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Sunday, August 25, 2019
Tags: e-commerce
Law-based state management of e-commerce in Vietnam Law-based state management of e-commerce in Vietnam
According to Prime Minister Decision 222 of 2005 approving the overall plan on e-commerce development during 2006-10, the State plays the role of creating a favorable legal environment, while providing public services to assist e-commerce activities, and developing e-commerce in connection with the application and development of information and communication technology.
Regulations on online ads - inadequacies and suggestions for improvement Regulations on online ads - inadequacies and suggestions for improvement
Online advertising has proven to be a trendy choice of businesses. Revenue of Vietnam’s online advertising market mounted to USD 76 million in 2017 and is forecast to increase by three folds in the next five years. However, there remain several limitations in the law regulating Internet advertising such as regulations on protection of interests of online customers, foreign traders’ right to run online advertisements, advertising of some special goods, products and services, management of new types of advertising, and competence for state management for online advertising.
How sales promotion is prescribed under Vietnams law How sales promotion is prescribed under Vietnam’s law
Promotion means an act of commercial enhancement by a business entity aimed at boosting the sale of goods or the provision of services by giving specified benefits to customers. On May 22, 2018, the Goverment issued Decree 81/2018/ND-CP on commercial enhancement activities. Decree 81 took effect on July 15, 2018. New provisions on promotion in Decree 81 compared to previous regulations aim to create favorable conditions for business entities.
Digital economy: new driving force for VNs development Digital economy: new driving force for VN’s development
Living life in a digital age is a key component for the future growth of Vietnam.

That was the message from Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc who was speaking at the Vietnam Economic Forum (VEF) held by the Central Economic Commission on January 17 in Hanoi.
APPF-27 wraps up adopting Siem Reap joint declaration APPF-27 wraps up, adopting Siem Reap joint declaration
The 27th annual meeting of the Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF-27) wrapped up in Siem Reap ancient city, Cambodia on January 16 and its chair, President of the Cambodian National Assembly Samdech Heng Samrin, declared it a success.
Enhance accountability for SOEs: PM Enhance accountability for SOEs: PM
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc asked accountability to be enhanced in the restructuring and divestment of State-owned enterprises to improve the efficiency of the process.
Draft decree requires data localization Draft decree requires data localization
The Ministry of Public Security has recently unveiled the second draft of the decree detailing the Law on Cyber Security, dealing with burning issues such as data storage and establishment of foreign service providers’ branches and representative offices in Vietnam.
VN constructively contributes to APEC Economic Leaders Week: official VN constructively contributes to APEC Economic Leaders’ Week: official
Vietnam contributed responsibly to the 2018 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders’ Week in Papua New Guinea from November 12-18, said Deputy Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son.
APEC should uphold role in regional global connectivity: PM APEC should uphold role in regional, global connectivity: PM
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc urged the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum to carry forward its role in driving regional and global connectivity while addressing a working session within the 26th APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting on November 18.
APEC remains focus of Vietnams foreign policy: Deputy PM APEC remains focus of Vietnam’s foreign policy: Deputy PM
The Asia-Pacific, and in particular the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation, has remained a focus of Vietnam’s foreign policy, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh said at the 30th Ministerial Meeting in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, on November 15.

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