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Official Gazette

Monday, October 18, 2021
Tags: draft circular
Firms await new bank incentive policies Firms await new bank incentive policies
The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) is consulting on a draft circular for incentive policies to support firms with access to bank loans to overcome difficulties in the COVID-19 pandemic.
MOIC puts international domain names under control MOIC puts international domain names under control
International domain names would be suspended from operation or even revoked if violating Vietnam’s laws, according to a draft circular designed by the MOIC’s Vietnam Internet Network Information Center to revise the Ministry’s Circular 24 of 2015.
New method of making donations to be specified New method of making donations to be specified
Benefactors could make donations by bank transfer, instead of traditional ways such as giving donations in person to trustees or putting into donation boxes.
Draft circular aims to facilitate civil status registration Draft circular aims to facilitate civil status registration
Civil status information would be connected and shared among the electronic civil status database and national databases on population and insurance and databases of ministries, sectors and localities.
Foreigners teaching foreign languages in Vietnam to be obliged to possess appropriate certificates Foreigners teaching foreign languages in Vietnam to be obliged to possess appropriate certificates
A foreign teacher wishing to teach his mother-tongue language in Vietnam would have to possess a college or higher degree and a certificate of being trained in teaching of such language.
Domestic and overseas sellers on e-commerce platforms to be taxed Domestic and overseas sellers on e-commerce platforms to be taxed
The Ministry of Finance is working on two draft legal documents on tax administration, aiming to close current loopholes in the tax systems, especially those related to collection of tax on e-commerce and digital platform-based trading activities.
Traditional drugs to be placed under stricter quality control Traditional drugs to be placed under stricter quality control
Manufacturers would have to test the quality of medicinal materials, traditional medicaments as well as primary packaging of traditional drugs before putting them into production.
Criteria for identifying eco-industrial parks laid out Criteria for identifying eco-industrial parks laid out
An industrial park would be recognized as an eco-industrial park if enterprises located therein are aware of and apply solutions for efficient use of natural resources and cleaner production, according to a draft circular formulated by the Ministry of Planning and Investment to guide the construction of eco-industrial parks and eco-businesses.
Procedures for issuance of chip-based ID cards to be simplified Procedures for issuance of chip-based ID cards to be simplified
From the beginning of 2021, citizens would not be required to fill in declarations in paper form when applying for issuance, renewal and reissuance of chip-based ID cards, according to a draft circular prepared by the Ministry of Public Security (MPS).
Career orientation to be incorporated in primary education programs Career orientation to be incorporated in primary education programs
Career orientation, job counseling and startup assistance would be incorporated in educational programs of all levels, ranging from primary education to higher education.

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