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Monday, July 16, 2018
Tags: investment environment
Luật đầu tư – Law on Investment (Law in 2014 Amended and Supplemented in 2016 2017) Luật đầu tư – Law on Investment (Law in 2014, Amended and Supplemented in 2016, 2017)
The Law on Investment was passed on November 26th, 2014, by the XIIIth National Assembly of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam at its eight section and took effect on July 1st, 2015, replacing the Law on Investment in 2005. This Law further improves mechanism and policies to create an equal, favorable and more transparent investment environment in order to attract more domestic and foreign investment. After more than one year of implementation, a number of branches and trades specified in Appendix 4 on the List of sectors and trades subject to conditional business investment of the Law on Investment in 2014 are no longer suitable due to their failure to meet the criteria and the target of attracting investment. In order to improve the Law on Investment in 2014, on November 22nd, 2016, the XIVth National Assembly, at its third session, passed the Law on support for small – and medium-sized enterprises, which has content amending and supplementing the Law on Investment.
Phu Tho province: the birthplace of the Nation Phu Tho province: the birthplace of the Nation
As a northern midland province, Phu Tho borders Tuyen Quang and Yen Bai provinces to the north, Hanoi to the south, Son La and Hoa Binh provinces to the west and Vinh Phuc province to east. The province has a natural area of around 3,530 square kilometers and a population of 1.37 million.
Land Law to be revised Land Law to be revised
The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) has recently introduced a raft of draft amendments to the 2013 Land Law.
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.
Khanh Hoa province seeks ways to boost marine economy Khanh Hoa province seeks ways to boost marine economy
“Khanh Hoa is a province with a special and essential position in the southern central coastal region in particular and the country in general,” said Chairman of the National Assembly’s National Defense and Security Committee Vo Trong Viet, suggesting the province combine the sea-based growth strategy with national defense and security maintenance.
APEC 2017: Prime Ministers speech at Vietnam Business Summit 2017 APEC 2017: Prime Minister's speech at Vietnam Business Summit 2017
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc delivered a speech at the Vietnam Business Summit which was held in the central city of Da Nang on November 7. 
Nam Dinh province calls for investment in tourism Nam Dinh province calls for investment in tourism
Nam Dinh province is home to 1,655 historical and cultural relics, including 74 national relics. They include Tran dynasty relics and Tran Kings temple in Nam Dinh city, Co Le Pagoda in Truc Ninh district, Keo Pagoda in Xuan Truong district, and Phu Day Relic Complex in Vu Ban district.
Ha Tinh - an emerging FDI spot in central Vietnam Ha Tinh - an emerging FDI spot in central Vietnam
Ha Tinh province serves as a bridge linking the north and south of Vietnam with convenient road and railway routes. Its 56,000-hectare Cau Treo border gate is among the nation’s nine major border-gate economic zones entitled to government budget allocations during 2016-20.
VN Japan issue joint statement on deepening partnership VN, Japan issue joint statement on deepening partnership
Prime Ministers of Vietnam and Japan Nguyen Xuan Phuc and Shinzo Abe have reaffirmed their determination to foster the Vietnam - Japan relationship in a comprehensive and extensive manner in a joint statement on deepening the two countries’ extensive strategic partnership.
US firms encouraged to further engage in Vietnams economic restructuring: PM US firms encouraged to further engage in Vietnam's economic restructuring: PM
The time is ripe for US businesses to engage more strongly in the economic restructuring of Vietnam, especially in finance-banking and equitization of state-owned enterprises, according to Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.

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