Five new rail lines to be built in southern region Business

Five new rail lines to be built in southern region

Five new high-speed rail lines between Ho Chi Minh City and southern provinces expected to be built by 2025 would help to ensure smooth transport of goods and improve logistics services and connections between major seaports.
Vietnam wants to cut logistics cost to improve goods competitiveness Videos

Vietnam wants to cut logistics cost to improve goods competitiveness

The government wants its agencies and businesses to reduce logistics cost to enhance the competitiveness of the country’s goods. According to experts, the cost for logistics remains high, leading to higher product costs and lower competitive advantages for Vietnamese goods and its economy.
Vietnam to work to ensure food security Society

Vietnam to work to ensure food security

The Prime Minister recently signed Decision No.1975/QD-TTg issuing an action plan to realise the Politburo’s Conclusion No.81-KL/TW dated July 29 on ensuring national food security till 2030.
Forum suggests ways to bolster exports, economic recovery Business

Forum suggests ways to bolster exports, economic recovery

Boosting support for Vietnamese enterprises to capitalise on free trade agreements (FTAs) and engage more deeply in global supply chains is an important solution to fuel post-pandemic exports and economic recovery, the Export Forum 2020 held in Ho Chi Minh City on November 18 heard.
Indonesia’s railway operator records 163.6 mln USD loss in September World

Indonesia’s railway operator records 163.6 mln USD loss in September

State-owned railway operator PT Kereta Api Indonesia (KAI) posted 2.4 trillion IDR (163.6 million USD) loss between January and September, a drastic turn-around from the 1.5 trillion IDR profit booked during the same time last year, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to put pressure on travel demand.
Logistics SMEs urged to speed up digital transformation Business

Logistics SMEs urged to speed up digital transformation

Vietnamese logistics firms, especially small and medium-sized ones, need to get up to speed on digital transformation to enhance their competitiveness if they want to enter global markets after the pandemic ends, experts have said.