Heavy fines still fail to stop littering Society

Heavy fines still fail to stop littering

Regulations imposing heavy fines of up to 7 million VND (308 USD) on those who litter in public areas have been in effect for a year-and-a-half, but the number of violators who have been discovered and fined remains modest, so most city dwellers are indifferent to the fines.
Local car production on the rise Business

Local car production on the rise

The automobile market is expected to change dramatically from now to the end of this year as the production of cars in Vietnam starts to recover.
When public loos matter Society

When public loos matter

Public toilets have been a neglected part amid development changes in Hanoi, with just above 370 ones currently operating to serve its 7.7 million residents.
More container depots planned Business

More container depots planned

Vietnam needs about 397-661.5 million USD to develop its inland container depots over the next three years, while funding for the following decade will be about 882-970.2 million USD.
Toyota wants licence to import cars Business

Toyota wants licence to import cars

Toyota Vietnam is one of the first firms to ask the Ministry of Industry and Trade to issue business certificates in accordance with new government Decree No 116/2017/ND-CP.
New decree regulates VNA status, functions Society

New decree regulates VNA status, functions

VNA is a Governmental agency which is responsible for providing official information and documents of the Party and State, according to a recently released Government Decree.
Minister slams slow pace of agriculture investment Business

Minister slams slow pace of agriculture investment

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) Nguyen Xuan Cuong has said that efforts to attract investment in agriculture were not yielding sufficient fruit, urging authorities to focus on unbuckling bottlenecks to ease investment.
New plant species found in Son Tra Nature Reserve Environment

New plant species found in Son Tra Nature Reserve

The Southern Institute of Ecology has discovered three new plant species unknown to the world in the Son Tra Nature Reserve during a three-year research and revaluation of its biodiversity, Dr Luu Hong Truong told a recent scientific conference in Da Nang.