Handling fake goods on e-commerce platforms Business

Handling fake goods on e-commerce platforms

About 30,000 e-commerce stores were taken down in the first nine months of this year due to trade fraud, counterfeit and contraband goods, and the scale of the problem is looking daunting.
Nestlé programme helps increase coffee farmers’ incomes Society

Nestlé programme helps increase coffee farmers’ incomes

In the 10 years since it began NESCAFÉ Plan, a public-private partnership programme between Nestlé, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, the Western Highlands Agriculture and Forestry Science Institute and other partners, has helped improve the quality of coffee beans and increase farmers’ incomes by 30 percent.
Mooncake food safety tightened amid COVID-19 Society

Mooncake food safety tightened amid COVID-19

There is only three weeks to go until the Mid-Autumn Festival, a very special time of year in Vietnam, especially for kids. With COVID-19 making its presence felt, local mooncake producers are working hard to guarantee food safety so that customers can still have a festival full of joy.
HCM City to organise fair to stimulate consumer demand Business

HCM City to organise fair to stimulate consumer demand

Ho Chi Minh City’s Department of Industry and Trade will for the first time in several years allow businesses to offer promotions of up to 100 percent in June and July to boost demand that has taken a hit from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Lawmakers discuss law, ordinance building programmes Politics

Lawmakers discuss law, ordinance building programmes

The law and ordinance building programme for 2021 and revisions to this year’s law and ordinance building programme were debated on the morning of May 22 as part of the ongoing ninth session of the 14th National Assembly (NA).
MoIT to ensure enough goods for Tet festival Business

MoIT to ensure enough goods for Tet festival

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) will ensure the supply-demand balance of essential commodities for the Tet (Lunar New Year) of 2020 and implement a programme on keeping goods in stock for market stabilisation.
VFF President presents public opinions, petitions Politics

VFF President presents public opinions, petitions

President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee Tran Thanh Man presented a report summarizing public opinions and petitions during the opening of the eighth session of the 14th National Assembly in Hanoi on October 21.
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.