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Wednesday, October 17, 2018
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Scheme on sustainable forest management approved Scheme on sustainable forest management approved
With a view to sustainably managing and exploiting forest resources, conserving forest biodiversity, protecting ecological environment and values of forest environment services, and accelerating the grant of forest certificates in Vietnam to meet the requirements of domestic and international markets on lawful wood origins, the Prime Minister has recently approved a scheme on management of sustainable forests and forest certificates.
WB economist assesses FDI in Vietnam WB economist assesses FDI in Vietnam
Soon after the National Assembly passed the Law on Foreign Investment in Vietnam in 1987, the country started witnessing Foreign Direct Investment inflows which have made considerable contributions to the national economy. To mark the 30th year of Vietnam’s FDI attraction, Vietnam News Agency talked to Sebastian Eckardt, lead economist at the World Bank Vietnam.
Vietnam strives to become strong sea-based country Vietnam strives to become strong sea-based country
Vietnam has exerted efforts to tap into its immense maritime potential to become a strong, prosperous country based on its marine economy.
Governments meeting: GDP growth to aim above 6.7 percent Government’s meeting: GDP growth to aim above 6.7 percent
The Vietnamese Government is striving towards a higher economic growth than the 6.7 percent rate set by the National Assembly, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
Tax rates for petrol oil to rise from next year Tax rates for petrol, oil to rise from next year
Environmental protection tax rates for petrol and oil will increase from the beginning of 2019, according to a resolution on environmental protection tariff adopted at the 27th meeting of the National Assembly (NA) Standing Committee that concluded on September 20 after nine working days.
Super committee for State-run firms debuts “Super committee” for State-run firms debuts
Vietnam’s Committee for State Capital Management, known as the Super Committee, made its debut on September 30. It will manage 19 State-owned economic groups and corporations.
Vietnam speeds up toward digital government and digital economy Vietnam speeds up toward digital government and digital economy
Building e-government and then developing digital government and digital economy constitute a great policy that needs to be accelerated in the coming time, Minister-Chairman of the Government Office Mai Tien Dung highlighted in a recent article.
Thousands of unlawful documents issued last year: Justice Ministry report Thousands of unlawful documents issued last year: Justice Ministry report
Thousands of legal documents issued last year in the country were detected to be unlawful in one aspect or another, according to a recent report of the Ministry of Justice.
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.
Current Vietnamese law on environmental pollution control: loopholes and solutions Current Vietnamese law on environmental pollution control: loopholes and solutions
Environmental protection law plays a crucial role in protecting the environment and promoting sustainable development in Vietnam. The author points out existing loopholes in Vietnam’s current regulations concerning environmental pollution control and puts forward proposals for tackling them in the coming time.

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