Thailand tightens control of eight products World

Thailand tightens control of eight products

The Thai Government has tightened its grip on the movement of eight products on the new price control list to curb smuggling from neighbouring countries, shore up domestic prices and prevent a spread of crop diseases.
Ministry tightens price control, market management Business

Ministry tightens price control, market management

Minister of Finance Dinh Tien Dung has asked the sector to enhance price control and market management to prevent any sudden cost hikes before, during or after the Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday which lasts from February 2-10.
Deputy PM gives direction to prevent 'double' inflation Business

Deputy PM gives direction to prevent 'double' inflation

Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue has asked the State Bank of Vietnam to actively and proactively direct monetary policy; closely combine with fiscal and macro-policies to control inflation; and prevent double inflation caused by higher foreign exchange rates and global fuel prices.
EVN given more power price control Business

EVN given more power price control

A new decision by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has given more authority to the State-owned Electricity of Vietnam (EVN), the largest supplier of electricity in the country, in deciding power prices.
Petrol price down 373 VND per litre Business

Petrol price down 373 VND per litre

The prices of RON 92 petrol and E5 bio-fuel were slashed by 373 VND and 571 VND per litre, respectively, as of 3 pm on January 4, marking the sixth consecutive cut.
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How producers milk the public dry in Vietnam

Tran Quang Trung, head of the Ministry of Health's Department of Food Safety and Hygiene, talked to Thoi bao Kinh te Viet Nam newspaper to set the record straight about the recent hike in milk prices.
PM: More efforts needed to meet targets Politics

PM: More efforts needed to meet targets

PM Nguyen Tan Dung has asked ministries, sectors and localities to stick to the set targets of stabilising the macro economy and keeping the inflation rate equal to that of last year at about 6.8 percent.