Registration of nationality and rights for aircraft required
(Aug 31, 2015)
Aircraft owned by Vietnamese organisations or individuals and those
lease-purchased or leased without crews for 24 months or longer must be
registered as Vietnamese to operate in Viet Nam.
It is necessary to tweak the criteria for classification of State-owned
enterprises (SOEs) to speed up their equitisation and improve their
efficiency, a workshop in Ha Noi on August 28 heard.
Internal regulations, along with the Company Charter, serve as a
practical tool to administer the internal activities of joint stock
companies, some of whose characteristics are deemed quite distinct.
On June 23, 2015, the Ministry of Labour, Invalids
and Social Affairs promulgated Circular No 23/2015/TT-BLDTBXH (Circular
23) stipulating a number of articles on wages of Decree No
49/2013/ND-CP. The circular came into effect on August 8, 2015.
In Viet Nam, the first ."vn" domain name was registered in 1997 and the
quantity of ."vn" domain names has rapidly increased. There were 286,561
registered items by September, 2014 (source: APTLD Member Statistics
and Growth Report).
The Law on Import-Export Duties, which took effect in 2006, has had a
positive impact but it needs to be revised to reflect the country's
continuing economic international integration, Vu Ngoc Anh, deputy
general director of the General Department of Viet Nam Customs, has
A decree to guide implementation of the Enterprise Law is expected to be
issued this month, a Ministry of Planning and Investment official said
amid complaints from businesses that the law's implementation is being
up held due to lack of clarity.
The Ministry of Transport has collected comments from policy-makers,
experts, organisations and individuals on a draft to amend decree No
93/2013/-ND-CP on administrative punishment of inland waterway traffic.
Under the new Circular No 11/2015/TT-BKHCN, apart from the main
sanctions, additional penalties and remedial measures shall be imposed
on enterprises, depending on the nature and severity of their
On June 22, 2015, the finance ministry issued Circular 96/2015/TT-BTC,
guiding the corporate income tax regime in Decree 12/2015/ND-CP ("Decree
12") of the government, dated February 12, 2015.
Ever since Viet Nam joined the World Trade Organisation (WTO) on January
11, 2007, foreign investors have been allowed to co-operate with
Vietnamese advertising firms through joint ventures or business
co-operation contracts (BCC).