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Apple takes down gambling apps at Vietnam’s behest

Apple has fulfilled a Vietnamese demand to remove nine apps that flouted its gambling laws, the U.S. company says in its latest transparency report.

Low inflation prompts push to increase public service prices

Ministries have been asked to propose higher fees for state-operated services after Vietnam recorded the lowest 6-month inflation in three years. 

Vietnam wants to raise IPO threshold to keep out small firms

The government wants to triple the minimum capital a company should have for making an initial public offering to reduce risks for investors.
June 07, 2019 | 03:38 pm GMT+7

Government owed over $3.5 billion in taxes

The Ministry of Finance has reported tax arrears of VND82.97 trillion ($3.54 billion) at the end of March, an 8.7 percent increase over December last year.
May 20, 2019 | 12:00 am GMT+7

Vietnam startups to have their say at upcoming forum

An upcoming national private sector forum will give startups a platform to discuss problems and ideas with government officials.
April 26, 2019 | 09:15 pm GMT+7

Government urges haste on land acquisition for transnational expressway

The Vietnamese government has asked agencies to quickly identify and clear land needed for the transnational expressway project.
March 25, 2019 | 08:24 am GMT+7

HCMC administration short-handed

The five-member leadership of Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee has just three now, and two government departments are leaderless.
March 06, 2019 | 11:10 am GMT+7

Vietnam needs privatization breakthrough in 2019: deputy PM

Vietnam needs to make a breakthrough this year in state divesting from enterprises, says Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue.
January 19, 2019 | 02:00 pm GMT+7

Government partially shut down in fight over Trump's border wall

The U.S. government was partially shut down early on Saturday in a fierce dispute over President Donald Trump’s demands that Congress assign $5 billion for a wall along the border with Mexico.
December 22, 2018 | 06:45 pm GMT+7

Google confirms Vietnam's biggest love is football

Google search trends for 2018 in Vietnam show that football was the most searched topic by Vietnamese internet users.
December 14, 2018 | 04:52 pm GMT+7

Government can buy tech products from startups: Minister

Government spending should focus on technological products, especially from startups, to create a growth momentum, a minister says.
December 01, 2018 | 10:52 am GMT+7

Vietnamese government will share risks with startups, PM assures

The Vietnamese government is willing to make changes in regulations to facilitate timely funding of startups, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said.
November 30, 2018 | 01:42 pm GMT+7

China sends written response to US trade reform demands: US government sources

China has delivered a written response to U.S. demands for wide-ranging trade reforms, three sources said Wednesday.
November 15, 2018 | 08:01 am GMT+7

US warns of new hacking spree from group linked to China

The U.S. government on Wednesday warned that a hacking group linked to the Chinese government has launched attacks on technology service providers.
October 04, 2018 | 08:03 am GMT+7

China says 'no cause for panic' over US ties, but won't be blackmailed

The Chinese government’s top diplomat, Wang Yi, said on Friday there was “no cause for panic” over friction between Beijing and Washington. 
September 29, 2018 | 12:15 pm GMT+7
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