Draft law focuses on children’s rights

The Law on Child Protection, Care and Education would be revised toward better guaranteeing children’s rights.

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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

An Dong Bridge spanning Dinh river in Ninh Thuan province are funded with the Government bond and other capital sources__Photo: Danh Lam/VNA

Control over outstanding debt settlement in capital construction to be tightened

All outstanding debts in capital construction arising after December 31, 2014, would be settled in accordance with the law on public investment and current regulations.

Law Guide

New Law on Civil Status

Taking effect January 1 next year, the new Law on Civil Status (the Law) will guarantee harmony among the legal frameworks on civil status, family records and citizen identity.

History & Law

Statue of King Ly Thai To (founder of Vietnam’s Ly dynasty) in Hanoi__Photo: VNA file

Safeguarding of territorial waters under Ly and Tran dynasties

Ancient Vietnam under the name of “Dai Viet” and the rule of two feudal dynasties of Ly and Tran managed a vast marine space, having established the national sovereignty over its territorial waters.


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.


Bru-Van Kieu girls at a cultural festival of ethnic groups of Quang Tri province __Photo: Internet

The Bru-Van Kieu

The Bru-Van Kieu, a Mon-Khmer language group, live mostly in mountainous areas of the central provinces of Quang Tri, Quang Binh and Thua Thien Hue with a population of around 74,500.


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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