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Official Gazette

Wednesday, August 12, 2020
Tags: service
Draft law offers more supports for Vietnamese guest workers Draft law offers more supports for Vietnamese guest workers
Vietnamese guest workers would be provided with employment placement and psychosocial counseling services when returning home after completing their overseas employment contracts.
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.
Dust-to-dawn services finally get green light Dust-to-dawn services finally get green light
From July 27, cultural, entertainment, food-catering, shopping and tourism services may be provided from 18:00 hours to 6:00 hours of the following day, according to a scheme on development of night-time economy recently approved by the Prime Minister.
Government seeks ways to complete targets amidst COVID-19 pandemic Government seeks ways to complete targets amidst COVID-19 pandemic
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc chaired a one-day regular Cabinet meeting for July on August 3, which focused on seeking measures to fulfill socio-economic goals amidst COVID-19 pandemic.
Insurance market expected to grow 20 percent Insurance market expected to grow 20 percent
Vietnam’s insurance market is expected to achieve a growth rate of more than 20 percent this year, according to Vietnam Report (VNR).
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.
Land conflicts in emerging suburban areas in Vietnam: causes and effects Land conflicts in emerging suburban areas in Vietnam: causes and effects
This article takes initial steps in understanding causes and effects of land conflicts in Vietnam after the effect of the 2003 Land Law and its subsequent amendments. It examines institutional arrangements that govern land rights security but may have created biases toward different land users upon conflicting land use purposes. The analysis also examines the values of the two available large sample surveys in Vietnam (the citizen perception-based Vietnam Provincial Governance and Public Administration Performance Index (PAPI) and the firm perception-based Provincial Competitiveness Index (PCI)) in informing potential different treatments toward citizens and firms as land users.
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.
Nation strives to better apply sustainable production consumption models Nation strives to better apply sustainable production, consumption models
By 2030, all supermarkets and shopping malls will have to use biodegradable packaging materials, according to the national program of action on sustainable production and consumption during 2021-30.

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