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Saturday, January 23, 2021
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Autonomy in higher education: Tuition fee increase must go along with training quality improvement Autonomy in higher education: Tuition fee increase must go along with training quality improvement
In early June this year, students of the Ho Chi Minh City Medicine and Pharmacy University, a public university managed by the Ministry of Education and Training, were shocked to hear that the tuition fee for the 2020-21 academic year will increase to VND 30-70 million (around USD 1,300-3,000), a significant hike from the average fee level of VND 13 million applied in the previous academic year.
Developing processing and manufacturing industry in Vietnam: perception and policy orientation Developing processing and manufacturing industry in Vietnam: perception and policy orientation
Dr. Tran Tuan Anh Member of the Party Central Committee Minister of Industry and Trade Contributions of the processing and manufacturing industry to GDP and job creation The gross domestic product (GDP) of a country is structured from different economic activities, which are normally grouped into three main economic sectors: agriculture, industry-construction and service. Agriculture and industry-construction create tangible products while services generate intangible ones. Tangible and intangible products are closely inter-related according to value chains and both bring about value for the economy. A value chain is a chain of operations that converts an idea into a specific product. After a product goes through a certain operation process, its value further increases.
Tax-related investment arbitration: a critical view from a developing countrys perspective Tax-related investment arbitration: a critical view from a developing country’s perspective
Tax avoidance strategies using offshore indirect transfer have become popular among multinational companies and caused negative impacts on developing countries. This article discusses difficulties that developing countries have been facing in the fight against tax evasion by multinational companies and suggests the way forward to prevent the abuse of investor-state dispute settlement mechanism for tax avoidance in the globe.
Vietnams economy to grow 6.8 percent in 2021: World Bank Vietnam's economy to grow 6.8 percent in 2021: World Bank
Vietnam’s prospects appear positive as the economy is projected to grow by about 6.8 percent in 2021 and, thereafter, stabilize at around 6.5 percent, according to the latest World Bank’s economic update for Vietnam “Taking Stock”.
PM Phuc: Efforts needed to build sustainable inclusive resilient future PM Phuc: Efforts needed to build sustainable, inclusive, resilient future
To overcome current challenges, countries need to stay united, build trust, intensify cooperation and share joint responsibility towards sustainable, inclusive development in which no state or body is left behind, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has said.
Forum suggests ways to bolster exports economic recovery Forum suggests ways to bolster exports, economic recovery
Boosting support for Vietnamese enterprises to capitalize on free trade agreements and engage more deeply in global supply chains is an important solution to fuel post-pandemic exports and economic recovery, the Export Forum 2020 held in Ho Chi Minh City on November 18 heard.
Vietnam good at taking advantage of crisis: WB expert Vietnam good at taking advantage of crisis: WB expert
Vietnam has been always very good at taking advantage of crisis to accelerate reforms and move faster and grow better, Jacques Morisset, World Bank Lead Economist and Program Leader for Vietnam, has said.
1000th online public service on the National Public Service Portal launched 1,000th online public service on the National Public Service Portal launched
The Government Office launched the National Reporting Platform, the Centre for Information and Directions from the Government, and the 1,000th online public service on the National Public Service Portal on August 19.
Businesses to enjoy higher deduction rate of loan interest expenses Businesses to enjoy higher deduction rate of loan interest expenses
The deduction limit of enterprises’ total loan interest expenses will be increased to 30 percent from the current 20 percent of earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA).
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.

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