Legislators adopt one law, three resolutions Politics

Legislators adopt one law, three resolutions

Legislators passed the law amending and supplementing a number of articles of laws relating to the Planning Law on June 15, also the last working day of the fifth meeting of the 14th National Assembly.
HCM City leader welcomes Lao official Politics

HCM City leader welcomes Lao official

The People’s Council of Ho Chi Minh City will work with the people’s councils of Lao localities to share their operation experience, thus contributing to deepening the two countries’ ties, said Chairwoman of the municipal People’s Council Nguyen Thi Quyet Tam.
Prime Minister meets Hai Phong voters Politics

Prime Minister meets Hai Phong voters

The Government will continue improving its performance by dealing with current problems, while focusing on boosting economic development and ensuring social welfare, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc told voters in Kien An ward, northern Hai Phong city on December 4.
Vietnam looks towards better investment climate Business

Vietnam looks towards better investment climate

Do Nhat Hoang, head of the Foreign Investment Agency under the Ministry of Planning and Investment, has underlined the need for Vietnam to further improve its investment environment in order to attract more Japanese businesses.
Environmental standards to be tightened in 2017 Environment

Environmental standards to be tightened in 2017

Projects which fail to meet waste treatment requirements would be rejected, and completed projects would only be put into operation when their treatment of waste water treatment met environmental standards, Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has stressed.
Calls for new property investment law Society

Calls for new property investment law

Real estate associations have proposed amending the Law on Land and the Law on Trading Real Estate to create favourable conditions for investors in property investment.
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Vietnam’s infrastructure to meet modern standards by 2020

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has gave directives for the continuation of a resolution to develop Vietnam's infrastructure to meet the demand of a modern, industrialised country by 2020, which was approved by the Party’s Central Committee in January 2012.
VAMC to buy bad debts at market value Business

VAMC to buy bad debts at market value

Starting 2016, the Vietnam Asset Management Company (VAMC) will mainly buy non-performing loans (NPLs) from credit institutions at market value and restrict using special bonds for the purchase.
New laws contribute to improving business climate Business

New laws contribute to improving business climate

Chairman of the National Assembly (NA) Economic Committee Nguyen Van Giau said the country has made a step forward in completing institutions for the market economy with the promulgation of a series of laws including the Law on Land Use, Law on Business, Law on Real Estate Trading and Law on Construction.