Agriculture insurance saves farmers from crop losses Business

Agriculture insurance saves farmers from crop losses

In spite of being implemented in 2011, the Government-supported agriculture insurance programme which aims to protect farmers against losses of crops and livestock has so far failed to attract farmers due to high premium and complicated procedures.
Vinatex targets 8 percent export growth in 2019 Business

Vinatex targets 8 percent export growth in 2019

The Vietnam National Textile and Garment Group (Vinatex), the largest textile maker in the country, expects its export turnover to rise up to 8 percent in 2019, the group said at a press conference on December 27.
Vietnam to rank tour guides for the first time Travel

Vietnam to rank tour guides for the first time

The Vietnam Tourism Association (VTA) will launch a programme to rank Vietnamese tour guides, with financial assistance from the European Union (EU), the association announced on October 4.
Social insurance sector moves to slash red tape Society

Social insurance sector moves to slash red tape

The social insurance sector has made significant improvement in administrative procedures reform after four years implementing the Government Resolution 19/ NQ-CP on improving the business environment, delegates told a seminar in Ho Chi Minh City on September 28.
Firms move to push out veteran labourers Society

Firms move to push out veteran labourers

In the southeast region, a curious phenomenon of foreign direct investment firms ‘recommending’ long-time employees to resign has cropped up. In return, these employees receive a hefty one-time payment.