VFF President presents public opinions, petitions Politics

VFF President presents public opinions, petitions

President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee Tran Thanh Man presented a report summarizing public opinions and petitions during the opening of the eighth session of the 14th National Assembly in Hanoi on October 21.
HCM City, EuroCham talk EVFTA implementation Business

HCM City, EuroCham talk EVFTA implementation

A dialogue between the Ho Chi Minh City Customs Department and the European Chamber of Commerce (EuroCham) in Vietnam took place in Ho Chi Minh City on October 9 to discuss the implementation of the European Union – Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA).
Agency teams up with LVMH to fight fake goods Business

Agency teams up with LVMH to fight fake goods

The Vietnam Directorate of Market Surveillance (DMS) and French luxury goods conglomerate Moet Hennessy – Louis Vuitton (LVMH) has inked a memorandum of understanding on cooperation in fighting counterfeits and violations of intellectual property (IP) rights.
Companies urged to use technology to improve goods quality Society

Companies urged to use technology to improve goods quality

Vietnamese companies need to invest in advanced technologies to meet the rising demand for high-quality goods in the domestic market as well as to expand exports, Nguyen Thien Nhan, Secretary of the Party's Committee of Ho Chi Minh City, has said.
Vietnam needs strategy to promote local trade Business

Vietnam needs strategy to promote local trade

Vietnam lacks an overall strategy to promote the sustainable development of domestic trade in the context of deep international integration, heard a conference held in Hanoi on December 18.
Law enforcement leaders must face consequences of actions Society

Law enforcement leaders must face consequences of actions

The Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of Industry and Trade, and the Ministry of National Defence have been urged to complete a system under which senior law enforcement officials will be rotated from their posts in border areas that have been classed as smuggling hotspots.
More efforts required to fight cigar smuggling Business

More efforts required to fight cigar smuggling

Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh, head of the national steering committee for combating smuggling, trade fraud, and counterfeits, has signed into issuance of official dispatch No.222/CD-BCD389 on strengthening the fight against illegal smuggling, transportation and trading of cigars.
Coast guard force honoured for anti-smuggling work Politics

Coast guard force honoured for anti-smuggling work

The High Command of the Vietnam Coast Guard Region 2 has been rewarded with the Feat Order (third class) for its achievements in fighting smuggling, trade fraud and counterfeits, helping ensure security and safety in coastal areas.
Vietnam pledges to strictly handle violations of IP rights Business

Vietnam pledges to strictly handle violations of IP rights

The market management force of Vietnam is committed to strictly handling violations of intellectual property (IP) rights so as to create an optimal environment for foreign investors, including those from the Republic of Korea (RoK), an official of the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has said.