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Monday, April 23, 2018
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Horn blowing in Red Daos rituals Horn blowing in Red Dao’s rituals
The Dao, an ethnic group who migrated to Vietnam from China in the 13th century, believe that the Jade Emperor (called Nhut Hung in their language) is the king of heaven ruling the sky, earth, sea and hell.
Government to cut half of business conditions in 2018 Government to cut half of business conditions in 2018
To promote fast and sustainable economic growth, efforts should be devoted to further improving the business climate and economic competitiveness, reforming specialized inspections of imports and exports and cutting business conditions.
Five thousand administrative procedures cut since 2017 Five thousand administrative procedures cut since 2017
Since the beginning of 2017, 5,000 administrative procedures and 24 conditional business lines have been trimmed, with another 3,000 business conditions on the chopping block, the Vietnamese Government said recently.
Ten new decrees guiding FTA tariff cuts Ten new decrees guiding FTA tariff cuts
The Ministry of Finance on January 5 announced 10 draft decrees that will guide implementation of several free trade agreements, drawing a roadmap to zero percent import tariffs for many goods.
Vietnams competition policy: Current problems and proposed solutions Vietnam’s competition policy: Current problems and proposed solutions
The past 30 years of renewal sees Vietnam liberalizes and expands its domestic market while step by step integrating into the world economy. As a result, different types of markets in the economy have increasingly developed and improved.
Party resolves to streamline the political system apparatus Party resolves to streamline the political system apparatus
The 12th Central Committee of the Communist Party of Vietnam on October 25 issued Resolution 18 setting specific targets for further renovating and restructuring the apparatus of the political system. Following are principal contents of the Resolution.
Businesses ask for transparency fewer rules Businesses ask for transparency, fewer rules
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc pledged the Government would continue to improve the business climate for the private sector to thrive, stressing their critical role in national growth.
Numerous tasks laid down for better business environment Numerous tasks laid down for better business environment
Ministries and sectors will further review current regulations so as to cut the number of existing business conditions and administrative procedures by one-third or, if possible, by half.
PM urges more effective FTA implementation PM urges more effective FTA implementation
Under Directive 38/CT-TTg, Prime Minister asks the Inter-sectoral Steering Committee for Economic Integration to actively direct the implementation of Party Resolution 06-NQ/TW on effective implementation of the international economic integration process and maintenance of socio-political stability as Vietnam joins new-generation FTAs.
Agricultural rites of Kho ethnic group Agricultural rites of K’ho ethnic group
Like other ethnic groups living in Truong Son - Tay Nguyen (Long Mountain - Highlands) region, the K’ho, also known as Co Ho or Ko Ho, practice polytheism, worshipping multiple “yang” (deities). This originates from the primitive perception of people who lead a poor life dependent on nature and always affected with diseases and therefore need the support of many deities.

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