Auto sales in 2019 picks up 12 percent Business

Auto sales in 2019 picks up 12 percent

Members of the Vietnam Auto Manufacturers’ Association (VAMA) reported a year-on-year sales surge of 12 percent in 2019, riding on hefty festive discounts and promotional programmes.
Vietnam, Japan hold cultural exchange night Politics

Vietnam, Japan hold cultural exchange night

A cultural exchange night between Vietnam and Japan took place in the central coastal city of Da Nang on January 12 with the attendance of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and Secretary General of the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) of Japan Nikai Toshihiro.
Philippines lifts restrictions on importing Fukushima food World

Philippines lifts restrictions on importing Fukushima food

Philippine Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin said on January 9 that the Philippines has lifted restrictions on Japanese food imports imposed following the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster due to a lower risk of radioactive contamination.
Vietnam Int’l Travel Mart 2020 slated for April Travel

Vietnam Int’l Travel Mart 2020 slated for April

The Vietnam International Travel Mart (VITM) 2020, themed “Heritage – Power of Vietnam Tourism”, will take place in Hanoi from April 1-4, announced the Vietnam Tourism Association on January 9.
Ba Ria-Vung Tau seeks to develop LNG-fueled power projects Business

Ba Ria-Vung Tau seeks to develop LNG-fueled power projects

Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Hoang Quoc Vuong on January 7 asked the southern coastal province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau to weigh environmental and economic impacts of liquefied natural gas (LNG) electricity projects that are seeking approval.
Court sector tries 279 corruption cases in 2019 Politics

Court sector tries 279 corruption cases in 2019

The court sector tried 279 corruption cases, including serious ones such as MobiFone’s purchase of Audio Visual Global JSC (AVG) and Phan Van Anh Vu’s abuse of power to appropriate assets, in 2019, heard a conference of the sector in Hanoi on January 6.