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Laos to launch modern customs system

World

Laos to launch modern customs system

Laos will install the Asycuda World system at tax offices and border gates following an agreement signed between the General Department of Customs and the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD).

Thumbs up to pavement parking for Tet holiday

Society

Thumbs up to pavement parking for Tet holiday

The decision to use some pavements for parking areas to prevent the motorbike parking fees from seriously escalating during the run-up to the Tet (Lunar New Year) has been approved by the HCM City People’s Committee. 

Guidelines on consumption tax for alcohol products

Business

Guidelines on consumption tax for alcohol products

The General Department of Taxation has just dispatched new guidelines to tax departments in cities and provinces on the new special consumption tax for alcohol and beer products.

From January 1, 2010, a special consumption tax rate of 45 percent has been imposed on spirits, wines and beer. This rate will be increased to 50 percent on January 1, 2013.

Vietnam-Iran cooperation on the rise

Politics

Vietnam-Iran cooperation on the rise

Vietnamese Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Cao Duc Phat and Iranian Minister of Commerce Mehdi Ghazanfari shared similar opinions on Dec. 22 that friendship and cooperation between the two sides have developed considerably over the past few years.

Vietnam wants Kuwait to increase investment

Politics

Vietnam wants Kuwait to increase investment

Vietnam wants Kuwait to increase its investment in the country with focus on fields of mutual concern such as the development of technical and social infrastructural facilities, said National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Phu Trong.

Switzerland looks forward to President Triet’s visit

Politics

Switzerland looks forward to President Triet’s visit

A Swiss parliament senior official has said his country pins much hope on the upcoming visit by State President Nguyen Minh Triet, scheduled for May 2010, for further boosting the relationship between the two countries and the two legislative bodies.