New regulation aids firms in customs clearance Business

New regulation aids firms in customs clearance

Applying risk management in customs operations will not only enable trade security and facilitation but will also allow the General Department of Customs to focus its resources on high-risk trade, heard a workshop held in Hanoi on November 12.
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Tourism app helps promote Vietnam’s image to international visitors

The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) has officially kick-started a mobile app named “Du lich Viet Nam an toan” (Safe travel in Vietnam) in a bid to support travelers in searching information on safe destinations and interacting with tourism service providers.
Bac Ninh targets 2,500 new enterprises a year Business

Bac Ninh targets 2,500 new enterprises a year

The northern province of Bac Ninh has set itself a target of 2,500 new enterprises each year in the period from 2020 to 2025, as part of its scheme to support small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).
Cambodia wins rice battle at EU Court World

Cambodia wins rice battle at EU Court

The European General Court has rejected the European Commission’s (EC) request to reject a complaint submitted by Cambodia and the Cambodian Rice Federation (CRF) regarding the EU’s reintroduction of tariffs on Indica rice exports from Cambodia, according to the Phnom Penh Post.
Resolution 68 promotes new reform on business regulations Business

Resolution 68 promotes new reform on business regulations

In recent times, thousands of business conditions, product categories subject to customs checks, and administrative procedures have been cut and simplified in accordance with Government Resolution 68, facilitating production and business activities, significantly contributing to improving the investment and business environment and national competitiveness.
Vietnam a shining light in HIV/AIDS treatment Society

Vietnam a shining light in HIV/AIDS treatment

As one of four countries, alongside Germany, Switzerland and the UK, with the best HIV/AIDS treatment in the world, Vietnam has a rate of HIV-infected people receiving antiretroviral (ARV) treatment with a viral load below the inhibitory threshold reaching 96 percent, contributing to reducing HIV infection in the community, a health official has said.
Thailand extends grace period for stranded foreigners World

Thailand extends grace period for stranded foreigners

Thailand's Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) on September 28 said it has decided to extend a grace period for visa renewals for foreigners stranded in Thailand until October 31 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
HCM City improves management of farm produce safety Videos

HCM City improves management of farm produce safety

A new Ho Chi Minh City regulation would make it mandatory for all agricultural products and foodstuffs to have traceability and geographical indications, and require packaging and branding under VietGAP standards to ensure food hygiene and safety.