More Vietnamese consumers now shop online Business

More Vietnamese consumers now shop online

Online shopping and electronic payments in Vietnam have become more common in recent years as more of the country's population gains access to the internet, and e-commerce in the 95 million-strong market is set to enter a rapid growth phase in the near future, according to industry experts.
ASEAN, US continue to foster economic engagement World

ASEAN, US continue to foster economic engagement

The ASEAN Economic Ministers (AEM) and the US Trade Representative (USTR) Consultations took place virtually on August 27 as part of the 52nd meeting of the ASEAN Economic Ministers (AEM-52).
Taxes lost from e-commerce sector during COVID-19 Business

Taxes lost from e-commerce sector during COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has become a golden opportunity for e-commerce trading floors, as well as social networks such as Facebook. However, the country has lost billions of dong in tax revenue due to e-commerce as there are no specific regulations on the sector.
E-commerce booming but hard to control Business

E-commerce booming but hard to control

E-commerce in Vietnam is growing, however many individuals and businesses are taking advantage of online platforms to sell poor quality and fake goods, harming customers and causing lost tax revenues.
Thailand Post improves air mail security World

Thailand Post improves air mail security

Thailand Post allocated 50 million THB (1.57 million USD) to enhance its air mail delivery system and launch a regulated postal authority that screens for unsafe and prohibited items at Suvarnabhumi airport.