Maternity leave, allowance in Vietnam

The number of days off for health recovery must be jointly decided by the employer and grassroots Trade Union executive committee.

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Courts

Revision of Criminal Procedure Code: guaranteeing rights of women in criminal justice

The criminal justice will apply a “soft mechanism” to women held in custody, accused and brought to trial, thus protecting their rights in a special manner in the spirit of the Constitution.

Society & Law

Vietnam waives visas for five more countries

Nationals from France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the UK have become next visitors who can enter Vietnam without a visa under a resolution signed by the Prime Minister on June 17.

Legal Tips For Expats

Maternity leave, allowance in Vietnam

The number of days off for health recovery must be jointly decided by the employer and grassroots Trade Union executive committee.

Legal Updates

Resolution allows workers to receive lump-sum allowances

Workers will be entitled to a lump-sum social insurance allowance rather than having to wait until retirement age to receive monthly pension as regulated in the 2014 Law on Social Insurance.

Forum

Vietnam, the Philippines and the search of great powers bargains

With China tightening its grip on much of the South China Sea, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is struggling to adopt an appropriate and unified response.

Law Guide

New Law on Real Estate Business

With effect from July 1, the new Law on Real Estate Business is expected to create an open and equal legal environment for spurring the sluggish real estate business.

In the Pipeline

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Making sure that the rights of children are well protected

Dao Hong Lan, Deputy Minister of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs, told the Viet Nam Economic Times newspaper about the revising the Law on Child Protection, Care and Education.

Business

Derivative market of Vietnam goes live

While the Vietnamese securities markets have technically been operating since 2000, they have only developed significantly over the past seven to eight years.

Traditions

Harvest ceremony of the Co Tu

Progieram, a ceremony to pray for good harvest, is the most important farming ritual for the Co Tu, a Mon-Khmer language ethnic group.

Profile

Bac Giang province: a promisory destination for investors

Bac Giang ranked 26th among 63 provinces and cities nationwide in foreign direct investment (FDI) attraction with 182 valid projects capitalized at USD 2.26 billion.

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