US religious activists welcomed in Hanoi Politics

US religious activists welcomed in Hanoi

The Government Committee for Religious Affairs held a discussion in Hanoi on August 28 with visiting Professor Mary Ann Glendon, Commissioner of the US Commission on International Religious Freedom.
Binding regulations hinder rice exports Business

Binding regulations hinder rice exports

The binding requirements on rice exports are attributable to the continuous decrease in both volume and value of the product, said delegates to a workshop in Hanoi on August 25.
Tax breaks to lift auto industry Business

Tax breaks to lift auto industry

Cars with various engine displacement values are expected to enjoy a rebate in the special consumption tax in Vietnam as of July 1, 2016, according to a revised draft on Tax Law.
NA discusses Law on Access to Information Politics

NA discusses Law on Access to Information

National Assembly (NA) Standing Committee members on August 12 said that the Law on Access to Information was meant to enable people to exercise their rights and strengthen policy transparency.
Consultants predict more investments next year Business

Consultants predict more investments next year

Consulting firm Grant Thornton (Vietnam) has released a report on private equity that shows an encouraging improvement in respondents' belief in higher investment activities in the next 12 months.
Efforts needed to observe labour law Society

Efforts needed to observe labour law

Speeding up the implementation of the Law on Social Insurance will enable millions of labourers in non-official sectors to access social insurance, securing themselves and the society.