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10 defining moments for Vietnam in 2018

It has been riveting year for Vietnam, with some tragic losses, major corruption trials, euphoric football victories and ignition of new hopes.

Vietnam’s special administrative and economic zones, a close look

The Law on Special Administrative and Economic Zones, once approved, will create a crucial legal platform for special zones to develop.

Vietnam parliament not to discuss SEZ bill in October session

Vietnam's National Assembly will not take up the controversial draft law on Special Economic Zones in October as previously scheduled.
August 25, 2018 | 09:58 am GMT+7

Four jailed in central Vietnam for inciting violence

Six more people have been punished for inciting and engaging in violence during recent protests against the SEZ draft law.
August 23, 2018 | 04:26 pm GMT+7

Top Vietnam legislator calls for calm over SEZ law

Call comes after public protests in several places over controversial provisions in a law to regulate special economic zones.
June 11, 2018 | 02:19 pm GMT+7

Vietnam government wants SEZ bill deferred

Seeks more time to make suitable amendments, asks for removal of controversial land lease provision.
June 09, 2018 | 06:55 pm GMT+7

Vietnam MPs argue against long land rent exemption in special economic zones

It goes ‘against the fundamental mechanisms of the market,’ a lawmaker says.
May 30, 2018 | 02:14 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese MPs debate land lease period for special economic zones

Extending lease period from 70 to 99 years will only benefit real estate investors and land speculators, opponents argue. 
May 28, 2018 | 04:37 pm GMT+7

Vietnam’s SEZs promise competitive regulatory environment compared to other countries: minister

Lawmakers are scheduled to discuss the special economic zone bill next week.
May 18, 2018 | 02:02 pm GMT+7

The perks of potential special economic zones in Vietnam

The zones promise to offer investors serious benefits.
April 30, 2018 | 11:00 am GMT+7

Leaders question whopping $44 bil price tag for new special economic zones in Vietnam

'The economic benefits these zones will potentially bring have not been made clear.'
April 17, 2018 | 02:55 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese workers could earn $13,000 per year at special economic zones: official

Tax and other incentives in the zones are expected to bring ‘unimaginable’ breakthroughs.
October 28, 2017 | 01:28 pm GMT+7

Vietnam to cap foreign ownership at 30 pct for real estate projects in new special economic zones

‘The limit is to guarantee security and prevent acquisitions by foreigners.’
September 20, 2017 | 04:27 pm GMT+7
 
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