National Assembly to cut at least 2 per cent of VAT for certain goods and services

National Assembly to cut at least 2 per cent of VAT for certain goods and services

The National Assembly approved to decrease VAT by 2-8 per cent this year, applied on certain goods and services currently taxed with 10 per cent.
Lawmakers to make decision on four important issues

Lawmakers to make decision on four important issues

The first extraordinary session of the 15th National Assembly, which opened on January 4 and will close on January 11, aims to decide on timely fiscal and monetary policies for the implementation of the socio-economic recovery and development programme and remove legal obstacles for development.
Specific mechanisms and policies: additional resources for Haiphong to break through

Specific mechanisms and policies: additional resources for Haiphong to break through

The 15th National Assembly approved Haiphong and three other localities to pilot a number of mechanisms and policies to spur development.
Strong solutions to be rolled out in next two years to recover economy

Strong solutions to be rolled out in next two years to recover economy

A programme on economic recovery and development is scheduled to be submitted to the National Assembly's extraordinary session in late 2021, heard the Government’s regular press conference on December 2.
Ministers respond to legislators’ concerns about health, social issues

Ministers respond to legislators’ concerns about health, social issues

The question and answer (Q&A) session of the 15th National Assembly (NA)’s second sitting began on November 10, with the ministers of health and social affairs fielding queries.
National Assembly aims to economic recovery plan: 2022 GDP growth of 6-6.5 per cent

National Assembly aims to economic recovery plan: 2022 GDP growth of 6-6.5 per cent

Vietnam's National Assembly set the targets for economic recovery in 2021 and expectations for 2022, including 6-6.5 per cent GDP growth.
Vietnam pulls out all stops to recover ground lost to virus

Vietnam pulls out all stops to recover ground lost to virus

Lower-than-expected economic growth this year may undermine the country’s efforts to reach its medium-term goals. The National Assembly and the government will therefore provide further assistance to struggling businesses and create new space for the private sector to flourish.
Top legislator to hold online working session with US business delegation

Top legislator to hold online working session with US business delegation

National Assembly Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue will chair an online working session with a high-ranking delegation from the US-ASEAN Business Council (USABC) on September 30, at the suggestion of the council’s President and CEO Ted Osius.
More tax, fee cuts to benefit pandemic-hit enterprises, people

More tax, fee cuts to benefit pandemic-hit enterprises, people

About 118 trillion VND (5.16 billion USD) worth of taxes, land rent, fees, and charges are expected to be reduced or have payment deadlines extended in 2021 to assist enterprises and people affected by the coronavirus pandemic.
More pertinent than ever to drop economic wastefulness

More pertinent than ever to drop economic wastefulness

Worried about the national financial situation, the National Assembly and the government have continued underscoring the stringent management of the state coffers this year, when there will be a big budget deficit caused by a rise in spending due to the pandemic and a reduction in revenue from enterprises.
Israeli Ambassador has faith in Vietnam organising elections successfully

Israeli Ambassador has faith in Vietnam organising elections successfully

Israeli Ambassador to Vietnam Nadav Eshcar has voiced his belief that Vietnam will effectively and safely hold the upcoming elections of deputies to the 15th National Assembly and members of all-level People’s Councils in the face of unpredictable developments surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic.
NA leadership line-up to drive for prosperity

NA leadership line-up to drive for prosperity

Vietnam’s new National Assembly for the 15th tenure will soon be elected, with high-quality members facilitating the country to materialise its dream to become a more affluent nation in the years to come.
National Assembly approves appointment of 12 new ministers, cabinet members

National Assembly approves appointment of 12 new ministers, cabinet members

With the vote of the majority of legislators, the National Assembly (NA) on April 8 morning adopted a resolution approving the newly-elected prime minister’s proposal to appoint 12 new ministers and cabinet members for the 2021 – 2025 tenure.
NA approves appointment of 12 new ministers, Gov’t members

NA approves appointment of 12 new ministers, Gov’t members

With the support of the majority of legislators, the National Assembly (NA) on April 8 morning adopted a resolution approving the Prime Minister’s proposal to appoint 12 new ministers and Government members for the 2016 – 2021 tenure.
Pham Minh Chinh elected Prime Minister of Vietnam

Pham Minh Chinh elected Prime Minister of Vietnam

The National Assembly (NA) adopted a resolution on the election of Pham Minh Chinh as the Prime Minister for the 2016 – 2021 tenure on April 5 afternoon.
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