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Friday, August 14, 2020
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Domestic enterprises need protection from takeovers: experts Domestic enterprises need protection from takeovers: experts
Vietnamese businesses reeling under financial stress due to the COVID-19 pandemic have become vulnerable to foreign takeovers and need the Government’s support, according to experts.
Vietnams exports surge in four months despite pandemic Vietnam’s exports surge in four months despite pandemic
Vietnam’s export value saw a year-on-year increase of nearly 5 percent to an estimated USD 82.94 billion in the first four months of this year despite the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the General Statistics Office.
Vietnam extends visa waiver for nationals of 8 countries Vietnam extends visa waiver for nationals of 8 countries
Vietnam will extend visa waivers for citizens of Russia, Japan, South Korea, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland and Belarus until December 31, 2022, the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism has announced.
EVFTA: new push for economic growth EVFTA: new push for economic growth
The EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) has recently been signed amidst the sound Vietnam-EU partnership, especially in economy and trade. This is a comprehensive and high-quality deal which has taken into consideration differences in development levels between the two sides, Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh said in an interview granted to the Vietnam News Agency.
FDI commitments to Vietnam hit four-year high FDI commitments to Vietnam hit four-year high
Foreign direct investment pledged to Vietnam in the first five months of this year hit a four-year high of USD16.74 billion, a Foreign Investment Agency report has shown.
Toward a more effective financial disclosure system in Vietnam: a discussion on the draft revised Law on Anti-Corruption Toward a more effective financial disclosure system in Vietnam: a discussion on the draft revised Law on Anti-Corruption
While an effective financial disclosure system requiring politicians and public officials to report on their assets and incomes can help detect and prevent corrupt practices, it can also help build public confidence and trust in the integrity of politicians and the public service.
New Competition Law: transformation from per se to rule of reason approach New Competition Law: transformation from per se to rule of reason approach
The Competition Law that came into force on July 1, 2005, was the very first important milestone in the process of creating a legal framework for fair competition in Vietnam. Unfortunately, both domestic and international business environments have been changing significantly since the promulgation of the Law in 2004. There is strong demand for Vietnamese companies to participate deeply in new global value chains. The 4th Industrial Revolution has facilitated the emergence of new business models that the current Competition Law fails to regulate. Those business modes have changed the market structure and directly affected competition. Therefore, comprehensive revision of the 2004 Competition Law is practically necessary to not only overcome its limitations and shortcomings but also take full advantage of opportunities of economic integration as well as the 4th Industrial Revolution.
Laws and law enforcement on bribery of foreign public officials: international practices and applications for Vietnam Laws and law enforcement on bribery of foreign public officials: international practices and applications for Vietnam
Vietnam has increasingly been taking part in economic integration and globalization. In such a context, there is an emerging trend of investment by domestic investors in other countries, which may create risks of bribery of foreign public officials or international organizations to obtain commercial advantages in international investments.
Ministry proposes three options for birth rate adjustment Ministry proposes three options for birth rate adjustment
Flexibly applying the two-child policy, mobilizing each couple to have just one child or two children, and permitting each couple to decide on the number of babies are the three options proposed by the Ministry of Health (MOH) in a draft population law.
Parliamentarians prepare for meeting Parliamentarians prepare for meeting
National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan on January 8 chaired a meeting to review the preparation of the 26th Annual Meeting of the Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF-26).

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