Saigon Times supports Quang Nam’s green initiative to clean up tourist sites

The Saigon Times Group cooperates with Quang Nam Province to promote zero waste tourism – PHOTO: NHAN TAM QUANG NAM – The “Quang Nam environmental cleanup day” will be held on Thursday, July 9, 2020, across the central province of Quang Nam, attracting over 500 people including business employees, citizens and students, as part of […]

Dak Nong says no to ecotourism project at five-tier waterfall

A five-tier waterfall located in Dak Sin Commune in Dak Nong Province. The Dak Nong government has prohibited the owner of a hydropower plant from barricading the waterfall to develop an ecotourism project – PHOTO: TTO HCMC – The Dak Nong government has prohibited the owner of a hydropower plant from barricading a five-tier waterfall […]

Taxis must have yellow number plates from August 1

In April, transport service operators were asked to affix a “Contract Vehicle” reflective logo on the front and rear windshields of their vehicles, while taxi cabs needed to have a light box installed to distinguish them from family-run autos, he noted, adding that changing the color of the number plates was unnecessary.

Deputy minister appointed as acting minister of health

Nguyen Thanh Long now serves as the acting minister of health – PHOTO: PLO HCMC – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc issued a decision on July 7 to appoint Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Thanh Long as the acting minister of health after Nguyen Thi Kim Tien was relieved from the position eight months ago.

Customs authority discovers multiple cases of origin fraud

After the authority conducted post-clearance inspections, all four companies that assembled bicycles and electric bikes to be exported to the United States, all five exporters of solar panels and all 12 wood and wooden furniture exporters were found violating product origin rules.

Phones and phone parts remains biggest export earner in H1

Employees work at a Samsung plant in Bac Ninh Province. The export of phones and phone parts during the first half of this year totaled US$21.5 billion – PHOTO: TNO HCMC – The export of phones and phone parts during the first half of this year totaled US$21.5 billion, the highest among 22 product groups […]

Free motorbike exhaust emission evaluation program sees lackluster response

An employee at Honda Tan Long Van Showroom at 167 Tran Quoc Thao Street in District 3 measures the emissions of a motorcycle. Despite HCMC introducing a pilot program to conduct free checks on motorcycle exhaust emissions from May 15, only 1,290 motorbikes participated in the program between May 15 and June 22 – PHOTO: […]

HCMC’s contribution to state budget increases despite slower economic growth

HCMC’s contribution to state budget increases despite slower economic growth The Saigon Times Tuesday,  Jul 7, 2020,16:49 (GMT+7) HCMC’s contribution to state budget increases despite slower economic growth

Dynamic rice farming region

“A proposal to develop an urban area encompassing Cai Dau, Binh Long and Binh My into a Grade-4 town has been submitted to the Ministry of Construction for approval, and the urban area development needs rapid urbanization. During the execution of the high-end Sao Mai Binh Long urban area and Sao Mai Tay Cai Dau […]

Stable cash flow helps stock market maintain growth momentum

Employees of a securities firm in HCMC monitor stock prices – PHOTO: THANH HOA HCMC – Stable cash flow and the gain of bluechips pushed the benchmark VN-Index up 0.26% today, July 7, marking its third straight winning session.