Wood industry regains growth momentum Business

Wood industry regains growth momentum

Despite a tough year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the national wood sector looks set to achieve its export turnover target of 12 billion USD, and some wood processing businesses have so many orders while they are in short of workers to complete them, according to the Vietnam Timber and Forest Product Association (Vietforest).
'Funky balls' could be added to banned drug list Society

'Funky balls' could be added to banned drug list

The Government has asked the Ministry of Public Security to study and add recreational nitrous oxide balloons, also known as funky balls, to the list of drugs and precursor substances for strict management and supervision.
HCM City: State budget collections down 12.4 pct Business

HCM City: State budget collections down 12.4 pct

State budget collections in HCM City in the first four months were estimated at over 117 trillion VND (5 billion USD), 28.9 percent of the estimate and down 12.4 percent year-on-year, the city’s Statistics Office reported.
Real estate firms calls for Government support Business

Real estate firms calls for Government support

The Ho Chi Minh City Real Estate Association (HoREA) has urged the Government to add the property industry to the list of those affected by the COVID-19 outbreak and are eligible for a five-month postponement of value-added tax and land-use fee payments.