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Official Gazette

Monday, September 24, 2018
Communications on sustainable development national competitiveness to be intensified Communications on sustainable development, national competitiveness to be intensified
The Prime Minister has recently approved a communications program to promote the country’s good, time-honored and motivational values, encouraging people from all strata to join hand in realizing the sustainable development goals and raising the national competitiveness.
Conditions on rice export relaxed Conditions on rice export relaxed
From October 1, rice exporting enterprises, particularly small- and medium-sized ones, will be relieved from current stringent business conditions, according to Decree 107/2018/ND-CP, which replaces Decree 109/2010/ND-CP.
Plan on sustainable development of smart cities nodded Plan on sustainable development of smart cities nodded
Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Da Nang and Can Tho will be the first core smart cities in Vietnam by 2025 or 2030, according to Decision 950/QD-TTg of August 1, approving the plan on sustainable development of smart cities during 2018-2025, with a vision toward 2030.
Banking sector development strategy approved Banking sector development strategy approved
Vietnam will have at least two or three banks in Asia’s top 100 largest banks and three to five banks listed on foreign stock markets by 2025 under Decision 986/QD-TTg recently approved by the Prime Minister.
E-government to be better protected E-government to be better protected
In order to early detect and promptly prevent cyber-attacks against the e-government information system, the Prime Minister has recently approved the Scheme on monitoring of cyber security of information technology systems and services supporting the e-government operations through 2020, with orientations toward 2025.
Prime Minister sets forth new gender equality targets Prime Minister sets forth new gender equality targets
The Prime Minister on July 2 issued a decision revising some contents of the national strategy for gender equality during 2011-2020.
Half of business conditions to be cut before August 15 Half of business conditions to be cut before August 15
The Prime Minister has recently directed ministries and sectors to cut at least half of their business conditions before August 15, which is earlier than the deadline of October 30 set in Government Resolution 01 issued at the beginning of this year.
Agricultural production and sale cooperatives associations to be strongly promoted Agricultural production and sale cooperatives, associations to be strongly promoted
The Government on July 5 issued Decree 98 on policies to promote cooperation and association in the production and sale of farm produce.
Vietnam to spend 24 million dollars to end hunger by 2025 Vietnam to spend 24 million dollars to end hunger by 2025
Nearly USD 24 million (VND 545 billion) will be spent to end hunger by 2025, according to National Action Program on Zero Hunger.
New requirements set for foreign investment in education New requirements set for foreign investment in education
From August 1, local private kindergartens and schools may link up with lawful and accredited education institutions abroad.

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