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Official Gazette

Sunday, April 22, 2018
Tags: amendments
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.
Wage regulations reformed to suit market mechanisms Wage regulations reformed to suit market mechanisms
Businesses would likely narrow the pay gap among employees and recalculate wage scale based on productivity at work instead of seniority.
Govt mulls IPR protection violation crackdown Gov’t mulls IPR protection, violation crackdown
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism plans to step up inspections this year to improve protection for intellectual property rights (IPR).
Land Law to be revised Land Law to be revised
The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) has recently introduced a raft of draft amendments to the 2013 Land Law.
Major policies effective in January Major policies effective in January
These include the Law on Belief and Religion, social insurance policies, the Law on Foreign Trade Management, the Tourism Law and provisions on the penal liability of commercial legal persons.
Real estate business conditions for foreign investors Real estate business conditions for foreign investors
What conditions which foreign investors must meet to deal in real estate in Vietnam?
Diplomatic car imports tightened Diplomatic car imports tightened
Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue has asked ministries to strengthen the management of temporary import of cars of individuals who enjoy privileges and tax exemptions in Vietnam.
Lawsuits can solve pollution disputes Lawsuits can solve pollution disputes
One way to resolve environmental disputes, especially between citizens and polluting businesses as witnessed in recent times, is through litigation.
Control and handling of corrupt acts in the private sector through accountability mechanism Control and handling of corrupt acts in the private sector through accountability mechanism
Corruption in the non-state business sector happens when someone takes advantage of his/her position in his/her enterprise for the sake of his/her personal gains. In Vietnam, the 2015 Penal Code (revised in 2017) has broadened the scope of corrupt acts to include corruption occurred in the private sector. Specifically, persons with high positions and/or powers in a non-state enterprise or organization will be liable for the following criminal acts: embezzlement, receiving bribes, giving bribes and bribery brokerage. However, in order to effectively prevent and combat corruption in the private sector, holding persons committing corrupt acts liable is not sufficient enough.
Cabinets year-end meeting focuses on institution building Cabinet’s year-end meeting focuses on institution building
Cabinet members focused discussions on the building of institutions during a regular meeting in Hanoi on December 29, also the last sitting of the Government in 2017.

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