New social insurance rule sparks worker strike in Ho Chi Minh City

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New social insurance rule sparks worker strike in Ho Chi Minh City

Tens of thousands of workers at a Taiwanese-owned company in Ho Chi Minh City have gone on strike over the past several days to object to a new rule that restricts them from getting lump-sum social insurance allowance payments.

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Getting ready for the ASEAN Community

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Getting ready for the ASEAN Community

Tax-related policies are among key measures the Government has taken to improve the business community's capacity to cope with competition when the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) begins operations late this year.

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Getting ready for the ASEAN Community

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Getting ready for the ASEAN Community

Tax-related policies are among key measures the Government has taken to improve the business community's capacity to cope with competition when the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) begins operations late this year.

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You won't be able to buy beer at your neighborhood store in Indonesia soon

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Alcohol can be a hard sell in Indonesia, which has more Muslims than any other country. It’s about to get a whole lot tougher.

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Businesses still oppose ban on imports of used machines

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Businesses still oppose ban on imports of used machines

Though the Ministry of Science and Technology has adjusted the requirements on buying used machine imports, the regulation still faces strong opposition from the business community.

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Amended regulation lists fewer crimes subject to death penalty

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The proposal to reduce the number of crimes subject to the death penalty in an amended Penal Code sparked heated debates at a conference held on Tuesday in northern Hoa Binh City.

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Indonesia to withdraw local language plan for foreign workers - sources

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Indonesia to withdraw local language plan for foreign workers - sources

Indonesia will withdraw a plan that would force foreign workers to take local language proficiency exams after protests from investors, two government officials said.

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New rule makes buying health insurance harder

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New rule makes buying health insurance harder

VietNamNet Bridge – A regulation that went into effect this year has made it more difficult for many people to buy health insurance.

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New rule makes buying health insurance harder

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A regulation that went into effect this year has made it more difficult for many people to buy health insurance.

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When it comes to e-cigs, Big Tobacco is concerned for your health

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When it comes to e-cigs, Big Tobacco is concerned for your health

The health warning on a MarkTen electronic cigarette package is 116 words long.

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Educators, parents complain about entrance-exam ban at secondary schools

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Educators, parents complain about entrance-exam ban at secondary schools

VietNamNet Bridge - The Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) has prohibited secondary schools from organizing entrance exams for sixth-grade enrolment, but has not clarified what the schools should do to select students.

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Draft rules on used machine imports seen unrealistic

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Draft rules on used machine imports seen unrealistic

Representatives of both local and foreign enterprises have opposed regulations in draft circular on import of used machines, equipment and production lines, saying it hinder business development and foreign investment flows into the country.

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Property start-ups soar as capital deadline looms

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Property start-ups soar as capital deadline looms

There has been a wave of new property business start-ups since the beginning of the year, as the minimum legal capital requirement of VND6 billion (US$284,000) is still effective.

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Local securities firms call for raising foreign stake cap

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Local securities firms call for raising foreign stake cap

Foreign investors should be allowed to hold a larger stake in listed domestic companies to better attract investment for the country’s stock market, local securities businesses said on March 20.

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Vietnam securities firms call for raising foreign stake cap

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Vietnam securities firms call for raising foreign stake cap

Foreign investors should be allowed to hold a larger stake in listed domestic companies to better attract investment for the country’s stock market, local securities businesses said Friday.

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