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Official Gazette

Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Banks asked to further develop mobile payment Banks asked to further develop mobile payment
By 2020, at least 300,000 point-of-sale machines will be installed with the number of transactions reaching around 200 million per year.
Numerous tasks laid down for better business environment Numerous tasks laid down for better business environment
Ministries and sectors will further review current regulations so as to cut the number of existing business conditions and administrative procedures by one-third or, if possible, by half.
PM urges more effective FTA implementation PM urges more effective FTA implementation
Under Directive 38/CT-TTg, Prime Minister asks the Inter-sectoral Steering Committee for Economic Integration to actively direct the implementation of Party Resolution 06-NQ/TW on effective implementation of the international economic integration process and maintenance of socio-political stability as Vietnam joins new-generation FTAs.
First-ever regulation on personnel rotation issued First-ever regulation on personnel rotation issued
With a view to reducing personnel redundancy and ensuring administrative leadership in disadvantaged areas, Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong on October 7 inked the first-ever regulation on personnel.
New requirements set for declaration of imported chemicals New requirements set for declaration of imported chemicals
The Prime Minister issued on October 9 Decree No. 113/2017/ND-CP to remove 46 conditions on chemical production, storage and trading with a view to implementing more facilitative policies for enterprises engaged in chemical trading and concurrently helping functional agencies manage more strictly chemical production and trading activities.
Management of liquefied petroleum gas trading to be tightened Management of liquefied petroleum gas trading to be tightened
The Minister of Industry and Trade recently requests intensification of the inspection and handling of violators in liquefied petroleum gas trading.
Govt tightens car import rules Gov’t tightens car import rules
According to Decree 116/2017/ND-CP, a private car import business must satisfy a long list of conditions, including having documents certifying or proving that it is entrusted by a foreign automobile manufacturer to recall imported cars in Vietnam.
Passengers on delayed flights to receive free drink and food Passengers on delayed flights to receive free drink and food
If their flights are delayed or cancelled, passengers will be provided with free drink, food and, in case of long delay, accommodation, according to a circular recently issued by the Ministry of Transport.
Protection of world heritages in Vietnam decreed Protection of world heritages in Vietnam decreed
From November 10, world cultural and natural heritage sites in Vietnam will be protected like class-I national historical-cultural sites and tourist attraction sites in accordance with the Law on Cultural Heritages.
Tightened control over on-lent ODA and concessional loans for localities Tightened control over on-lent ODA and concessional loans for localities
The Prime Minister has recently requested local authorities to use foreign loans for development investment projects only, not for payment of local regular expenses, under Directive 37/CT-TTg.

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