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Tax reform efforts not yet meet expectations

Tax reform efforts not yet meet expectations

The tax sector has made efforts to reform its procedures but has yet to meet requirements for intensive integration, heard a conference seeking to improve the business environment through tax reform in Hanoi on September 15.

Scientists win four more US scientific research awards

Scientists win four more US scientific research awards

Vietnam earned another four awards in the latest round of the Partnerships for Enhanced Engagement in Research (PEER), a US-funded programme to fund scientific research in developing countries, the US Embassy in Vietnam announced on September 13.

Seminar reviews implementation of 2012 Labour Code

Seminar reviews implementation of 2012 Labour Code

The three-year implementation of the 2012 Labour Code was the main theme of a seminar held in the central city of Da Nang on August 30-31 by the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) in conjunction with the USAID’s Governance for Inclusive Growth Programme.

HIV self-testing introduced in Vietnam

HIV self-testing introduced in Vietnam

People who want to know their HIV status can now test themselves discreetly thanks to the HIV self-testing service that was launched in Vietnam for the first time on August 26.

USAID unveils new award in HIV-AIDS fight

USAID unveils new award in HIV-AIDS fight

VOV.VN - The US Agency for International Development (USAID) has announced it will continue to partner with the Ministry of Health to build a sustainable system for HIV/AIDS prevention, care, and treatment in Vietnam.

Thanh Hoa moves to realise green growth goals

Thanh Hoa moves to realise green growth goals

An action plan for implementing the green growth strategy funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) was unveiled in the central province of Thanh Hoa on August 4.

USAID helps Vietnam fight against HIV

USAID helps Vietnam fight against HIV

VOV.VN - The US Agency for International Development (USAID) has announced approval of a five-year project and US$26 million grant to help Vietnam fight against HIV/AIDS.

Ha Long-Cat Ba Alliance promotes environmental protection

Ha Long-Cat Ba Alliance promotes environmental protection

The third leadership committee meeting of the Ha Long – Cat Ba Alliance took place in Ha Long city, Quang Ninh province, on July 6 to enhance environmental management and protection in Ha Long Bay and Cat Ba archipelago, the two tourist magnets in the north of Vietnam.

US provides $500,000 for drought relief in Vietnam

US provides $500,000 for drought relief in Vietnam

US Ambassador to Vietnam Ted Osius announced on July 6 that the US government has provided an additional US$500,000 in emergency assistance to help Vietnamese who have been affected by the worst drought and saltwater intrusion in decades.

Vietnam, US work on biological threat mitigation

Vietnam, US work on biological threat mitigation

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Cao Duc Phat and US Ambassador to Vietnam Ted Osius signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cooperation in mitigating biological threats, in Hanoi on June 22.

Workshop: Improving the Business Environment through Tax Reforms

Workshop: Improving the Business Environment through Tax Reforms

VOV.VN -A workshop themed “Improving the Business Environment through Tax Reforms” was held by the Ministry of Finance’s General Department of Taxation (GDT), in cooperation with the USAID Governance for Inclusive Growth (GIG) Program in Hanoi on June 21.

USAID helps Vietnam cushion climate change impacts

USAID helps Vietnam cushion climate change impacts

The US would continue working with Vietnam to lessen growingly adverse impacts of climate change, according to Todd Raymond Johnson, who is Forest and Climate Change advisor, the US Agency for International Development (USAID) Asia’s Office of Technical Services.

TPP agreement and its impact on Vietnam

TPP agreement and its impact on Vietnam

VOV.VN - On June 16, the National Assembly Committee for External Affairs and the US Agency for International Development (USAID) held a conference on the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement and its impacts on Vietnam.

New law set to strongly assist SMEs

New law set to strongly assist SMEs

The law on support to small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), which is being drafted, is set to facilitate the development of the firms making up 97% of the businesses in Vietnam.

Community based HIV testing: Preliminary results and ways forward

Community based HIV testing: Preliminary results and ways forward

VOV.VN - HIV experts and policy leaders on June 3 gathered at a technical workshop to review the recent success of a new HIV testing model whereby lay providers, such as community organizations and peer educators, offer HIV testing at community level in Hanoi.

Smart water use contest launched in HCM City

Smart water use contest launched in HCM City

A contest entitled “Water and Life” was launched at a ceremony in HCM City on May 14 to call for initiatives and solutions on sustainable water use and management.

City, int’l partners to improve TPP education

City, int’l partners to improve TPP education

The HCM City People’s Committee signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to improve the domestic business environment and increase education on trade agreements such as the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) on April 6 in HCM City.