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Along with luring in new foreign investment inflows, one of the major tasks for the government is to tackle oversights in regards to foreign-invested projects without construction licences.

Vietnam tries to get US export licence for avocados

Vietnam is in the process of getting a licence to export avocado to the US, according to the Vietnam Trade Office in the US.

Thai labour market welcomes free Vietnamese workers

 VietNamNet Bridge – Thailand's labour ministry will create more favourable conditions to allow free Vietnamese workers to integrate more easily into the Thai work environment.

Experts at odds over proposed $4b casino investment requirement

 VietNamNet Bridge – The recently-proposed regulation stating that developers must have the investment sum of at least $4 billion to be eligible to operate a casino in their resorts has been met with conflicting opinions from consultants.

Foreign investors' licences revoked

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Trade Department of Ha Noi revoked the licences of 106 representative offices of foreign investors in Ha Noi.

HCM City to relicense discotheques after years

The Department of Culture - Sports and Tourism of Ho Chi Minh City is drafting a discos and karaoke parlor planning, under which new discotheques and karaoke bars may be licensed based on the demands and proposals of each district.

BUSINESS IN BRIEF 7/11

 Huge potential for cooperation with Middle East, North Africa; Garment and textile exports to reach US$19 billion; 11 export items surpass US$2 billion; Gazprom considers liquefied gas provision to Vietnam

VTC telecom licence revoked for Delays

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Information and Communications signed its decision to revoke a telecom licence for the Viet Nam Multimedia Corporation (VTC) on Tuesday.

BUSINESS IN BRIEF 13/7

 Low occupancy rates drive away hotel investment; $100m spent on highway upkeep; Furniture sector hit by price hikes; HCM City wholesale, retail buildings on rise

BUSINESS IN BRIEF 19/3

 Licence for cloth production factory; CEO must avoid losses to keep job; Seven drinking water firms suspended; Right time to invest in property: expert; Country has 104 projects dedicated to social housing

76 golf course projects rejected, over 15,600 ha of land revoked

At the guidance of the Prime Minister, the Ministry of Planning and Investment checked all golf course projects throughout the country. The Ministry rejected 76 projects and revoked over 15,600 hectares of land from these projects.

Singers and model must have work permits from 2014

 VietNamNet Bridge – Only the artists who have work permits have the right to participate in art performances.

Miss Sea Vietnam 2013 license revoked before finale

The Performing Arts Agency on June 1 withdrew license of the 2013 Vietnam Sea Queen beauty pageant because the organizers seriously violated the rules.

Ngoc Dai’s album to be withdrawn and destroyed

 VietNamNet Bridge - "Thang Mo 1" is said to have vulgar and reactionary content. The authorities wanted to see Ngoc Dai but the musician said he was sick.

Senior songwriter release sensitive album without license

Songwriter Ngoc Dai, a pioneer in contemporary, experimental music in Vietnam, has released his new CD that contains sexual language entitled “Thang Mo 1” (Village herald 1) without a license from the authorities.

The problem of opening casinos in Vietnam

VietNamNet Bridge – The first lunar month is the month for leisure activities, bonus games, thus, have been mentioned recently.

Tighter regulations to control gold market

Seventeen banks and 14 companies will be granted licences to trade gold bars from next year, when the country implements tightened regulations to better manage the gold market.

Pham Duy’s additional 21 songs allowed for circulation in Vietnam

VietNamNet Bridge – The Performing Arts Agency has released a decision on licensing 21 more songs of famous songwriter Pham Duy in Vietnam.