VN strives for big tax reform
Deputy Prime Minister Vu Van Ninh said every province would strive to implement an e-tax service to cut tax declaration procedural times to 171 hours per year in 2015.
Firms urged to give staff incentives
Vietnamese companies need to improve the quality of their human resources to compete with their rivals in an increasingly globalised world, vice president of Human Resources Department of Unilever Viet Nam Nguyen Tam Trang said yesterday at an awards ceremony to honour the100 Viet Nam Best Places To Work 2014.
More than 16,000 businesses were either dissolved or suspended operations during the first two months of this year, said the General Statistics Office.
The "Base of the pyramid" (BoP) consumers, considered the largest, but poorest socio-economic group, should also be regarded as customers from a business perspective, and enterprises should focus on this market.
Anti dumping tariffs imposed on Vietnamese warm water shrimp products exported to the U.S. market have been cut sharply during the 9th period of review (POR 9).
Though 87 per cent of Vietnamese see fuel efficiency as being important, three quarters admit they do not know how to save fuel, according to a new study released yesterday.
The VN-Index retreated from the 600 points landmark yesterday, losing 0.58 per cent to close the session at 596.91 points, as selling pressure increased.
Listed companies will receive less foreign capital than those that are not listed unless the Government approves a policy to allow foreign investors to purchase more domestic shares, Dau Tu Chung Khoan Magazine reported on Wednesday.
After signing numerous cooperation agreements with Viet Nam, Denmark is quickly becoming a potential trade and investment partner of the country, paving the way for enterprises to promote exports, vietnamplus.vn reported.
VPBank and the Viet Nam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) on Wednesday signed a strategic cooperation agreement to support small and medium-scale enterprises (SMEs).
The Viet Nam National Coal and Mineral Industries Group (Vinacomin) reported total revenue of VND15.7 trillion (US$737 million) during the first two months of 2015, vietnamplus.vn said.
Admin reforms necessary for FDI growth in 2015
Admin reforms necessary for FDI growth in 2015

According to the Ministry of Planning and Investment, foreign investors seeking to invest US$20.2 billion in Viet Nam have experienced a 19 per cent increase over the $17 billion target. Officials of the Ministry's Foreign Investment Agency reported an export surplus of $2 billion in 2014, the highest since 2012, thanks to significant contributions in foreign direct investment (FDI).

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The National Traffic Safety Committee plans to sell motorbikes and bicycles driving on expressways that have been banned for their use.

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A member of a motorbike escort group for the Binh Duong Open International Women's Bike Race died yesterday after being hit by a motorbike tour group.

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The five-star Furama Resort has released a 120-page cookbook titled A Journey Through Viet Nam's Cuisine, featuring recipes from the resort's culinary library.

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