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Friday, September 18, 2020
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Making ceramics in Bat Trang traditional craft village Making ceramics in Bat Trang traditional craft village
Located on the left bank of the Red River and about 13 kilometers to the southeast of the capital city, Bat Trang ceramics village in Gia Lam rural district of Hanoi has become one of the country’s famous tourist destinations for its well-known pottery and porcelain products.
Non-stop toll collection to be implemented nationwide Non-stop toll collection to be implemented nationwide
All toll plazas would be required to have automated lanes for non-stop toll collection, according to a draft decision on non-stop electronic toll collection recently released by the Ministry of Transport.
Legislation on environmental protection tax - limitations and solutions for improvement Legislation on environmental protection tax - limitations and solutions for improvement
The 2010 Law on Environmental Protection Tax and guiding documents have provided an important economic instrument in protecting the environment in Vietnam. However, being the first of its kind, this Law still reveals some limitations affecting its effectiveness. This article highlights the loopholes related to the tax bases and proposes solutions for improvement.
Public procurement rules enacted for CPTPP implementation Public procurement rules enacted for CPTPP implementation
Procurement agencies would have to provide equal treatment for goods, services and contractors from all member states of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) as they do for Vietnamese contractors.
NAs second working day focuses on education architecture laws NA’s second working day focuses on education, architecture laws
The National Assembly discussed the draft revisions of the Law on Education and the Law on Architecture at the ongoing seventh session in Hanoi on May 21.
Governance weaker than public service delivery: The 2017 PAPI shows Governance weaker than public service delivery: The 2017 PAPI shows
Nine years after the first pilot and seven years after the first nationwide implementation, PAPI has become an increasingly reliable and trusted source of data on how well local governments in Vietnam perform in the eyes of citizens.
Retention of title under current civil law Retention of title under current civil law
Retention of title, a measure to secure performance of obligations, is one of novel contents of the 2015 Civil Code. In this article, the author analyzes the Code’s provisions concerning retention of title, the right to reclaim property and effect for a third party, and makes recommendations for future improvement.
Dong Ho paintings "Dong Ho" paintings
Dong Ho is a small village by the Duong river, at the heartland of the former Kinh Bac (Northern Culture) region, especially known for its people's craft of making traditional paintings on do, a kind of hand‑made coarse paper.
Imported used car duty to be doubled Imported used car duty to be doubled
Traders would have to pay an extra USD 5,000 of import duty to bring a used car with nine seats or less into Vietnam, if a draft decree recently proposed by the Ministry of Finance is approved.
Mang hoa a unique ceremony of the La Ha Mang hoa, a unique ceremony of the La Ha
Mang hoa is an important festival for the La Ha, a Kadai language ethnic group living in the northern mountainous provinces of Lai Chau and Son La.

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