Politics

Land Law receives seven million comments

The Amended Law on Land has received around seven million feedbacks after it was open for public comment, the Vietnam Government Portal (VGP) quoted Chairman of the National Assembly Economic Committee Nguyen Van Giau as saying.
Legislator cut enterprise income tax Politics

Legislator cut enterprise income tax

Law makers on April 16 backed the Government's proposal to reduce the current general level of enterprise income tax to 22 percent in an effort to boost investment in Vietnamese businesses.
Business

Lawmakers express concern over economy

Law makers have expressed concerns about signs of stagnation in the national economy despite positive results from the handling of inflation and deficit reduction at the ongoing 12th session of the National Assembly's Standing Committee on October 16.
Business

Legislators urge review of EZ plan

National Assembly policymakers agreed that the Government should temporarily stop establishment of the nation’s economic zones and border economic zones in Vietnam due to poor results.
NA Standing Committee convenes 41st session Politics

NA Standing Committee convenes 41st session

The National Assembly Standing Committee began its 41 st session in Hanoi on June 29 under the chair of Party General Secretary and NA Chairman Nguyen Phu Trong to discuss the country’s current socio-economic situation.
Vietnam, Netherlands enhance PPP in agriculture Business

Vietnam, Netherlands enhance PPP in agriculture

The agriculture cooperation between Vietnam and the Netherlands under the public-private partnership (PPP), has seen positive development, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).
US House holds hearing on AO Politics

US House holds hearing on AO

The US House of Representatives' Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific and the Global Environment held a hearing on AO in VN on July 15.
Politics

National Assembly reviews execution methods

The relative merits of various forms of capital punishment - firing squads, lethal injections or even the electric chair - were debated by National Assembly deputies here on May 24 morning.
Business

Seminar considers benefits of CISG membership

Vietnamese businesses will benefit greatly if the country joins the UN Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (1980) (CISG) which regulates about 80 percent of international trade transaction, experts said.