Ancient city seeks ways to improve tourism quality Travel

Ancient city seeks ways to improve tourism quality

The ancient city of Hoi An is being challenged by mass tourism, traffic congestion, underdeveloped waste management, vendors, street food quality and poor design and operation of homestays that have badly impacted the UNESCO-recognised World Heritage Site.
Institutional, legal weaknesses hamper SOE restructuring: CIEM Business

Institutional, legal weaknesses hamper SOE restructuring: CIEM

Shortcomings in terms of institutions and laws are the main cause of the sluggish restructuring of State-owned enterprises (SOEs), which may fail to fulfill many important targets by the end of 2020, according to the Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM).
Court delays Vinasun lawsuit against Grab Business

Court delays Vinasun lawsuit against Grab

The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Court has adjourned trial proceedings brought against ride-hailing service Grab by Vinasun taxi company, which has accused Grab of unfair business practices and demanded compensation of 41.2 billion VND (1.75 million USD) for losses it has suffered.
Vinasun suit against Grab delayed again Business

Vinasun suit against Grab delayed again

The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Economic Court has once again adjourned the suit filed by taxi operator Vinasun against ride-hailing service Grab, which accuses it of unfair business practices and demands compensation.
Numerous difficulties challenge tra fish export Business

Numerous difficulties challenge tra fish export

Vietnam’s tra fish exports face an array of difficulties and challenges on the path to achieving this year’s export revenue target of more than 2 billion USD, including high anti-dumping duties, technical barriers and unhealthy competition.
Uber, Grab under tighter supervision Business

Uber, Grab under tighter supervision

The Ministry of Transport has submitted the draft of a new circular that includes regulations for passenger transport (by car) through software such as Uber and Grab.
Uber sues HCM City Tax Department Business

Uber sues HCM City Tax Department

The Netherlands-based ride-hailing firm Uber International Services Holding B.V has filed a lawsuit against the Ho Chi Minh City Tax Department after it decided to forcibly collect tax, Nguoi Lao Dong (Labourer) newspaper reported.
Vietnam seafood mulls action on EU warning Business

Vietnam seafood mulls action on EU warning

The European Union is ready to support Vietnam’s seafood industry, but it has to review its fisheries management and address its shortcomings, the First Counselor of the EU Delegation to Vietnam, Miriam Garcia Ferrer, told a meeting in HCM City on November 9.
Experts: Transparency lacking in mining sector Business

Experts: Transparency lacking in mining sector

The Vietnamese legal framework and policies regarding transparency in the mining sector is "fairly comprehensive", however, implementation of such policies leaves a lot to be desired, according to a study by the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI).