Vietnam, US officials talk TPP financial services Politics

Vietnam, US officials talk TPP financial services

Finance Minister Dinh Tien Dung and US Secretary of Treasury Jacob J. Lew discussed financial services, as part of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations, and Vietnam ’s economic renewal and stabilisation process at their talks in Hanoi on November 14.
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Low income earners to benefit from new laws

Nine laws will come into force on July 1 after being passed by the National Assembly, aiming to streamline Vietnam's policies and offer support to those who need it most in the wake of ongoing economic difficulties.
Firms allowed to defect tax payments Business

Firms allowed to defect tax payments

Enterprises will be allowed to pay their tax debts by installments from the beginning of July, under a new proviso intended to assist firms in weathering the economic storm.
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VN modernises tax administration

Vietnam's General Department of Taxation is speeding up a project to modernise the country's tax administration so that it can be completed by 2015.
National Assembly to convene on October 22 Politics

National Assembly to convene on October 22

The National Assembly will convene in Hanoi on October 22 for the fourth session of the 13 th tenure, with many revised laws on the agenda, including those on anti-corruption, tax management and personal income tax.
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Vietnam, Cambodia cement legislative ties

Vietnam and Cambodia have exchanged delegations at all levels to share legislative and inspection experiences as well as supported each other at multilateral forums, noted National Assembly Vice Chairman Huynh Ngoc Son.
WB pledges to assist VN in SOE restructuring Business

WB pledges to assist VN in SOE restructuring

The World Bank will provide technical and financial assistance to help restructure State-owned groups and corporations in Vietnam under the project on restructuring State-owned Enterprises (SOE).
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Vietnam, Japan cooperate in finance

Vietnam has urged Japan through its cooperative agency, JICA, to support the Finance Ministry in implementing a number of programmes such as the tax management (phase III) and electronic customs projects.
PM Dung elected to defence and security council Politics

PM Dung elected to defence and security council

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung was elected as Vice Chairman of the National Defence and Security Council, with 97.2 percent of votes at the 11 th working day of the 13 th National Assembly’s first session on August 3.
Business

Once-promising IT industry languishes

Despite its huge potential, the software industry has failed to develop as rapidly as it could have.

Vietnam has also become an important global provider of software services, its growth in the last few years has remained far short of potential.

There is huge demand for software products and services, particularly in public administration and industry.