The Saigon Times

Vietnam plans to put special control on 28 major industry projects

Up to 28 biggest industrial production projects will be in a list of projects subject to special control on environment by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, according to a draft plan.  Keep reading ...

Lan Nhi

Vietnam farm produce exporters face more technical barriers overseas

As of October, the Ministry of Agricultural and Rural Development had received 45 notifications, including 35 of which coming from nations adjusting maximum residue limits (MRL) in agricultural products. Vietnam’s exports of agricultural products, thus, will face more and more technical barriers in overseas markets.Keep reading  ...

Ngoc Hung

Few local SMEs join global trade

The number of local small and medium enterprises (SMEs) that have joined global trade networks and have trade relationship with international partners makes up a small proportion, lower than in regional countries, heard a seminar in Hanoi City on October 31.Keep reading ...

Thuy Dung

Vietnamese citizens allowed to gamble at casinos from Dec 1, 2017

The Ministry of Finance has issued Circular No. 102/2017/TT-BTC that guides the implementation of some articles stipulated in Decree No. 03/2017 of the Government. Accordingly, the Vietnamese citizens over 21 years old and with a monthly income of at least VND10 million are allowed to gamble ...

Dao Loan

Climate change exposes HCMC to extreme weather

Extreme weather, especially abnormally heavy rain, has been increasingly frequent in HCMC this year as a result of climate change, according to the HCMC Steering Center of the Urban Flood Control Program (SCFC).Keep reading ...

Van Nam

Vietnam will not bolster economic growth at any cost: NA Central Inspection Commission

At the discussion session on October 24, the National Assembly’s deputies are calling for a sustainable economic growth, instead of at-any-cost growth. Keep reading  ...

Tư Hoàng

Titanium mining puts environment at stake

Titanium mining and processing projects in central coast provinces have left negative impact on other economic sectors and put the environment at risk of severe pollution. Keep reading  ...

Van Nam

Applying technology to production methods is not enough for farmers to increase incomes

There are still a lot of constrains in Vietnam’s agriculture sector, which plays an important role in the local economy, such as low productivity, small-scale production, weak human resource quality and poor living standards for most farmers. Applying technology to production methods is not enough ...

Bảo Uyên

Prime Minister upbeat about Vietnam economy

Vietnam has performed well in social and economic terms despite a lot of difficulties and challenges, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc at the opening session of the National Assembly in Hanoi on October 23. Keep reading  ...

Tu Hoang

New formaldehyde and aromatic amine limits in textiles come out

The Ministry of Industry and Trade on October 23 issued new regulations governing the permissible amounts of formaldehyde and aromatic amines in textiles on the local market. Keep reading  ...

Minh Tam

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