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Saturday, May 26, 2018
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CPTPP vital to Vietnams economic reforms CPTPP vital to Vietnam’s economic reforms
The Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) Agreement will be a vital deal to expanding free trade and ensuring sustainable development in Vietnam, said Minister of Industry and Trade (MOIT) Tran Tuan Anh.
Conference seeks solutions to improving business climate Conference seeks solutions to improving business climate
Extra efforts are needed to better the country’s business environment, but Vietnam is ready to do whatever it takes to overcome low productivity, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam said at the International Conference on Substantially Improving the Business Environment to Strengthen Economic Growth, held on March 15 in Hanoi.
Minister: CPTPP vital to sustainable development in Vietnam Minister: CPTPP vital to sustainable development in Vietnam
The Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) Agreement would be a vital deal in utilizing free trade and ensuring sustainable development in Vietnam, said Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh.
No more household registration books: a move to reduce administrative burden No more household registration books: a move to reduce administrative burden
The household registration book or so ho khau in Vietnamese will soon become a relic of the past as the Government has resolved to simplify administrative procedures related to residence management.
Control and handling of corrupt acts in the private sector through accountability mechanism Control and handling of corrupt acts in the private sector through accountability mechanism
Corruption in the non-state business sector happens when someone takes advantage of his/her position in his/her enterprise for the sake of his/her personal gains. In Vietnam, the 2015 Penal Code (revised in 2017) has broadened the scope of corrupt acts to include corruption occurred in the private sector. Specifically, persons with high positions and/or powers in a non-state enterprise or organization will be liable for the following criminal acts: embezzlement, receiving bribes, giving bribes and bribery brokerage. However, in order to effectively prevent and combat corruption in the private sector, holding persons committing corrupt acts liable is not sufficient enough.
Dispute resolution mechanisms under Vietnamese law and EVFTA Dispute resolution mechanisms under Vietnamese law and EVFTA
The legislative basis for mediation is noted to improve and countries, such as Vietnam, have pursued mediation reforms as a response to contemporary demands.
APEC 2017: Prime Ministers speech at Vietnam Business Summit 2017 APEC 2017: Prime Minister's speech at Vietnam Business Summit 2017
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc delivered a speech at the Vietnam Business Summit which was held in the central city of Da Nang on November 7. 
Decision No. 09/2017/QD-KTNN of August 15 2017 Decision No. 09/2017/QD-KTNN of August 15, 2017
Promulgating the Regulation on entrustment or hiring of audit firms to perform audits
Official Gazette issues Nos 1-3 July 2017 published on October 9 2017 Official Gazette issues Nos 1-3 July 2017, published on October 9, 2017
PM asks for lifting business fees PM asks for lifting business fees
Administrative procedures in many ministries, sectors and localities remain complex, causing difficulties for enterprises, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc at the monthly Government meeting on August 30.

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