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Wednesday, December 13, 2017
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How to change foreign driver licenses in Vietnam How to change foreign driver licenses in Vietnam
According to Vietnamese regulations (Ministry of Transport Circular 12/2017/TT-BGTVT of April 15, 2017, on training and testing of road motor vehicle drivers and grant of road motor vehicle driver licenses), a foreigner is required to prepare one dossier of application for change of driver license and send it to the Directorate for Roads of Vietnam or the provincial-level Transport Department of the locality where he/she registers his/her permanent or temporary residence.
Government gets tough on BOT projects Government gets tough on BOT projects
The Government has ordered strict handling of violations in the implementation of Build-Operate-Transfer transport projects amid public rage over unreasonable toll booths and high fees.
Imported used car duty to be doubled Imported used car duty to be doubled
Traders would have to pay an extra USD 5,000 of import duty to bring a used car with nine seats or less into Vietnam, if a draft decree recently proposed by the Ministry of Finance is approved.
Visa exemption for children of overseas Vietnamese Visa exemption for children of overseas Vietnamese
Overseas Vietnamese holding passports or international travel documents issued by foreign competent agencies and foreigners who are their spouses or children are eligible for visa exemption when they enter Vietnam.
Legal status of foreigners in civil proceedings in Vietnam Legal status of foreigners in civil proceedings in Vietnam
The legal status of foreign entities in civil proceedings under Vietnamese law encompasses their civil procedure law capacity, civil litigation act capacity, and rights and obligations when participating in civil proceedings in Vietnam. In this article, foreign entities refer to foreigners, foreign agencies and organizations and their Vietnam-based branches and representative offices.
Glossary of the 2015 Criminal Procedure Code Glossary of the 2015 Criminal Procedure Code
Glossary of the 2015 Civil Procedure Code Glossary of the 2015 Civil Procedure Code
Excise tax exemption proposed for locally made automobile parts Excise tax exemption proposed for locally made automobile parts
The Ministry of Industry and Trade has proposed non-imposition of excise tax on locally made auto parts in order to bring the prices of cars, especially assembled ones, more accessible to customers.
Bank loans: interest and fees under the new rules Bank loans: interest and fees under the new rules
One way for credit institutions to generate revenues is charging interest and fees on loans they provide. On December 30, 2016, the State Bank of Vietnam issued Circular No.39/2016/TT-NHNN regulating lending activities of credit institutions and foreign bank branches which took effect on March 15, 2017. This text sets forth new rules relating to rates of interest and fees in lending activities.
Decision No. 2545/QD-TTg Decision No. 2545/QD-TTg
approving the Scheme on development of non-cash payment in Vietnam during 2016-2020

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