First-ever cat show held in Hanoi

A cat is seen on the shoulder of her owner during the Vietnam’s first cat show in Hanoi, February 16, 2020 – PHOTO: REUTERS HCMC – A cat show was held in Hanoi for the first time last weekend, featuring over 50 cats of different breeds such as Exotic, Persian, and Maine-coon.

Pilot scheme for ride-hailing services to officially stop on April 1

Furthermore, according to Decree No.10/2020/ND-CP issued by the Prime Minister on January 17, which will also come into effect on April 1, all ride-hailing vehicles have to affix “taxi” signs to the top of their vehicles or taxi badges made of reflective materials on their front and rear windshields.


Under the agreement, Viet Nam will cut 65 per cent of import tax on EU commodities after the deal takes effect, while the rest will be erased over a 10-year period. Meanwhile, the EU will cut more than 70 per cent of tariffs on Viet Nam’s commodities once the deal is effective, and the rest […]

Material autonomy key for Vietnam to fully tap EVFTA

Hanoi (VNS/VNA) – Textile stocks have been on a temporary upswing thanks to the recent ratification of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) but textile enterprises still face difficulties due to heavy dependence on imported raw materials and machinery as well as reduced demand worldwide. In the latest trading sessions, from February 5 to February […]

Material autonomy key for Vietnam to fully exploiting EVFTA

The textile and garment industry will also face challenges caused by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the company said, adding that business activities of Vietnamese textile enterprises will be negatively affected as many China-based textile factories have been shut down since January. Currently, China is the largest raw materials supplier of Viet Nam.