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Ministers of Home Affairs explain new circular on certificates for civil servants

The burden of certificates has been compared to “sub-licenses”, “a miserable and expensive journey”, and “buying certificates” by many National Assembly deputies.

Environment Ministry detects 158 illegal scrap importers

 VietNamNet Bridge – As many as 158 individuals and organisations have been found illegally importing scrap into Vietnam as they are not certified to carry out such activities.

Only 1% of software firms meet ISO standards in information security

Only 10 out of the 800 operational software firms have ISO/IEC 27001:2005 certificates on information security.

Banks wish to have the right for gold bullion trade, but it’ll not be an easy job

More than 10 commercial banks have submitted applications to the State Bank of Vietnam, seeking the permission to trade bullion gold. This is really a lucrative business field, in their eyes.