Overseas visitors to get VAT refunded Society

Overseas visitors to get VAT refunded

Foreigners will soon be able to get refunds of the VAT they paid on goods bought in Vietnam if they are leaving the country from Noi Bai airport in Hanoi or Tan Son Nhat airport in Ho Chi Minh City.
Business

VN, Japan firms cooperate in making trolleys

Vietnam’s Song Thu company under the Defence Ministry’s General Department of Defence Industry and Japan’s Daifuku Corporation have reached a deal on building a plant to produce shopping and luggage trolleys.
Couple traverse globe Society

Couple traverse globe

A Spanish-Vietnamese couple will become the first people to travel around the world using solar-energy powered bicycles.
Business

Locally made bags popular

Vietnam has developed a global reputation for making competitively priced bags and offering high quality suppliers, according to a recent survey conducted by Kearny Alliance, a US non-profit organisation that helps businesses in developing countries.
Society

Fight against transnational drug crime gathers speed

Vietnam will tighten exit and entry of people under suspicion of being involved in transnational drug-related crime in the wake of a recent rise in cross-border transportation and trafficking of illegal narcotics.