Central bank updates security for card payments Business

Central bank updates security for card payments

In the wake of new advances in science and technology that pose challenges to security and confidentiality, the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) is drafting amendments to Circular 47/2014/TT-NHNN with new technical regulations on security and confidentiality for the card payment system.
Nestlé programme helps increase coffee farmers’ incomes Society

Nestlé programme helps increase coffee farmers’ incomes

In the 10 years since it began NESCAFÉ Plan, a public-private partnership programme between Nestlé, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, the Western Highlands Agriculture and Forestry Science Institute and other partners, has helped improve the quality of coffee beans and increase farmers’ incomes by 30 percent.
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.
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Hau Giang facilitates development of circular economy

Authorities in the Mekong Delta province of Hau Giang held a working session via Skype on September 10 with the THD Vietnam Project Development JSC and Dutch businesses regarding a local circular economy project covering high-tech organic farming and processing and renewable energy.
Airline service fees reduced by half for next six months Business

Airline service fees reduced by half for next six months

Fees for takeoff and landing and aircraft operating services for domestic flights will continue to be cut by 50 percent for the next six months to support airlines affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a Transport Ministry circular.
New circular helps perfect financial products and stock market: expert Business

New circular helps perfect financial products and stock market: expert

The State Securities Commission’s draft circular to replace an older one on the guidelines for securities trading is in line with modern trends, perfecting financial products and their diversities, adjusting trading time to suit the needs of domestic and foreign investors, said an expert.
Vietnam, Netherlands eye stronger trade ties Business

Vietnam, Netherlands eye stronger trade ties

Vietnamese Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh and the Netherlands’ Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation Sigrid Kaag engaged in a phone talk on September 1 to discuss ways to boost bilateral cooperation between the two sides.