Lam Dong looks to develop local coffee brand

Lam Dong looks to develop local coffee brand

The Central Highlands province of Lam Dong has taken numerous measures to develop and protect the brand name of Arabica coffee grown in Cau Dat district, Da Lat City.

Customs plans tighter checks on imported steel products

Customs plans tighter checks on imported steel products

The General Department of Customs has just asked its officials to strengthen checks on imported steel products after a series of reports on steel firms submitting incorrect declarations about product codes.

Ca Mau develops ecological crab farming

Ca Mau develops ecological crab farming

The southernmost province of Ca Mau plans to develop extensive crab farming, especially in ecological environment, to improve its economic value and serve exports, said Deputy Director of the provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Development Chau Cong Bang.

Japanese investors shift eye to service sector

Japanese investors shift eye to service sector

Japanese investors have shifted their focus from manufacturing industry to service as the growing domestic market in Vietnam offers a very promising prospect for the sector.

Experts: Transparency lacking in mining sector

Experts: Transparency lacking in mining sector

The Vietnamese legal framework and policies regarding transparency in the mining sector is "fairly comprehensive", however, implementation of such policies leaves a lot to be desired, according to a study by the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI).

Singapore’s Keppel Land acquires majority stake in Saigon Centre

Singapore’s Keppel Land acquires majority stake in Saigon Centre

Singapore-based Keppel Land, through its subsidiary Krystal Investment Pte Ltd, has spent almost VND846 billion (US$37.1 million) to acquire an additional 16% stake in Keppel Land WATCO I to V, the joint venture entities to develop the mixed-use Saigon Centre complex in HCM City.

ABBANK committed to environmental responsibility

ABBANK committed to environmental responsibility

The An Binh Commercial Joint Stock Bank (ABBANK) has officially become a member of the United Nations Environment Programme - Finance Initiative (UNEP FI), pioneering in response to climate change and fulfillment of social and environmental corporation responsibility.

ASEAN-China sea transport route opens

ASEAN-China sea transport route opens

The first fruit-carrying ship from ASEAN arrived in Fangchenggang port in China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region on March 20, marking the official launch of a sea route for the transport of fruits between China and ASEAN.

Ministry wants Uber to follow rules

Ministry wants Uber to follow rules

Minister of Transport Truong Quang Nghia has announced that State management towards Uber solely aims to ensure that the transportation company’s operations in Vietnam comply with regulations.

Draft decree on gas trading causes argument

Draft decree on gas trading causes argument

The draft decree to replace Decree No 19/2016/NĐ-CP on gas trading has stirred controversy among gas traders, heard attendants at a conference held in Hanoi on March 22.

EVN and VCCI promote electricity-access index

EVN and VCCI promote electricity-access index

Electricity of Vietnam (EVN) and Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) on March 22 signed an agreement on evaluating the electricity-access index and customers’ satisfaction with EVN’s services.

Vietnam seeks Netherlands’ assistance in agriculture

Vietnam seeks Netherlands’ assistance in agriculture

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong held a working session with visiting Deputy Minister of Agriculture of the Netherlands Marjolijn Sonnema on March 22 to discuss agriculture cooperation opportunities between the two countries.

Summit mulls financial inclusion for all

Summit mulls financial inclusion for all

More organisations are offering new financial products and services that are changing the form and nature of the market and are shaping the future of financial inclusion.