall in prices and the completion of major tourism projects.
Business

HCM City to tighten energy labeling rules

Inspectors from the Ho Chi Minh City Department of Industry and Trade and market control officials have plans to levy administrative fines on manufacturers and importers of home appliances and industrial devices that fail to meet energy labeling requirements, the Saigon Times Daily reported.
Binh Duong rioters sentenced with imprisonment Society

Binh Duong rioters sentenced with imprisonment

The People’s Court of Di An commune in the southern province of Binh Duong on June 5 imprisoned three offenders who took advantage of the recent protests against China’s illegal actions in Vietnam’s waters in some local industrial parks to commit law violations.
Cooling-product sales heat up Business

Cooling-product sales heat up

Purchases of air conditioners, refrigerators, electric fans and other electrical products to ward off the summer heat soared during the past two months in Ho Chi Minh City.
Business

Electronics firms in Vietnam to manage e-waste

Within the next two years, all producers of electronic devices in Vietnam will be required to take responsibility for the environmentally friendly disposal of their products. Report by Vietnam Investment Review.
Environment

How tropical Vietnam protects the ozone layer

Since participating in the Montreal Protocol, Vietnam has achieved remarkable success in gradually limiting the use of substances that deplete the ozone layer. Reports by the Vietnam Economic News.
Business

Trade disputes up alongside economic integration

Together with the increase in trade activities given the country’s international economic integration, trade disputes between Vietnam and importing countries are also rising, according to the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI).
World

Thailand helps SMEs deal with export problems

Thailand’s Ministry of Commerce has approved budget of 67.5 million THB (over 2.1 million USD) to help more than 500 small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) cope with export difficulties this year.