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Monday, July 16, 2018
Tax and investment changes concern foreign firms Tax and investment changes concern foreign firms
The changes in tax policy and investment incentives are the issues of greatest concern for foreign investors in Vietnam, said Bui Ngoc Tuan, deputy general director of the Audit and Advisory firm Deloitte Vietnam at a workshop on Tuesday in Hanoi. 
VN Bar urged to push judicial reform VN Bar urged to push judicial reform
President Tran Dai Quang asked the VietnamBar Federation (VBF) to forge ahead with judicial reforms and international integration while working with professional organizations of lawyers in Hanoi on July 10.
Vietnam commits to fight money laundering Vietnam commits to fight money laundering
Chief Justice of the Supreme People’s Court Nguyen Hoa Binh said at a workshop in Da Nang on July 9 that some articles of the 2015 Penal Code regarding fighting money laundering are unclear, and guidance is needed to ensure the laws against money laundering are effectively carried out.
Fisheries sector strives to meet ECs requirements Fisheries sector strives to meet EC’s requirements
The Directorate of Fisheries has proposed the government use the medium-term public investment budget for the 2016-20 period to upgrade fisheries ports to meet European Commission (EC) requirements for the supervision of fishing vessels, traceability and management of fisheries products.
PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc asks for greater focus on building institutions PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc asks for greater focus on building institutions
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc requested ministries, sectors and relevant agencies to pay more attention to building institutions while chairing the Government’s regular meeting in Hanoi on July 3.
Presidents order on promulgation of seven laws President’s order on promulgation of seven laws
The Office of the President held a press conference on June 28 to announce President Tran Dai Quang’s order on the promulgation of seven new laws, including the new cybersecurity law and six other revised laws on national defense, denunciation, competition, planning, mapping, and physical education and sports.
Cyber security law targets criminals: NA deputies Cyber security law targets criminals: NA deputies
The controversial cyber security law was passed by the National Assembly on June 12 with 86.86 percent approval. On the sidelines, NA deputies talk to An Ninh Thu Do (Capital Security) newspaper on how the bill won’t harm Constitution-mandated civil rights or initiate mass surveillance. The subjects of the bill are criminals, not common people, they stressed.
Abiding by international law key to settle South China Sea issue Abiding by international law key to settle South China Sea issue
Two years after the arbitral tribunal ruling in favor of the Philippines’ South China Sea case and rejecting China’s so-called nine-dash line, disputes continue to rage even as China and ASEAN formally enter negotiations toward a Code of Conduct framework.
Legal experts discuss presumption of innocence due process principles in criminal proceedings Legal experts discuss presumption of innocence, due process principles in criminal proceedings
The principle of presumption of innocence provided in the 2015 Criminal Procedure Code concretizes Article 31.1 of the 2013 Constitution and is vital in guaranteeing the human rights and citizens’ rights in criminal proceedings.
Vietnam Japan seek new development phase for ties Vietnam, Japan seek new development phase for ties
President of Vietnam Tran Dai Quang and Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe have reached high consensus on major orientations and concrete measures to advance the Vietnam-Japan extensive strategic partnership in a more comprehensive, practical and efficient manner.

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