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Vietnam Today

Foreign workers to get work permits within seven days

Foreign workers to get work permits within seven days

10:33 | 26/2/2016

The Government this month issued Decree No. 11/2016/ND-CP, on licensing of foreign workers in Vietnam.

Foreign experts to be exempt from PIT

Foreign experts to be exempt from PIT

10:31 | 26/2/2016

Foreign experts working in Vietnam for programs or projects funded with foreign non-governmental aid will be exempt from personal income tax (PIT).

"ASEAN  Must Tackle China," says Bangkok Post

"ASEAN Must Tackle China," says Bangkok Post

17:48 | 25/2/2016

Bangkok Post on February 22 ran an editorial, pointing out that "ASEAN must tackle China" as "China continues to push its presence in the South China...

Vietnam 2035 report released

Vietnam 2035 report released

20:04 | 23/2/2016

A report was released in Hanoi on February 23, laying out a path for the country to reach upper-middle income status by 2035.

Staggering along

Staggering along

13:24 | 22/2/2016

The equitization process continues to disappoint despite there clearly being the will to wrap it up as quickly as possible.

Balancing the books

Balancing the books

13:23 | 22/2/2016

Vietnam must work to improve collections and rein in overspending if it hopes to bridge its budget deficit.

MoIT: Vietnam prioritizes RCEP

MoIT: Vietnam prioritizes RCEP

17:29 | 19/2/2016

The RCEP, like other FTAs, is expected to present advantages to Vietnam and so will be given appropriate attention.

PM highlights pros and cons of TPP

PM highlights pros and cons of TPP

14:50 | 17/2/2016

In recent article, PM discusses the advantages and challenges facing Vietnam not only from the TPP but also other FTAs.

President Obama schedules May visit

President Obama schedules May visit

09:48 | 17/2/2016

Visit confirmed at meeting with PM Nguyen Tan Dung on the sidelines of the ASEAN-US Summit.

Good deeds

Good deeds

19:14 | 16/2/2016

A new app has been created to help people find what they need and share what they have.

Thaco opens Chu Lai factory

Thaco opens Chu Lai factory

19:09 | 16/2/2016

Trailer and specialized vehicle factory expected to improve localization rate in auto industry.

EU - Vietnam Free Trade Agreement

  • Benefits for both
    Benefits for both

    Mr. Chris Humphrey, Executive Director of the EU-ASEAN Business Council, spoke...

  • Driving force
    Driving force

    The EVFTA will make Vietnam an even more attractive investment environment for...

  • Making the most of the EVFTA
    Making the most of the EVFTA

    Experts and industry insiders share their thoughts with VET on the newly-signed...

Trans-Pacific Partnership

Vietnam - Japan Relations

Human Resources in Vietnam

  • Forever changed
    Forever changed

    The formation of the ASEAN Economic Community later this year will alter the...

  • Hard sell
    Hard sell

    Vietnam's growing retail sector has resulted in a boom in personnel demand,...

  • Comings & goings
    Comings & goings

    The upcoming AEC is more important than many realize as regional labor movement...