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Force high ranking officials to publicize tax returns, Vietnam MP says

Will make it easier to monitor corruption, he tells parliamentary session.

China lowers tariffs, rejects US trade war escalation

The overture came two days after the US said trade sanctions against China were still in the works.

America's poor becoming more destitute under Trump: U.N. expert

Welfare benefits and access to health insurance were being slashed, while President Donald Trump’s tax reform awarded “financial windfalls” to the mega-rich and large companies, ...
June 03, 2018 | 02:26 pm GMT+7

Smoke smoking: WHO wants Vietnam to raise tobacco taxes

Vietnam’s current tobacco tax only accounts for 35 percent of retail prices, while the world average is 56 percent.
June 03, 2018 | 08:54 am GMT+7

Industry bitter about Vietnam tax on sweetened drinks

Fake and low-quality beverages would thrive, firms say, ignoring health concerns.
June 01, 2018 | 11:03 am GMT+7

Vietnam’s planned environmental tax hike under scrutiny for lack of transparency

While industry experts worry about losses, economists demand to know how the tax money will be spent.
May 20, 2018 | 09:00 am GMT+7

Vietnamese government approves fuel tax hike proposal in fight against pollution

Pending Vietnam’s parliamentary approval, the hike will go into effect from July 1.
May 17, 2018 | 11:18 am GMT+7

Vietnam’s health ministry proposes higher tobacco tax to reduce smoking among youth

Vietnam is one of the cheapest countries in Asia Pacific to buy a pack of cigarettes.
May 11, 2018 | 03:11 pm GMT+7

Adidas sees ongoing sourcing shift from China to Vietnam

Factories in Vietnam produced 44 percent of Adidas footwear volume in 2017, up from 31 percent in 2012. 
May 10, 2018 | 08:35 am GMT+7

US businesses, farmers worried by China trade spat: Fed

Washington and Beijing have exchanged increasingly severe threats on tariffs in recent weeks.
April 19, 2018 | 07:55 am GMT+7

EU pushes to approve Japan trade deal, mindful of Canada near-miss

The agreement would remove some E.U. tariffs on Japan.
April 18, 2018 | 08:23 am GMT+7

Vietnamese lawmakers at odds over hefty taxes for officials with unexplained assets

One official said that if civil servants failed to explain their sources of wealth, their assets should be seized.
April 12, 2018 | 05:00 am GMT+7

Vietnam calls for fair deal from US on import tariffs

Vietnam's foreign ministry made the statement following a flurry of import tariffs in recent months.
April 06, 2018 | 01:09 pm GMT+7

Grab says it will not pay any back taxes owed by Uber in Vietnam

Despite departing Vietnam this Sunday, Uber allegedly still owes over $2.3 million in back taxes.
April 06, 2018 | 10:23 am GMT+7

Vietnam plans to hike fuel taxes in fight against pollution

The proposed hike has raised concerns over aggravated costs for businesses and consumers.
April 05, 2018 | 03:00 am GMT+7
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