State Audit asked to enhance operational effectiveness Business

State Audit asked to enhance operational effectiveness

Politburo member and permanent member of the Party Central Committee’s Secretariat Tran Quoc Vuong had a working session with the State Audit of Vietnam (SAV) in Hanoi on July 18 to review its recent performance and issues on use and management of public property.
Pollution hotspots need much stricter control Environment

Pollution hotspots need much stricter control

Fewer new pollution hotspots have been found in Vietnam in the past few years, but vigilance is needed to control potential risks, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment’s Vietnam Environment Administration has said.
Hanoi strives to reduce plastic use Society

Hanoi strives to reduce plastic use

Hanoi aims to reduce the use of plastic bags in the traditional markets, supermarkets and trade centres to protect the environment as well as ensure the sustainability of the ecosystem.
State Audit asks Sabeco to pay 111 million USD Business

State Audit asks Sabeco to pay 111 million USD

The State Audit of Vietnam has requested the Saigon Beer-Alcohol-Beverage Corporation (Sabeco) pay to the State budget nearly 2.5 trillion VND (110.9 million USD) worth of dividends, taken from the brewer’s undistributed profit for the period prior to 2016.
Concern over Vinawaco capital loss Business

Concern over Vinawaco capital loss

Three years after an initial public offering (IPO), the Vietnam Waterway Construction Joint Stock Corporation (Vinawaco) has not transferred the State’s capital from the transport ministry to the State Capital Investment Corporation (SCIC).
Localities seek precise disaster forecasts Environment

Localities seek precise disaster forecasts

Natural disaster forecasts should be tailored to specific locations instead of large areas, Nguyen Van Khanh, vice chairman of the People’s Committee of the northern province of Yen Bai has said.
EVN reaches coal agreement with Vinacomin Business

EVN reaches coal agreement with Vinacomin

The Electricity of Vietnam Group (EVN) and its coal supplier Vietnam National Coal and Mineral Industries Holding Corporation Limited (Vinacomin) have finally reached an agreement on coal selling prices for power production.
New compensation regulations issued Society

New compensation regulations issued

Aquaculture farmers directly affected by natural disasters and epidemics will receive compensation worth up to 60 million VND per hectare, according to Decree No 2 issued by the Government last week.
Seminar gives advice on debt risks Business

Seminar gives advice on debt risks

Risks that companies face while exporting and measures to mitigate such risks and collect overseas receivables were discussed at a seminar in HCM City on December 22.
Central port in dire need of space Business

Central port in dire need of space

The Quy Nhon General Port in central Binh Dinh province has been overloaded in recent years, having to handle nearly 2.5 times its designed capacity annually.