PPP project selection conditions further detailed

The Government issued on February 14 a new regulation on investment in the form of public-private partnership (PPP), stipulating a wide range of sectors open for PPP investment.

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Vietnam Month In Review

NA Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung at the 35th session of NA Standing Committee__Photo: Nhan Sang/VNA

Law-makers resume legislative work for the new year

It is not necessary to form the National Election Council as a regular institution, according to Mr. Phung Quoc Hien, Chairman of the National Assembly (NA)’s Finance and Budget Committee.

Focus

National Assembly steps up legislative work in 2015

NA Vice Chairman Uong Chu Luu grants Vietnam Law and Legal Forum an interview about legislative and external relation activities of the National Assembly in 2014 as well as orientations for 2015.

Society & Law

NA Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung addresses the national conference on judicial work in 2015__Photo: Nhan Sang/VNA

Ministry reports delays in issuing implementing regulations

Delays in the issuance of implementing regulations remain a challenge for lawmakers this year as no signs of documents to implement new laws effective early this year can be seen.

Legal Tips For Expats

Foreigner surety for family visit

A temporary card holder may stand surety for his/her spouse and under-18 children to stay with him/her within the validity duration of his/her temporary residence card.

Legal Updates

The meeting of the PPP Steering Committee in Hanoi on December 16__Photo: VNA

PPP project selection conditions further detailed

The Government issued on February 14 a new regulation on investment in the form of public-private partnership (PPP), stipulating a wide range of sectors open for PPP investment.

Law Guide

Nhat Tan bridge in Hanoi __Photo: Huy Hung/VNA

New Law on Public Investment

Taking effective on January 1 this year, the Public Investment Law (the Law) aims to improve the effectiveness of public investment management in line with international practices.

History & Law

A municipal governor (on the horse) of Hanoi during Nguyen dynasty__Photo: Internet

Protection of people’s interests under Quoc Trieu Kham Tung Dieu Le

According to ancient books and documents, “Quoc Trieu Kham Tung Dieu Le” was promulgated in 1777 under King Le Hien Tong’s reign, containing 31 regulations, all on litigation.

New Legislation

Resolution No. 85/2014/QH13 of November 28, 2014

On the collection and casting of votes of confidence on persons holding positions elected or approved by the National Assembly or People’s Councils

In the Pipeline

Minister of Justice Ha Hung Cuong announces the Governmental Plan to gather people’s opinions on the draft revised Civil Code__Photo: Phuong Hoa/VNA

Vietnam’s draft Civil Code: 10 debatable issues

A public consultation on the draft revision of the 2005 Civil Code has been launched to collect opinions of people from all walks of life, inside and outside the country.

Business

Taking security over assets attached to land in Vietnam: law and practice

In principle, a security interest cannot attach in an asset before the securing party has acquired ownership over it. The rights of the secured creditor arise only upon acquisition of the asset.

Traditions

Thai women at Xen Lau No festival__Photo: Internet

Xen lau no, Thai ceremony honoring witch doctors

As spring comes with apricot trees blossoming white in northwestern forests, Thai villagers flock to the home of their witch doctor to hold a special ceremony called xen lau no.

Profile

Farmers harvest litchi fruits in Thanh Ha district, Hai Duong province__Tran Viet/VNA

Hai Duong strives to contribute more to national growth

Located 60 kilometers to the east of Hanoi and in the center of the northern key economic region, Hai Duong, a Red River delta province, borders six provinces.

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