On November 11, the Government Office released a notice about the Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung’s conclusion at the meeting discussing solutions to develop the automobile industry, which gathered representatives of ministries, the Vietnam Automobile Manufacturers' Association (VAMA), and enterprises. … [Read more...] about When will taxes be lowered to reduce automobile prices?
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Customers shop at a jewelry store. The Vietnam Gold Trading Association has proposed the establishment of a gold exchange – PHOTO: VNA HCMC – The Vietnam Gold Trading Association has proposed the establishment of a gold exchange aimed at creating connectivity between global and local gold prices to ensure there is no major price difference and to fight against gold smuggling. … [Read more...] about Establishment of gold exchange proposed
Free trade agreement: In June, Vietnam ratified a free trade agreement with the European Union (EVFTA), becoming the second Southeast Asian state to do so with the 27-country bloc. In mid-November, Hanoi played host to an ASEAN summit where the world’s largest trade pact the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) was signed and the country is a signatory. … [Read more...] about How Vietnam weathers global health crisis and rises?
Kuala Lumpur (VNA) - Malaysia's Cabinet has approved legal amendments that will allow college and university students to participate in political activities on campus. The amendments to the Universities and University Colleges Act (UUCA) 1971 will involve abolishing sections which curtail students' questioning of politicians and prevent students from engaging in party events where they study, said Malaysian Education Minister Maszlee Malik in a media statement. He said this move is in line with the political transformation brought by the government in strengthening democracy and to provide more room for university students to speak up and engage in political activities on campus. This move will also produce graduates who are "balanced" and able to "express opinions" on current issues, he said. The Malaysian government has also announced plans to lower the voting age to 18 years old, from 21 years old currently. The UUCA provisions were tightened up to restrict student activism in … [Read more...] about Malaysia’s Cabinet lifts ban on political activities in universities
Farmers have their meal at a site of a protest against the newly passed farm bills at Singhu border near Delhi, India, November 28, 2020. Photo: Reuters But many small growers worry they will be left vulnerable to big business and could eventually lose the price supports for key staples such as wheat and rice. … [Read more...] about Thousands of protesting farmers and police face-off at New Delhi border