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Official Gazette

Friday, February 26, 2021
National Strategy for Industry 4.0 introduced National Strategy for Industry 4.0 introduced
The Prime Minister has recently issued the National Strategy for the Industry 4.0 until 2030 to fulfill targets set forth in the Politburo’s Resolution 52-NQ/TW that outlines policies guiding Vietnam’s active involvement in the revolution.
New multidimensional poverty line for 2022-25 announced New multidimensional poverty line for 2022-25 announced
The Government has recently issued Decree 07/2021/ND-CP on multidimensional poverty line for the 2022-2025 period. Accordingly, the norms for measuring multidimensional poverty line for 2021 remain unchanged as the Government extends the implementation of Decision 59 dated November 19, 2015, on multidimensional poverty line for 2016-20.
National strategy for AI research and application approved National strategy for AI research and application approved
The nation sets forth a target of being among top 4 in ASEAN and top 50 in the world in the field of artificial intelligence (AI) research, development and application by 2030, according to a national strategy for AI research, development and application through 2030, which was approved by Prime Minister in Decision 127/QD-TTg
National program on hi-tech development launched National program on hi-tech development launched
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has recently signed a decision on the national program on high technology development through 2030, which aims to develop and master 20 prioritized technologies in different sectors.
PM launches legal aid program for SMEs during 2021-25 PM launches legal aid program for SMEs during 2021-25
By 2025, at least 30 percent of small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and 60 percent of their legal aid providers will be provided with legal retraining so that they will be able to mitigate their legal risks during business operation, according to Prime Minister Decision 81/QD-TTg, approving a legal aid program for SMEs in the 2021-2025 period.
National program to support businesses in technology innovation National program to support businesses in technology innovation
Enterprises will be assisted in technology transfer and innovation to turn out products of quality and high added value, according to a decision recently inked by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc to issue the National Technology Innovation Program through 2030.
Action program to promote all-round development of children Action program to promote all-round development of children
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc recently signed off a national ten-year action plan for children to ensure their rights and all-round development and while creating a safe, healthy, and friendly environment for them to live.
Healthcare for female employees further guided Healthcare for female employees further guided
Female workers with under-12-month infants will be entitled to a 60-minute break per day to breastfeed them, pump and store breast milk, and rest while receiving full wages under their labor contracts.
Government issues new rules on foreign workers in Vietnam Government issues new rules on foreign workers in Vietnam
The Government recently issued Decree No 152/2020/ND-CP featuring regulations on foreigners working in Vietnam and the recruitment and management of Vietnamese working for foreign organizations and individuals in the country.
Govt targets to reduce road fatality by at least 5 percent annually Gov’t targets to reduce road fatality by at least 5 percent annually
Fatalities and injuries caused by traffic accidents are set to drop by 5-10 percent annually in the next decade, according to the national strategy for assurance of road traffic order and safety during 2021-30, with a vision toward 2045.