Business

Vietnam strives for big tax reform

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Van Ninh said every province strives to implement an e-tax service to cut tax declaration procedural times to 171 hours per year in 2015.
Society

Vietnam intensifies management of foreign workers

The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) said it will strictly check and supervise enterprises and organisations recruiting foreigners to better the management of the employees.
Labour demand up, supply down in 2014: report Society

Labour demand up, supply down in 2014: report

Vietnam’s labour market in 2014 saw a surge in demand but a slight decrease in supply, according to an online human resources report released recently by the job website VietnamWorks in Ho Chi Minh City.
Finance Ministry supports businesses in customs procedures Business

Finance Ministry supports businesses in customs procedures

The Finance Ministry issued a guiding document for customs officials on dealing with the current challenges in customs procedures stipulated in Circular No.128/2013/TT-BTC and Circular No.22/2014/TT-BTC in an effort to support import-export businesses.
Business

Two FDI enterprises awarded customs priority treatment

The Prime Minister has freshly approved a proposal on considering and applying a pre-investment licensing customs priority mechanism to labor-intensive, capital-intensive enterprises even when they remain under construction.
Business

Two FDI enterprises awarded customs priority treatment

The Prime Minister has recently approved a proposal on considering and applying a pre-investment licensing customs priority mechanism to labor-intensive, capital-intensive enterprises even when they remain under construction.
Business

Public-private partnerships to boost customs procedure reform

Cooperation between the public sector and businesses on customs procedure reform was discussed at a seminar co-organised by the Vietnam Chamber for Commerce and Industry (VCCI) and the United States’ Agency for International Development (USAID) in Hanoi on October 14.
Business

M&A property deals on upward trend

Merger and acquisition (M&A) deals in the real estate market are on the rise. Economic experts were quoted by the Vietnam Business Forum Magazine (VBF) as saying that the prolonged lacklustre property market had provided plenty of M&A opportunities for companies with strong financial resources.