NA leader concludes Laos visit Politics

NA leader concludes Laos visit

National Assembly (NA) Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan and the Vietnamese NA high-level delegation arrived in Hanoi on September 29 night, concluding their four-day visit to Laos.
Nearly 107,000 mobile subscribers switch networks in July Sci-Tech

Nearly 107,000 mobile subscribers switch networks in July

Nearly 107,000 out of 164,871 or 70.7 percent of mobile service subscribers that registered to change their networks performed the procedures successfully and retained their numbers from July 1-28, according to statistics from major service suppliers.
EVFTA - a lever for Vietnam’s economic growth Business

EVFTA - a lever for Vietnam’s economic growth

The signing of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) in Hanoi on June 30 after six years of negotiation is expected to serve as a lever for the growth of Vietnam’s economy and business community.
FTAs generate opportunities, challenges to Vietnam’s agriculture Business

FTAs generate opportunities, challenges to Vietnam’s agriculture

The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) and the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) will create opportunities for Vietnam to boost agricultural exports and improve the capacity of the domestic farming sector, heard a conference in Hanoi on June 26.
EVFTA hoped to boost Vietnam’s exports: minister Business

EVFTA hoped to boost Vietnam’s exports: minister

The EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) is hoped to provide a springboard for Vietnam to boost exports, and diversify export markets and products, especially agri-aquatic ones, according to Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh.
Binh Duong prioritises local supporting industry Business

Binh Duong prioritises local supporting industry

The southern province of Binh Duong is facilitating the development of supporting industries in order to meet local production needs and reduce reliance on imports, according to the provincial Department of Industry and Trade.
Vietnamese firms urged to make best use of CPTPP Business

Vietnamese firms urged to make best use of CPTPP

Preferential export taxes offered by CPTPP are expected to be promulgated this month. However, the tax reduction is only one of the incentives for Vietnamese goods when entering markets, not a ‘lifesaver’ for businesses, said the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
PM orders greater fire-prevention efforts Society

PM orders greater fire-prevention efforts

Heads of localities or establishments where fires cause serious consequences to people and property will have to take responsibility for any violations of fire prevention and control, according to an official dispatch issued on May 19 by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
AEON wants to order Vietnamese goods in bulk Business

AEON wants to order Vietnamese goods in bulk

Japanese-based retail giant AEON is targeting bulk purchases of high-quality materials from Vietnam, Shiotani Yuichiro, General Director of AEON Topvalu Vietnam, said at a conference to connect Vietnamese firms with AEON’s supply chain held in Hanoi on April 25.