Tax talks highlight policy deficiencies

Difficulties in tax and customs policies topped the agenda of the dialogue that the Ministry of Finance (MoF) and Viet Nam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) conducted with enterprises yesterday.

Tax talks highlight policy deficiencies

Tax talks highlight policy deficiencies

Difficulties in tax and customs policies topped the agenda of the dialogue that the Ministry of Finance (MoF) and Viet Nam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) conducted with enterprises yesterday.

NA deputies desire return to high growth trajectory

National Assembly deputies yesterday said appropriate measures were needed to help the economy regain high growth.

NA deputies desire return to high growth trajectory

NA deputies desire return to high growth trajectory

National Assembly deputies yesterday said appropriate measures were needed to help the economy regain high growth.

Transport Ministry to crackdown on cargo weight violations at ports

The Ministry of Transport (MOT) has said it would enforce stricter measures to stop overweight cargo shipments, such as temporarily shutting ports and firing directors who violated the MOT's weight regulations.

Transport Ministry to crackdown on cargo weight violations at ports

Transport Ministry to crackdown on cargo weight violations at ports

The Ministry of Transport (MOT) has said it would enforce stricter measures to stop overweight cargo shipments, such as temporarily shutting ports and firing directors who violated the MOT's weight regulations.

Park project land used as dump site for years

A section of Cau Giay Park Project land that belongs to Cau Giay and Nam Tu Liem districts has been used illegally for the last four years as a construction waste dump site.

Park project land used as dump site for years

Park project land used as dump site for years

A section of Cau Giay Park Project land that belongs to Cau Giay and Nam Tu Liem districts has been used illegally for the last four years as a construction waste dump site.

Hai Duong receives national honour

Hai Duong receives national honour

President Truong Tan Sang yesterday conferred the Independence Order (second class) upon Hai Duong city to celebrate its 210th founding anniversary.
City to train people abroad for metro line work

City to train people abroad for metro line work

HCM City will send 1,000 engineers and workers abroad for training in urban railway operation in preparation for the Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien metro line, set to open in 2016. Those selected will be sent to Japan, South Korea and Singapore starting early next year.
S Korea export potential mostly untapped

S Korea export potential mostly untapped

South Korea has high demand for fisheries and farm produce, making it a promising market for Viet Nam, according to the Viet Nam Trade Promotion Agency (Vietrade).
Hue increases entrance fees for monuments

Hue increases entrance fees for monuments

Heritage sites across Hue province will charge visitors new entrance fees, ones that reflect the monuments' value and are blind to nationality, said an official of the Hue Monuments Conservation Centre on Wednesday.
Dwight Yorke to visit Viet Nam

Dwight Yorke to visit Viet Nam

Dwight Yorke, the Trinidad&Tobago striker who helped Manchester United win the 1999 European Champions League title, will come to Viet Nam on November 7 to join in a national street football tournament, the BIDV Manchester United Cup 2014.
Funds allocated for evacuation plans during natural disasters

Funds allocated for evacuation plans during natural disasters

The Prime Minister has approved the allocation of VND239 billion (US$11.5 million) for urgent evacuation plans in areas threatened by natural disasters in 24 provinces nationwide.

Your Say

Do crime warning leaflets make you feel safer?

HCM City's Police on Wednesday stopped handing out leaflets to tourists warning them to watch out for robberies, rip-offs and taxi scams.

Op-ed

Vietnamese practices could lead to spread of Ebola 1   

At some point, Ebola will arrive in Viet Nam as an uninvited guest.Once Ebola arrives, it will spread incredibly fast.

Travel

Water God's abode at your service in Central Highlands national park

We needed to come up for fresh air after being submerged in hard work for weeks.

Expat Corner

French climber rocks capital's fitness scene by opening gym

Jean Verly has become a fixture in Viet Nam's rock climbing scene. In 2011 he created VietClimb, one of the first rock climbing gyms. Three years later, VietClimb has become the rendezvous for Vietnamese and foreigners who want to get fit enjoying the novel sport.
Pulling the strings to create a spectacle Pulling the strings to create a spectacle

Unseen and mostly unheralded, day after day, hard working puppeteers in Ha Noi stand in more than waist-highwater to entertain residents and visitors with a unique, indigenous art form. Hong Thuy reports from behind the scenes.