Public debt below safety limit: PM

Prime Minister has affirmed that public debt remained below the safety limit of 65 percent of GDP, and predicted it would reach 64.9 percent by 2016 before sinking to 60.2 percent by 2020.

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PM Nguyen Tan Dung chair the cabinet's October meeting

Public debt below safety limit: PM

Prime Minister has affirmed that public debt remained below the safety limit of 65 percent of GDP, and predicted it would reach 64.9 percent by 2016 before sinking to 60.2 percent by 2020.

Focus

The Vietnam Association for Protection of Children’s Rights gives presents to disadvantaged children in Cho Don district, Bac Kan province__Photo: Nguyen Thuy/VNA

2013 Constitution advances children’s rights

While adults have the right as well as obligation to work, minors, especially children, just have the right to work, and this right needs to be protected.

Courts

Vissai Ninh Binh soccer players stand trial for match-fixing__Photo: Van Dat/VNA

Improving summary procedures in criminal justice

In criminal justice, different crimes are subject to different criminal procedures to meet the requirements of the crime prevention and combat and protect the lawful rights and interests of citizens.

Society & Law

Nguyen Thanh Chan meets his family after 10 years’ imprisonment for a murder he did not commit __Photo: Doan Tan/VNA

Right to silence under hot debate

Most lawyers agreed the right to silence should be enforced to ensure human rights and prevent torture which might lead to unjust punishment for detainees and defendants.

Legal Tips For Expats

Divorce in Vietnam

According to Vietnamese law, divorce between a Vietnamese national and a foreigner or between two foreigners permanently residing in Vietnam is settled under the Law on Marriage and Family.

Legal Updates

Photo: Internet

Vietnamese citizenship registration further simplified

Overseas Vietnamese have no papers proving their Vietnamese citizenship may now register with an overseas Vietnamese representative agency to get certification of their Vietnamese citizenship.

Forum

Vietnam Coast Guard ship 8002 is launched for maiden voyage__Photo: Le Tam/VNA

East Sea: Why not examine the historical evidences?

In order to find out a peaceful solution to the East Sea disputes, historical and judicial evidences of related parties should be unbiasedly verified and examined...

Law Guide

Law on Notarization

Effective on January 1 next year, the Notarization Law provides notaries, notarial practice organizations, notarial practice, notarization procedures and state management of notarization.

History & Law

President Ho Chi Minh with children __Photo: VNA file

45 years of President Ho Chi Minh’s Testament

"All my life, I have served the Homeland, the revolution and the people with all my heart and strength," President Ho Chi Minh wrote in his testament.

New Legislation

Decree No. 87/2014/ND-CP of September 22, 2014

On attraction of scientists and technologists who are overseas Vietnamese and foreign experts to participate in scientific and technological activities in Vietnam

Business

The new Law on Bankruptcy at a glance

The new law on bankruptcy is much better drafted than the existing one and rather favours the winding up of insolvent companies than the rescue culture.

Traditions

“Husband-catching” festival of Chu Ru people (Lam Dong province) __Photo: Thanh Ha/VNA

Unique cultural customs of Chu Ru ethnic group

The Chu Ru is a small ethnic group living in Lam Dong, Ninh Thuan and Binh Thuan provinces with a population of around 19,300.

Profile

Japan-funded Nhat Tan bridge over the Red River in Hanoi__Photo: Huy Hung/VNA

Hanoi - promising land for investment and tourism

Throughout more than one thousand years marked by destruction, wars and natural calamities, Hanoi still preserves many ancient architectural works with over 600 pagodas and temples.

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