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Helmet law needs reinforcement

Society

Helmet law needs reinforcement

Ten years after it came into effect, Vietnam’s mandatory helmet law still struggles to address quality issues and raise motorbike riders’ awareness of the need for safe helmets.

Rubber export revenue picks up 39 percent

Business

Rubber export revenue picks up 39 percent

Vietnam earned more than 2 billion USD from exporting 1.2 million tonnes of rubber during January-November, up 39 percent in value and 8.4 percent in volume, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs.

Vietnam steel industry decries new US duties

Business

Vietnam steel industry decries new US duties

The Vietnam Steel Association (VSA) will coordinate with the Ministry of Industry and Trade to protect the legitimate rights and interests of local steelmakers who were recently accused of tax evasion by the US Department of Commerce (DOC).

Vietnam, RoK step up tourism ties

Culture - Sports

Vietnam, RoK step up tourism ties

The Vietnam Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and the Vietnamese Embassy in the Republic of Korea (RoK) on December 14 held a tourism-culture festival, aiming to promote cooperation between the two countries in this sector.

Construction rules to be cut

Business

Construction rules to be cut

The Ministry of Construction is preparing to propose huge changes in construction regulations in order to improve the climate for construction and real estate business.