NA deputies question on efforts to remove EC’s ‘yellow card’ warning  Politics

NA deputies question on efforts to remove EC’s ‘yellow card’ warning

NA deputies questioned about measures to remove the European Commission (EC)’s ‘yellow card’ warning to Vietnam’s fisheries sector during the question & answer (Q&A) session to Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong, as part of the 14th NA’s ongoing eighth session on November 6.
EC’s inspectors to check Vietnam’s IUU fishing combat Business

EC’s inspectors to check Vietnam’s IUU fishing combat

An inspection team from the European Commission’s Directorate General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries will visit Vietnam from November 5 – 14 to conduct the second review of Vietnam’s implementation of recommendations regarding illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing, according to a Vietnamese official.
Former Petrolimex officials punished for violations Politics

Former Petrolimex officials punished for violations

The Inspection Commission of the Party Central Committee has proposed taking disciplinary measures against Bui Ngoc Bao, a former leader of the Vietnam National Petroleum Group (Petrolimex) for violations by the Standing Board of the group’s Party Committee.
Thai Deputy PM inspects Phuket airport project site World

Thai Deputy PM inspects Phuket airport project site

Thai Deputy Prime Minister and Commerce Minister Jurin Laksanawisit has visited Phuket and followed up on the progress of the second Phuket airport project in Phang Nga, designed to accommodate over 5.5 million passengers yearly.
Domain name “.vn” tops ASEAN in usage Sci-Tech

Domain name “.vn” tops ASEAN in usage

About 486,000 internet addresses had been registered with Vietnam’s top-level domain (TLD) “.vn” as of September 30, which tops all other ASEAN domains and is among Asia-Pacific’s top ten in terms of usage.
Vietnam reaps fruits in fighting IUU fishing Business

Vietnam reaps fruits in fighting IUU fishing

Since Vietnam received a “yellow card” warning from the European Commission (EC) in October 2017 on illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing, the country has taken various measures to settle the problem and enjoyed positive results.
China to import more rice from Cambodia World

China to import more rice from Cambodia

Chinese authorities have agreed to speed up the review of applications of 40 Cambodian firms that want to export rice to the Chinese market, according to local media.
Customs to work extra hours to clear truck jam at border Business

Customs to work extra hours to clear truck jam at border

Local authorities on both sides of the Vietnam -China border have agreed to work extra hours to allow more Vietnamese agricultural goods to cross the border into China, said Nguyen Cong Truong, Vice Chairman of border province Lang Son's People Committee.
MoIT to ensure enough goods for Tet festival Business

MoIT to ensure enough goods for Tet festival

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) will ensure the supply-demand balance of essential commodities for the Tet (Lunar New Year) of 2020 and implement a programme on keeping goods in stock for market stabilisation.
Japan helps Vietnam improve control of food safety Business

Japan helps Vietnam improve control of food safety

JICA signed a grant agreement with Vietnam on October 17 to provide over 1.2 billion JPY for a project to enhance laboratory capacity of the Reference Testing and Agrifood Quality Consultancy (RETAQ) Centre, helping Vietnam better ensure safety of agricultural and fishery products as food.
Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister’s activities in Vietnam Politics

Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister’s activities in Vietnam

Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of National Assembly-Senate Relations and Inspection Men Sam An has visited the Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam (BIDV) in Hanoi as part of her going visit to Vietnam from October 14 to 19.