24 hour e-customs declaration since 2013 19:15 | 24/10/2012

VGP – Viet Nam will offer 24 hour e-customs declaration on seven days a week, according to the Government’s newly issued Decree No. 87/2012/ND-CP

Minimum salary to raise to over VND 1 million  19:51 | 12/04/2012

VGP – The minimum salary will be increased to VND 1,050,00/month, up VND 220,000 compared to the current level, starting from May 1, according to the Government’s new Decree 31//2012/NĐ-CP.

Tougher penalties for tourist infringements 16:54 | 14/03/2012

VGP – Since April 30, administrative infringements in the field of tourism will get heavy punishments, including a fine that may be up to VND 40 million. 

New regulations on NGOs’ operations 10:00 | 06/03/2012

VGP – The Government has issued Decree No. 12/2012/NĐ-CP on registering and managing operations of foreign Non-Governmental organizations (NGOs) in Việt Nam.

State employees to have 9 days off for Tết holiday 21:20 | 27/12/2011
VGP – The Prime Minister approved the proposal which was submitted by the Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) on nine-day holiday for the upcoming Lunar New Year Festival.  
Energy labeling to be required 07:49 | 14/09/2011
VGP – The Government chief has issued Decision 51/2011/QĐ-TTg which stipulates four groups of equipment and devices subject to energy labeling and minimum energy productivity.     
Minimum salary to increase from October 07:52 | 23/08/2011

VGP – Minimum wage for employees in local enterprises and foreign-invested companies in Việt Nam will increase between VND 1.4 million (US$ 66) and VND 2 million (US$ 95) a month from October 1, 2011, according to Government’s Decree 70/2011/NĐ-CP.

New decisions on foreign currency management 16:11 | 13/04/2011

VGP – PM Nguyễn Tấn Dũng has asked the State Bank of Việt Nam (SBV) to apply interest rates’ ceiling on foreign currency deposits at 3% and raise the compulsory reserve ratio on foreign currency by 2%.  

VN pilots agricultural insurance in 21 localities 17:12 | 04/03/2011

VGP – Twenty-one provinces and cities will carry out pilot program on agricultural insurance for the first time in the 2011-2013 period, with a view to backing farmers to surmount bad consequences of natural disasters and epidemics.

More assistance for trade promotion activities 16:16 | 22/11/2010
VGP – The Government will provide 50-100% expenditure for national trade promotion programs, according to the PM’s new decision.