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 […]

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

Electronics, computers and accessories came second, with outbound sales of US$19.3 billion. Textiles and garments was the third largest export earner, reaching US$12.8 billion, followed by machinery, equipment and tools, with export sales hitting US$10.3 billion.

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

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.

Taxis must have yellow number plates from August 1

Pham Viet Cong, head of the division for vehicle registration guidance under the Traffic Police Department under the Ministry of Public Security, said the change would help the competent forces differentiate between vehicles used for transport services and private cars and easily bring them under control, especially during rush hours.

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 […]