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Social security in ASEAN hard to streamline
Wednesday,  Oct 17, 2018,15:47 (GMT+7)
HANOI – ASEAN countries should enhance their bilateral or multilateral cooperation in ensuring social security for migrant workers in the region. However, it has been challenging to develop a regional system of social and health insurance as each member country uses a different insurance system, said Pham Do Nhat Tan, vice chairman of the Vietnam Association of Manpower Supply.
Sunday,  Sep 30, 2018,19:19 (GMT+7)
Although Vietnam has lured many of the world’s leading port developers, Alphaliner, a maritime consultancy organization, still considers the country’s port planning and policy as ineffective
Saturday,  Sep 29, 2018,15:27 (GMT+7)
HCMC - Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Do Thang Hai proposed rescheduling the environmental protection tax hike on fuels to a more suitable time, not on January 1 next year as planned, as the hike may increase inflation. He made the proposal at a meeting of the Steering Committee of Price Management on September 28, local media reported.
Saturday,  Sep 29, 2018,12:10 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The HCMC Real Estate Association (HoREA) on September 27 suggested the State Bank of Vietnam should not reduce the maximum ratio of short-term funds used for medium- and long-term loans to 40% from early next year from the current 45%.
Saturday,  Sep 29, 2018,12:07 (GMT+7)
CANTHO – Rising fertilizer and plant protection drug imports have placed extreme pressure on the agriculture sector of the country, specifically the Mekong Delta region, Nguyen Hong Tin at Can Tho University said.
Thursday,  Sep 27, 2018,18:56 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Proposed ticket prices for the urban railway Cat Linh-Ha Dong in Hanoi were 40% higher than bus fares, on average. Hanoi Metro, which manages and operates the urban railway, presented the price plan to the municipal People’s Committee, the local media reported.
Thursday,  Sep 27, 2018,17:37 (GMT+7)
HANOI – Despite being a middle-income country, Vietnam’s labor productivity last year was equal to more than half of that of lower-middle-income economies and only 18.3% of that of upper-middle-income ones, said Nguyen Duc Thanh, director of the Vietnam Center for Economic and Policy Research.
Thursday,  Sep 27, 2018,17:21 (GMT+7)
CANTHO – Chairman of Tien Giang Province Le Van Huong has proposed Central Group Vietnam, the investor in and developer of the Big C Go commercial center in My Tho City, promote the purchase and consumption of farm produce of the province.
Thursday,  Sep 27, 2018,13:12 (GMT+7)
HCMC - Experts have recommended tobacco tax hikes to negate the harmful effects of smoking, according to a VietnamPlus news report.
Wednesday,  Sep 26, 2018,17:09 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Cash on delivery (COD), a type of transaction in which the recipient pays for goods at the time of delivery, can cause risks for online retailers and ecommerce firms in Vietnam and other countries in Southeast Asia, Criteo's general director for Southeast Asia, Hong Kong and Taiwan Alban Villani said in HCMC on September 25.
Wednesday,  Sep 26, 2018,16:49 (GMT+7)
HCMC - Customs officers at Tan Son Nhat International Airport in HCMC have seized over 250 iPhones XS Max worth more than VND6.5 billion, which were reportedly smuggled from the U.S.
Monday,  Sep 24, 2018,19:44 (GMT+7)
HCMC – While hospitals in the downtown area of HCMC are overloaded, three projects to upgrade general hospitals in the city’s outlying districts of Hoc Mon, Cu Chi and Thu Duc have yet to be approved.
Monday,  Sep 24, 2018,17:27 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The HCMC People’s Court today, September 24, once again suspended the lawsuit of traditional taxi firm Vinasun against ride-hailing firm Grab, demanding noncontractual compensation, as proposed by Grab, reported news website Vietnamplus.
Monday,  Sep 24, 2018,17:17 (GMT+7)
HCMC - The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has proposed imposing heavy fines ranging from VND100 million to VND200 million on organizations and individuals who trade, import, make and use banned substances for aquatic cultivation, the local media reported.
Sunday,  Sep 23, 2018,09:10 (GMT+7)
HCMC - HCMC plans to issue a single card, which commuters can use to pay for multiple public transport services, such as bus, river boat and urban railway.
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