E-commerce booming but hard to control Business

E-commerce booming but hard to control

E-commerce in Vietnam is growing, however many individuals and businesses are taking advantage of online platforms to sell poor quality and fake goods, harming customers and causing lost tax revenues.
HCM City to combat laundering in real estate Business

HCM City to combat laundering in real estate

The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Construction (DoC) has asked real estate companies, brokers and trading floors in the city to strengthen preventive measures against money laundering and terrorist financing.
Conference popularises Vietnam’s EVFTA commitments Business

Conference popularises Vietnam’s EVFTA commitments

Leaders of the Ministry of Industry and Trade, the northern localities of Quang Ninh, Hai Phong and Hai Duong as well as representatives of enterprises from across the nation attended a conference in Ha Long city on August 28 to get a thorough understanding of Vietnam’s major commitments in the just-signed EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA).
QR codes fail to meet expectations Business

QR codes fail to meet expectations

Since early 2018, Hanoi’s consumers have been able to scan quick response (QR) codes to trace the origins of agricultural products sold at supermarkets and convenience store, however, the impact of this change has been limited because producers find the system difficult to apply and consumers do not fully trust the codes' authenticity.
Workshop helps distinguish between genuine and fake goods Business

Workshop helps distinguish between genuine and fake goods

The Vietnam Directorate of Market Surveillance (VDMS) and the Moët Hennessy - Louis Vuitton (LVMH), the world's leading luxury group based in France, co-organised a workshop in Hanoi on July 3 to instruct market management staff on how to identify whether products under the LVMH brands are fake or authentic.
Vietnam urged to raise public awareness about copyrights Society

Vietnam urged to raise public awareness about copyrights

Measures to raise public awareness about copyrights violations in association with pirated publications were discussed at a workshop in Hanoi on June 20 held by the Vietnam Education Publishing House and the British Embassy in Vietnam.