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Official Gazette

Sunday, June 25, 2017
New regulations to prevent conflicts of interest in corporate governance New regulations to prevent conflicts of interest in corporate governance
From August 1, members of the board of directors, supervisors, director or director general, and other managers of a public company will be required to make public their related interests as prescribed by law.
Hanoi plans cultural industry development to 2030 Hanoi plans cultural industry development to 2030
Hanoi will prioritize the development of cultural industries toward professionalism and modernity to make full use of the city’s advantages as a leading political, economic and cultural center of the country.
Decree set to tackle transfer pricing Decree set to tackle transfer pricing
Coming into force in May 2017, Decree No. 20/2017/ND-CP on tax administration of enterprises having transactions with related parties has laid a legal foundation to better control transfer pricing and prevent losses of state budget revenues.
Gender equality gets a legal boost Gender equality gets a legal boost
Contents on gender equality as well as women’s and girls’ rights will be incorporated in relevant strategies, programs, plans, schemes and projects of ministries, sectors and localities.
PM redresses overlapping business inspections PM redresses overlapping business inspections
The Prime Minister has just signed Directive No. 20/CT-TTg, forbidding inspection of enterprises more than once a year.
Decree set to protect children from online dangers Decree set to protect children from online dangers
Before publishing private information of a child on the internet, network service providers and individuals must be permitted by his/her parent or guardian and the child if he/she is full 7 years old.
Seaport enterprises required to meet higher conditions Seaport enterprises required to meet higher conditions
From July 1 of this year, seaport enterprises will be permitted for operation only after acquiring certificates of eligibility for seaport operation.
Goods labeling under stricter control Goods labeling under stricter control
Goods labels must be displayed directly on goods or their commercial packages in easy-to-spot positions clearly and fully showing compulsory information about the goods.
Employers unemployment insurance payment rate to be cut by half Employers’ unemployment insurance payment rate to be cut by half
The Government has just okayed a proposal to halve employers’ payment rate to the unemployment insurance fund.
Code of conduct for tourists issued Code of conduct for tourists issued
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism on March 2 issued a decision releasing for the first time a national code of conduct for local and international tourists, tour operators and residential communities at tourism spots.

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