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New land incentive policies in special economic zones still scratched at different thresholds

New land incentive policies in special economic zones still scratched at different thresholds

There are many updates related to land incentive policies in the latest report of the National Assembly Law Committee on revising the draft law of Special Administrative-Economic Units (SEUs).

Legal frame on special administrative economic zones drafted on track

The drafting board regarded the proposed special administrative-economic model for Vietnam to be a combination of Chinese and Korean models.

Decree No.71: Transparent legal frame to raise a corporate governance of PICs

The Vietnamese Government has lately issued a new decree on corporate governance guidance for public interest companies (PICs), attracting attention from leaders of these large companies.

Foreigners may be permitted to open saving accounts in local currency

According to the draft circular of the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV), non-resident foreigners can deposit savings in both local and foreign currency at commercial banks, a positive move not only to limit speculation in the market but also guarantee legal reights for non-residents presenting in Vietnam.

Deputies critical of draft Forest Law

National Assembly deputies said on Monday that the Law on Forest Protection and Development had not clearly identified responsibility for forest protection nor encouraged people to participate seriously in protecting the country’s trees.

Lawyers challenge Hanoi’s plan to ban motorbikes

'The city seems to be focusing more on imposing a ban than offering a real solution.'

Vietnamese lawmakers back new tourism fund, reject controversial hotel surcharge

Tourism officials have been blaming a dearth of cash on ineffective PR efforts.

Ministry drops ball on draft car recall decree

A draft decree on auto manufacturing, assembling, importing, and maintenance and warranty business recently publicised by the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) is concerning industry insiders.

MoF to publish names of errant privatised SOEs

The Ministry of Finance said the names of State-owned enterprises (SOEs) which had been privatised but failed to list on exchanges as per regulations would be published on the Government’s e-portal.

New decree a game changer for transfer pricing

Viet Nam’s long-standing efforts to tackle the practice of transfer pricing as a tax avoidance ploy have gained sharper legal teeth with a new decree.

Bao Viet & Aetna International launch world-class health insurance

New product includes five health insurance packages for a group of three or more employees of companies.