The common trick used by reporters is that they say they know a lot of information which may be disadvantageous to the company, and if the company wants to ‘settle the problem’ it needs to ‘have a working session’ with ‘our leaders’. The final purpose of the meetings is to obtain contracts from the company. However, he refused to sign the contract. “If we had signed it, more and more reporters would come and ask the same thing,” he explained. … [Read more...] about Businesses complain about harassment from the press
Maybe you accept it. It’s Vietnamese culture, you chuckle to yourself. It’s not that bad, you try and convince your travel buddies. You’re not going to let a distant but persistent racket wreck your holiday. The warbler – perhaps a fellow tourist in a nearby hotel – wants to enjoy their holiday just as much as you do, and that’s fine. The Vietnamese don’t seem to mind, so why should you? … [Read more...] about Do foreigners have the right to complain about countryside karaoke?
Vietnam's biggest provider of fruit seedlings improves quality Farmers in Ben Tre Province’s Cho Lach District, the country largest fruit seedling producer, are using advanced techniques to produce higher-quality seedlings, mostly for durian, jackfruit, mango and rambutan plants. … [Read more...] about Vietnam’s fruit granary fails in home market
The latest report of the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) on solutions to develop power generation sources by 2030 shows that electricity production growth in 2011-2019 was 10.1 percent per annum, and the electrical merchandise growth rate was 10.5 percent, while the maximum load capacity (Pmax) in 2019 was 38,249 MW. … [Read more...] about Electricity projects progressing slowly, Vietnam warned of power shortage
The event, intended to improve the Vietnamese business environment through a structured dialogue between the government, local and foreign firms and the donor community, attracted nearly 500 investors, according to the Vietnam Business Forum Consortium, which co-hosted the event with the Ministry of Planning and Investment and the World Bank Group. … [Read more...] about Foreign investors still hurt by Vietnam’s red tape: forum