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Vietnam has officially become the 99th member of the Multilateral Convention to Implement Tax Treaty Related Measures to Prevent Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (MLI).

Vietnam becomes co-chair of OECD’s Southeast Asia Regional Programme

Vietnam, together with Australia, officially took the charge of the co-chair of the OECD-run Southeast Asia Regional Programme (SEARP) for 2022-2025 during the second Ministerial Conference of the SEARP in Seoul on February 9.

Vietnamese Foreign Minister to visit RoK, attend SEARP meeting

Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son will pay an official visit and attend a meeting of OECD Southeast Asia Regional Program (SEARP) in the Republic of Korea (RoK) from February 9-11.

Vietnam nominated as co-chair of OECD's Southeast Asia programme for first time

Vietnam and Australia have been nominated as co-chairs of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development-run Southeast Asia Regional Programme for 2022-2025.

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc sends message on OECD’s 60th anniversary

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc has sent a message of congratulations to a ceremony marking the 60th anniversary of Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).

Finance Ministry plans to support enterprises with related party transactions

The interest expense deduction limit may be raised from the current 20% to 30% to support businesses, according to a draft decree on tax management for enterprises with related party transactions the Ministry of Finance made public for comments.

Fees and charges make up growing shares in Vietnam state budget revenue

Such increases have created a burden on the citizens, while multinationals are taking advantage of Vietnam’s incentive policies to avoid taxes.

Global economy will suffer for 'years to come' says OECD

OECD boss Angel Gurría says the economic shock is already bigger than the financial crisis

Vietnamese Deputy PM addresses conference on anti-corruption initiative

 Deputy PM Truong Hoa Binh delivered a keynote speech at a high-level session of the 10th Regional Conference of the Anti-Corruption Initiative for Asia-Pacific in Hanoi on December 6.

Experts gather in Hanoi to discuss anti-corruption

The enormous demand for infrastructure investment across Asia-Pacific had led to greater risks of corruption, Deputy Inspector General Tran Ngoc Liem said yesterday.

Vietnam can be a leader in tax reform: Oxfam

Vietnam has the potential to become a leader in tax reform, said Johan Langerock, tax policy expert of Oxfam at the Vietnam Fiscal Policy and Development Forum 2019, which opened in Hanoi on November 13.

Computers 'do not improve' pupil results, says OECD

 Investing heavily in school computers and classroom technology does not improve pupils' performance, says a global study from the OECD.

What is a “good learner”?

VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnamese youth are “unruly” in the eyes of conservative people, who say they reject traditional values and do “not learn well”. 

Vietnam excels at training “fighting cocks” for int’l competitions

All prize winners study hard to prepare for international competitions, but they are typical students of Vietnam’s educational system, analysts say. Vietnamese students are highly appreciated, but the country’s education remains problematic.

OECD sees global economy held back by slow eurozone

 A slow recovery among nations using the euro is holding back the global economy, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development has said.

GDP of G20 slowed slightly to 2.8 pct in 2013: OECD

 Gross domestic product in G20 countries is projected to grow by 2.8 percent in 2013, down from 2.9 percent in the previous year, the Paris-based Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development said Monday.

Vietnam hailed for meeting development goals

Secretary General of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development Angel Gurria has hailed Vietnam as a success in meeting millennium development goals and taking new approaches to social cohesion and poverty reduction.