Vietnam to develop night-time economy Business

Vietnam to develop night-time economy

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved a project to develop the night-time economy in Vietnam to allow some activities to run overnight until 6am of the next day in some major tourism cities and zones.
Domestic property market facing uncertainty: Insiders Business

Domestic property market facing uncertainty: Insiders

The domestic real estate market is hoped to have growth in the fourth quarter of this year and before the Lunar New Year 2021 if, by this year-end, the domestic economy is restored to levels from before the COVID-19 pandemic, according to insiders.
Vietnam steps up tax reforms Business

Vietnam steps up tax reforms

Vietnam is sparing no efforts to implement tax reform measures along with the application of information technology in tax administration to disclose budget information, according to the Vietnam Annual Economic Report 2020 launched at a conference in Hanoi on June 17.
Mekong Delta leads in provincial competitive index Business

Mekong Delta leads in provincial competitive index

The Mekong Delta has topped six economic regions nationwide in terms of provincial competitive index (PCI) over the past five years, Vice Chairman of the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) Vo Tan Thanh reported at a seminar held in Vinh Long province on June 15.
EVFTA disseminated among businesses Business

EVFTA disseminated among businesses

The Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) said on May 27 it is actively promoting the dissemination of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) among the country’s business community, helping them grasp opportunities and access incentives when the deal is implemented.
Wood processing firms survive amid COVID-19 Business

Wood processing firms survive amid COVID-19

Many wood processing firms have managed to operate despite the COVID-19 pandemic and many have even chalked out measures to take advantage of the opportunities on offer when the pandemic is over.
Amended Enterprise Law to protect minority shareholders Business

Amended Enterprise Law to protect minority shareholders

Over the last six years, the 2014 Enterprise Law and its implementing Decrees have had positive impacts on creating a favourable and equal business environment, promoting the establishment, development and expansion of business of enterprise.
Law on Enterprises should be revised to improve business climate: CIEM Business

Law on Enterprises should be revised to improve business climate: CIEM

As the Law on Enterprises is no longer suitable due to heavy burdens of administrative procedures it placed on local firms, a revised bill is necessary to better the business climate and enhance the competitive edge of the economy, according to the Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM).
Court reduces penalty for ex-official involved in VSS’s wrongdoings Society

Court reduces penalty for ex-official involved in VSS’s wrongdoings

The High-level People’s Court in Hanoi on February 21 reduced sentences for three defendants, including former Deputy Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Le Bach Hong, while upholding penalties for three others involved in violations at the Vietnam Social Security (VSS).