Part of Mong Cai city in Quang Ninh province (Photo: baoquangninh.com.vn) Quang Ninh (VNA) – Quang Ninh ’s success in protecting “ green zones ” from the latest COVID-19 outbreak has created an impulse for businesses based in this northeastern province to recover operations and flexibly and safely adapt to the pandemic. Quang Ninh posted an estimated economic growth rate of 8.6 percent in the first nine months of 2021, much higher than the national average, which was mainly driven by the processing and manufacturing industry. The province’s contribution to the State budget topped 33.5 trillion VND (1.47 billion USD), equivalent to 93 percent of the sum collected in the same period last year, while total investment in society approximated 64 trillion VND, up 7.8 percent. Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Nguyen Tuong Van attributed the achievements to local businesses and entrepreneurs’ proactiveness in implementing various solutions such as … [Read more...] about Businesses in Quang Ninh determined to surmount pandemic
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At the debut ceremony of the association of Vietnamese expatriates in Miyazaki. (Source: VNA) Tokyo (VNA) – Vietnamese expatriates in Japan ’s Miyazaki prefecture have just set up their association to connect the community for experience sharing and mutual support. According to the Vietnamese Consulate General in Fukuoka , the establishment of the association meets the desire of generations of Vietnamese in Miyazaki for a “common home”. In their letters of congratulation sent to the community on this occasion, Miyazaki Governor Kono Shunji and Mayor of Miyazaki city Tojiki Tadashi expressed their delight at the strong development of the community and praised the Vietnamese expats’ contributions to the local socio-economic development over the past time. They vowed to help the Vietnamese community have a stable life and well integrate into the host country. Addressing the event, Vietnamese Consul General in Fukuoka Vu Binh said he believed that the association will … [Read more...] about Association of Vietnamese in Japan’s Miyazaki prefecture established
The General Department of Taxation directly administers taxes on overseas suppliers and is responsible for granting tax identification numbers to overseas suppliers in accordance with Vietnamese regulations. The Vietnamese Minister of Finance has issued Circular 80/2021/TT-BTC guiding the Law on Tax Administration and Decree 126/2020/ND-CP. According to Circular 80, platforms such as Facebook, Google and YouTube, although not having a fixed business establishment in Vietnam, operating via e-commerce methods in Vietnam will have to register for tax declaration at tax administration agencies of Vietnam. This circular also clearly stipulates the responsibilities of tax authorities in tax administration for e-commerce business, business on digital platforms and other services performed by overseas suppliers in Vietnam. Accordingly, the General Department of Taxation directly administers taxes on overseas suppliers and is responsible for granting tax identification … [Read more...] about How will Facebook, Google and YouTube be taxed in Vietnam?
The most favored is iPhone 13 Pro Max with 70 percent pre-orders, followed by iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 Pro, each 12.5 percent, according to data from retail chains acquired by VnExpress . But the iPhone 13 mini, the smallest and cheapest of the lineup, is set to see shortages due to a lack of supply. For retail chain CellPhoneS, only 2 percent of its iPhone 13 imports are mini. "We might only meet 50 percent of customer demand," said spokesperson Nguyen Lac Huy. The unofficial market, where buyers pick up the phone in Singapore and Hong Kong and bring them back to Vietnam, does not seem to have a lot of supply for iPhone 13 mini either. "We only imported a small number as there is almost no demand from customers," said a smartphone vendor in downtown Hanoi. Last year, the iPhone 12 mini was also the least favorite. Many stores had to repeatedly lower prices to get rid of their inventory. Industry insiders say Vietnamese prefer the most expensive iPhones. The four … [Read more...] about Vietnamese apathetic over iPhone 13 mini
Central Retail, which operates outlets under the brands Go, Big C, and Top Markets, said all customers are required to have been vaccinated with at least one dose or to have recovered from Covid-19 as the city requires. The chain will continue to strictly carry out safety requirements, said Marketing Director Nguyen Thi Bich Van. Lender ACB has done the same at all its branches. The company have also assigned people to help elders who are not tech-savvy. Gong Cha bubble tea is also requiring customers to show a ‘green pass’, a mobile app that records the users’ vaccination status. Local residents comply with the city’s regulations, and as the city has a high vaccination rate, there is not much difficulty for people to obtain a green pass, spokesperson Tran Ngoc An said. Some businesses are also using QR codes to record the travel history of employees and customers. These codes are placed at the entry points of buildings. Nguyen Bich Tram, CEO of female fashion chain OLV, … [Read more...] about Mixed bag imposing Covid safety regulations in HCMC
The Prime Minister has requested the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) propose suitable management solutions for solar power projects. A solar power plant in Ninh Thuan Province. At present, more than 30 provinces and cities nationwide have solar power projects. The Government Office has released this PM direction on this issue for the MPI, the Ministry of Industry and Trade and relevant agencies after local media has reported that a Thai investor has acquired solar power projects in Binh Phuoc. According to reports, Thailand's Super Energy Corporation Company Limited (Super Energy) has announced it has acquired the Loc Ninh 1, 2, 3, 4 solar power projects in Binh Phuoc by buying those plants’ shares from intermediary companies with a total investment of US$456.7 million. Of which, the investment is $99.7 million to the Loc Ninh 1 solar power project, $140 million to the Loc Ninh 2, $105 million to Loc Ninh 3 and $112 million to Loc Ninh 4. Before … [Read more...] about Vietnamese PM asks to manage solar power projects for national security