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

In addition to the two main activities, the organizers have also called for maintaining a clean environment at units such as the Silk Sense Hoi An River Resort, the area managed by Jack Tran Tours Co., Ltd. in Bay Mau coconut forest, the Impressive Hoi An Cultural Park, the Hoiana Complex, the TUI Blue Resort […]

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

Phan Cong Viet, deputy director of the Dak Nong Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism, said that if Dai An Company builds both a hydropower plant and develops an ecotourism project at the waterfall, it will have to bear responsibility for maintaining the natural beauty of the 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

Taxi cabs are seen at Tan Son Nhat Airport in HCMC. The number plates of taxis will have to be changed from white to yellow between August 1 and December 31, 2021 – PHOTO: ANH QUAN HCMC – According to Circular 58 on the issuance and revocation of vehicle registration, which is set to take […]

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

HCMC Party Committee Secretary Nguyen Thien Nhan speaks at the meeting – PHOTO: VNA HCMC – HCMC’s contribution to the state budget has been increasing continuously over the past 20 years but its economic growth has slowed down compared to other localities, HCMC Party Committee Secretary Nguyen Thien Nhan said at a meeting this morning, […]

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 […]

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.