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Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Tags: NA
Vice President now holds authority of President: NA Standing Committee Vice President now holds authority of President: NA Standing Committee
Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh, Vice President, now holds the authority of President of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam until the National Assembly elects a new President, according to an announcement of the Standing Committee of the National Assembly issued on September 23.
SPECIAL COMMUNIQUE on President Tran Dai Quangs passing away SPECIAL COMMUNIQUE on President Tran Dai Quang’s passing away
The Party Central Committee, the National Assembly, the President, the Government and the Central Committee of the Vietnam Fatherland Front have issued a special communiqué, announcing that President Tran Dai Quang died at 10:05am on September 21, 2018, and his funeral will be held as a national mourning.
NA Standing Committees 27th meeting concludes NA Standing Committee’s 27th meeting concludes
The 27th meeting of the National Assembly Standing Committee concluded on September 20 after nine working days to prepare important contents for the NA’s sixth session slated for October.
NA Chairwoman welcomes Hungarian chief prosecutor NA Chairwoman welcomes Hungarian chief prosecutor
National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan hosted a reception on September 17 for Hungarian Chief Prosecutor Peter Polt who is on a visit to Vietnam to expand cooperation with the country’s Supreme People’s Procuracy.
Hosting ASOSAI 14 enhances prestige of Vietnam: NA Vice Chairman Hosting ASOSAI 14 enhances prestige of Vietnam: NA Vice Chairman
The hosting of the Asian Associations of Supreme Audit Institutions’s 14th Assembly shows the ASOSAI community’s high valuation of the State Audit of Vietnam, while contributing to enhancing the prestige of Vietnam’s external activities, including those of the National Assembly, said NA Vice Chairman Phung Quoc Hien.
Legal reform needed for streamlining the state apparatus Legal reform needed for streamlining the state apparatus
Vietnam Law and Legal Forum would like to introduce the article by the NA Chairman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan which suggests specific solutions for improving the legal system on the organization of the state apparatus in the spirit of Resolution No. 18-NQ/TW on continued renovation and rearrangement of the apparatus of the political system and Resolution No. 19-NQ/TW on continued renovation of the organizational system and improvement of the quality and efficiency of public non-business units.
Lawmakers still anxious about taxing unexplained assets of officials Lawmakers still anxious about taxing unexplained assets of officials
Measures to handle the assets of potentially corrupt officials remained the focus of debates about the revised draft Law against Corruption at the 25th session of the National Assembly (NA) Standing Committee which took place in Hanoi from July 11-13.
National Assembly passes seven laws during fifth session National Assembly passes seven laws during fifth session
After three weeks of sitting, the 14th National Assembly completed its working agenda of the fifth session, voting to pass seven laws to continue the institutionalization of the 2013 Constitution, improve the legal system on economic development, human rights, and basic rights and obligations of citizens, and ensure national defense and security.
Cyber security law targets criminals: NA deputies Cyber security law targets criminals: NA deputies
The controversial cyber security law was passed by the National Assembly on June 12 with 86.86 percent approval. On the sidelines, NA deputies talk to An Ninh Thu Do (Capital Security) newspaper on how the bill won’t harm Constitution-mandated civil rights or initiate mass surveillance. The subjects of the bill are criminals, not common people, they stressed.
Proposal to increase retirement age gets green light Proposal to increase retirement age gets green light
The retirement age of Vietnamese laborers, which is currently 60 for men and 55 for women, will be increased, according to a resolution on social insurance policy reform adopted this month by the Party Central Committee at its seventh plenum.