Draft decree tightens supervision over FDI projects

The supervision over foreign-invested projects in Vietnam would be tightened, if a Ministry of Planning and Investment-drafted decree is approved.

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Vietnam Month In Review

The 9th session of the XIIIth National Assembly opens on May 20 in Hanoi__Photo: Pham Kien/VNA

Raft of bills to be passed at the NA’s session

Eleven bills and a resolution on the 2016 law- and ordinance-making program are scheduled to be approved at the 9th session of the XIIIth National Assembly (NA) that convened on May 20 in Hanoi.


Defendants at the court hearing for their irresponsibility causing a serious traffic accident between a train and cars in Dong Nai province __Photo: Sy Tuyen/VNA

To better guarantee constitutionally enshrined human rights in criminal justice

This article gives an overview of prominent constitutional provisions on human rights and provides recommendations on revision of the Code in light of the new Constitution.

Legal Tips For Expats

Unemployment insurance in Vietnam

As prescribed by the Vietnamese law, any enterprise that employs 10 employees or more is required to participate in unemployment insurance.

Legal Updates

Hi-tech agricultural zone master plan approved

The Prime Minister recently approved the master plan to build hi-tech agricultural zones through 2020, with a vision toward 2030, under Prime Minister Decision No. 575/QD-TTg.

Law Guide

The Housing Law

Taking effect on July 1 this year, the 183-article Housing Law (the Law) creates a transparent legal framework to meet the changing needs of the real estate market.


Packaging nitrogenous fertilizer at Ca Mau Fertilizer Company Limited of Vietnam Oil and Gas Group__Photo: Huy Hung/VNA

Taking security over shares in Vietnam: General principles

This article discusses the general principles governing the attachment and enforcement of security over shares in private companies and of security over shares in public companies.


Simple stilt houses of the Co in Quang Ngai province __Photo: baoquangngai.vn

The Co

The Co, a Mon-Khmer language group, is among the earliest inhabitants in the Truong Son range-Central Highlands region.


A corner of Bai Lu resort (Nghe An province) __Photo: Internet

Nghe An province: vast, attractive and hospitable

Nghe An is the largest province and the fourth most populous locality in the country, following Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and Thanh Hoa province.

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