HCM City’s customs seizes 18kg of ecstasy Society

HCM City’s customs seizes 18kg of ecstasy

The Customs Department of Ho Chi Minh City has seized over 18 kilos of ecstasy pills, 124 grams of cocaine and 458 grams of cannabis, illegally hidden in parcels, including envelopes and packs of confectionary.
MoIT to ensure enough goods for Tet festival Business

MoIT to ensure enough goods for Tet festival

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) will ensure the supply-demand balance of essential commodities for the Tet (Lunar New Year) of 2020 and implement a programme on keeping goods in stock for market stabilisation.
Mooncake market bullish in Da Nang Business

Mooncake market bullish in Da Nang

Mid-autumn festival is only a couple of days away, so people have been flocking to bakeries for yummy mooncakes, a can’t-miss dish during the festival.
57 years of Vietnam-Laos diplomatic ties Politics

57 years of Vietnam-Laos diplomatic ties

Over the past 57 years, the Vietnam-Laos traditional friendship, special solidarity and comprehensive cooperation have been consolidated and developed intensively and extensively.
Vietnam remains attractive to Japanese investors Business

Vietnam remains attractive to Japanese investors

Vietnam has been an attractive destination for Japanese investors and experts predicted that more Japanese firms will come to do business in the Southeast Asian country thanks to its economic growth and integration advantages.
HCM City to stabilise market prices Business

HCM City to stabilise market prices

Ho Chi Minh City’s Department of Industry and Trade has pledged to help businesses stabilise market prices following hikes in gasoline and electricity prices.
Ministry tightens price control, market management Business

Ministry tightens price control, market management

Minister of Finance Dinh Tien Dung has asked the sector to enhance price control and market management to prevent any sudden cost hikes before, during or after the Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday which lasts from February 2-10.
Foreign goods puts pressure on domestic businesses Business

Foreign goods puts pressure on domestic businesses

The adoption of a zero percent tariff from January 2018 among member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) will create opportunities for Vietnamese businesses to seek markets in the region, but competition in the domestic market will also become fiercer with the flood of imports from ASEAN region.