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Official Gazette

Tuesday, December 18, 2018
Tags: draft decree
NA Standing Committee concludes 29th session NA Standing Committee concludes 29th session
The National Assembly Standing Committee wrapped up its 29th session on December 11, completing all items on the working agenda of the two-day meeting.
National spatial data infrastructure crucial to e-government building: experts National spatial data infrastructure crucial to e-government building: experts
The National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI) of Vietnam plays an important role in building an e-government and reforming the administrative system toward better serving the people, transparency and democracy, experts agreed at a seminar held by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment’s Department of Survey, Mapping and Geographic Information on December 6 in Hanoi.
Ministry proposes managing golf course projects by business conditions Ministry proposes managing golf course projects by business conditions
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 comments.
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.
Public security agency is tasked to manage debt collection service Public security agency is tasked to manage debt collection service
The Ministry of Public Security would be held responsible before the Government for performing the state management of public security and social order regarding debt collection activities.
Government makes strides in reducing business conditions Government makes strides in reducing business conditions
The first half of 2018 saw great efforts of the Vietnamese Government in realizing its commitments to building market economy institutions in the country, especially removing legal hurdles for businesses. There have emerged some positive, significant “institutional reform” trends which are highlighted below.
Pay radio and television enterprises to be equitized Pay radio and television enterprises to be equitized
From now to 2020, state-owned pay radio and television service enterprises would be equitized and listed on the securities market, according to a draft decree revising Decree 06 of 2016 on management, provision and use of radio and television services.
Draft decree raises foreign holding cap in domestic airlines Draft decree raises foreign holding cap in domestic airlines
Foreign investors would be allowed to hold up to 49 percent of charter capital in a domestic airline, instead of the current 30 percent, according to a draft decree recently unveiled by the Ministry of Transport.
Draft decree on commercial infrastructure management sparks concerns Draft decree on commercial infrastructure management sparks concerns
The Ministry of Industry and Trade is seeking opinions from relevant sectors on its draft decree on the development and management of the country’s commercial infrastructure.
Investors need USD 44 million to establish universities in Vietnam Investors need USD 44 million to establish universities in Vietnam
Investors, both domestic and foreign, that wish to establish a university in Vietnam would be required to have a capital of at least VND 1 trillion (USD 43.9 million).

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