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Official Gazette

Tuesday, December 1, 2020
Government launches program to improve healthcare for the elderly Government launches program to improve healthcare for the elderly
By 2030, 85 percent of elderly people and their caretakers nationwide will have access to information on population ageing and the right to receive proper healthcare, according to the elderly healthcare program recently approved by the Prime Minister.
Nation seeks to develop livestock production Nation seeks to develop livestock production
Vietnam will industrialize, modernize and sustainably develop livestock production in order to achieve an annual production value growth rate of 3-4 percent during the 2026-30 period.
Government plans to improve energy production Government plans to improve energy production
The Government leader has recently issued a plan of action to implement the national strategy for energy development through 2030 adopted under the Party Central Committee’s Resolution 55-NQ/TW dated February 11, 2020, striving to meet the domestic energy demand and achieve the targets of the 10-year socio-economic development strategy for the 2021-30 period.
Press publishing violators to pay heavier fines Press, publishing violators to pay heavier fines
From December 1, people that publish or broadcast information in contravention of the country’s and people’s interests will face a fine of up to VND 200 million, according to Decree 119 dated October 7, on sanctioning of administrative violations in the fields of press and publishing.
Govt policy gives auto industry much-needed boost Gov't policy gives auto industry much-needed boost
More than half a billion dollars in tax returns have been awarded to firms since 2017 in a bid by the Government to boost the country's auto industry and supporting industry, according to deputy director of the General Department of Vietnam Customs Luu Manh Tuong.
New rules on purchase of duty-free goods issued New rules on purchase of duty-free goods issued
From October 15, passengers who have completed the procedures for exit or transit and passengers awaiting exit may buy duty-free goods and receive them from abroad, according to Government Decree 100 dated August 31, on trade in duty-free goods.
PM launches nationwide campaign to support businesses PM launches nationwide campaign to support businesses
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has issued Decision 1322/QD-TTg approving the national program to support businesses to improve productivity and quality of products and goods in the 2021-30 period.
Ministry of Health guides temporary supervision of foreign entries Ministry of Health guides temporary supervision of foreign entries
A document providing temporary guidance to monitor people entering Vietnam to ensure the dual goal of both preventing the COVID-19 pandemic and developing the economy has been issued.
Scheme to improve salt productivity nodded Scheme to improve salt productivity nodded
By 2025, the total salt-making area will be maintained at 14,500 hectares with an annual output of 1.5 million tons, according to Prime Minister Decision 1325/QD-TTg, approving the salt industry development scheme for the 2021-30 period.
Key economic regions urged to promote innovation for development Key economic regions urged to promote innovation for development
Key economic regions were urged to maximize their potential and competitive advantages as well as promote innovations to drive regional and national growth, according to a Government resolution on solutions to strengthen the development of key economic regions.

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