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Monday, July 16, 2018
Vietnam in the run for UN Security Council seat Vietnam in the run for UN Security Council seat
Vietnam has been nominated for a position as a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council for the term 2020-2021. Tran Viet Thai, vice head of the Institute for Foreign Policy and Strategic Studies under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam, spoke to Vietnam Investment Review about the importance of this position for the country.
Civil law on property under common ownership Civil law on property under common ownership
Continued from the article on private and common ownership published in May issue of Vietnam Law and Legal Forum magazine, this article introduces the 2015 Civil Code’s provisions regarding the management, use, disposition and division of property under common ownership.
National Assembly passes seven laws during fifth session National Assembly passes seven laws during fifth session
After three weeks of sitting, the 14th National Assembly completed its working agenda of the fifth session, voting to pass seven laws to continue the institutionalization of the 2013 Constitution, improve the legal system on economic development, human rights, and basic rights and obligations of citizens, and ensure national defense and security.
Party sets the goal of social insurance for all Party sets the goal of social insurance for all
On May 23, 2018, on behalf of the Party Central Committee of the 12th Congress, General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong signed Resolution No. 28-NQ/TW on reforming social insurance policy torward the goal of universal social insurance. Vietnam Law and Legal Forum would like to introduce main parts of the Resolution.
Party charts out key personnel wage and social insurance policy reforms up to 2030 Party charts out key personnel, wage and social insurance policy reforms up to 2030
The seventh plenum of the 12th Central Committee of the Communist Party of Vietnam wrapped up in Hanoi on May 12, completing all the agenda contents after six working days.
Private and common ownership under civil law: some practical notes Private and common ownership under civil law: some practical notes
In this article, the author discusses the provisions on private and common ownership in the 2015 Civil Code and presents some notes on their application by the courts in Vietnam.
National Assembly to pass eight laws at fifth session National Assembly to pass eight laws at fifth session
The fifth session of the 14th National Assembly opened in Hanoi on May 21, with eight laws expected to be passed during the event that will last for 20 working days to mid-June.
Building a law on cyber security: a must in the current situation Building a law on cyber security: a must in the current situation
The draft Law on Cyber Security, which is scheduled to be passed by the 14th National Assembly at its ongoing session, contains some new provisions which raise several public concerns. Vietnam Law and Legal Forum talks with Lieutenant General Hoang Phuoc Thuan, Director of the Cyber Security Department of the Ministry of Public Security, about some controversial issues governed by the draft law.
Vietnams actions to fight against illegal fishing Vietnam’s actions to fight against illegal fishing
Illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing has had negative impacts on the coastal countries, including Vietnam. The author reviews the situation of IUU fishing in the region and recommends legal and practical actions to fight this problem in response to the EU’s warning against Vietnam’s fisheries products imported to the Union.
Governance weaker than public service delivery: The 2017 PAPI shows Governance weaker than public service delivery: The 2017 PAPI shows
Nine years after the first pilot and seven years after the first nationwide implementation, PAPI has become an increasingly reliable and trusted source of data on how well local governments in Vietnam perform in the eyes of citizens.

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