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No immediate Brexit impact on UK trade: expert No immediate Brexit impact on UK trade: expert

Great Britain's exit from the European Union (EU) will not immediately affect trade relations between Viet Nam and Britain, an official from the Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM) said.


National CPI reaches 5-year high in June National CPI reaches 5-year high in June

Viet Nam's consumer price index (CPI) rose by 0.46 per cent month-on-month in June, the highest June increase recorded over the last five years, the General Statatistics Office (GSO) announced yesterday.


Unbalanced property market development fears Unbalanced property market development fears

Early alarm bells have been rung about the potential unbalanced development in supply and demand in the realty market.


Decrees must help businesses: PM Decrees must help businesses: PM

New decrees are to liberate productive forces, facilitate businesses and people, and drive development, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said yesterday.



New Circular 83 outlines investment tax incentives New Circular 83 outlines investment tax incentives

(Jul 20, 2016)

The finance ministry issued Circular No. 83/2016/TT-BTC ("Circular 83") on June 17, 2016. It guides the implementation of investment tax incentives prescribed in the Investment Law and Government decree No. 118/2015/ND-CP, which details and regulates several articles of the Investment Law.

Get copyright protection on the internet

The acts of copying and cropping articles, images and videos posted on official websites of organisations or individuals, might be subject to administrative and even criminal sanctions for  copyright infringement.

You set up a firm. Now what?

To avoid fines for inadequate compliance with provisions of the law, PLF suggests newly-established enterprises should pay heed to the following issues:

Foreign language contract laws vary in VN

In civil and commercial agreements, the parties to the contract may choose Vietnamese or other foreign languages to be the language of contracts. An exception applies in cases where specialised laws may require the contract to be written (or to have a copy) in Vietnamese.

What businesses can and can't do when cutting jobs

What businesses can and can't do when cutting jobs

Negotiating contracts to limit risks

Risks arising from defective and rejected goods regularly occur in international trade, but parties can limit their risks by negotiating contracts.

Foreign investors are interested in opening up VN theatre businesses

Foreign investors are entitled to operate a theatre business in Viet Nam. The regulations on the type of business entity, conditions or the State's incentives should be taken into consideration when investing in this sector.

State strengthens imported food product safety controls

To strengthen safety controls for imported food products, the Ministry of Health (MOH) issued Circular No 52/2015/TT-BYT, dated December 21, 2015.

PM calls for business friendly decrees

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc urged ministries to hasten the process of drafting decrees providing guidelines for investment and business activities, under Dispatch 789/TTg-PL that he signed last weekend.

Education sector poses risks

Education is an attractive sector for foreign investors. However, investors should be aware of the opportunities and the challenges in investing in the sector.

Lawyers association inaugurates arbitration centre

The Viet Nam Lawyers Association inaugurated a commercial arbitration centre in Ha Noi on April 21.

Reverie Saigon spa named among world's bestReverie Saigon spa named among world's best

The Reverie Saigon's The Spa has been named among CNN's 10 best new spas in the world based on service, treatments, amenities and ambience. 

Ministry outlines plan to support enterprisesMinistry outlines plan to support enterprises

To implement the Government's Resolution 35/NQ-CP to support and develop enterprises by 2020, the Ministry of Industry and Trade would have to amend, add and abolish regulations on import and export licences, market management, competition and the part supplying industry. Minister Tran Tuan Anh speaks to the Vietnam News Agency about those issues.

Banks take bond path to liquidity and capital Banks take bond path to liquidity and capital

At its annual general meeting in 2016, the National Citizen Bank (NCB) approved a plan to increase its chartered capital by issuing bonds worth VND1 trillion (US$44.44 million) with covered warrants. The bonds will have a three-year tenor and a coupon rate of 9.5 per cent.

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