HCM City suggested to collect infrastructure fees at ports

HCM City (VNS/VNA) – Ho Chi Minh City’s Department of Transport has recommended that the People’s Committee should collect infrastructure fees at ports to fund improvements to their facilities. The volume of cargo handled by them is growing at 5 percent a year, with the goods brought mainly by road, meaning the number of container […]

Second Covid-19 wave tougher for business: corporate leaders

Mai Linh has now temporarily ceased operations in Da Nang City and Hoi An Town, the country’s coronavirus hotspots. Its revenue in these localities and in some other tourist destinations like Nha Trang and Da Lat have dropped by up to 50 percent from earlier.

Covid-19 makes life more difficult second time around: businesses

Mai Linh has now temporarily ceased operations in Da Nang City and Hoi An Town, the country’s coronavirus hotspots. Its revenue in these localities and in some other tourist destinations like Nha Trang and Da Lat have dropped by up to 50 percent from earlier.

Finger of suspicion is pointed at the world’s most expensive painting – because the hands are ‘too childish’ to have been painted by Leonardo da Vinci

In an essay for the journal ArtWatch UK, Mr Franck also claims that too much of the fingernail on the hand is shown – something that Da Vinci would have known – and says it is unlikely the artist would have painted ‘the oddly long and thin nose, the mechanical hair ringlets, the flat orb […]

Profit up 87% at Buffett’s firm, but virus slows businesses

Like all auto insurers, Geico benefited from lower claims because there were fewer accidents as people drove less with many people working from home. It reported a $2.1 billion underwriting profit in the quarter, up from $393 million a year ago. Also, a $2.5 billion in premium reductions Geico is offering customers because of the […]

New property tax and business incentive package advances

The new proposal seeks to combine the priorities of lawmakers who want to lower property taxes and those who want to continue offering tax incentives to businesses to replace a program that expires this year.

HCM City supports tourism businesses in face of COVID-19

Authorities of the southern metropolis of Ho Chi Minh City are continuously taking preventive measures to ensure safety for tourists while supporting travel businesses to overcome difficulties and devising policies to promote tourism for the post-pandemic period. As the disease broke out again in Da Nang in July, many enterprises in HCM City have delayed […]

Reliance retail gears up to build on expansion in smaller cities

Reliance Retail will open stores in more small cities and towns over the next year under aggressive expansion targets that the Reliance Industries unit has set for itself. “I have set our leadership a target of 30% growth each year over the next decade,” chairman Mukesh Ambani told Reliance Industries’ shareholders while explaining the retail […]

Manchester City land Bournemouth’s Ake for 40 million pounds

“He was a leader during his time at Bournemouth and I am so pleased we’ve managed to bring him here. He’s strong and quick, and we feel he has the technical and intellectual attributes needed to excel in Pep’s set-up.”

New Orleans entertainment business to add 86 new jobs

Solomon Group has worked on projects such as The National WWII Museum and the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, according to Solomon’s LinkedIn profile. It also has worked on live events ranging from the Essence Festival to the College Football Playoff Halftime Show on ESPN.