Laws, resolution and ordinance announced Politics

Laws, resolution and ordinance announced

The President’s Office announced seven laws, one resolution and an ordinance, which were adopted at the 11th session of the 13th National Assembly at a news conference held in Hanoi on April 29.
Consumption tax hike needed Business

Consumption tax hike needed

Health activists say special consumption taxes imposed on alcohol, beer and tobacco should be increased to improve community health and tackle the national budget deficit.
 Prime Minister okays petrol tax changes Business

Prime Minister okays petrol tax changes

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has approved calculation of petroleum import tax based on weighted average of the tariffs, taking into account Most Favoured Nation status and Free Trade Agreement.
Car imports drop in February Business

Car imports drop in February

Vietnamese auto businesses imported about 5,000 completely built-up unit (CBU) cars, worth 131 million USD, in February, 1,000 cars less than the previous month, the General Statistic Office (GSO) sai
Agenda of NA’s 11th meeting put on table Politics

Agenda of NA’s 11th meeting put on table

The content and agenda of the 11th meeting of the 13th National Assembly, to be held in late March, were among the talking points of the NA Standing Committee’s 45th session on the morning of Feb 24.
Petrol prices may be adjusted daily Business

Petrol prices may be adjusted daily

Local retail petrol prices could be adjusted daily instead of every fortnight in the future, Do Thang Hai, Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade, said.