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Official Gazette

Tuesday, July 14, 2020
Tags: draft
NA Standing Committee convenes 46th meeting NA Standing Committee convenes 46th meeting
The National Assembly Standing Committee (NASC) opened its 46th meeting in Hanoi on July 13 under the chair of NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan.
Vietnam wishes to further promote cashless payment Vietnam wishes to further promote cashless payment
The first “Cashless Day” of Vietnam was held on June 16 with a series of events designed to encourage non-cash payment in the country.
Business registration procedures to be linked among state agencies Business registration procedures to be linked among state agencies
The Ministry of Planning and Investment is working on a draft decree allowing state management agencies in charge of enterprise registration, labor, insurance and taxation to coordinate with one another in shortening the time of carrying out procedures related to business startups.
New rules on work permits for foreigners proposed New rules on work permits for foreigners proposed
Foreigners who enter Vietnam to work as specialists, managers, executive officers or technical workers for less than 20 days would be exempted from work permits.
Central bank allows eKYC for online opening of payment accounts Central bank allows eKYC for online opening of payment accounts
Banks may apply an electronic Know-your-Client (eKYC) process to open payment accounts, instead of the traditional face-to-face one.
International football betting via e-wallets and mobile money permitted International football betting via e-wallets and mobile money permitted
Bettors might use bank accounts, e-wallets and prepaid telecoms accounts to pay for their bets on horse and greyhound races and international football matches.
NA passes four laws debates two drafts NA passes four laws, debates two drafts
The 14th National Assembly continued its ninth working day of the second stage of the ongoing ninth session in Hanoi on June 17 under the chair of NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan.
Socio-economic issues heat up agenda of NAs ninth session Socio-economic issues heat up agenda of NA’s ninth session
Legislators on June 15 scrutinized the supplementary assessment of the implementation of the National Assembly’s resolution on the socio-economic development plan and State budget in 2019 and early 2020.
Law expected to better protect Vietnamese guest workers Law expected to better protect Vietnamese guest workers
Clear and detailed regulations are needed to strictly punish those who abuse labor export policies to make illegal profits, National Assembly deputies said on June 10 when discussing in groups the draft revised law on Vietnamese guest workers.
Schools could close on bad air days: MNRE Schools could close on bad air days: MNRE
Vietnam may order schools to shut down on days when the air quality is poor, according to the draft law revising the 2014 Law on Environment Protection.

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