The Ministry of Finance (MoF) has just proposed to increase export tax on gold products of less than 95 per cent purity to 2 per cent from 0 per cent.
She made the statement in response to media questions over reports of many foreigners leaving Việt Nam in what has been described by some as an ‘exodus’ due to a crackdown on illegal immigration.
HCM City will carry out social distancing for two weeks beginning on Monday (May 31) under Directive No.15.
During a dive on a small island off the coast of Bình Thuận Province, Nguyễn Văn Giởi and other tour guides were able to see hundreds of poisonous crown-of-thorns starfish, which are coral predators.
Despite the effects of COVID-19, Hà Nội’s "Gold Street" was still packed with early morning customers on Sunday looking for luck.
Gold demand is expected to surge on the God of Wealth Day on the 10th day of the Lunar New Year, which falls this year on February 21, as Vietnamese believe that would bring good luck and prosperity through the year.
In a recent interview with the Vietnam News Agency, Secretary of Bình Thuận Province’s Party Committee Dương Văn An talks about the development strategy of the locality and recommendations made to Government to tap its huge potential, making this a province rich in economy and strong in defence and security.