Tourism sector likely to exceed 2007 target 07:20 | 02/07/2007
VNGOP - The tourism administration predicted that the sector is likely to exceed the year's set target as the Viet Nam welcomed over 2.1 million foreign visitors in the first six months.
Online anti-corruption site launched 07:10 | 29/06/2007
VNGOP - The Government Inspectorate site inaugurated a site specialized in anti-corruption: on June 28.
Electricity, Oil and Gas Corporation set up 07:20 | 16/06/2007
VNGOP - The Viet Nam National Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam) rolled out a new subsidiary energy services company, the Electricity, Oil and Gas Corporation (EOGC) on June 15 in Hanoi. An agreement on comprehensive cooperation was also signed between PetroVietnam and Vietnam Electricity Group (EVN).
Vietnam Communication 07 to be held in late September 07:14 | 14/06/2007
VNGOP – An international telecommunication exhibition and meeting (Vietnam Communication 07) will be organized from September 19-22, 2007 in Hanoi by the Vietnam Posts and Telecommunication Group (VNPT) and Hong Kong Adsale Exhibition Service Company (AES). The event is expected to attract over 150 businesses and groups from 20 countries and territories in the world.
Legal corridor created for foreign banks' entry in VN 07:23 | 09/06/2007
VNGOP – The Governor of the State Bank of Vietnam issued on June 05 Ordinance 03/2007/TT-NHNN instructing the implementation of Decree 22/2006/NĐ-CP on organization and operation of foreign bank branches, joint-venture banks, 100% foreign-invested banks, and representative offices of foreign credit organizations in Vietnam.
Agriculture export reaches $ 2.7 bil. in early months of 2007 07:05 | 08/06/2007
VNGOP – Since the early 2007, export turnover of agro-forestry products has reached nearly US$ 3.7 billion, increasing by 29% against the same period of last year. The values were US$ 2.7 billion and US$ 1 billion for agricultural and forestry products respectively.
Foreign experts exempted from income tax 07:07 | 06/06/2007
VNGOP – Under Ordinance 55/2007/TT-BTC promulgated by the Ministry of Finance on May 29, foreign experts receiving salary from fulfilling non-governmental programs and projects in Vietnam will be exempted from individual income tax.
National fund for science and technology development to be put into operation soon 07:19 | 28/05/2007
VNGOP – The National Fund for Science and Technology Development was founded under the Government's Decree 122/NĐ-CP to make full use of scientific and technological potentialities, speeding up the process of industrialization and modernization.
ACD seminar on community vocational training centers in human resource development and poverty reduction 07:37 | 25/05/2007
VNGOP – Realizing the Doha Declaration on development cooperation fields in the frame of the Asia Cooperation Dialogue (ACD), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Labor, Invalid and Social Affairs co-organized on May 24 a two-day international seminar under the theme "Community vocational training centers to promote human resource development and poverty reduction: Experiences of Vietnam and ACD Countries."
VN pledges to strengthen laws on counter-terrorism 07:47 | 24/05/2007
VNGOP – Vietnam will make great efforts in cooperating with the international community to fight against terrorism under the UN Convention and other fundamental principles of international laws.