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Official Gazette

Monday, September 16, 2019
Tags: Ministry of Health
Regulations on online ads - inadequacies and suggestions for improvement Regulations on online ads - inadequacies and suggestions for improvement
Online advertising has proven to be a trendy choice of businesses. Revenue of Vietnam’s online advertising market mounted to USD 76 million in 2017 and is forecast to increase by three folds in the next five years. However, there remain several limitations in the law regulating Internet advertising such as regulations on protection of interests of online customers, foreign traders’ right to run online advertisements, advertising of some special goods, products and services, management of new types of advertising, and competence for state management for online advertising.
Official Gazette issues Nos 97-100/2018 coming out on November 16 2018 Official Gazette issues Nos 97-100/2018, coming out on November 16, 2018
Foreign workers required to participate in compulsory social insurance Foreign workers required to participate in compulsory social insurance
From December 1, foreign workers in Vietnam will be covered by compulsory social insurance for their sickness, maternity and occupational accidents or diseases.
Current Vietnamese law on environmental pollution control: loopholes and solutions Current Vietnamese law on environmental pollution control: loopholes and solutions
Environmental protection law plays a crucial role in protecting the environment and promoting sustainable development in Vietnam. The author points out existing loopholes in Vietnam’s current regulations concerning environmental pollution control and puts forward proposals for tackling them in the coming time.
Vietnamese people to have electronic medical records Vietnamese people to have electronic medical records
The Ministry of Health has recently posted on its website a draft circular on pilot making of the electronic medical records at all medical examination and treatment establishments under its management.
Handling enterprises environmental violations in Vietnam: current situation and suggested solutions for better management Handling enterprises’ environmental violations in Vietnam: current situation and suggested solutions for better management
In recent years, the number of environmental violations committed by legal persons has been on the rise in Vietnam including the cases of Vedan, Sonadezi, Nicotex Thanh Thai, Hao Duong Leather Corporation, Tung Kuang Company, and the most recently the case of Formosa Steel Ha Tinh Company in 2016.
Employers responsibility for safety and health at work Employers’ responsibility for safety and health at work
Under a prime ministerial decision, from May 1-30, 2017, the Month of Action for OSH was launched for the first time in Vietnam in order to raise the awareness about and enhance compliance with the OSH law nationwide, which was actively responded by a lot of enterprises.
Ministry proposes three options for birth rate adjustment Ministry proposes three options for birth rate adjustment
Flexibly applying the two-child policy, mobilizing each couple to have just one child or two children, and permitting each couple to decide on the number of babies are the three options proposed by the Ministry of Health (MOH) in a draft population law.
Population law must protect elderly: experts Population law must protect elderly: experts
The nation’s population policy must be integrated with other socio-economic factors including national defense and security to ensure rapid and sustainable development, experts said on November 29 in Hanoi.
Barriers for import export goods to be removed Barriers for import, export goods to be removed
Reducing the ratio of import goods subject to specialized inspection at the customs clearance stage and amending overlapping legal documents are among solutions to be proposed by the Ministry of Science and Technology to the Government to renew specialized inspection activities.

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