Vietnam mulls ban on sand exploitation in subsiding areas

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 day(s) ago

Vietnamese authorities are reviewing a draft regulation that prohibits the exploitation of sand in areas affected by riverbank subsidence.

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VN’s farm produce get USDA organic certification

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Báo điện tử CP English 3 day(s) ago 6 related news

VGP – The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has recently granted USDA organic certification to four groups of farming products, including vegetables and fruits, rice, shrimp and fish, of the Ho Chi Minh City Commercial Cooperative Alliance (Saigon Co.op), which is a positive and proud sign for Vietnamese agriculture.

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Fines fail to deter HCM City litter bugs

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Báo Dân Trí English 3 week(s) ago

HCM City authorities have highly-optimistic hopes of shaping public awareness over littering and urinating in public spaces after a new regulation took effect four months ago.

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Incompetent policy-makers still live outside the law

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Báo Dân Trí English 3 week(s) ago

Officials have got away without taking responsibility or punishment for poorly thought-out policies.

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Draft dictates foreigners pay into social insurance

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Báo Đầu Tư English 3 week(s) ago

All foreign employees in Vietnam with work permits, practice certificates, or practice licences issued by local authorised agencies will be subject to compulsory social insurance payments if a new draft decree is approved.

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Many private clinics run afoul of health regulation

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

Vietnamese Health Minister and her team yesterday paid unscheduled visits to private medical clinics in Hanoi, discovering violations of health regulations.

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Taxi firms have mixed views on proposed regulations

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 month(s) ago

Taxi companies have expressed mixed views on draft regulations drawn up by the Ministry of Transport to amend Decree No 86/2014/ND-CP, which concerns automobile transportation businesses.

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Violators of water, natural resources to be fined up to $88,063

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

As per the government’s new decision to fine on violations in water and natural resources, an organization will be able to face a fine of up to VND2 billion ($88,063).

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Quang Ninh Province revokes certificates of bad travel agents, shops

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SaiGon GP English 2 month(s) ago

Authority in the northern province of Quang Ninh revoked business license and certificates of shops which violated regulation.

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Saigon’s parking lot owners say one-price regulation unfair

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 month(s) ago

Parking lot owners in Ho Chi Minh City are screaming unfair at a city regulation limiting how much they can charge customers.

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HCM City offers interest-free loan to industrial businesses

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Báo Đầu Tư English 2 month(s) ago

HCM City will lend up to VND200 billion (US$8.8 million) without interest to viable supporting industry projects.

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Glyphosate not classified as carcinogen by ECHA

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Báo Đầu Tư English 2 month(s) ago

The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)'s Committee for Risk Assessment (RAC) on March 15 agreed to maintain the current harmonised classification of glyphosate as a substance causing serious eye damage and being toxic to aquatic life with long-lasting effects, but concluded that the available scientific evidence did not meet the criteria to classify glyphosate as a carcinogen, as a mutagen or as toxic for reproduction.

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Local leaders must be responsible for traffic accidents

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SaiGon GP English 2 month(s) ago

Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh has emphasized at an online meeting on March 16 that local leaders must be responsible in securing the traffic safety and there will be a law to charge local administrators if accidents occur in the area.

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Revised law for brigher railway outlook

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SaiGon GP English 2 month(s) ago

Members of the National Assembly Standing Committee (NASC) yesterday agreed that the revised railway law needs comprehensive regulations that will help revitalise the country’s railway industry.

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Vietnamese agencies to inspect, remedy problems mentioned by Japanese firms

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SaiGon GP English 2 month(s) ago

Japan External Trade Organization (Jetro) hosted a talk between Japanese enterprises and Vietnamese agencies about export import problems and food safety and hygiene standards yesterday, when agency representatives directly responded to some mentions by the enterprises and said that relevant ministries would immediately inspect and remedy other problems in HCMC.

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