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Official Gazette

Monday, October 18, 2021
Draft aims at improving quality of foreign cooperation in education Draft aims at improving quality of foreign cooperation in education
The Ministry of Education and Training has recently released a draft decree revising Decree 86 of 2018, focusing on regulations on management of joint education programs toward higher efficiency and transparency.
Ten laws to be revised to better facilitate investment activities Ten laws to be revised to better facilitate investment activities
The Ministry of Justice has proposed a draft law revising ten laws concerning investment, aiming to remove obstacles and speed up investment activities.
Measures to control international e-commerce orders drafted Measures to control international e-commerce orders drafted
Customers who buy goods via international e-commerce platforms would not be required to pay import duty for goods valued at VND 1 million (USD 43.8) or under but each may enjoy duty exemption for at most one order per day and four orders per month.
Vietnam hopes to be able to produce 30 types of vaccines Vietnam hopes to be able to produce 30 types of vaccines
By 2030, Vietnam would master production technologies of 30 types of vaccines and be capable of producing at least 20 types and all domestically developed vaccines would meet international standards and may compete in the international market.
Code of conduct for artists proposed Code of conduct for artists proposed
A draft code of conduct for individuals engaged in performing art activities has been formulated by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism with a view to drawing an ethical framework for artists not only in professional activities but also when participating in social activities or joining social networks.
Five-year restructuring plan aims to improve national economic competitiveness Five-year restructuring plan aims to improve national economic competitiveness
The Ministry of Planning and Investment has said that it is coordinating with relevant ministries, agencies and localities to build a national economic restructuring plan for the 2021-2025 period, with an aim to creating a breakthrough change in the growth model towards higher productivity, quality and competitiveness.
Firms await new bank incentive policies Firms await new bank incentive policies
The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) is consulting on a draft circular for incentive policies to support firms with access to bank loans to overcome difficulties in the COVID-19 pandemic.
MOIC puts international domain names under control MOIC puts international domain names under control
International domain names would be suspended from operation or even revoked if violating Vietnam’s laws, according to a draft circular designed by the MOIC’s Vietnam Internet Network Information Center to revise the Ministry’s Circular 24 of 2015.
Content aggregator websites to be placed under stricter management Content aggregator websites to be placed under stricter management
Content aggregator websites would be permitted to cite news and articles accurately from official newspapers but no sooner than 30 minutes after the original information is published but must reach agreements with press agencies that produce such news and articles.
Civil liability insurance to be compulsory in construction investment Civil liability insurance to be compulsory in construction investment
Construction contractors would have to purchase civil liability insurance for third parties, apart from insurance for workers working on construction sites as currently. Insurance premiums would be included in production and business expenses.

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