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Wednesday, July 17, 2019
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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.
Streamlining the government apparatus: A job to be done in a determined manner Streamlining the government apparatus: A job to be done in a determined manner
The National Assembly on June 10 discussed the draft law revising a number of articles of the Law on Organization of the Government and the Law on Organization of Local Administrations. Associate Professor Dr. Le Minh Thong, who is an assistant to National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan, talks with the media on some issues of public concern relating to the reorganization of the government apparatus.
Vietnam to perfect its legal systems in compliance with new eras demand Vietnam to perfect its legal systems in compliance with new era's demand
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on June 24 attended a national science conference to explore ways of improving the Vietnamese legal system.
E-Cabinet system makes debut E-Cabinet system makes debut
An information system to manage the meetings and paperwork of the Government was put into operation on June 24. Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc chaired the first e-Cabinet meeting via the system.
Revising the Labor Codes provisions on wages: Does minimum wage mean living wage? Revising the Labor Code’s provisions on wages: Does minimum wage mean living wage?
The draft revised Labor Code, which is expected to be passed by the National Assembly this October, contains several noteworthy amendments to the current regulations on wages.
More flexible mechanism created for second-hand machinery importers More flexible mechanism created for second-hand machinery importers
The Prime Minister on April 19 approved Decision 18, prescribing the import of used machinery, equipment and technological lines, which is designed to replace Circular 23 of 2015, issued by the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST).
Business environment improves following Governments Resolution 02 Business environment improves following Government’s Resolution 02
The implementation of the Government’s Resolution 02/NQ-CP issued early this year has brought about improvements in the business environment, heard a working session on the impacts of the document held on June 12 under the chair of Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam.
Banks may assess pollution risks before granting loans Banks may assess pollution risks before granting loans
Banks will assess environmental pollution risks when granting loans to projects in some industries, according to a State Bank of Vietnam draft regulation.
New regulations open up the survey and mapping sector to foreign investment New regulations open up the survey and mapping sector to foreign investment
The Law on Survey and Mapping, adopted in 2018 and effective from the beginning of this year, contains many important provisions relating to foreign entities that participate in survey and mapping activities in the territory of Vietnam.
Vietnam looks to develop cashless payment Vietnam looks to develop cashless payment
The State Bank of Vietnam is working to complete the legal corridor and build rational mechanisms to boost cashless payments, which helps prevent corruption, money laundering, and tax invasion.

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