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Official Gazette

Wednesday, November 20, 2019
Tags: social insurance
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.
Official Gazette issues Nos 44-48/2019 published on August 19 2019 Official Gazette issues Nos 44-48/2019, published on August 19, 2019
Corporate liability for offenses against the economic management order in Vietnam Corporate liability for offenses against the economic management order in Vietnam
The 2015 Penal Code (revised in 2017) (the Code) is Vietnam’s first and only code that holds commercial legal persons criminally liable for committing criminal acts. This is a breakthrough in the country’s criminal justice policy and leads to a substantial change in the general perception about crime and punishment. It also applies various penalties to commercial legal persons found liable for crimes[1], including three principal penalties (fine, suspension from operation, and termination of operation), three additional penalties (prohibition from doing business or operating in certain areas, prohibition from raising capital, and fine, when not imposed as a principal penalty), and five judicial measures (confiscation of objects and money directly related to the crime; return of property, redress of or compensation for damage; coerced public apology; coerced restoration to the original state; and coerced application of measures to redress and prevent further consequences).
New rule paves way for SME development New rule paves way for SME development
With a view to strengthening the capacity of small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), the Government on May 10 issued Decree 39, prescribing the establishment and operation of the SME Development Fund.
Finance ministry proposes cutting CIT for SMEs Finance ministry proposes cutting CIT for SMEs
The Ministry of Finance (MOF) has recently proposed reducing corporate income tax (CIT) rates for small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to 15-17 percent from the current 20 percent.
Vietnam Cuba share experience in policymaking Vietnam, Cuba share experience in policymaking
Vietnamese National Assembly Vice Chairman Uong Chu Luu has met with Vice President of the State Council and Comptroller General of Cuba Gladys Bejerano Portela and Vice President of the Council of Ministers Marino Murillo as part his working visit to the Caribbean nation.
Compulsory social insurance for foreign workers: A must in the era of economic integration Compulsory social insurance for foreign workers: A must in the era of economic integration
The policy on compulsory social insurance for foreign workers was introduced in Vietnam for the first time in October last year under Government Decree 143 of 2018. Dinh Huy Hung, Deputy Director of the Premium Collection Department under the Vietnam Social Security (VSS), talks with the Doi Song & Phap Luat newspaper about initial results of the new policy.
Official Gazette issues Nos 03-06/2019 issued on April 25 2019 Official Gazette issues Nos 03-06/2019, issued on April 25, 2019
Enlightening the shadow economy: why and how Enlightening the shadow economy: why and how
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has recently signed a scheme on measuring non-observed economic activities, with a view to drawing a clearer and more comprehensive picture of the national economy.
Law amending 37 planning-related laws Law amending 37 planning-related laws
The Law amending 37 laws related to the Planning Law (the Law) was passed at the sixth session of the 14th National Assembly in November last year.

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