Land issues continue hindering SOE equitisation Business

Land issues continue hindering SOE equitisation

Issues related to land use right continue to pose obstacles to the State-owned enterprises' process of evaluating the businesses and share prices and executing their equitisation plans, experts said at a meeting on August 8.
Vietnamese more satisfied with public services: PAPI report Society

Vietnamese more satisfied with public services: PAPI report

Vietnamese citizens had greater satisfaction rates with most basic public services thanks to the substantial improvements in provincial and local government performance, the 2018 Provincial Governance and Public Administration Performance Index (PAPI) revealed.
HCM City’s EPZs need a revamp Business

HCM City’s EPZs need a revamp

Experts have recommended a number of measures to increase foreign direct investment (FDI) in HCM City’s export processing zones (EPZs) and industrial zones (IPs).
Vietnam's tourism resources under threat Travel

Vietnam's tourism resources under threat

The emerging mass tourism in coastal provinces in recent years has destroyed natural beauty spots at a furious pace. And in the next five years, Vietnam may lose all tourism resources.
HCM City, Cuba join hands in tourism development Tours

HCM City, Cuba join hands in tourism development

The Tourism Department of Ho Chi Minh City and Cuba’s Tourism Ministry, along with travel businesses of both sides have inked cooperation deals aiming to create a legal foundation for organising tours to the Caribbean nation, according to Sai Gon Giai phong newspaper.
 NA Chairwoman meets voters in Can Tho city Politics

NA Chairwoman meets voters in Can Tho city

NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan met with voters in Tan Phu ward, Cai Rang district, the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho, on May 3, ahead of the 5th meeting of the 14th legislature slated for mid-May.
Deputy PM promises no repeat of sea poisoning Environment

Deputy PM promises no repeat of sea poisoning

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung said on January 8 that incidents such as the mass poisoning of fish off the coast of Vietnam in 2016 should never happen again. “It was a painful lesson,” he said.
Malaysia seizes biggest-ever corruption cash ASEAN

Malaysia seizes biggest-ever corruption cash

The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has made its biggest-ever cash seizure of 112 million MR (28 million USD) following the arrest of two senior officials of the Sabah Water Department.