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Tra fish shipments held up over error
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HCMC – The National Agro-Forestry-Fisheries Quality Assurance Department, under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, has informed processors and exporters of tra fish bound for China and regional agro-forestry-fisheries quality centers that tra fish shipments to the northern neighboring country are running afoul of customs clearance procedures due to the incorrect labeling of the product in Chinese.
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HCMC - State Capital Investment Corporation (SCIC) has announced a list of 108 enterprises from which it will divest this year. The list includes major firms such as insurance company Bao Minh, tech firm FPT, pharmaceutical company Ladophar and construction enterprise Licogi, in which SCIC holds 51%, 6%, 32% and 41%, respectively. Vietnam’s biggest dairy processor Vinamilk, in which SCIC holds a 36% stake, is also included in the list, but SCIC is seeking the prime minister’s direction on the divestment from the firm. By May 31, SCIC held stakes valued at some VND28.6 trillion at book value and VND116 trillion at market value in 144 firms. From 2017 to May 2019, SCIC sold State capital at 51 enterprises, earning VND20.1 trillion.
Wednesday,  Jun 26, 2019,15:10 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Regulations on country of origin labeling in Vietnam have raised public concern as the legal system does not regulate the kinds of import items that can bear “Made in Vietnam” labels.
Wednesday,  Jun 26, 2019,14:29 (GMT+7)
HCMC – All foreign firms, especially cross-border service providers such as Google, YouTube, Facebook and the like, must comply with Vietnamese law while operating in the country, stated Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Manh Hung.
Wednesday,  Jun 26, 2019,14:24 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Nearly all exports of Vietnam to the European Union will have their customs duties removed shortly after the European Union-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) is signed later this month, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
Wednesday,  Jun 26, 2019,13:58 (GMT+7)
HCMC - HCMC on June 25 started to run paperless meetings and launched an app for speedy duty assignments and smart task reminders at the headquarters of the municipal government, aiming to reduce paperwork by 30% and meeting costs by 40% and to bolster interaction among meeting participants.
Wednesday,  Jun 26, 2019,13:16 (GMT+7)
HANOI – Demand for labor in Vietnam’s manufacturing sector is rising sharply due to strong foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows as a result of the transfer of orders and China-based facilities into Vietnam during the ongoing U.S.-China trade war.
Wednesday,  Jun 26, 2019,09:46 (GMT+7)
HCMC - Tour packages to Japan are being offered at more reasonable prices, lower than VND22 million each, at many travel firms, thus encouraging more local tourists to visit Japan, according to tour operators.
Tuesday,  Jun 25, 2019,21:11 (GMT+7)
HCMC - The European Council announced on Tuesday that it had approved the European Union-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA), paving the way for the EU to sign the two deals with Vietnam in Hanoi on June 30.
Tuesday,  Jun 25, 2019,20:30 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Chinese and U.S. investments are increasing in Vietnam due to escalating trade frictions between the two largest economies. However, this is likely to prompt the United States to impose tariffs on Vietnamese goods if shipments from Vietnam are found to be actually transferred from China, said experts at a workshop in HCMC today, June 25.
Tuesday,  Jun 25, 2019,18:49 (GMT+7)
DANANG – The Management Board of Urban Development Areas of Thua Thien-Hue Province has announced the shortlist of investors for the Hue Tourism Market project.
Tuesday,  Jun 25, 2019,18:47 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Most bank stocks came under profit-taking pressure, sending the VN-Index of the Hochiminh Stock Exchange slipping today, June 25.
Tuesday,  Jun 25, 2019,18:32 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc urged seven cities and provinces in the northern economic zone to continue maintaining the zone’s position as one of the two most dynamic and largest economic driving forces of the country.
Tuesday,  Jun 25, 2019,18:02 (GMT+7)
HANOI – Local telecoms firm Viettel Group has proposed issuing a legal framework for technology firms to access personal data in the digital age and at the same time, not to infringe users’ personal data protection rights.
Tuesday,  Jun 25, 2019,17:53 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Many individuals and organizations have urged the Ministry of Planning and Investment to only employ the public-private partnership (PPP) model for large-scale projects.
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