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Monday, April 6, 2020
Tags: Law
NA Standing Committee convenes 43rd session NA Standing Committee convenes 43rd session
The National Assembly Standing Committee is willing to support and create favorable conditions for the Government to effectively implement countermeasures against the COVID-19 pandemic, said NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan.
Official Gazette issues Nos 125-129/2019 published on March 23 2020 Official Gazette issues Nos 125-129/2019, published on March 23, 2020
Law on Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases Law on Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases
The Law on Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases has created a legal basis for control of the transmission of dangerous diseases across borders as well as mutual assistance in fighting epidemics between Vietnam and other countries in the region and the world.
Science and technology: key to Ca Mau provinces development Science and technology: key to Ca Mau province’s development
Ca Mau is known for its ending point of the S-shaped country - Ca Mau cape - the only place in Vietnam where people can see both sunrise and sunset over the sea.
How will the EVFTA contribute to more transparency? How will the EVFTA contribute to more transparency?
This article looks at the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), recently ratified by the EU Parliament, from the angle of transparency. Reviewing the road from WTO’s limited use of measures to improve transparency and reduce bribery in international trade to new generation FTAs, the paper examines headways made in mainstreaming transparency in practically all chapters of the trade agreement.
Official Gazette issues Nos 121-124/2019 issued on March 12 2020 Official Gazette issues Nos 121-124/2019, issued on March 12, 2020
Hefty fines - a prescription for treating fake news on social media Hefty fines - a prescription for treating fake news on social media
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on February 3 signed a decree stipulating sanctions against those spreading fake news and rumors on social media amid a deluge of online misinformation about the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) in the country.
Financing projects in industrial zones: a view from practice Financing projects in industrial zones: a view from practice
Industrial zones have become a popular investment destination for foreign businesses. It is common now in practice to finance projects carried out in industrial zones and/or to take security over real estate located in those industrial zones. However, since the legal framework on lease of land in industrial zones remains complicated and has its limitations, such financing may turn risky for credit institutions in certain circumstances and at some stages. This article tries to present some legal aspects of extension of credit secured by real estate in industrial zones and suggest how to manage legal risks for credit institutions.
Official Gazette issues Nos 116-120/2019 available on March 06 2020 Official Gazette issues Nos 116-120/2019, available on March 06, 2020
Penalties for breach of construction contracts Penalties for breach of construction contracts
In the context that there are different regulations of the Civil Code, the Commercial Law and the Construction Law regarding the maximum amount of penalty for breach of construction contract, this article will discuss about two legal issues: (i) principles for resolution of the conflict of laws that regulate construction contracts between the Civil Code, the Commercial Law and the Construction Law and (ii) the maximum amount of penalty for breach of construction contracts (including both state-funded construction works and private construction works).