Bac Lieu Province People's Committee has told the provincial Department of Construction to work with districts and cities to build more than 3,600 social houses.
The move aims to help low-income public servants and armed forces have stable accommodations. Under the programme, more than 1,600 houses will be built in Bac Lieu City.
Nhan Dan (The People)
Import tax on used cars to rise by 20 per cent
Starting on April 28, import taxes on used cars of nine seats or less, with a cylinder capacity of less than 1,500cc, will increase by 20 per cent compared to the existing rate, according to a new decree issued by the Ministry of Finance.
Under the decree, the import tax imposed on used cars with a cylinder capacity of less than 1,000cc will be US$4,200 a unit instead of $3,500. The tax is $9,600 for each used car with a cylinder capacity of 1,000-1,500cc, up $1,600 from the current level.
Tuoi Tre (Youth)
Government will refund tax on plastic bags
The Ministry of Finance has issued a decree on guiding refunds of environmental taxes imposed on plastic bags used in packaged goods.
The decree will come into effect on May 2.
Under the decree, producers and importers of plastic bags for packaged goods will receive a refund on environmental taxes.
Lao Dong (Labour)