COVID-19 sparks a boom in cashless payment: expert Business

COVID-19 sparks a boom in cashless payment: expert

The novel coronavirus outbreak has changed the payment habit in Vietnam, with non-cash transactions particularly surging in the public service, Director of the State Bank of Vietnam’s Payment Department Pham Tien Dung said on December 4.
Handling fake goods on e-commerce platforms Business

Handling fake goods on e-commerce platforms

About 30,000 e-commerce stores were taken down in the first nine months of this year due to trade fraud, counterfeit and contraband goods, and the scale of the problem is looking daunting.
NA Standing Committee reviews crime prevention and legal violations Politics

NA Standing Committee reviews crime prevention and legal violations

The National Assembly Standing Committee on September 14 discussed the 2020 working reports compiled by the Supreme People's Court and Supreme People's Procuracy, as well as Government reports on crime prevention and legal violations, judgment enforcement and anti-corruption work in 2020.
First Mekong-US Partnership Ministerial Meeting held virtually World

First Mekong-US Partnership Ministerial Meeting held virtually

The first Mekong-US Partnership Ministerial Meeting was held virtually on September 11 under the co-chair of Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh and US Deputy Secretary of State Stephen Biegun (on behalf of US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo).
Vietnam faces risks from cyberspace: experts  Sci-Tech

Vietnam faces risks from cyberspace: experts

Domestic businesses are advised to grab chances and take the initiative to prevent and cope with risks and challenges from the cyberspace, according to the Department of Cybersecurity and High-technology Crime Prevention under the Ministry of Public Security.
Vietnam, Laos seek to further boost defence cooperation Politics

Vietnam, Laos seek to further boost defence cooperation

Vietnamese Minister of National Defence General Ngo Xuan Lich on September 8 held phone talks with his Lao counterpart General Chansamone Chanyalath to review bilateral defence cooperation in the recent past and discuss cooperation directions for the time to come.
Deputy PM directs resolutely preventing illegal entry into Vietnam Society

Deputy PM directs resolutely preventing illegal entry into Vietnam

Permanent Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh has required ministries, agencies and localities to heighten alert and resolutely prevent illegal entry into Vietnam amid the complicated developments of the COVID-19 pandemic and the recent discovery of several cases of Chinese illegally entering Vietnam.
Vietnam joins hands with UN in drug combat Society

Vietnam joins hands with UN in drug combat

Vietnam’s Permanent Mission to the United Nations and other international organisations in Vienne, Austria, in conjunction with the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), opened a photo exhibition on the fight against drugs on March 3.
Singapore hopes to bolster multifaceted cooperation with Vietnam Politics

Singapore hopes to bolster multifaceted cooperation with Vietnam

Singaporean leaders have said they want to bolster the multifaceted cooperation with Vietnam and continues to closely work with the country at regional and international forums, in a bid to enhance cooperation in ASEAN and tackle current regional challenges such as disease and climate change.