HCM City strengthens food safety measures at schools Society

HCM City strengthens food safety measures at schools

Six pilot schools in Ho Chi Minh City have ensured food-safety standards and teachers have become more aware of food-hygiene regulations, but schools still need to ensure quality meals and publication of food prices as well as the names of companies that make the food, the deputy director of the HCM City Department of Education and Training has said.
Hanoi works to ensure food safety during Tet Society

Hanoi works to ensure food safety during Tet

The food market to serve the Tet (Lunar New Year) festival is bustling with various kinds of products to meet increasing public demand but also poses high risks of unsafe food or violations in food safety and hygiene.
Ex-Goldman Sachs banker denied bail in Malaysia World

Ex-Goldman Sachs banker denied bail in Malaysia

A Malaysian court declined to grant bail on January 7 to Ng Chong Hwa, former leader of the US’ Goldman Sachs multinational investment bank, who faces charges related to suspected money laundering of funds siphoned off from Malaysia's State investment fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB).
Inter-sectoral teams formed to check food safety for Tet Health

Inter-sectoral teams formed to check food safety for Tet

The Ministry of Health said on December 20 that six inter-sectoral teams will be set up to inspect food safety in 12 provinces and cities in the lead-up to the upcoming Lunar New Year (Tet) festival and spring festivals afterwards.
Inspectors concentrate on food additives Health

Inspectors concentrate on food additives

Producers and businesses are only allowed to use food additives permitted by the Ministry of Health to ensure products have no negative impacts on users’ health.
Better meals make better workers Society

Better meals make better workers

The Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL) has helped improve the quality of meals for workers as it makes the issue part of the collective bargaining between employers and employees.