Vietnam bolsters cooperation with Swiss-based intergovernmental organisation Politics

Vietnam bolsters cooperation with Swiss-based intergovernmental organisation

Ambassador Le Thi Tuyet Mai - Permanent Representative of Vietnam to the UN, the World Trade Organisation (WTO) and other international organisations in Geneva - joined a recent working session with Dr. Carlos Correa, Executive Director of the South Centre, an intergovernmental organisation of developing countries headquartered in Geneva.
Vietnam steps up tax reforms Business

Vietnam steps up tax reforms

Vietnam is sparing no efforts to implement tax reform measures along with the application of information technology in tax administration to disclose budget information, according to the Vietnam Annual Economic Report 2020 launched at a conference in Hanoi on June 17.
Thailand to revamp tax structure World

Thailand to revamp tax structure

The Thai Finance Ministry has set up a committee to shake up the tax structure of the Revenue Department, the Excise Department and the Customs Department, according to Finance Minister Uttama Savanayana.
Malaysia exerts efforts to improve financial situation World

Malaysia exerts efforts to improve financial situation

The Malaysian government announced on August 29 that it will set up two committees to help reduce the country's fiscal deficit to 2.8 per cent of the Gross Domestic Product, according to Malaysian Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.
Tax, investment changes concern foreign firms Business

Tax, investment changes concern foreign firms

The changes in tax policy and investment incentives are the issues of greatest concern for foreign investors in Vietnam, said Bui Ngoc Tuan, Deputy General Director of the Audit and Advisory firm Deloitte Vietnam at a workshop on in Hanoi on July 10.
Fertiliser stocks shoot up due to VAT change Business

Fertiliser stocks shoot up due to VAT change

Fertiliser stocks are surprising the market with many large names hitting the ceiling prices, mainly due to the Ministry of Finance’s decision to make fertiliser subject to VAT at the preferential rate of 5 percent.
Da Nang seeks EU investment Business

Da Nang seeks EU investment

The central city of Da Nang has been compiling simplified investment procedures to support European businesses with more transparency and a reduction in informal charges.
Vietnam’s tax equity report 2017 announced Business

Vietnam’s tax equity report 2017 announced

The Vietnam Institute for Economic and Policy Research (VEPR) under the University of Economics and Business - Vietnam National University, Hanoi, on May 25 announced Vietnam’s tax equity report 2017.
 Experts’ reactions to MoF tax plan mixed Business

Experts’ reactions to MoF tax plan mixed

Experts’ reactions to the Ministry of Finance’s (MoF) tax adjustment draft have been mixed, while the business community struggles to keep up with the variety of proposed tax hikes.
Vietnam, Japan step up audit cooperation Politics

Vietnam, Japan step up audit cooperation

Auditor General of the State Audit Office (SAV) of Vietnam Ho Duc Phoc has urged the Audit Commission (AC) of Japan to share experience with the SAV in operational audit and audit in the field of information technology as well as personnel training.
Wealth inequality drags growth: experts Society

Wealth inequality drags growth: experts

As the world faces a crisis in wealth distribution, some experts doubt if the accumulation of capital will encourage innovation and investment, but instead, lead to multiple tax burdens and increase the gap between rich and poor.