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Monday, August 21, 2017
Tags: Care and Education
Abandoning a newborn is illegal Abandoning a newborn is illegal
According to Vietnam’s Law on Child Protection, Care and Education, children, whether female or male, in or out of wedlock, biological or adopted, born to one party or both parties to a marriage, are all protected, cared for and educated, and enjoy rights provided by law.
Cabinet members vow to make headway in new year Cabinet members vow to make headway in new year
At the beginning of the Year of the Rooster, ministers share with Tin Tuc newspaper, Vietnam News Agency, breakthrough solutions to implementing socio-economic tasks in 2017 in the spirit of a constructional and active government.
Top ten regulations of 2016 Top ten regulations of 2016
These include the Law on Children, the Law on Access to Information, the Law on Belief and Religion, National Assembly Resolution No. 35/2016/QH14, Government Decree No. 07/2016/ND-CP, among others.
Media updated with information on human rights in Vietnam Media updated with information on human rights in Vietnam
The Foreign Ministry, in collaboration with other ministries, held a meeting in Hanoi on September 28 to provide the media with information about human rights in the country.
New law enhances childrens participation in their affairs New law enhances children’s participation in their affairs
With seven chapters and 106 articles, the Law on Children, which was passed in April, contains many new provisions, focusing on children’s rights and duties, children’s participation in their own matters, measures for child protection, alternative care and prohibited acts.
National Assembly elects new state leaders National Assembly elects new state leaders
The 13th National Assembly elected Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan as Chairwoman of the National Assembly, Tran Dai Quang as President, and Nguyen Xuan Phuc as Prime Minister during its final session which took place in Hanoi from March 20 to April 12.
Lawmakers back issuance of permanent pharmacy practice certificates Lawmakers back issuance of permanent pharmacy practice certificates
Discussing the revised draft Law on Pharmacy at the ongoing 45th session of the National Assembly (NA) Standing Committee, legislators asked whether permanent pharmacy practice certificates would continue to be issued for pharmacists or they should be renewed every five years.
NA Standing Committee prepares for last session of 13th Legislature NA Standing Committee prepares for last session of 13th Legislature
Preparations for the upcoming 11th meeting of the XIIIth National Assembly (NA) were among the key tasks of the NA Standing Committee, said NA Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung at the Committee’s 45th session that opened in Hanoi on February 17.
Criminal liability of juvenile offenders under new Penal Code Criminal liability of juvenile offenders under new Penal Code
At the 9th and 10th sessions of the XIIIth National Assembly (NA), there were hot debates on the proposed amendments to the Penal Code’s provisions concerning under-18 offenders. Some opinions held that the provisions on the age groups of juvenile offenders who must bear penal liability should not be changed.
NA adopts resolution on state budget estimates for 2016 NA adopts resolution on state budget estimates for 2016
During the fourth working week (Nov. 9-13) of the ongoing National Assembly session, lawmakers approved resolutions on the 2016 socio-economic development plan, the 2016 state budget estimates, and investment policy for national target programs during 2016-20.

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