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Official Gazette

Tuesday, July 14, 2020
Changes in visas for travel to border or coastal economic areas Changes in visas for travel to border or coastal economic areas
The Government has issued Decree No 75/2020/ND-CP with detailed regulations on adopting the Law on Entry, Exit, Transit, and Residence of Foreigners in Vietnam, also known as Immigration Law 2019, which aims to attract foreign investment.
New rule to facilitate community reintegration of released inmates New rule to facilitate community reintegration of released inmates
To be-released inmates will be provided with psychological counseling by detention facilities two months before they completely serve their prison sentences, according to Decree 49 recently enacted by the Government.
Environmental protection charge for wastewater to rise from next year Environmental protection charge for wastewater to rise from next year
The Government on May 6 issued Decree 53 prescribing environmental protection charge for wastewater, which replaces Decree 154 of 2016.
New rules on coordination in resolving international investment disputes New rules on coordination in resolving international investment disputes
The Prime Minister has recently signed a decision promulgating the Regulation on coordination in resolution of international investment disputes, against the backdrop that Vietnam’s trade and investment ties with the global economy continue to deepen.
Ethnic groups with very small populations to enjoy top incentives Ethnic groups with very small populations to enjoy top incentives
By 2025, the rate of underweight and malnourished under-five children in ethnic groups with very small populations will be reduced to below 20 percent, according to a program recently released by the Prime Minister.
Management of international emergency aid for disaster relief to be tightened Management of international emergency aid for disaster relief to be tightened
The Government has recently issued Decree 50, requiring the receipt, management and use of international emergency aid for disaster victims to be carried out in an open, transparent, timely and effective manner.
Online processing of administrative formalities to be intensified Online processing of administrative formalities to be intensified
Administrative procedures carried out online will have the same legal validity as those completed by other methods, according to a decree recently issued by the Government.
Vietnam eyes GDP growth of 7 percent in next five years Vietnam eyes GDP growth of 7 percent in next five years
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on April 13 issued Directive No. 18/CT-TTg on building a socio-economic development plan for the 2021-25 period.
Tax and land rental break decreed Tax and land rental break decreed
The Government on April 8 issued Decree 41 approving the extension of deadlines for payment of some taxes and land rentals in order to support businesses suffering the COVID-19 pandemic.
Online administrative procedures improved to save time cost Online administrative procedures improved to save time, cost
Administrative procedures conducted online have the same legal validity as other forms, according to Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s Decree No 45/2020/ND-CP.

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