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Official Gazette

Friday, December 6, 2019
Tags: Law on Intellectual Property
Bidding required for state budget-funded radio and television broadcasts Bidding required for state budget-funded radio and television broadcasts
The production of radio and television broadcasts and provision of Internet-based radio and television services using state budget funds would be implemented through bidding or order placement.
Party determines to embrace Fourth Industrial Revolution Party determines to embrace Fourth Industrial Revolution
On September 27, Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong signed Resolution 52-NQ/TW, on a number of policies on the nation’s proactive involvement in the Fourth Industrial Revolution, affirming that the nation will take strong actions to take advantage of opportunities brought by the Revolution. Vietnam Law and Legal Forum would like to introduce important contents of this Resolution.
Vietnam attends WIPO General Assemblys 59th session Vietnam attends WIPO General Assembly’s 59th session
The World Intellectual Property Organization General Assembly opened its 59th session in Geneva, Switzerland, on September 30, drawing over 1,000 delegates from 191 member countries.
Official Gazette issues Nos 55-58/2019 released on September 18 2019 Official Gazette issues Nos 55-58/2019, released on September 18, 2019
EVFTA: new push for economic growth EVFTA: new push for economic growth
The EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) has recently been signed amidst the sound Vietnam-EU partnership, especially in economy and trade. This is a comprehensive and high-quality deal which has taken into consideration differences in development levels between the two sides, Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh said in an interview granted to the Vietnam News Agency.
One-month NA meeting to kick off on May 20 One-month NA meeting to kick off on May 20
The seventh session of the 14th National Assembly (NA) would kick off on May 20 and wrap up on June 14 to discuss legislation, vice chairman of NA office Nguyen Manh Hung told the press on May 17.
Law on Crop Production Law on Crop Production
From January 1 next year, the Law on Crop Production  will take effect, superseding the 2004 Ordinance on Plant Varieties.
Law-based state management of e-commerce in Vietnam Law-based state management of e-commerce in Vietnam
According to Prime Minister Decision 222 of 2005 approving the overall plan on e-commerce development during 2006-10, the State plays the role of creating a favorable legal environment, while providing public services to assist e-commerce activities, and developing e-commerce in connection with the application and development of information and communication technology.
Amendments to insurance intellectual property laws to be passed in May Amendments to insurance, intellectual property laws to be passed in May
The National Assembly Standing Committee has issued Resolution 684 to add the draft law revising the insurance and intellectual property laws into the 2019 law- and ordinance-making program.
Insurance intellectual property laws amended in preparation for CPTPP Insurance, intellectual property laws amended in preparation for CPTPP
The 2000 Law on Insurance Business and the 2005 Law on Intellectual Property are under scrutiny, a move conducted by the Ministry of Industry and Trade in preparation for implementation of Vietnam’s commitments under the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership.