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Official Gazette

Monday, September 16, 2019
Tags: Ministry of Public Security
Draft law facilitates visa issuance for foreigners Draft law facilitates visa issuance for foreigners
Foreign tourists who choose Phu Quoc island, Kien Giang province, as their only destination in Vietnam may stay in the island for at most 30 days without having to apply for a visa to enter the country.
Law on Special Amnesty Law on Special Amnesty
The Law on Special Amnesty was passed in last November to institutionalize the 2013 Constitution regarding the leniency and humanitarian policy for persons sentenced to imprisonment.
Temporary residence cards for foreign children Temporary residence cards for foreign children
According to Article 10.1 of Government Decree 82 of September 24, 2015, prescribing visa exemption for overseas Vietnamese and foreigners who are spouses or children of overseas Vietnamese or Vietnamese citizens, a person entering Vietnam with a visa exemption paper will be granted by an immigration control unit a six-month temporary residence certificate for each entry.
Vietnam RoK to augment co-operation in ensuring security Vietnam, RoK to augment co-operation in ensuring security
Minister of Public Security General To Lam met the Republic of Korea (RoK)’s Prime Minister Lee Nak-yeon and had talks with Commissioner General of the Korean National Police Agency (KNPA) Min Gap-ryong in Seoul on July 8.
New directive issued to fight ‘black lending New directive issued to fight ‘black lending’
The Prime Minister has released a directive to fight loan sharks who are targeting vulnerable people.
Traffic cameras to be installed nationwide Traffic cameras to be installed nationwide
Surveillance cameras to monitor traffic violations will be installed on a trial basis in Hanoi and HCM City by 2020 and nationwide by 2022, according to the Government.
Draft law proposes embedding chips in passports Draft law proposes embedding chips in passports
Vietnamese passports of all types would be embedded with electronic chips containing biometric information of holders, according to a draft Law on Immigration designed by the Ministry of Public Security.
Top legislator receives Korean prosecutor general Top legislator receives Korean prosecutor general
Chairwoman of the National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan hosted a reception for Prosecutor General Moon Moo-il of the Supreme Prosecutors’ Office of the Republic of Korea (RoK) in Hanoi on September 29.
Vietnam commits to promoting protection of human rights Vietnam commits to promoting protection of human rights
Vietnam regards the Universal Periodic Review as an obligation of a responsible member of the United Nations as well as an opportunity to introduce the country’s consistent policies, efforts and achievements in protecting human rights, according to Deputy Foreign Minister Le Hoai Trung.
Draft decree requires data localization Draft decree requires data localization
The Ministry of Public Security has recently unveiled the second draft of the decree detailing the Law on Cyber Security, dealing with burning issues such as data storage and establishment of foreign service providers’ branches and representative offices in Vietnam.

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