Inshore shipping routes prove competitive edge Business

Inshore shipping routes prove competitive edge

Shipping routes along the coast of Vietnam have played an increasingly large role in transporting goods from the north to the south of the country in recent years, helping ease the burden on road transport.
Ho Chi Minh City collects more for State budget in 2018 Business

Ho Chi Minh City collects more for State budget in 2018

Ho Chi Minh City’s State budget collection topped 378.5 trillion VND (16.4 billion USD) as of December 31, 2018, or 100.47 percent of the estimate and marking a 8.65 percent increase year-on-year, Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong told a local conference on January 3.
HCM City experiences pressure from budget collection Business

HCM City experiences pressure from budget collection

Although completing the majority of its economic targets for 2018, Ho Chi Minh City is still burdened with heavy pressure from its budget collection, said Nguyen Thanh Phong, Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee at a meeting on November 1.
Criminal proceedings started in Mobifone’s AVG purchase case Society

Criminal proceedings started in Mobifone’s AVG purchase case

The Ministry of Public Security’s Investigation Police Agency (C46) has launched criminal proceedings against law violations relating to the State-owned telecommunication giant Mobifone’s purchase of 95 percent of shares of Audio Visual Global JSC (AVG).
Average tourist spending in HCM City at 145 USD Travel

Average tourist spending in HCM City at 145 USD

Overseas visitors stayed in Ho Chi Minh City for 5.2 days on average in 2017, with foreign tourists on holidays spending four days, according to a recent survey jointly conducted by the city’s Department of Tourism and the Statistics Office.