Private interests could hinder administrative procedure reform: enterprises

Earlier at the meeting, Minister and Chairman of the Government Office Mai Tien Dung noted that the Government and the prime minister have taken many drastic steps to assist with business recovery, accelerate the disbursement of public investment capital and ensure public security and order amid the pandemic.

Vietnamese citizens in RoK repatriated

The Vietnamese Embassy and relevant agencies in the RoK and the national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines have worked together to arrange the flight which landed at Đà Nẵng International Airport in central Đà Nẵng City on Wednesday.

Six more Covid-19 patients make full recovery

Meanwhile, the 52nd and 324th cases, a 24-year-old woman and an 18-year-old male student who returned to Vietnam from London and the United States, respectively, have tested negative for the virus twice. The two are no longer presenting symptoms of fever and cough.

Vietnam to issue evisas for citizens from 80 countries from July 1

Foreign tourists on Phu Quoc Island off the southern province of Kien Giang. Foreign travelers to the island will be exempt from visas for the first time, from July 1 – PHOTO: VNA HCMC – Visitors from 80 countries and territories will be granted e-visas to Vietnam from July 1, following a suspension intended to […]

Vietnam suspends officials in Tenma’s bribery case

Tenma Vietnam Company at Que Vo Industrial Zone in Bac Ninh Province – PHOTO: VNA HCMC – Minister of Finance Dinh Tien Dung has ordered the suspension of tax and customs officials implicated in a bribery scandal involving Tenma Vietnam, a subsidiary of Japan’s plastic product maker Tenma Corporation.

Protecting investors at head of consumer finance concern

Currently, Vietnam is home to 150 fintech firms which act as the lifeblood of the burgeoning financial technology sector. There are approximately 40 peer-to-peer (P2P) lending companies, including a number of so-called loan sharks with abnormally high lending rates, mostly from China. For example, one payday loan shark ran three companies (Vinfin, Beta, and Dai […]

Investing frameworks can entice even more

Most recently, Bac Giang People’s Committee issued a combined fine of VND340 million ($15,000) for the group’s violations in investment, environmental protection, and construction regulations, as well as labour rights. Accordingly, the company implemented its projects without issuing an environmental impact assessment report, built several structures, which were not mentioned in the granted construction licence, […]

Homemade tech makes Vietnam top contestant in 5G

Along with Viettel, two other mobile network providers – MobiFone and Vinaphone – have also successfully tested 5G in big cities and are planning to produce 5G equipment, including small cell ones, to serve the demand of factories, households, and exporters in the country, aiming to realise the country’s plan of commercialising 5G this year […]

70m-long crack discovered in Mỹ Thạnh Ward, An Giang Province

AN GIANG — Local authorities discovered a 70m-long crack in the road surface of Mỹ Thạnh Ward, Long Xuyên City, the Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta province of An Giang. The relevant agency has also promptly moved 14 households to safety.

National Assembly discusses whether to ban debt collection services

Meanwhile, Tran Van Tien, a delegate from Vinh Phuc Province, supported the first option, explaining that debt collection services have caused many issues within the community. Tien suggested that the Government support debt collection service providers if the service is banned.