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Official Gazette

Friday, August 14, 2020
Tags: 2019
Penal liability of corporate legal persons for wildlife-related crimes Penal liability of corporate legal persons for wildlife-related crimes
The 2015 Penal Code prescribes heavy fines for corporate legal persons’ crimes violating regulations on management and protection of endangered, precious and rare wild animals, ranging from VND 300 million to VND 15 billion. This shows that Vietnam is always aware of the nature and danger of these crimes to the ecological environment.
PM Nguyen Xuan Phucs message on ASEANs anniversary PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s message on ASEAN's anniversary
Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has delivered a message on the occasion of the 53rd founding anniversary of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the 25th anniversary of Vietnam’s admission to the bloc.
Businesses to enjoy higher deduction rate of loan interest expenses Businesses to enjoy higher deduction rate of loan interest expenses
The deduction limit of enterprises’ total loan interest expenses will be increased to 30 percent from the current 20 percent of earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA).
Central bank to pilot fintech operations Central bank to pilot fintech operations
The State Bank of Vietnam is planning to apply on a pilot basis a regulatory sandbox allowing fintech companies to provide some banking services from 2021.
PM: EVFTA like an expressway bringing EU Vietnam closer PM: EVFTA like an expressway bringing EU, Vietnam closer
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc chaired a video conference on August 6 regarding the implementation of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), during which he described the deal as a broad and modern expressway bringing the EU and Vietnam closer together.
Foreign direct investment into Vietnam surges in July Foreign direct investment into Vietnam surges in July
Vietnam attracted USD 3.15 billion in foreign direct investment and capital for share purchases in July, representing a rise of 79.8 percent against the same period last year and 76.2 percent against June, reported the Foreign Investment Agency under the Ministry of Planning and Investment.
Steering Committee for Vietnam-China Bilateral Cooperation holds 12th meeting Steering Committee for Vietnam-China Bilateral Cooperation holds 12th meeting
Vietnam and China defined major tasks in the time ahead to beef up their comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership in a sustainable way, during the 12th meeting of the Steering Committee for Vietnam-China Bilateral Cooperation held in the form of teleconferencing on July 21.
Online meeting talks post-2025 ASEAN Community Vision Online meeting talks post-2025 ASEAN Community Vision
In Vietnam’s capacity as the ASEAN Chair, Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Quoc Dung on July 20 chaired an online inter-sectoral meeting of ASEAN senior officials to discuss orientations to building post-2025 ASEAN Community Vision.
Kien Giang province - a bright spot in foreign investment attraction in the southern delta Kien Giang province - a bright spot in foreign investment attraction in the southern delta
According to the Kien Giang Department of Planning and Investment, the province currently hosts 53 foreign direct investment (FDI) projects from 19 countries and territories which have a total capital of USD 2.75 billion. These projects are specialized in tourism, agriculture, processing, manufacturing, trade and services.
Official Gazette issues Nos 37-40/2020 issued on July 15 2020 Official Gazette issues Nos 37-40/2020, issued on July 15, 2020

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