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Friday, July 10, 2020
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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.
36th ASEAN Summit: Leaders Vision Statement on a Cohesive And Responsive ASEAN 36th ASEAN Summit: Leaders’ Vision Statement on a Cohesive And Responsive ASEAN
The Association of the Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) leaders on Friday participated in the 36th summit of the grouping and has adopted the “ASEAN Leaders’ Vision Statement on a Cohesive And Responsive ASEAN: Rising Above Challenges And Sustaining Growth”.
ASEAN Declaration on Human Resources Development for the Challenging World of Work ASEAN Declaration on Human Resources Development for the Challenging World of Work
Here is the full text of the ASEAN Declaration on Human Resources Development for the Challenging World of Work, which was adopted at the teleconferenced 36th ASEAN Summit on June 26.
Vietnam bolsters ASEAN cooperation in sustainable development Vietnam bolsters ASEAN cooperation in sustainable development
Vietnam, performing its roles as the ASEAN Chair in 2020 and a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council, will continue boosting cooperation in sustainable development for the goal of building a cohesive and responsive ASEAN, towards the realization of the ASEAN Community Vision 2025.
Social insurance law: overview and solutions for improvement Social insurance law: overview and solutions for improvement
Social insurance is a main pillar of the social security system in Vietnam’s socialist-oriented market economy, which plays an important role in realizing social progress and justice, improving people’s lives, and ensuring socio-political stability and national sustainable development. Proper implementation of social insurance is the duty of the entire political system and responsibility of Party organizations and administrations, socio-political organizations, businesses and people. One of the key factors for proper implementation of social insurance is policies and laws governing this social service. This article examines limitations in the current legal system on social insurance and puts forward solutions for improvement of this important system.
Official Gazette issues Nos 13-17/2020 available on May 14 2020 Official Gazette issues Nos 13-17/2020, available on May 14, 2020
New Labor Code available on Official Gazette issues Nos 125-129 of 2019 New Labor Code available on Official Gazette issues Nos 125-129 of 2019
Available on Official Gazette issues Nos 125-129 of 2019, the revised Labor Code, with 220 articles arranged in 17 chapters, contains several significant changes compared to its 2012 version.
About 700000 firms to benefit from cut in corporate income tax About 700,000 firms to benefit from cut in corporate income tax
About 700,000 enterprises are expected to enjoy a cut in corporate income tax (CIT) to between 15-17 percent from July 1 this year, down from the current rate of 20 percent.
Govt to issue lists of preferential tariffs under EVFTA Gov’t to issue lists of preferential tariffs under EVFTA
The Government is set to issue a decree on the lists of preferential export tariffs and special preferential import tariffs to implement the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) when the deal comes into force in Vietnam.
VN needs to become low-carbon economy to serve Paris Agreement: experts VN needs to become low-carbon economy to serve Paris Agreement: experts
Vietnam must continue to take “concrete climate actions” to become a low-carbon economy and comply with the global Paris Agreement, a workshop heard in Ho Chi Minh City on January 7.

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