Foreigners outraged by $6 fee for entrance to Vietnam’s Hoi An old town

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 day(s) ago

Foreigners outraged by $6 fee for entrance to Vietnam’s Hoi An old town

Since early last week, waves of angry reactions have been spreading like wildfire on tourism forums, foreign websites and social networks regarding the US$6 entrance fee recently imposed on international visitors if they are to enter UNESCO-recognized Hoi An old town in central Vietnam.

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Brewery pays for the right to pollute environment?

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VietnamNet English 5 day(s) ago

Brewery pays for the right to pollute environment?

VietNamNet Bridge – A brewery in the central province of Nghe An, long resented by its neighbors, has nevertheless been welcomed with open arms by the local authorities, because it is a big tax payer.

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Customs rapped over vague tax bills for FDI firms

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 week(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Customs rapped over vague tax bills for FDI firms

Since early 2013, the General Department of Taxation has been inspecting foreign invested enterprises operating in Vietnam, especially processing and manufacturing enterprises operating in industrial zones. After each inspection, a majority of enterprises were told they owed outstanding tax arrears. The amount of tax imposed on each enterprise has reached up to hundreds of billions of Vietnam dong.

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S. Korea regulates marriage with foreigners

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

South Korea imposed new restrictions on mixed marriages this month. An influx of foreign brides – overwhelmingly from other Asian countries – began in earnest in 2000 and peaked in 2005 when more than 30,000 were given resident-through-marriage visas.

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Experts label 10% soft drink tax ‘unfair'

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

Experts label 10% soft drink tax ‘unfair'

A 10 percent tax would be imposed on carbonated soft drinks under a revised draft of the special consumption tax law released by the Ministry of Finance last Friday, which would take effect in July 2015.

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Vietnamese shrimp to enjoy zero tax rate in Japan

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VOV News English 2 week(s) ago

Vietnamese shrimp to enjoy zero tax rate in Japan

(VOV) -Japan is considering abolishing tax rates imposed on seafood, including Vietnamese shrimp, imported into its market.

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US imposes unfair, but bearable, anti-dumping tax on VN's catfish

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VietnamNet English 3 week(s) ago

US imposes unfair, but bearable, anti-dumping tax on VN's catfish

VietNamNet Bridge – New anti-dumping tariffs imposed by the US Department of Commerce (DOC) for catfish imports from Vietnam are being described as “unreasonable, but bearable” for Vietnamese seafood exporters.

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Chinese man fined for wife purchase

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VietNam News English 3 week(s) ago

Authorities in southern Tay Ninh Province yesterday imposed a VND20 million (US$950) fine on a Chinese man for coming to Viet Nam to choose a wife via illegal marriage brokers.

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Binh Thuan bans mollusc collection

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VietNam News English 3 week(s) ago

Binh Thuan bans mollusc collection

The central province of Binh Thuan has imposed a three-month mollusc gathering ban as part of efforts to protect and regenerate dwindling marine resources.

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10 get up to 3 years for beating dog thieves to death

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10 get up to 3 years for beating dog thieves to death

The People’s Court of north-central Quang Tri Province on Friday imposed sentences up to three years in jail on ten local men who beat two suspected dog thieves to death in 2012.

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BUSINESS IN BRIEF 29/3

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VietnamNet English 3 week(s) ago

Anti-dumping duty imposed on VN bicycle tyres

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First quarter traffic accidents, deaths down

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

More than 6,500 traffic accidents claimed 2,500 lives in the first quarter of this year, the National Traffic Safety Committee reports.

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POR8 stuns Vietnamese shrimp exporters

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

POR8 stuns Vietnamese shrimp exporters

VietNamNet Bridge – The nation’s high anti-dumping tax on the shrimps from Vietnam at 25.76 percent has been decided by the US Department of Commerce (DOC) in the eighth period of review (POR8). But Vietnamese hope they still have the chances to petition for lower tax rates.

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Brazil levies anti-dumping tax on Vietnam bike tires

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SaigonTimes English 1 month(s) ago 1 related news

HCMC - Vietnam’s bicycle tires exported to Brazil will be subject to anti-dumping tax rates from US$0.59-2.8 per kilo, the Vietnam Competition Authority under the Ministry of Industry and Trade has announced on its website.

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Lower U.S. tariffs expected for shrimp imports from Vietnam

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SaigonTimes English 1 month(s) ago 1 related news

HCMC - Vietnam’s seafood association has said shrimp exporters are standing a chance of escaping prohibitively high anti-dumping tariffs imposed in a preliminary determination by the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC).

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