Vietnam Tourism Association (VTA) deputy head Vu The Binh wants visa exemptions for visitors from more countries to help reverse the declining trend in growth of arrivals.

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PM wants end to red tape on land and environment

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung called for the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment to simplify land administrative procedures to make them easier to complete.

Justice Ministry says 'ransom' hacking contained

Fears that computers at the Justice Ministry were infected with "Ransomware" malware have proven unfounded, the outbreak being contained to several personal computers.

Twelve Vietnamese women rescued from trafficking gangs

Twelve Vietnamese women have been rescued after two international human-trafficking rings were busted by China’s railway police, according to Xinhua News.

Vietnamese people spend over US$12 mil daily on car imports

Vietnam imported 5,455 complete built units for the first half of May valued at roughly US$184 million, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs.

Gas leak downs 60 workers

More than 60 workers in the southern province of Dong Nai collapsed May 25, with a gas leak at a neighbouring company suspected as the cause.