Firms told to fix substandard fishing boats Business

Firms told to fix substandard fishing boats

An inspection by an independent team on the quality of steel fishing ships built under a Government decree revealed that ship-building companies used substandard components for a number of ships
WB assists Vietnam’s tax reform Business

WB assists Vietnam’s tax reform

A delegation from the World Bank (WB) recently worked with Vietnamese partners to prepare for a project modernising the tax system in Vietnam, according to Deputy Finance Minister Do Hoang Anh Tuan.
Steel-coated ships support Binh Dinh fishermen Society

Steel-coated ships support Binh Dinh fishermen

Binh Dinh caught nearly 86,670 tonnes of seafood in the first five months of 2017 with the help of steel-coated ships, said Tran Van Phuc, Deputy Director of the provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.
New policies take effect  in June Society

New policies take effect in June

A string of new government policies come into force in June, including the exemption of land use fees for housing projects, specific financial mechanisms for HCM City, increased fees for medical examination and treatment for the insured and reduction of social insurance premiums.
 Nghi Son Economic Zone to be expanded Business

Nghi Son Economic Zone to be expanded

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved the expansion of the Nghi Son Economic Zone (EZ) in the central province of Thanh Hoa through 2035, with a vision to 2050.
Da Nang supports local fishermen Society

Da Nang supports local fishermen

The central city of Da Nang has implemented policies to support local fishermen, said Luu Quang Khanh, head of the city’s Fisheries Department.
New solution for urban water drainage Environment

New solution for urban water drainage

A new technique that helps improve water drainage in urban areas has been proposed by a Japanese company. The technique will help clean underground pipelines without digging them up, saving energy and cost, and can be applied in emergencies.
Spokespersons’ details to be publicised Society

Spokespersons’ details to be publicised

Names, designations, telephone numbers and email addresses of spokespersons should be submitted in writing to the press state management agency, as per a new government decree.
New regulation on State medical workers Health

New regulation on State medical workers

State healthcare workers are not allowed to register as heads of private hospitals or medical facilities established and operated following the enactment of the Enterprise Law and Co-operative Law, according to a newly-issued Government decree.