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Monday, May 27, 2019
Tags: business environment
Vietnams socio-economic situation witnesses positive signs: PM Vietnam’s socio-economic situation witnesses positive signs: PM
Vietnam’s socio-economic situation in April 2019 witnessed many positive signs with macroeconomic stability and surging aggregate demand, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc told a regular cabinet meeting in Hanoi on May 4.
PM urges firms to grasp opportunities arising from technology PM urges firms to grasp opportunities arising from technology
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc urged firms to promptly grasp opportunities brought about by modern technology and markets in his address to the plenary session of the Vietnam Private Sector Economic Forum 2019 held in Hanoi on May 2.
Law on Crop Production Law on Crop Production
From January 1 next year, the Law on Crop Production  will take effect, superseding the 2004 Ordinance on Plant Varieties.
Compulsory social insurance for foreign workers: A must in the era of economic integration Compulsory social insurance for foreign workers: A must in the era of economic integration
The policy on compulsory social insurance for foreign workers was introduced in Vietnam for the first time in October last year under Government Decree 143 of 2018. Dinh Huy Hung, Deputy Director of the Premium Collection Department under the Vietnam Social Security (VSS), talks with the Doi Song & Phap Luat newspaper about initial results of the new policy.
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.
Thua Thien Hue province - ideal destination for investment Thua Thien Hue province - ideal destination for investment
Thua Thien Hue is renowned for beautiful pristine beaches and five UNESCO-recognized heritages. They are the Complex of Hue Monuments - a complex of palaces, ancient tombs, temples and shrines - recognized as a world heritage site in 1993; nha nhac (Hue royal court music), recognized as an oral and intangible heritage in 2003; moc ban (wood blocks) and chau ban (royal records) of the Nguyen dynasty, recognized as the world documentary heritage in the Memory of the World Program; the imperial archives of the Nguyen dynasty, recognized as a UNESCO Memory of the World Program in 2017.
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.
Law amending 37 planning-related laws Law amending 37 planning-related laws
The Law amending 37 laws related to the Planning Law (the Law) was passed at the sixth session of the 14th National Assembly in November last year.
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.
Red tape to be cut nationwide in 2019 Red tape to be cut nationwide in 2019
2019 will be a busy year for ministries looking to cut business prerequisites, and firms should contribute to making the process more efficient, said Nguyen Dinh Cung, Director of the Central Institute for Economic Management.

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