Prime Minister lays emphasis on public investment disbursement Business

Prime Minister lays emphasis on public investment disbursement

The disbursement of public investment capital should be one of the criteria to measure the performance of agencies, sectors and localities, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said in conclusion of the online conference between the Government and localities on July 2.
EVFTA expected to boost admin reform Business

EVFTA expected to boost admin reform

Minister - Chairman of the Government Office Mai Tien Dung and Chairman of the European Chamber of Commerce and Industry (EuroCham) Nicolas Audier co-chaired a dialogue with European enterprises in Vietnam on June 30.
Myanmar to restart domestic tourism in Q3 World

Myanmar to restart domestic tourism in Q3

Myanmar plans to restart its domestic tourism in the third quarter of 2020, as a first phase of the country’s tourism recovery under the COVID-19 Tourism Relief Plan.
“Thieu lychee kingdom” looks to conquer demanding markets Society

“Thieu lychee kingdom” looks to conquer demanding markets

Thieu lychee, a specialty fruit of Luc Ngan district in northern Bac Giang province, are expected to soon be readily-found in one of the most choosy markets in the world - Japan - marking a major step in Vietnamese agricultural products reaching out to the globe.
Gov’t urged to be given more power to draw investments Business

Gov’t urged to be given more power to draw investments

National Assembly deputies continued discussing a report on supplementary assessment of the implementation of the legislature’s resolution on socio-economic development and State budget plans for 2019, as well as socio-economic performance in early 2020, during a plenary session on June 15.
Tan Son Nhat runway reopens after Vietjet incident Society

Tan Son Nhat runway reopens after Vietjet incident

HCM City’s Tan Son Nhat International Airport reopened runway 25L/07R on the morning of June 15 after closing it for more than 20 hours to handle the incident in which a Vietjet Air plane skidded off the runaway.
Committee reviews quarantining of foreign arrivals Society

Committee reviews quarantining of foreign arrivals

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam, head of the National Steering Committee on COVID-19 Prevention and Control, chaired a meeting of the committee in Hanoi on June 4 to discuss the country’s ongoing pandemic response.
Eleven officials suspended for involvement in alleged bribery at Tenma  Society

Eleven officials suspended for involvement in alleged bribery at Tenma

Eleven officials, including five in taxation and six in the customs have been suspended from work due to their involvement in an alleged bribery case at Japan’s Tenma Vietnam company, Deputy Minister of Finance Vu Thi Mai told a press conference in Hanoi on June 2 following the monthly Government meeting.
Legal enforcement of child abuse prevention reviewed Society

Legal enforcement of child abuse prevention reviewed

Chairwoman of the National Assembly (NA)’s Committee of Judicial Affairs, Le Thi Nga, presented a report on the outcomes of legal enforcement of child abuse prevention and control from January 1, 2015 to June 30, 2019 during the 14th NA’s ninth session in Hanoi on the morning of May 27.
Officials implicated in Tenma Vietnam bribery case suspended Society

Officials implicated in Tenma Vietnam bribery case suspended

Minister of Finance Dinh Tien Dung has ordered the suspension of tax and customs officials implicated in the alleged bribery by Tenma Vietnam, a subsidiary of Japan’s plastic product maker Tenma Corporation, according to an official letter issued on May 26.