Rural transport system needs proper development strategies
Rural transport development is one of the prioritised areas of the Government in poverty reduction programmes and was already mentioned in important documents such as the Comprehensive Strategy on Poverty Reduction and Growth, and the five-year socio-economic development strategy.
Vietnam issues new regulation on foreign representative offices
The Foreign Ministry now consider granting licenses for foreign representative offices of non-profit organisations within 30 days.
Power consumers enjoy single price mechanism
Households consuming more than 300kWh/month will have to pay at least VND65,000 more a month as of January 1, 2005, according to a new Government decision announced by the Ministry of Industry.