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Official Gazette

Monday, August 21, 2017
Govt sets financial regimes for credit institutions Gov’t sets financial regimes for credit institutions
Credit institutions and foreign bank branches have autonomy in finance and must take responsibility for their business activities and fulfill their obligations and commitments as prescribed by law.
Twenty categories of goods services placed under state monopoly Twenty categories of goods, services placed under state monopoly
The State will hold monopoly over 20 categories of goods and services such as gold bar production, lottery ticket and postage stamp issuance.
Govt boosts communication about international integration Gov't boosts communication about international integration
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on July 28 signed a decision approving a plan to enhance communications about Vietnam’s international integration during 2017-2020.
Twenty-eight decrees to be issued revised in the coming time Twenty-eight decrees to be issued, revised in the coming time
A mass of legal documents on land, construction, housing, and investment and business will be issued or revised in the last months of this year or first quarter of next year as announced in the list attached to Prime Minister Decision 1078/QD-TTg of July 25.
Health Ministry urges stricter management of private clinics Health Ministry urges stricter management of private clinics
The Minister of Health on July 3 signed a directive to enhance the management of operation of private medical examination and treatment establishments.
Efforts made to create safer learning environment for pupils Efforts made to create safer learning environment for pupils
Mail boxes and hotlines for receiving and processing pupils’ information and feedback will be set up in educational institutions in order to create a safe, healthy and friendly learning environment for pupils and students, according to Government Decree 80/2017/ND-CP dated July 17.
Vietnam targets GDP growth rate of 6.4-6.8 percent in 2018. Vietnam targets GDP growth rate of 6.4-6.8 percent in 2018.
Vietnam’s gross domestic product growth rate is expected to be 6.4-6.8 percent in 2018.
Security border-guard procedures at ports tightened Security, border-guard procedures at ports tightened
Vessels entering Vietnamese marine border areas and crewmembers and passengers onboard these vessels are now required to carry out the entry procedures at the first seaport of arrival.
Hanoi plans to ban motorbikes by 2030 to solve traffic pollution issues Hanoi plans to ban motorbikes by 2030 to solve traffic, pollution issues
Motorbike, the most popular and convenient means of transport nowadays, will be banned in inner districts of Hanoi by 2030, with a view to easing traffic jams and reducing air pollution.
Plan to cope with national-level radiation and nuclear incidents nodded Plan to cope with national-level radiation and nuclear incidents nodded
The Prime Minister on June 16 decided to enact a plan to cope with national-level radiation and nuclear incidents, aiming to set up a system with responsibilities clearly divided among involved organizations and individuals and management and coordination mechanisms applicable to them.

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