(VOVworld) - The National Assembly's Financial and Budgetary Committee has held a hearing session to gather the Ministry of Finance's review on the enforcement of fees and charges regulations. Minister of Finance Dinh Tien Dung said that authorized agencies are entitled to regulate more than 300 fees and charges and his Ministry has reviewed irregularities. Deputy Chairwoman of the National Assembly, Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan, asked relevant ministries to avoid overlapping of fees and inappropriate collection practices while monitoring the usage of proceedings. … [Read more...] about Fees and charges policy explained
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The Hanoitimes - The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has set up a special committee to review fees and charges, revealed Minister Cao Duc Phat at a press conference in Hanoi on July 1. According to the General Statistic Office, GDP growth for agro-forestry-fishery sector in the first six months of this year was 2.36%, lower than the 2.9% figure from the same period last year. Meanwhile, production value of the whole sector was estimated at 489 trillion VND, a 2.41% rise year-on-year. Total exports of the sector in the half of this year were 14.41 billion USD, decreasing by 2.8% from the same period last year. Minister Cao Duc Phat said in the second half of this year, the ministry will review the value chains of promising products to expand markets and production, supporting farmers and enterprises. Especially, the ministry will deploy comprehensive measures to improve the business environment, creating the most favourable conditions for agricultural businesses … [Read more...] about Reviewing to reduce maximumly fees and charges in agriculture
Schools, universities told to make fees and charges clear (23-10-2009) HA NOI — The Ministry of Education and Training has asked schools and universities to publicise and ensure transparency of their collection of tuition fees and other school expenses. The order was made after a random check on universities and departments of education and training across the nation. Tran Thi Ha, head of the ministry's Tertiary Education Department, said many universities, including the Ha Noi National University, the National Academy of Public Administration and the Hong Bang International University, had yet to clearly explain the reasons for their increasing tuition fees. Concerns had also been raised that increasing fees were not leading to better education services. The ministry said some universities had no concrete statistics on their tuition fees and no plans for using the money coming in from higher fees to raise their education quality, employ more teachers or improve study … [Read more...] about Schools, universities told to make fees and charges clear
Pham Dinh Thi, director of the Department of Tax Policy under the Ministry of Finance, spoke to the Viet Nam Economic Times newspaper about proposed changes to the draft Law on Fees and Charges. The proposed Law on Fees and Charges did not mention hospital and tuition fees. Does that mean they would be regulated by a price mechanism? Government Decree 16/2015/ND-CP highlighted the autonomy given to hospitals, education institutes and vocational training centres. It was done according to a plan to apply a price mechanism in the management of public services with funding coming from the State's budget. The Government intended to switch to a price mechanism in order to encourage private-public partnership projects and attract investment to improve the quality of public services. That's why they were not included in the proposed Law on Fees and Charges. At the same time, measures were also taken to ensure that the Government's policies will continue to protect poor and vulnerable … [Read more...] about Government considers changes for Law on Fees and Charges
On December 5th afternoon, the session continued to discuss reports and projects on the socialization of education-training, health care, culture-information, gymnastics and sports; allowance regime, cadre attraction; the regimes of working-trip allowances and conference expenses; some kinds of fees and charges, and classification of administrative units in Dong Nai province. Delegate Nguyen Thi Tuyet gave her opinions at the session. … [Read more...] about Reports and projects on socialization, allowance regime, cadre attraction, some fees and charges discussed.