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Official Gazette

Saturday, March 25, 2017
Countrywide project approved to improve reading culture Countrywide project approved to improve reading culture
The Prime Minister on March 15 issued a decision approving the master plan on development of reading culture in communities to 2020, with orientations toward 2030.
Supporting industry to receive assistance from the State Supporting industry to receive assistance from the State
The Government will provide wide-ranging assistance to the supporting industry, aiming at the target that local suppliers will be able to meet 45 percent of the domestic production demand by 2020, and 65 percent by 2025.
Program sets crime reduction targets by 2020 Program sets crime reduction targets by 2020
The Prime Minister on February 13 approved a national program on crime prevention and fighting through 2020, targeting to reduce the number of penal crimes by 3-5 percent as compared to the figure in 2016.
Development goals set for the environmental industry Development goals set for the environmental industry
By 2025, the environmental industry will become an important economic sector, basically meeting the domestic demand for environmental protection and striving to export environmental protection technologies, equipment, services and products.
Vietnam to become a regional logistics hub by 2025 Vietnam to become a regional logistics hub by 2025
The logistics sector is expected to make up 8-10 percent of the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) by 2025.
Prime Minister asks for faster reorganization of SOEs Prime Minister asks for faster reorganization of SOEs
The Prime Minister has recently issued a directive to urge the reorganization and renewal of state-owned enterprises (SOEs) in the 2016-20 period.
Hundreds of foreigners apply for e-visas Hundreds of foreigners apply for e-visas
As many as 490 foreigners have registered for electronic visas to enter Vietnam, 210 of whom have been issued with their visas, after the first week of the e-visa pilot scheme, the Ministry of Public Security’s Department of Immigration has said.
Social housing development high on government agenda Social housing development high on government agenda
The Prime Minister on January 25 signed a directive asking related ministries, sectors and localities to accelerate the development of social houses.
Information provision to the press to be made regularly Information provision to the press to be made regularly
Every month, ministries, sectors and localities will update on their websites information on their operations and on issues in the fields or areas under the management.
Govt. okays betting business Govt. okays betting business
From March 31, the betting business will be legalized in Vietnam on a pilot basis, following the issuance of the Government Decree No. 06/2017/ND-CP on conditions for horse racing, dog racing and international football betting business.

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