EC official impressed by Vietnam’s outcomes in IUU fishing combat Society

EC official impressed by Vietnam’s outcomes in IUU fishing combat

Director for the Directorate General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries’ International Ocean Governance and Sustainable Fisheries of the European Union Veronika Veits has expressed impression on Vietnam’s outcomes in following the EC’s recommendations regarding the settlement of illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing.
HCM City reforms customs procedures Business

HCM City reforms customs procedures

Customs clearance will be conducted right at the wharf in Cat Lai port in Ho Chi Minh City under a project that was officially launched by the municipal Customs Department on November 13.
HCM City, Belgium’s Antwerp province bolster cooperation Politics

HCM City, Belgium’s Antwerp province bolster cooperation

Ho Chi Minh City wants to step up cooperation with Belgium’s Antwerp province in the fields where the latter has strengths such as seaport development, smart urban building and renewable energy, Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong has said.
Thailand to build first floating storage regasification unit World

Thailand to build first floating storage regasification unit

The state-run Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (Egat) is preparing to develop the country's first floating storage regasification unit (FSRU) worth 24.5 billion baht (807.8 million USD) to support its business plan to import liquefied natural gas (LNG) from 2020.
Vietnam Foodexpo helps boost trade cooperation with foreign firms Business

Vietnam Foodexpo helps boost trade cooperation with foreign firms

The Vietnam International Food Industry Exhibition 2019 (Vietnam Foodexpo 2019) opened at Saigon Exhibition and Convention Centre in Ho Chi Minh City on November 13, drawing the participation of more than 450 domestic and foreign enterprises from 23 countries and territories worldwide.
Vietnam, Bhutan seek stronger audit cooperation Politics

Vietnam, Bhutan seek stronger audit cooperation

Bhutanese Auditor General Tshering Kezang has said it was an honour for the Royal Audit Authority of Bhutan to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the State Audit Office of Vietnam to strengthen relations and improve the quality of audit activities of the two countries in the coming time.
Int’l pepper conference opens in Ba Ria-Vung Tau Business

Int’l pepper conference opens in Ba Ria-Vung Tau

The International Pepper Conference 2019 opened in Vung Tau city, the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau, on November 12, drawing 400 delegates from Vietnam and 25 other member countries of the International Pepper Community.
KEB Hana named strategic shareholder of BIDV Business

KEB Hana named strategic shareholder of BIDV

KEB Hana Bank of the Republic of Korea (RoK) has become a strategic shareholder of the Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam (BIDV), helping the latter to have the biggest charter capital among Vietnamese banks.