Content and roadmap for a legally binding Code of Conduct in the East Sea

Tension in the East Sea (internationally referred to as the South China Sea) region reached its peak level the past two years. New occupation, new claims, arrest of fishing vessels and other…

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Vietnam Month In Review

Vietnam - Australia sign the Agreement on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters __ Photo: VNA

Law on Mutual Legal Assistance under scrutiny

The Law on Mutual Legal Assistance would be revised to improve its effectiveness, pending the development of separate laws regulating different aspects of mutual legal assistance in the future.

Focus

Leaders of Vietnam Bar Federation at a meeting with the Working Team of the Central Steering Committee for Judicial Reform __Photo: Doan Tan/VNA

Vietnam Bar Federation poised to develop the pool of lawyers

Established in 2008, the Vietnam Bar Federation has operated to represent the will and protect lawful interests of Vietnamese lawyers and bar associations across the country toward achieving the…

Courts

Presiding judge Nguyen Quang Vinh opens the court hearing for the land-related murder attempt case in Tien Lang district, Hai Phong city __Photo: Doan Tan/VNA

Revised Law on Courts: Why term of office of judges should be extended

The Law on Organization of People’s Courts is currently under revision to be compliant with the new Constitution and to meet the requirements of the judicial reform. Improving the quality of…

Society & Law

Beer-canning line in Dai Viet Beer Factory __Photo: Tran Viet/VNA

Draft law on beer trading draws public criticism

A recently released draft decree on management of beer production and trading is receiving public criticism for its impracticality and unenforceability.

Legal Updates

Domestic and overseas Vietnamese experts join in the research and production of power management chips at the Vietnam Semiconductor Manufacturing Joint-Stock Co.

New preferential policies for foreign scientists and technologists

Foreign and overseas Vietnamese experts in science and technology will soon be granted multiple-entry visas or temporary residence cards of a longer term.

Forum

Oil and gas exploitation at Bach Ho (White Tiger) oil field in Vietnam’s continental shelf __Photo: Huy Hung/VNA

Content and roadmap for a legally binding Code of Conduct in the East Sea

Tension in the East Sea (internationally referred to as the South China Sea) region reached its peak level the past two years. New occupation, new claims, arrest of fishing vessels and other…

Law Guide

Law on Customs

The Customs Law (the Law), which was passed in June this year, aims to comprehensively renovate customs activities through modernization of customs management in accordance with international…

History & Law

President Ho Chi Minh with children __Photo: VNA file

45 years of President Ho Chi Minh’s Testament

On the occasion of the 45th anniversary of President Ho Chi Minh’s Testament (1969 - 2014), Vietnam Law and Legal Forum re-prints the full text of the Testament which was made public in 1969, and…

Business

Consumers choose safe foods at Metro Cash & Carry Binh Phu, District 6, Ho Chi Minh City __Photo: Phuong Vy/VNA

Metro-BJC deal: a lesson of immediate relevance for policymakers and domestic businesses

Dr. Tran Van, Vice Chairman of the National Assembly (NA) Committee for Finance and Budget has granted, an interview with local media on German retailer Metro Group’s deal to sell its Vietnam-based…

Traditions

New rice festival of the Xo Dang __Photo: VNA file

The Xo Dang

The Xo Dang, a Mon-Khmer language group, mainly lives in the Central Highlands province of Kon Tum with a population of nearly 170,000

Profile

Ocean cruise ship SuperStar Gemini calls at Tien Sa port, Da Nang city __Photo: Tran Le Lam/VNA

Da Nang determined to tap growth opportunities

Covering an area of 1,283.42 square kilometers and having a population of around one million, Da Nang city is located 764 kilometers to the south of Hanoi capital and 964 kilometers to the north of…

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