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Monday, September 16, 2019
Tags: Tourism
Provisions on VAT refund for foreigners to be amended Provisions on VAT refund for foreigners to be amended
The General Department of Customs is working on a draft circular to revise Circular 72 of 2014 regarding value-added tax refund for goods brought along by foreigners and overseas Vietnamese upon exit, with a view to boosting tourism.
Deputy Prime Minister active at 5th Eastern Economic Forum Deputy Prime Minister active at 5th Eastern Economic Forum
Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung attended the plenary session of the fifth Eastern Economic Forum under the chair of Russian President Vladimir Putin in Vladivostok city on September 5.
VNs economy maintains growth amid global economic challenges VN’s economy maintains growth amid global economic challenges
Vietnam’s economy maintained growth across all sectors, especially tourism, in the first eight months of 2019 despite global economic challenges and escalating trade tensions, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said at a cabinet meeting in Hanoi on Wednesday.
Politburo resolution sets orientations for FDI attraction until 2030 Politburo resolution sets orientations for FDI attraction until 2030
The Political Bureau of the Communist Party of Vietnam has adopted its first-ever resolution on orientations to perfect institutions and policies for and improve quality and efficiency of foreign investment cooperation through 2030. Resolution 50/NQ-TW is expected to enable foreign investors to move forward for future development and help improve the quality of foreign investment inflow in the country.
Malaysian Prime Minister concludes visit to Vietnam Malaysian Prime Minister concludes visit to Vietnam
Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on August 28 wrapped up his two-day official visit to Vietnam at the invitation of his Vietnamese counterpart Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
Central key economic region must become driving force: PM Central key economic region must become driving force: PM
The central key economic region should strive to become a driving force of the central region and be an important gateway to the sea of the Central Highlands and the East-West corridor, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said at a conference held in Binh Dinh province on August 20.
Draft law facilitates visa issuance for foreigners Draft law facilitates visa issuance for foreigners
Foreign tourists who choose Phu Quoc island, Kien Giang province, as their only destination in Vietnam may stay in the island for at most 30 days without having to apply for a visa to enter the country.
Positive signs seen in socio-economic situation: PM Positive signs seen in socio-economic situation: PM
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on August 1 said that the national socio-economic situation experienced positive changes in July.
Central bank wants to promote mobile payment Central bank wants to promote mobile payment
In Vietnam today, the term “fintech - financial technology” has become more and more popular. Particularly in the field of intermediary payment services, there has been a tremendous increase in the number of e-payments, especially mobile payments via e-wallets, over the past few years. Let’s examine the situation of the mobile payment sector as well as measures to be taken by state authorities to facilitate business operations while ensuring payment security and safety.
Vietnam RoK to augment co-operation in ensuring security Vietnam, RoK to augment co-operation in ensuring security
Minister of Public Security General To Lam met the Republic of Korea (RoK)’s Prime Minister Lee Nak-yeon and had talks with Commissioner General of the Korean National Police Agency (KNPA) Min Gap-ryong in Seoul on July 8.

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