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Society

New policies to take effect in June

A series of new government policies on e-portal passport applications, full automatic non-stop toll collections on the Hà Nội-Hải Phòng Expressway, reducing fees for chip-mounted ID, and abolishing foreign language and informatics certificates for medical officials, come into effect this month.

Opinion

IPEF aims at cooperation for benefit of people: senior advisor

On May 23, the new Indo-Pacific Economic Framework for Prosperity (IPEF) was launched in Japan. Prime Minister Phạm Minh Chính spoke at the event virtually. Former Ambassador to the US Phạm Quang Vinh, Senior Advisor of the Center for Strategic Studies and International Relations Development (CSSD), spoke with Vietnamnet about the event.

Opinion

Expert gives warnings about high inflation, saying immediate solutions needed

As Việt Nam’s growth momentum faces headwinds, with global recovery slowed by the impacts of the pandemic, inflation pressure and a surge in oil prices, National Assembly Deputy Trần Hoàng Ngân talks to Tuổi Trẻ (Youth) newspaper about the need to have appropriate measures to put inflation under control before it’s too late.
Economy

Need to lower SMS banking services fees: VBA

Fees for SMS banking services are currently three times higher than standard texting charges. Banks are encouraging customers to shift to using digital banking services to help banks reduce cost while keeping bank fees down for customers. Dr. Nguyễn Quốc Hùng, Secretary General of the Vietnam Bankers Association, told media about this issue.