Bumpy road ahead for transport sector Business

Bumpy road ahead for transport sector

The need to regulate the vehicle-service industry is crucial to achieve sufficient growth and meet consumer needs, especially during the 4.0 Industrial Revolution.
University students ready for SMEA 2018 Society

University students ready for SMEA 2018

Seven teams of students from five universities in Vietnam will participate at Shell Eco-Marathon Asia 2018 – Make the Future, which will take place at Changi Exhibition Centre in Singapore from March 8-11.
Can Tho city puts focus on solar power Business

Can Tho city puts focus on solar power

The Mekong Delta city of Can Tho is keen on exploiting its renewable energy potential and will provide investors with tax and credit incentives, especially for solar power projects.
Retail sales, services earn 160 billion USD Business

Retail sales, services earn 160 billion USD

Total revenue from retail sales and services topped 160 billion USD during the first 11 months of 2017, surging 10.7 percent year-on-year, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
VERP research: Growth up, inflation too Business

VERP research: Growth up, inflation too

Vietnam’s economic growth in the third quarter was the highest in seven years, though overall inflation also started inching up in August and continued throughout September.
Proposal on environmental tax hike rejected Business

Proposal on environmental tax hike rejected

The National Assembly Standing Committee has not approved the Ministry of Finance’s proposal to almost triple the environmental protection tax on oil and gas consumption, citing potential harm to consumers.
Green tax hike on petrol to go ahead Business

Green tax hike on petrol to go ahead

The Ministry of Finance (MoF) is going ahead with its plan to increase environmental protection tax on petroleum from the current 1,000-4,000 VND to 3,000-8,000 VND per litre, despite objections from other ministries and the public.
Germany’s Bosch group supports innovative startup in Vietnam Business

Germany’s Bosch group supports innovative startup in Vietnam

Bosch Group, a leading global supplier of technology and services headquartered in Germany, will send experts to evaluate and give consultancies to startup projects and join hands with the Saigon Innovation Hub (SiHub) to organise annual industrial technology startup contests.