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

The “Saigon Times-Great Circle-Together with Vietnam’s Tourism” program kicked off with a beach cleanup campaign on Ke Ga Islet in Ham Thuan Nam District, Binh Thuan Province, on June 14. Recently, the Saigon Times Group handed over 15 signposts, three information boards and a pyramid bearing basic information about Ta Dung National Park to the […]

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 […]

Customs authority discovers multiple cases of origin fraud

A company based in HCMC called itself a member of the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) and issued fake C/Os for the exported products of some 30 enterprises in various localities nationwide, with the total value of the items exceeding VND600 billion, noted Nguyen Hung Anh, head of the department.

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

Encouraging motorbike users to have their motorbikes checked for emissions was important to reduce environmental pollution, said Le Van Binh, who lives in Thu Duc District, adding that however, he did not need to get his motorbike checked as it was bought three years ago.

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.

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

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.

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.

VIETNAM’S BUSINESS NEWS HEADLINES JULY 7

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong said that companies should carefully prepare to meet the EU requirements and avail of opportunities from the EVFTA. In the case of Trung An Hi-Tech Farming JSC, which is looking to increase rice exports to the EU, the ministry will provide further guidance about the potential seeds, production […]