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    ASEAN’s Rising Minimum Wage Levels: Vietnam

    By Alex Tangkilisan HANOI – Several ASEAN countries have raised their minimum wage standards recently to adjust their respective salary levels to the rising costs of living and to provide their citizens with higher purchasing power. However, many businesses and investors have complained that the somewhat drastic wage hikes have hurt the market in terms[…..]

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    Vietnam Looks to Relax Foreign Property Ownership Laws

    HANOI – Vietnam’s Ministry of Construction has recently proposed to relax its real estate laws in order to allow a greater amount of foreigners and foreign organizations to buy property in the country as part of an effort to reduce real estate inventory. Specifically, the Ministry proposed that organizations such as foreign investment funds, banks,[…..]

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    Vietnam Issues New Decrees to Guide Labor Code

    The Vietnamese government recently issued five new decrees which are to help guide its Labor Code.

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    New Issue of Vietnam Briefing: Human Resources for Foreigners

    In this issue of Vietnam Briefing, we take a look at foreign workers in Vietnam: how to hire, the legal obligations a company bears (including withholding and paying personal income tax and social insurance), and finally a common dilemma – the housing situation.

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