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Wednesday, May 19, 2021
Tags: business environment
PCI 2020: Local authorities urged to improve transparency accountability PCI 2020: Local authorities urged to improve transparency, accountability
The report on Provincial Competitiveness Index (PCI) in 2020 acknowledged efforts in administrative reform of all 63 provinces and centrally-run cities, but the business circle still wants local administrations at all levels to further improve their transparency and accountability.
Vietnam adapts social security law to Industrial Revolution 4.0 Vietnam adapts social security law to Industrial Revolution 4.0
Dr. Le Thanh Binh Ho Chi Minh National Politics Academy Social security law constitutes a crucial factor contributing to the materialization of socio-political stability and sustainable development objectives. When manual labor is replaced by automation in the economy and robots replace men in various fields, millions of laborers in the world would find themselves unemployed, thus leading to a deeper social class division. Therefore, social security law should be reformed in conformity with such pillars as the Social Insurance Law, Health Insurance Law, Employment Law and Labor Code in order to assist laborers to be adaptable to Industrial Revolution 4.0.
Index for administrative procedure compliance costs in 2020 released Index for administrative procedure compliance costs in 2020 released
An annual report on the index for administrative procedure compliance costs in 2020 (APCI 2020) was released at a press conference on March 17 chaired by Minister and Chairman of the Government Office Mai Tien Dung, who is also Chairman of the Prime Minister’s Advisory Council for Administrative Procedure Reform.
E-government development among outstanding achievements of Vietnam: PM E-government development among outstanding achievements of Vietnam: PM
One of the highlights in the e-government building of Vietnam in the last two years is the inauguration of the National Public Service Portal on December 9, 2019, reported the Government Office at a meeting of the National Committee for E-Government on March 10.
Private firms need more institutional support Private firms need more institutional support
Private enterprises do not need money but institutional support to enjoy a stable and safe business environment, bringing them equality and respect. Vu Tien Loc, Chairman of the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI), made the statement at a recent conference held in the northern province of Quang Ninh.
Govt. proceeds with economic development national competitiveness improvement solutions Govt. proceeds with economic development, national competitiveness improvement solutions
Right on the first day of the year, the Government adopted two resolutions, coded 01/NQ-CP and 02/NQ-CP, on major tasks and solutions for implementation of the 2021 socio-economic development plan and improvement of the business environment and national competitiveness.
PM launches legal aid program for SMEs during 2021-25 PM launches legal aid program for SMEs during 2021-25
By 2025, at least 30 percent of small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and 60 percent of their legal aid providers will be provided with legal retraining so that they will be able to mitigate their legal risks during business operation, according to Prime Minister Decision 81/QD-TTg, approving a legal aid program for SMEs in the 2021-2025 period.
Hanoi a bright spot in FDI attraction Hanoi a bright spot in FDI attraction
Hanoi has attracted around USD 25 billion in foreign direct investment over the last five years, with priority given to quality and sustainable development, figures show.
Database on recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments in Vietnam launched Database on recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments in Vietnam launched
The Ministry of Justice on September 25 held a workshop to release the database on recognition and enforcement in Vietnam of foreign courts’ judgments and rulings and foreign arbitral awards.
Government sets goals for industrial development in next decade Government sets goals for industrial development in next decade
By 2030, the industrial sector will make up over 40 percent of the national GDP, in which processing and manufacturing account for 30 percent.

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