Law on individual income tax to come into effect on schedule 16:26 | 31/12/2008
VGP – The General Department of Taxation (GDT) yesterday issued an official notice confirming that the Law on Individual Income Tax will be put into effect on January 1, 2009 as already scheduled.
Expert clarifies solutions to curb economic recession 18:07 | 30/12/2008
VGP- An official from the Research Institute for Market and Price under the Ministry of Finance held that although quite a few difficulties are lying ahead, there remain huge opportunities for Việt Nam to obtain a 6.5% economic growth rate and lower its inflation rate below 15%.
Two new wholly foreign invested banks licensed 09:18 | 30/12/2008
VGP – The Governor of the State Bank of Việt Nam (SBV) yesterday granted licenses to Shinhan Bank (SHB, Republic of Korea) and Hong Leong Bank Berhad (HLB, Malaysia) to open their wholly foreign invested banks in Việt Nam.
VN takes great care of elderly 18:16 | 29/12/2008
VGP – The Southeast Asia Forum titled “National strategy on ageing and services for the elderly” was held this morning by the Việt Nam National Committee for the Elderly (VNCE) in Hà Nội.
ADB helps VN reduce poverty, develop tourism and lessen natural calamities 17:36 | 29/12/2008
VGP – Governor Nguyễn Văn Giàu of the State Bank of Việt Nam (SBV) and Country Director, Chief representative of the Asia Development Bank (ADB) Ayumi Konishi signed three loan pacts worth of US $65.5 million today in Hà Nội.
Monetary policies – An effective means to curb inflation 10:00 | 27/12/2008
VGP – In an article recently published on VGP to review the performance of banking system in 2008, Mr. Nguyễn Văn Giàu, Governor of the State Bank of Việt Nam (SBV) pointed out both achievements and valuable lessons to further upgrade the whole system and raise its quality.
Domestic trade and industry fulfill 2008 targets 18:23 | 25/12/2008
VGP – With a growth rate of 29.5% against 2007, the trade and industry sector has realized many set targets, especially in the field of export. The overall export turnover hit US $62.9 billion.
CBs encouraged to back steel enterprises 18:00 | 25/12/2008
VGP – The Governor of the State Bank just issued a document requiring commercial banks (CBs) to assist the steel sector.
CPI continues to go down 14:46 | 25/12/2008
VGP - According to the General Statistics Office (Ministry of Planning and Investment), the Consumer Price Index (CPI) in December continues to drop 0.68% compared to last month.
Transport sector speeds up application of clean technologies 15:42 | 24/12/2008
VGP – The Minister of Transport just required all units to effectively realize the National Program on Energy Use and promote environment protection in the time to come.