Court judgments to be publicized

The Supreme People’s Court on May 27 hosted a seminar on publication of judgments of Vietnamese people’s courts.

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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.

Society & Law

Metro Thang Long supermarket in Hanoi __Photo: Internet

Metro Vietnam case: Tax authorities urged to step up efforts to investigate transfer pricing

Metro Cash & Carry Vietnam’s transfer pricing fraud was uncovered as the retail giant was forced to cut losses and pay tax arrears totaling VND 507 billion (roughly USD 23.47 million).

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.

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.

New Legislation

Decree No. 18/2015/ND-CP of February 14, 2015

Prescribing environmental protection master plan, strategic environmental assessment, environmental impact assessment and environmental protection plan.

In the Pipeline

Manufacturing electronic components at Korea-invested KSD Vina Company Limited in Diem Thuy industrial park (Thai Nguyen province) __Photo: Danh Lam/VNA

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.


New rules ensure validity of construction contracts

A new decree recently issued by the Government is expected to provide a better basis for the entry into and performance of construction contracts.


A girl of the Co__Photo: VNA file

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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