Professor Nguyen Quoc Thinh, a member of the Viet Nam Value Programme, spoke to Hai Quan (Customs) newspaper about trade potential.
GDC Deputy Head Vu Ngoc Anh spoke with Thoi bao Kinh te Viet Nam (Viet Nam Economic Times) about how risk management has reduced red tape and saved time during customs procedures.
The Ministry of Health will act against companies that make unbacked claims about dietary supplements, head of the Food Safety Department Nguyen Thanh Phong told Hai Quan (Customs) newspaper.
To Hoai Nam, vice chairman of the Viet Nam Association of SMEs, spoke to the newspaperThoi bao Kinh te Viet Nam (Viet Nam Economic Times) about a lack of legal information.
Last week, Viet Nam News asked its readers about their opinion on the Da Nang Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism's proposal to set up a separate beach area for people who wear bikinis.
Vu Ngoc Long, president of the Southern Institute of Ecology, spoke to Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper about the exploitation of sand along Viet Nam's rivers.
Pham Anh Tuan, deputy head of the Internal Affairs Commission, spoke to Thoi bao Kinh te Viet Nam (Viet Nam Economic Times) about the Party's plan to tackle corruption.
Has the Viet Nam Reg-ister adopted any measures to prevent corruption when it comes to vehicle registration?The fight against corruption has received special attention from the Government and the Ministry of Transport.
It's not just a question of how many tourists visit, but how tourism helps the economy, Viet Nam National Administration of Tourism head Nguyen Van Tuan tells Kinh Te & Do Thi (Economy and Urban Affairs).
Le Hoang Minh, chief of the Office of the Central Road Maintenance Fund, explains to Vietnamplus.vn how annual motorbike fees in Viet Nam are set to be cut.
Do Duc Dinh, chairman of the Socio-economic Research Centre's Scientific Council, speaks to Hai Quan (Customs) newspaper about the pitfalls of growth based on extracting natural resources.
Private rewards for police may miss the mark

A mass murder in the southern province of Binh Phuoc on July 7 shook the nation. Six members of a wealthy business family were killed during the night. Only an 18-month-old baby was spared.

You Asked ( 21-05-2013)

Dear Editor,There is a rule that decrees a foreigner visiting Viet Nam on a tourist visa cannot legally rent a house and must stay in a hotel.

NA discusses citizens' right to silence

The National Assembly is now discussing whether or not to include in amendments to the Criminal Procedures Code a person's right to remain silent when detained in a criminal investigation. Opinions are divided. Thu Van gathers insights on the issue from senior police officers, a lawyer, a prosecutor and a legal representative for a victim of a wrongful conviction case.

Highlight

Ha Noi hospital-goers beat heat with free water 1    Ha Noi hospital-goers beat heat with free water

By the time Nguyen Thi Thung, grey-haired and sporting traditional ba ba brown clothes, stops her motorbike near the gates of Ha Noi Cancer Hospital, patients, relatives and street vendors holding empty bottles are already queued up.

Vietnam Airlines launches new-generation Airbus plane Vietnam Airlines launches new-generation Airbus plane

The national flagship carrier Vietnam Airlines held a ceremony on July 2 to receive its first Airbus 350-900 aircraft and announce its upgrade service quality programme and new brand identifying system, marking a major step in bringing the airline into the international arena.

Prime Minister awards merit certificate to swimmer Vien 1    Prime Minister awards merit certificate to swimmer Vien

Nguyen Thi Anh Vien received a Labour Order third class, and a merit certificate from Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on Monday.

Wounds begin to heal between US, Viet Nam Wounds begin to heal between US, Viet Nam

Pham Ba Lu swore thousands of times that he "would not live under the same sky as the United States".