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Official Gazette

Sunday, April 30, 2017
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.
Energy labeling roadmap identified Energy labeling roadmap identified
All cars of seven seats or less, regardless of whether they are domestically manufactured or imported, must be stuck with energy labels.
PM sets up national cybersecurity committee PM sets up national cybersecurity committee
A national steering committee for emergency response to ensure cybersecurity will be formed to deal with cyber-attack incidents, according to Prime Minister Decision No. 05/2017/QD-TTg dated March 16.
Funds earmarked for restructuring fisheries sector during 2017-20 Funds earmarked for restructuring fisheries sector during 2017-20
With a view to facilitating the restructuring of the fisheries sector, around VND 165 billion will be earmarked for technology transfer during the 2017-20 period.
Liquor production and trading placed under strict control Liquor production and trading placed under strict control
In order to reduce alcohol poisoning cases, the Minister of Industry and Trade requests market management forces to detect and stringently handle acts of producing under-quality liquors and using industrial alcohol and prohibited materials for liquor production.
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.
State administrative agencies asked to provide information to citizens State administrative agencies asked to provide information to citizens
Information provision to citizens will be considered as one of frequent tasks of ministries, sectors and localities.
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.

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