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Friday, September 18, 2020
Tags: legal framework
New circular helps perfect financial products and stock market: expert New circular helps perfect financial products and stock market: expert
The State Securities Commission’s draft circular to replace an older one on the guidelines for securities trading is in line with modern trends, perfecting financial products and their diversities, adjusting trading time to suit the needs of domestic and foreign investors, said an expert.
Vietnam China celebrate 20th anniversary of land border treaty signing Vietnam, China celebrate 20th anniversary of land border treaty signing
Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh and Chinese State Counsellor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi on August 23 co-chaired a ceremony to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the signing of the Vietnam-China Land Border Treaty at Mong Cai International Border Gate in the northern province of Quang Ninh.
Interest groups must not profit from States assets: Deputy PM Interest groups must not profit from State’s assets: Deputy PM
Stopping interest groups from buying State assets at below market prices is a top priority, said Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh at a meeting with Government officials on August 10 on the equitisation and recall of State capital from State-owned enterprises (SOE).
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.
All activities in Hoang Sa Truong Sa without Vietnams permission void: Spokeswoman All activities in Hoang Sa, Truong Sa without Vietnam's permission void: Spokeswoman
Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Le Thi Thu Hang highlighted Vietnam’s viewpoint that all activities in its Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagos without permission of the country are void and not conducive to peace, security and stability in the East Sea, and that Vietnam resolutely protests those.
Vietnam fulfills international commitments as EVFTA takes effect Vietnam fulfills international commitments as EVFTA takes effect
Vietnam will continue to fulfill its international commitments so that it can take full advantage of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and recover its economy amid a resurgence of COVID-19 pandemic.
Has Vietnam banned the wildlife trade to curb the risk of future pandemics? Has Vietnam banned the wildlife trade to curb the risk of future pandemics?
On July 23, 2020, the Prime Minister issued Directive 29 on urgent solutions to manage wildlife. This has been largely reported in the global media as a widespread ban on wildlife trade in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Vietnam welcomes East Sea stance in line with intl law Vietnam welcomes East Sea stance in line with int'l law
The Vietnamese Ministry of Foreign Affairs on July 15 issued a statement, saying that Vietnam welcomes other countries’ stance on the East Sea (internationally known as the South China Sea) issue in line with international law.
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.
Legal framework being improved to implement EVFTA Legal framework being improved to implement EVFTA
Tax policies are being specified while customs procedures simplified to improve the legal framework to facilitate the European Union - Vietnam Free Trade Agreement enforcement.

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