"It takes just two-three minutes to check the gas emissions of one motorbike and in case the vehicle does not meet the standard, the owner will have to deal with the problem before having the vehicle checked again later to get the certificate," Khanh said, adding that several countries in the world require such inspections every year. Vietnam could learn from such countries, he added. … [Read more...] about Make motorbike emission inspections mandatory: Transport Ministry
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However, a significant majority of the population reside in rural areas with low levels of disposable income and low population density, which are not conducive to the development of modern retailing formats. As a result, traditional channels, such as small independent grocers, retain an important role in the market. … [Read more...] about Central Group slows down performance in Vietnam
Last year, Vietnam went through possibly the hottest summer in history with average temperatures 0.5-1 degrees Celsius higher than previous years, climbing to an average 39-42 degrees Celsius in many parts of the country. The nation set its highest temperature record on April 20 as the mercury hit 43.4 degrees Celsius, or 110 degrees Fahrenheit, in Huong Khe District, Ha Tinh Province. … [Read more...] about May turns on the heat, sets new records in Vietnam
It appears that local authorities do not care much about choosing foreign investors and do not think of encouraging Vietnamese enterprises to develop projects. They simply grant licenses to any investor who registers projects. It appears that local authorities do not care much about choosing foreign investors and do not think of encouraging Vietnamese enterprises to develop projects. They simply grant licenses to any investor who registers projects. … [Read more...] about Is Vietnam ready to receive new FDI wave after Covid-19?
Hanoi (VNS/VNA) - Increasing ceiling rates for airfares would bring more opportunities for local aviation firms to have flexible and suitable price policies in the domestic aviation market. Domestic aviation firms made the statement after the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) proposed the Ministry of Transport temporarily halt the adjustment of ceiling rates for airfares, which was submitted to the ministry in March. This change is likely to push domestic airfares up, according to the CAAV. The authority said in the context of COVID-19 pandemic, stabilising prices to reduce socio-economic impacts is necessary. At present, passenger volume, seat occupancy and airlines' revenues have plummeted due to the pandemic. Vietnam Airlines deputy general director Le Hong Ha said that according to this proposal on adjusting airfares in March, the ceiling rate of airfares for routes with a distance of less than 500km will be unchanged. While, the ceiling … [Read more...] about Local airlines hopeful of increased ceiling prices