India reviews continuation of FTA with ASEAN  World

India reviews continuation of FTA with ASEAN

The government is reviewing the continuation of the free trade agreement (FTA) with ASEAN in the wake of the trading bloc’s reluctance to address India’s concerns over what it believes are asymmetries in the trade pact during the last ten years. According to Times of India, the country’s main grouse is the rising trade deficit with the 10–country bloc.
PM urges resolve to prevent negative growth Business

PM urges resolve to prevent negative growth

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on August 2 again called for resolve to perform the dual tasks of containing COVID-19 and preventing negative economic growth, in the context of the pandemic returning in the country with complexity. ​
High school graduation exam: Extra efforts needed to respond to COVID-19 Society

High school graduation exam: Extra efforts needed to respond to COVID-19

The Ministry of Education and Training should issue detail guidance on how to organise the high school graduation exam amid complicated developments of the COVID-19 pandemic. Many localities made the suggestion at a virtual meeting between the ministry and the exam steering committees of 63 provinces and cities on July 31.
Deputy PM directs resolutely preventing illegal entry into Vietnam Society

Deputy PM directs resolutely preventing illegal entry into Vietnam

Permanent Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh has required ministries, agencies and localities to heighten alert and resolutely prevent illegal entry into Vietnam amid the complicated developments of the COVID-19 pandemic and the recent discovery of several cases of Chinese illegally entering Vietnam.
Violations of land regulations decrease Society

Violations of land regulations decrease

In the first half of this year, inspectors in Vietnam found land violations valued at 31.149 trillion VND (1.35 billion USD) and covering 3,432ha after conducting nearly 77,000 inspections, the Government Inspectorate of Vietnam announced on July 22.