Khanh Hoa has new Chairman

VGP – The PM has approved the election outcome for Chairman of the southern province of Khanh Hoa in the 2011-2016 tenure.     

Resolution on Cabinet’s October meeting issued

VGP - A newly-issued resolution on the Cabinet’s October meeting asked ministries, agencies and localities to continue improving business climate; ensure goods suppy and demand balance during the year end; and enhance administrative reform along with measures to boost IT application, develop e-government to fulfill set socio-economic targets.

Nam Dinh province has new Chairman

VGP – The PM has recently ratified the election outcome for Mr. Pham Dinh Nghi as Chairman of the Nam Dinh provincial People’s Committee in the 2011-2016 term.

Program developing tourism capacity extended

VGP - The PM has agreed to extend the duration of the Environmentally and Socially Responsible Tourism Capacity Development Program funded by the European Union (EU) to November 10, 2016.

Regulations on Tra fish to be amended

VGP - The Government has approved the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) plan to amend Decree 36/2014/ND-CP to resolve difficulties for management offices, enterprises and farmers in implementing the decree over the past one year.

VN stands ready for carbon market

VGP – The PM has recently approved a World Bank-funded technical support project on building a carbon market in Viet Nam.

Scholarship policies for poor ethnic minority groups

VGP – Since January 1, 2016, ethnic minority pupils and students from poor households will get scholarship and financial support for personal utensils, Lunar New Year holidays, and transport fees.

Emergency relief for flood-hit localities

VGP – The PM has decided to put aside VND 220 billion from the State budget to support nine provinces to overcome severe flood consequences.

September sees issuance of 25 legal documents

VGP- The Ministry of Justice has said that the Government and the Prime Minister issued 25 legal documents in September, including 15 decrees by the Government and 10 decisions by the PM.

Border residents enjoy import tariff exemptions

VGP – The PM has issued a Decision on the management of cross-border trading activities with Viet Nam’s bordering countries.