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Sunday, August 25, 2019
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Revised competition law takes shape Revised competition law takes shape
The current Competition Law has yet to come into practice, and it would need further improvement to reach its full frame, said Trinh Anh Tuan, Deputy Director of the Vietnam Competition Authority of the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
Application of trade remedies in Vietnam: review and solutions Application of trade remedies in Vietnam: review and solutions
Over the past 14 years, Vietnamese goods have been exposed to more than 100 trade remedy cases overseas while local authorities have enforced measures to tackle only six such cases in Vietnam, out of which four were successful.
Suggestions on standard terms in draft amendments to the 2005 Civil Code Suggestions on standard terms in draft amendments to the 2005 Civil Code
The Ministry of Justice has recently published the draft amendments to the 2005 Civil Code (the 2014 Draft) on its website for public discussion. One of the new significant issues raised by the 2014 Draft is the provision on “general trading conditions”.
Against the tide: Regulations on comparative advertising in Vietnam Against the tide: Regulations on comparative advertising in Vietnam
Last March, Vietnam National Coffee Corporation (Vinacafe) made the headlines with its advertisement, but probably not in the way the company would have liked. The TV ad, which boasted that Vinacafe’s coffees were grown in the “best” coffee regions of Vietnam, was criticized for being deceitful, misleading, and, in particular, comparative.
Legal training to serve national development Legal training to serve national development
In a broad meaning, legal training in Vietnam consists of three main components: (1) training in basic legal knowledge to grant intermediate, bachelor, master and doctoral degrees; (2) legal professional training to grant certificates for judicial titles (judges, procurators, lawyers and other judicial titles); and (3) retraining and refresher training for law practitioners. These training activities are much different from one another (in terms of trainees, training institutions, training purposes, training contents and methods, etc.) but are closely interrelated.
Policy digest October 2012 Policy digest October 2012
A national steering committee for foreign direct investment (FDI) will be established soon under a strategy for FDI attraction through 2020 initiated by the Ministry of Planning and Investment.
A new Labor Code: Uncuff or cuff industrial relations? A new Labor Code: Uncuff or cuff industrial relations?
Vietnamese lawmakers are garnering comments on the “last of the last” version of the draft amendment to the Labor Code (the Draft) from stakeholder parties. Business communities are frowning over the “labor reform” that, in their view, has yet been evolving for the better.
Labor code reform – a golden opportunity to enhance industrial relations in Vietnam Labor code reform – a golden opportunity to enhance industrial relations in Vietnam
The past few years have been marked by considerable changes in the labor field in Viet Nam, much of it engendered by the doi moi policy and by Vietnam’s accelerating insertion into the global market place, both of which are challenging existing labor institutions and pointing up shortcomings. In the area of labor law, Vietnam has now ratified 17 Conventions of which five of the eight core Conventions that are regarded as the “social floor for globalization” and the basis for the pursuit of labor rights.
Trade union law reform and industrial relations in Vietnam Trade union law reform and industrial relations in Vietnam
The Vietnamese trade union, since its founding in 1929, has played a special role in the social and political structure of the country. The evolution of trade union legislation vividly reflects the union’s role and its connection with national development.
Putting people to work in the new economy Putting people to work in the new economy
(Continued from the last issue) Vietnam has recorded a very high growth rate over the past few years and its economy is progressively shifting from an agricultural base towards greater industrialization and modernization. At the same time, it has observed a reduction in the proportion of agricultural labor and an increase in the proportion of labor in industry and service sectors

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