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Official Gazette

Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Tags: National Assembly
Fifth session of 14th National Assembly opens in Hanoi Fifth session of 14th National Assembly opens in Hanoi
The fifth session of the 14th National Assembly opened in Hanoi on May 21, with eight draft laws and one draft resolution expected to be passed during the event which will last for 20 working days.
Law on Public Debt Management Law on Public Debt Management
Coming into force from July this year, the 2017 Law on Public Debt Management (the Law) is expected to improve and tighten the management of public debts.
Ministry proposes merger of provincial departments Ministry proposes merger of provincial departments
Many provincial departments could be consolidated or merged in keeping with the Government’s determination to streamline the administrative apparatus, according to a draft decree unveiled this month by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MOHA).
New law expected to boost development of SMEs New law expected to boost development of SMEs
The Law on Small- and Medium-Sized Enterprises was passed by the National Assembly last year in a hope to facilitate the formulation of comprehensive support policies and programs for these subjects. This article highlights novel points of the Law.
Governance weaker than public service delivery: The 2017 PAPI shows Governance weaker than public service delivery: The 2017 PAPI shows
Nine years after the first pilot and seven years after the first nationwide implementation, PAPI has become an increasingly reliable and trusted source of data on how well local governments in Vietnam perform in the eyes of citizens.
Lawmakers prepare for NAs fifth meeting Lawmakers prepare for NA’s fifth meeting
The fifth session of the 14th National Assembly (NA) will open on May 21 and last 19 working days, making it the shortest session in the last decade, said NA General Secretary Nguyen Hanh Phuc at the 23rd meeting of the NA’s Standing Committee that took place in Hanoi from April 10-17.
Legislators recommend crop subsidy for difficulty-hit farmers Legislators recommend crop subsidy for difficulty-hit farmers
Members of the National Assembly (NA) Standing Committee on April 13 discussed the draft Law on Crop Production, focusing on the Government’s responsibility should planning fail and farmers become out of pocket.
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.
Prime Minister sets growth target of 6.7 percent for 2018 Prime Minister sets growth target of 6.7 percent for 2018
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc asked Cabinet members to give feedback on the 2018 growth scenario, toward reaching growth of at least 6.7 percent this year, higher than the 6.5 percent assigned by the National Assembly.
Drawbacks in lawmaking work under scrutiny Drawbacks in lawmaking work under scrutiny
The quality of draft laws, ordinances and resolutions is basically ensured, according to a Ministry of Justice’s report sent to lawmakers at the 22nd session of the National Assembly (NA) Standing Committee that took place on March 19-20.

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