Thousands of scrap containers stored at Cat Lai Port Business

Thousands of scrap containers stored at Cat Lai Port

Thousands of containers were left at Cat Lai Port in Ho Chi Minh City over the last few months because owners haven’t visited the customs department to complete the necessary procedures, causing both port companies and customs agencies a headache.
ASEAN-New Zealand trade hits 109 billion USD ASEAN

ASEAN-New Zealand trade hits 109 billion USD

New Zealand’s two-way trade with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) was 15.2 billion NZD (10.9 billion USD) in the year ended in June 2017, according to the statistics department Stats NZ.
Society

Campaign to cut plastic bags use

A programme aiming to reduce the use of plastic bags has been launched by the Hanoi Department of Environment and Natural Resources.
Environment

Craft villages leaving water, air severely polluted

The latest environmental survey of the Bac Ninh Department of Natural Resources and Environment showed that water and air in the province's craft villages was seriously polluted, said Ha Minh Hoa, director of the department's Environment Protection Division.
Society

Large crowd attends Recycling Day to increase awareness

Having seeing signs posted around town about a citywide recycling day, Nguyen Ngoc Thuy and her family stopped by Le Van Tam Park in HCM City on April 18 to drop off some old clothes.

The Old Clothes Exchange booth set up in the downtown park was one of the most popular stalls at the third annual Waste Recycling Day held by the city's Department of Natural Resources and Environment in cooperation with other city agencies.
Business

Luxury goods imports soar in first quarter

In the first quarter of the year, Vietnam spent billions of US dollars on imports of luxury items including automobiles, motorbikes and electronic goods, contributing to the high trade deficit of 3.5 billion USD.