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Monday, October 21, 2019
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Law on Prevention and Control of Harms of Liquor and Beer Abuse Law on Prevention and Control of Harms of Liquor and Beer Abuse
Coming into force from January next year, the Law on Prevention and Control of Harms of Liquor and Beer Abuse (the Law) prescribes various measures geared toward reducing liquor and beer consumption level as well as harms of liquor and beer abuse. It also specifies measures to manage liquor and beer supply.
NA Standing Committee convenes 38th meeting NA Standing Committee convenes 38th meeting
The National Assembly Standing Committee convened the 38th meeting on October 14 with several draft laws and important reports on its agenda.
Govt must adapt to sharing economy models Gov’t must adapt to sharing economy models
Vietnam must identify, implement and build management models for sharing economy applications in the country’s major sectors such as banking and transport to ensure a fair business playground and protect all involved parties, said economics experts at a conference on the sharing economy on October 10 in Hanoi.
Vietnam needs to do more to avoid trade fraud Vietnam needs to do more to avoid trade fraud
The steel industry is facing lawsuits against tax evasion and dumping, according to information from the Vietnam Steel Association.
NA deputies discuss overtime working NA deputies discuss overtime working
The National Assembly Committee of Social Affairs opened its plenary session in Hanoi on October 2 discussing the revised Labor Code.
PM calls for action to secure sustainable development PM calls for action to secure sustainable development
Vietnam will take strong action to promote sustainable development, investing more in the workforce and advanced technologies, moving towards digital Government and digital society, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc told a conference on sustainable development in Hanoi on September 12.
Govt to loosen conditions for auto imports Gov’t to loosen conditions for auto imports
The Government will soon issue a revision to Decree 116/2017 on the conditions for production, assembly, import and business of automobile warranty and maintenance services, removing a number of regulations relevant to auto imports.
Working time and overtime regulations remain controversial Working time and overtime regulations remain controversial
The draft amended Labor Code is expected to be submitted to the National Assembly at its upcoming session this October. However, for the time being, opinions remain divergent on a number of issues such as shortening of working time and increase of the maximum overtime.
Draft circular on gold business licensing released Draft circular on gold business licensing released
The State Bank of Vietnam has publicized a draft circular that would adjust existing regulations managing gold trading, Thoi Bao Kinh Te Viet Nam (Vietnam Economic Times) newspaper reported.
EVFTA: new push for economic growth EVFTA: new push for economic growth
The EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) has recently been signed amidst the sound Vietnam-EU partnership, especially in economy and trade. This is a comprehensive and high-quality deal which has taken into consideration differences in development levels between the two sides, Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh said in an interview granted to the Vietnam News Agency.

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