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Draft law aims to introduce VAT on small-value imports from e-commerce platforms

On the afternoon of June 17, Minister of Finance Ho Duc Phoc submitted the draft Law on Value Added Tax (amended) to the National Assembly.

Proposal to allow hiring of security forces for protection of key leaders abroad

During the session on June 12 afternoon, the National Assembly Standing Committee reviewed amendments and supplements to several articles of the Law on Guards.

Vietnam lacks a national flower, national costume

Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Nguyen Van Hung says the national flower and national costume of Vietnam have not been determined because his ministry’s proposals have not been approved.

National Assembly urges overhaul of administrative procedures

During the National Assembly sessions in the last week of May, deputies highlighted the urgent need for a comprehensive overhaul of administrative procedures.

Minister agrees with NA deputy on ‘using technology to control technology’

Stressing that it is necessary to consider digital technology as the major management force in cyberspace, Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Manh Hung supports the idea of using technology to control technology.

VND15.6 trillion collected from e-commerce platforms: MOF

As many as 96 foreign suppliers, including Facebook, Google and TikTok, have registered their business and paid tax on their e-commerce profits via the Ministry of Finance’s (MOF) electronic information portal, totaling VND15.6 trillion.

Minister clarifies issues related to mining, exploitation of rare earth minerals

Minister of Natural Resources and the Environment Dang Quoc Khanh on June 4 answered the National Assembly’s inquiries on solutions to research, exploitation and use of minerals as building materials, and rare and precious resources and minerals.

Minister: Time for Vietnam to issue declaration about water resources

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Le Minh Hoan said at the ongoing National Assembly session that there should be a statement to farmers that Vietnam is not a country with water abundance and water will become scarcer.

Minister suggests solutions to develop tourism on par with regional levels

Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Nguyen Van Hung has put forward a number of solutions aimed at developing Vietnamese tourism services on par with regional levels at the ongoing sitting of the National Assembly.

Ministry wants VND122.25 trillion for culture development in 2025-2030

The total financial resources needed to develop the culture industry in 2025-2030 will be VND122.25 trillion, according to Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Nguyen Van Hung.

Ministry studying to build e-commerce platform

At yesterday’s questioning session, Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Manh Hung said that the Ministry will study to build e-commerce platform for Vietnam.

Scores of audit recommendations remain unimplemented: Auditor General

The State Audit Office has issued 1,345 financial reports in the past five years, with 19 cases being flagged for potential legal violations.

Auditor General clarifies audit issues at NA’s 7th session

Auditor General of the State Audit Office of Vietnam (SAV) Ngo Van Tuan on June 5 answered deputies’ questions regarding audit issues at the National Assembly (NA)'s 7th session.

Vietnam not to export rare earth elements, says Deputy PM

Vietnam not to export rare earth elements, says Deputy PM

Ministry to enhance consumer protection for sustainable e-commerce development

The Ministry of Industry and Trade will focus on enhancing consumer protection in order to maintain sustainable e-commerce development, Minister Nguyen Hong Dien said at the National Assembly’s question and answer session on June 4.

Water resources, subsidence take centre stage at NA's hearing session

Water resources, pollution, subsidence and erosion in the Mekong Delta, along with mineral extraction were among the top concerns raised by National Assembly deputies during the hearing on Tuesday.

NA's third working week to feature question-and-answer session

The agenda of the third working week of the 15th National Assembly (NA)’s seventh session from June 3-8 will focus on many important issues, with a highlight being a question-and-answer (Q&A) session taking place from June 4-6.

Four Cabinet ministers to join National Assembly’s Q&A session

Four Cabinet ministers will partake in a question-and-answer (Q&A) session of the on-going seventh sitting of the 15th National Assembly (NA) from June 4-6.

Government commits to wide support towards 2025

The government will continue to expand the fiscal policy in a bid to assist those struggling and to achieve the desired economic growth target for the year.

Unprecedented Resolution 43 helps Vietnam make ‘soft landing’

Resolution 43 on socio-economic recovery with unprecedented policies has brought desired effects, helping Vietnam make a soft landing.