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National Quality Awards 2019-2020 bestowed on 116 businesses

The Vietnam National Quality Awards 2019-2020 were presented at a ceremony in Hanoi on April 25, honouring 116 companies with remarkable achievements

Numerous SOEs under special financial supervision

Subsidiaries of SOEs like Jetstar Pacific, Angkor Air, DAP-Vinachem, and Petrolimex Laos will come under special financial supervision.

After Covid-19 epidemic peak, Chinese market opens again to Vietnam’s catfish

Catfish exporters hope that orders from China will increase again as this country has passed the Covid-19 epidemic peak.

Audit regulator announces inspection plans for 2020

The State Audit Office of Vietnam (SAV) will scrutinize 16 ministries and central agencies; 40 provincial-level governments; and a number of financial institutions, banks and State-owned firms next year.


Deputy PM orders inspection into land acquisition in Thai Nguyen urban area project

Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh has assigned the Government Inspectorate to look into the change of land use purposes of the Thai Hung Eco City urban project in northern province of Thai Nguyen.

New regulation on product quality exams may kill businesses

Under the new regulation released by the Ministry of Science & Technology (MST),  agencies, during inspections, have the right to seize products and stop production of enterprises if they discover violations in product quality. 

Inspection on Da Nang’s projects begins

The Government Inspectorate of Vietnam (GIV) will begin inspection on the controversial Da Phuoc International Urban project, along with all investment and construction projects on the protected Son Tra Peninsula.

Industry & Trade Ministry wants officials’ incomes and assets made public

VietNamNet Bridge - The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) has asked employees at economic groups and general corporations to publicly declare their individual assets and 2016 incomes.

Inspection on polluted cement factories and thermal-power plants begins

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministries of Industry and Trade and Natural Resources and Environment will inspect cement manufacturing factories and thermal-power plants that pose a high risk of contamination.

Automobile market booms in 2015 amid worries

The domestic automobile market witnessed a boom in 2015 with a series of records, but concerns still exist as manufacturers worry they cannot compete with imports after import tariffs are cut. 

Police to simplify automobile inspection procedures in 2016

VietNamNet Bridge – Registered automobiles that have received appointment letters from police offices will qualify for inspection, starting from January 1, 2016, the Viet Nam Register said.

Businesses fear state agency inspections

VietNamNet Bridge - Import/export companies are complaining about legal procedures requiring inspection of their products that cost them hundreds of millions or billions of dong.

MOH’s new regulation places new difficulties on food importers

While the government has been asked to remove business barriers to create favorable conditions for investors, the Ministry of Health (MOH) plans to create a new regulation that will require enterprises to spend VND1.1 trillion more a year.

Businesses “lubricate” civil authorities with bribes

In order to create one dong of profit, businesses have to pay VND0.7-1 for “under-the-table fees”.

Vietnamese businesses suffer from state inspections

 VietNamNet Bridge – While businesses have to brace themselves up to overcome difficulties in the prolonged economic crisis, they are “harassed” by inspectors coming from various state agencies.


 Vietnam welcomes 4.2 million int’l arrivals; HCM City-based tour to join Danang int’l marathon; Nation’s biggest freshwater fish aquarium comes at Dam Sen Park; Thua Thien-Hue stimulates tourism until year-end

Provincial chairmen, deputy minister have “affairs” with businesses

In a short time, the Central Inspection Committee has decided to discipline and proposed to dismiss many provincial and ministry leaders for their violations in management, including having "affairs" with enterprises.

Anti-corruption inspection begins at Vietnam Airlines

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Government Inspectorate will work at the Vietnam Airlines in 10 days, starting from May 13, to clarify a number of issues related to the fight against corruption.

Hanoi to suspend taxi firms that overcharge passengers

VietNamNet Bridge - After a series of overcharging cases against foreign tourists, Hanoi authorities will inspect several taxi firms that usually break the rules. The firms that repeat violations will have their license revoked.

Drivers wearing fake helmets to be fined $10

VietNamNet Bridge – Motorcycle and bicycle drivers who wear helmets that do not meet the technical standards will be fined as those who do not wear helmets or do not fasten the strap properly.