PVN tops local enterprise revenue PVN tops local enterprise revenue

The National Oil and Gas Group (PVN) has been named as Viet Nam's largest company in terms of revenue, the VNR500 report announced yesterday.

Ha Noi's red books' issuance reaches record high Ha Noi's red books' issuance reaches record high

Data from Ha Noi Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) show that the capital city has issued more than 40,000 house ownership certificates, or red books, this year.

Flappy Bird creator among top Internet millionaires: website Flappy Bird creator among top Internet millionaires: website

American entertainment website TheRichest has listed Nguyen Ha Dong, the Vietnamese creator of the Flappy Bird game, among the top 10 Internet millionaires who made money out of thin air.

Pilot project allows people to fuel cars themselves Pilot project allows people to fuel cars themselves

Car drivers can now fuel their vehicles themselves, as part of a pilot project that began at two filling stations in Ha Noi on December 1.

MoF recommends fee, levy changes MoF recommends fee, levy changes

(Dec 18, 2014)

The Ministry of Finance (MoF) proposed to omit or adjust 22 fees and four levies in the draft of the Law of Fees and Levies.

Some foreign employees no longer need permits to work in Viet Nam

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) issued Circular No. 41/2014/TT-BCT (5 November 2014) on bases and procedures for determining that a foreign employee internally transferring within an enterprise belonging to one of eleven services in the list of service commitments of Viet Nam on the WTO (Service Commitment List) is not required to obtain a work permit.

Foreign investors get new guidelines

Foreign investors must be committed to a long-term attachment in terms of interest in domestic credit institutions, if they want to buy stakes and become strategic investors of these organisations.

Protecting rights during export, import entrustment

The entrustment of export and import of goods usually causes disputes between the mandator and mandatory.

Decree boosts SOE supervision

The implementation of strategies and plans and the progress of investment projects, as well as violations committed by State-owned enterprises (SOEs), must be reported regularly to ministries and provincial authorities in charge.

Investment Law decree coming soon

The first decree of the Law on Public Investment will soon be issued, Minister of Planning and Investment Bui Quang Vinh said during last week's Viet Nam Development Partnership Forum (VDBF).

A synthesis of regulations on wage payments

Paying wages to employees is one of the most basic obligations of the employer. However in principle, the different forms of wage payment as well as payroll calculation methods still often confuse enterprises.

Foreign ownership rule welcomed

The National Assembly's approval of the long-awaited amendments to the Housing Law on November 25 is more significant than previously thought and marks a strong step towards opening up the Viet Nam real estate market to overseas investment, property consultant CBRE Viet Nam has said in a press release.

VN to prioritise investment in 58 hi-tech sectors

Viet Nam will prioritise investment and development of 172 advanced technology sectors, according to a decision approved recently by the Prime Minister.

Entrustment principles laid out

The State Bank of Viet Nam (SBV) issued Circular No 30/2014/TT-NHNN (November 6, 2014) on entrustment and taking entrustment of credit institutions and the branches of foreign banks.

Failure to register franchising operations could attract sanctions

GlobalVue has ranked Viet Nam as one of the top 10 potential markets for franchise ventures in 2013.

FDI info system launchedFDI info system launched

Director o the Ministry ofPlanning and Investment's Foreign Investment Agency Do Nhat Hoang spoke to Dau Tu (Investment) newspaper about how the new national information system for foreign investment would benefit investors.

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