WEF ASEAN 2018: Ways to get ASEAN over time of passive growth Business

WEF ASEAN 2018: Ways to get ASEAN over time of passive growth

Experts from PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) have suggested ways for ASEAN to get over the era of passive growth, lure more foreign direct investment, and develop human resources on the sidelines of the ongoing World Economic Forum on ASEAN (WEF ASEAN) 2018 in Hanoi.
Ministry acts first on environment Environment

Ministry acts first on environment

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has asked agencies to comment on its special project to control companies thought to be likely of polluting the environment - even industries not yet in operation, such as power plants.
HCM City prepares for massive tourism Travel

HCM City prepares for massive tourism

Based on its 2017 success, Ho Chi Minh City aims to attract between seven and eight million international visitors and a whopping 29 million domestic visitors in 2018.
Home affairs ministry to boost personnel management Society

Home affairs ministry to boost personnel management

Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh has asked the Ministry of Home Affairs to build a transparent mechanism for personnel recruitment to draw more talented people to work for State administrative bodies and ensure the supply of high quality public servants.
Experts: Fertiliser tax does more good than harm Business

Experts: Fertiliser tax does more good than harm

Following the implementation of a provisional tax on imported fertilisers, more things need to be done to help balance benefits of both local producers’ and farmers’ benefits, industry insiders have agreed.
Vietnamese exporters must defend against trade suits Business

Vietnamese exporters must defend against trade suits

As importing countries impose trade barriers to protect their goods and products, they often utilise trade remedies against exporting countries. There are short-term solutions for exporters, like Vietnam. But in the long run, enterprises still need strategic planning and specific steps to overcome trade barriers in order to increase exports and develop sustainably.
Hai Phong told to revise fee collection Business

Hai Phong told to revise fee collection

Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue has asked the Ministry of Finance and Hai Phong city to strictly follow the PM’s instruction on reviewing fees for using infrastructure, service facilities and public utilities at ports in the city.
Migrant pressure on Central Highlands Society

Migrant pressure on Central Highlands

A massive influx of migrants from remote northern provinces to the Tay Nguyen (Central Highlands) region has put intense pressure on the local population and has hindered socio-economic development.
Mekong Delta struggles with erosion Environment

Mekong Delta struggles with erosion

The Mekong Delta region, home to about 18 million people, is Vietnam’s largest agriculture hub. However, the region faces serious erosion in river and sea banks due to climate change and human factors.