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Official Gazette

Saturday, January 19, 2019
Tags: Government
Digital economy: new driving force for VNs development Digital economy: new driving force for VN’s development
Living life in a digital age is a key component for the future growth of Vietnam.

That was the message from Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc who was speaking at the Vietnam Economic Forum (VEF) held by the Central Economic Commission on January 17 in Hanoi.
Vietnam can grow fast and sustainably: Prime Minister Vietnam can grow fast and sustainably: Prime Minister
Vietnam can achieve fast and sustainable economic growth without having to choose between growth quality and speed, stated Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc at the Vietnam Economic Forum (VEF) 2019’s plenary and high-level policy dialogue in Hanoi on January 17.
Vietnam China hold govt-level negotiation on territory border Vietnam, China hold gov’t-level negotiation on territory, border
A Government-level negotiation on territorial and border issues between Vietnam and China took place in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai on January 14.
Bac Lieu province calls for foreign investment in green-growth sectors Bac Lieu province calls for foreign investment in green-growth sectors
Bac Lieu province is well-known as the cradle of “don ca tai tu” (southern folk music and songs), the musical art of southern Vietnam recognized by UNESCO as an intangible cultural heritage, and for the song “Da co hoai lang” (Night drumbeats for the absent husband) that was composed in 1919 by Cao Van Lau, a native of the province, and tells of the love, anguish and pride of a young woman who awaits her husband’s return from the battlefield as she listens to the sounds of war drums.
Womens political participation still falls short of target Women’s political participation still falls short of target
Nearly 40 years ago in 1981, Vietnam joined the Convention on Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women. Since then, the country has adopted many laws and policies to improve women’s leadership and political participation. This article looks into and proposes solutions for increasing female participation in politics in Vietnam.
NA Standing Committee wraps up 30th session NA Standing Committee wraps up 30th session
The National Assembly Standing Committee concluded its 30th session on January 10, having completed all items on the working agenda.
NA Chairwoman meets with EP Vice President NA Chairwoman meets with EP Vice President
National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan hosted a reception in Hanoi on January 7 for Vice President of the European Parliament Heidi Hautala.
Government intensifies support for non-cash payment methods Government intensifies support for non-cash payment methods
The Government required the State Bank of Vietnam to report on a project exploring depositing cash into electronic wallets without bank payment accounts, according to Resolution 02 released on the first day of 2019.
Favorable conditions created for corporate bond issuance Favorable conditions created for corporate bond issuance
Under Government Decree 163, which is designed to replace Decree 90 of 2011, from February 1, enterprises that have operated for at least one year after obtaining enterprise registration certificates will be allowed to issue corporate bonds.
New circular on securities-related service prices New circular on securities-related service prices
The Ministry of Finance has issued new securities-related service regulations for trading organizations and commercial banks doing business in Vietnam’s securities market.

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