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Official Gazette

Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Tags: draft
EVFTA makes Vietnam more attractive to EU investors: German media EVFTA makes Vietnam more attractive to EU investors: German media
Foreign investors, especially those from the European Union (EU) would find it more appealing to land investment in Vietnam when the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) takes effect, according to German broadcaster Deutsche Welle (DW).
Government decree drafted to protect personal data Government decree drafted to protect personal data
The ministry said that new services using personal information, such as online payments, e-commerce, games, cryptocurrency trading and multi-level businesses, have raised issues related to national security and social order and safety.
Draft decree to boost public employees wages Draft decree to boost public employees' wages
Civil servants, public employees and members of the armed forces are set for a new basic salary, with the highest increase in the past eight years.
Law on Environmental Protection to be revised for sustainable development Law on Environmental Protection to be revised for sustainable development
The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has proposed a draft law revising the 2014 Law on Environment Protection which is expected to reduce administrative procedures without affecting the environmental protection management, and add provisions on environmental protection associated with sustainable development.
Supplementary health insurance packages proposed Supplementary health insurance packages proposed
Insured patients could purchase supplementary health insurance packages to cover more medical services than the basic package currently provided. It is highlighted in a draft law prepared by the Ministry of Health to replace the 2008 Law on Health Insurance.
Draft decree facilitates foreign petrol traders Draft decree facilitates foreign petrol traders
Traders engaged in petrol and oil production and processing might transfer their shares to foreign investors but the foreign holding rate must not exceed 34 percent and the traders must obtain approval from the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
SMEs to receive support for business startup SMEs to receive support for business startup
The Ministry of Planning and Investment is working on a draft national program to provide a total financial support of VND 5,000 billion (USD 216 million) for small- and medium-sized enterprises being innovative startups or participating in industrial clusters and value chains during 2021-25.
MoF proposes fines for invoice violations MoF proposes fines for invoice violations
The Ministry of Finance has proposed fines of between VND 20 million and VND 50 million for the act of printing fraudulent invoices.
New draft document on solar power projects to be filed New draft document on solar power projects to be filed
A draft document on solar power development will be filed to the Prime Minister for approval on December 15, local media reported.
National public service portal officially launched National public service portal officially launched
The national public service portal, an electronic platform to connect the Government with people and enterprises, is scheduled to be officially open on Monday after nine months of construction.

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