The abolition of people’s councils, permitting casinos to be set up and allowing foreign investors to lease land for 99 years are among the main provisions of a proposed new law to govern the three special administrative-economic zones in Vietnam.
On June 13, two-third of 1,000 workers in Taiwan’s Formosa Textile Industry Co., Ltd. in the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau returned to work when the company’s management board finally acquiesced to almost all of the striking workers’ proposals.
The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) has officially approved the logo and mascot for the 5th Asian Beach Games (ABG5) to be held in the central city of Da Nang in 2016, announced the Vietnam Sports Administration on July 1.
The European Union welcomed new proposals from Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras as a "good basis for progress" at talks on June 22 where creditors want 11th-hour concessions to haul Athens back from the brink of bankruptcy.
National Assembly (NA) deputies made a number of proposals regarding measures for socio-economic development at the 13th NA’s ninth session on June 8 under the chair of Vice Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan.
(VOV) -The Vietnam Anti-Corruption Initiative Programme 2014 (VACI 2014) on May 20 announced the selection of the top 19 proposals that it will fund and implement in 2014, supporting its anti-corruption efforts.
The US Department of Commerce’s recent proposals to tighten anti-dumping and anti-subsidy regulations applicable to the non-market economies will influence Vietnamese industries, producers and exporters.