Legal News
07 02 2018

Valuating assets and examining damage in the State’s compensation liability; increasing basic salary; supporting enterprises with projects in the lines of technology transfer are among the newly issued policies that take effect in July 2018.

06 29 2018

Soaring foreign investment in the M&A sector may turn the tides of continuously decreasing FDI inflows in the first six months of the year, especially with the appearance of billion-dollar projects.

06 28 2018

Together with Singapore, Malaysia, and Indonesia, Vietnam is one of the first priorities of foreign investors in infrastructure and real estate development.

06 28 2018

Since June 19, public-private-partnership (PPP) investment projects have been implemented according to Decree 63/2018/ND-CP (Decree 63). This decree, was signed by the Prime Minister on May 4, replaces Decree 15, which was in effect from April 10, 2015. Decree 63 prescribes the fields, conditions, order and procedures for investment in the form of PPP. Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment Vu Dai Thang talks with Thoi bao Kinh te Viet Nam (Vietnam Economic Times) about this issue.

06 27 2018

Viet Nam’s total import and export turnover this year reached an estimated US$204.72 billion by June 15, up 13.2 per cent over the same period last year, the General Department of Customs reported.

06 27 2018

Besides calling for capital in the form of public-private partnership (PPP), Ho Chi Minh City is deploying multiple experimental investment models to mobilise private capital to invest in medical projects.  

06 27 2018

Japan overcame 86 countries and territories to become the largest foreign investor in Vietnam in the first six months of this year, with 6.47 billion USD, or 31.8 percent of the total registered capital.

06 26 2018

Businesses are worried that paying 0.5 to 1 per cent of their sales revenue to a health fund or the state budget prescribed by the Draft Law on Alcohol Harms Prevention would prove too much, as they are already charged with high special consumption tax. They want to conduct CSR activities to reduce the harmful use of alcohol by themselves.

06 21 2018

For many Vietnamese companies, especially small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), restructuring is a way to improve their competitiveness at a time when the country is integrating rapidly, experts have said.

06 17 2018

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc has signed Directive No. 15/CT-TTg detailing specific steps to implement the Law on support for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) that took effect on January 1, 2018.

06 15 2018

The Government recently issued Decree No. 86/2018/ND-CP stipulating foreign cooperation and investment in Viet Nam’s education sector, including regulations on educational links with foreign educational establishments.

06 14 2018

The Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) has unveiled a plan to allow Vietnamese gamblers to play at a casino in the southern province of Kien Giang.

06 13 2018

Local and foreign investors are racing to register solar power projects in Vietnam to reap the benefits of the feed-in-tariff of 9.35 US cents, which ends in June 2019. However, the question remains as to how many solar power projects will actually be constructed as the majority of registered projects fail to progress beyond paper plans.

06 12 2018

The National Assembly on Tuesday morning passed the Law on Cybersecurity, with majority voting yes to the controversial bill.

06 08 2018

Vietnam needs to focus on developing the wind power industry and implementing transparent policies on granting investment licences to wind power projects.

06 07 2018

Investors, both domestic and foreign, that wish to establish a university in Vietnam would be required to have a capital of at least VND 1 trillion (USD 43.9 million).

06 06 2018

The Government will abolish administrative procedures for issuing investment registration certificates for Public-Private-Partnership (PPP) projects, according to the new governmental Decree 63.

06 03 2018

Farmers classified as poverty shall receive up to 90% subsidy of insurance premiums, according to the Government’s Decree No. 58/2018/ND-CP on agricultural insurance dated April 18, 2018 and scheduled to take effect since June 5.

05 28 2018

The Vietnamese Government has issued a decree stipulating that Vietnamese traders are allowed to process legal goods for foreign merchants, excluding the commodities banned or temporarily suspended from export and import.

05 25 2018

The Government recently issued Decree No. 81/2018/ND-CP detailing the Commercial Law regarding trade promotion activities, including sales promotion.

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