“An e-allegation was filed with the US CBP on May 12, 2019, under case reference No.e559A512201919. Based on the information contained in this case, I request that the CBP investigate whether a US importer and its related companies in Vietnam are evading anti-dumping duties on shrimp from India. The information also suggests that these companies may be in violation of the US Seafood Import Monitoring Program,” Darin LaHood wrote in his letter. … [Read more...] about Is Minh Phu evading anti-dumping duties on shrimp from India?
According to a lawyer for the company, under the 2015 Enforce and Protect Act, CBP will have 95 days to consider the allegation before initiating an investigation. Whether CBP initiates an investigation or not, the company will strictly abide to US laws and WTO regulations, the lawyer said. — VNS … [Read more...] about Mitsui raises Vietnam’s Minh Phu Seafood stake to 35 percent
In the U.S., people often walk to work and school in big cities. Typically it’s because it’s more convenient to walk because of parking and traffic. Additionally, people view it as good exercise. For children, there are crossing guards at large intersections, and there are strict penalties for vehicles driving through a crosswalk once the pedestrian has a walk signal. … [Read more...] about Expats explain why it’s hard to walk in Ho Chi Minh City
HCM City (VNS/VNA) - After several years of using eco-friendly compressed natural gas (CNG) to fuel some of its fleet, Ho Chi Minh City’s public bus system is now on the verge of a fuel shortage as the only supplier plans to reduce supply, Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper has reported. The city’s authorities have set a goal of replacing diesel-burning buses with CNG-fuelled ones to protect the environment. CNG is mainly composed of methane and is popularly known as a cleaner fuel as it produces less in the way of harmful emissions. By 2020, more than 3,100 new buses will be in operation, of which 75 percent will be CNG vehicles. At present, 428 of 2,457 of the city's public buses use the gas. Despite the rising demand for CNG, PV Gas South Company is the only supplier for the whole city. In late May, the company announced it would reduce by up to 30 percent the CNG it supplied for public buses in the rest of 2019 to provide gas for electricity generation if requested by the … [Read more...] about HCM City’s eco-friendly buses face fuel shortage
A representative of Saigontourist said that during the first two weeks of January, the tour operator has welcomed 16,500 visitors and crew members from the Celebrity Millennium, the Spectrum of the Seas, and the Quantum of the Seas to Ho Chi Minh City, Da Nang, Hue, Ha Long, and Nha Trang. … [Read more...] about HCM City welcomes arrival of five-star cruise ship