Proposal on environmental tax hike rejected Business

Proposal on environmental tax hike rejected

The National Assembly Standing Committee has not approved the Ministry of Finance’s proposal to almost triple the environmental protection tax on oil and gas consumption, citing potential harm to consumers.
No more self-printed invoices Business

No more self-printed invoices

The General Department of Taxation has ruled that from 2018, firms will have to obtain their invoices from the department instead of printing their own.
Street vendor spaces on paper, not concrete Society

Street vendor spaces on paper, not concrete

Ambitious plans to establish designated areas for street vendors in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City have yet to materialise, months after a “sidewalk clean-up” campaign fuelled debates over the future of street vendors.
Indonesia plans to move capital from Jakarta World

Indonesia plans to move capital from Jakarta

Indonesian Minister of National Development Planning Agency (Bappenas) Bambang Brodjonegoro said he and President Joko Widodo had discussed details of relocating the capital on July 3.
Legislator calls for stronger Vietnam-Argentina relations Politics

Legislator calls for stronger Vietnam-Argentina relations

Vice Chairman of the National Assembly Uong Chu Luu has voiced his hope that relations between the Communist Party of Vietnam and the Republican Proposal (PRO) – the ruling party of Argentina – and between the two legislative bodies will be enhanced to be on par with political, economic and trade ties.
HCM City to submit airport metro proposal to PM Society

HCM City to submit airport metro proposal to PM

HCM City early next year plans to submit for approval to Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc a 276 million USD metro-line project to Tan Son Nhat international airport in Tan Binh district, the country’s busiest airport.
 Multi-house tax proposal causes stir Business

Multi-house tax proposal causes stir

The idea of taxing those owning multiple houses, in a bid to prevent speculation, is causing a stir over whether such a tax is feasible, and the impact it might have on the housing market.