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Official Gazette

Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Tags: business conditions
From Vinasun vs Grab lawsuit: How to change management thinking to suit new business models From Vinasun vs Grab lawsuit: How to change management thinking to suit new business models
The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Court last December pronounced a judgment, completing the first-instance trial of a civil case between local taxi firm Vinasun and Singapore-based ride-hailing app Grab. However, it does not end the controversial story but raises a lot of questions about how to change authorities’ management thinking to adapt to new business models emerging in a sharing economy.
IP activities need to improve for the countrys development and international integration IP activities need to improve for the country’s development and international integration
Against the backdrop of rapid development of science and technology, intellectual property (IP) has become one of powerful tools for countries to raise the competitiveness of their businesses and national economies. As for Vietnam, it is a must to increase the effectiveness of IP activities to seize opportunities and overcome challenges facing the country in the course of national development and international integration.
Government puts forward solutions for higher international rankings Government puts forward solutions for higher international rankings
Vietnam will strive to increase its international rankings in terms of business environment and competitiveness in order to adapt itself to the new production system in the Fourth Industrial Revolution, according to a resolution adopted by the Government on the first day of 2019.
Golf course projects to be managed by business condition Golf course projects to be managed by business condition
Golf course projects would be managed by business conditions instead of planning instruments as at present, according to a draft decree recently revealed by the Ministry of Planning and Investment for public comment.
Government continues cutting costs for businesses Government continues cutting costs for businesses
By 2020, enterprise inspection and examination plans and handling results will be publicized on websites or portals of inspecting agencies.
Stronger business environment is Governments priority in 2019 Stronger business environment is Government’s priority in 2019
Resolution No 19 on the improvement of business environment has been implemented for five years and has gained a lot of success. The Government is planning to carry a further reform on this issue next year, setting major tasks and solutions to implement the socio-economic development and State budget for 2019.
Measures sought to raise efficiency of competitiveness improvement Measures sought to raise efficiency of competitiveness improvement
Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has recently chaired a meeting in Hanoi to review five years of implementing Resolution 19 regarding the enhancement of the business environment and national competitiveness, as well as measures to boost its efficiency in 2019.
Official Gazette issues Nos 92-96/2018 published on November 12 2018 Official Gazette issues Nos 92-96/2018, published on November 12, 2018
Revised duty policies expected to boost import-export activities Revised duty policies expected to boost import-export activities
With a view to removing barriers and difficulties in import and export activities, the Ministry of Finance has recently issued Circular 95/2018/TT-BTC, annulling a number of circulars on import and export duties.
Vietnam seeks FDI in new technology-based sectors Vietnam seeks FDI in new technology-based sectors
With around USD 184 billion disbursed over the past 30 years since the enactment of the Law on Investment in 1987, the inflow of foreign direct investment has significantly contributed to the country’s total social investment capital.

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