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Sunday, December 8, 2019
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Passengers to enjoy higher compensation for airline service failures Passengers to enjoy higher compensation for airline service failures
Air carriers would be required to pay a compensation of up to VND 4.1 billion (USD 173,000) to victims of plane accidents, according to a draft decree compiled by the Ministry of Transport.
PAPI: trends in citizens expectations over the last 10 years and implications for future PAPI: trends in citizens’ expectations over the last 10 years and implications for future
This paper presents key analysis and findings about citizens’ perception of and experiences with governance and public administration performance over the past decade through the Vietnam Provincial Governance and Public Administration Performance Index surveys from 2011-18, which were largely informed by the priorities and orientations set forth in the 2011-20 socio-economic development strategy.
National Innovation Center to be built under special mechanism National Innovation Center to be built under special mechanism
All activities related to construction and formulation of management and operation model of the National Innovation Center would not undergo normal procedures but follow a special and fast-track process.
Corporate liability for offenses against the economic management order in Vietnam Corporate liability for offenses against the economic management order in Vietnam
The 2015 Penal Code (revised in 2017) (the Code) is Vietnam’s first and only code that holds commercial legal persons criminally liable for committing criminal acts. This is a breakthrough in the country’s criminal justice policy and leads to a substantial change in the general perception about crime and punishment. It also applies various penalties to commercial legal persons found liable for crimes[1], including three principal penalties (fine, suspension from operation, and termination of operation), three additional penalties (prohibition from doing business or operating in certain areas, prohibition from raising capital, and fine, when not imposed as a principal penalty), and five judicial measures (confiscation of objects and money directly related to the crime; return of property, redress of or compensation for damage; coerced public apology; coerced restoration to the original state; and coerced application of measures to redress and prevent further consequences).
Vietnam EU sign free trade investment protection agreements Vietnam, EU sign free trade, investment protection agreements
The EU - Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the EU - Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA) were officially signed in Hanoi on June 30, in the witness of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Vietnamese National Assembly and Government leaders, and leaders of the European Union.
Revising the Labor Codes provisions on wages: Does minimum wage mean living wage? Revising the Labor Code’s provisions on wages: Does minimum wage mean living wage?
The draft revised Labor Code, which is expected to be passed by the National Assembly this October, contains several noteworthy amendments to the current regulations on wages.
Law-based state management of e-commerce in Vietnam Law-based state management of e-commerce in Vietnam
According to Prime Minister Decision 222 of 2005 approving the overall plan on e-commerce development during 2006-10, the State plays the role of creating a favorable legal environment, while providing public services to assist e-commerce activities, and developing e-commerce in connection with the application and development of information and communication technology.
Insurance intellectual property laws amended in preparation for CPTPP Insurance, intellectual property laws amended in preparation for CPTPP
The 2000 Law on Insurance Business and the 2005 Law on Intellectual Property are under scrutiny, a move conducted by the Ministry of Industry and Trade in preparation for implementation of Vietnam’s commitments under the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership.
Prime Minister chairs government meeting on legislation Prime Minister chairs government meeting on legislation
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on March 8 chaired a government meeting which focused on building laws.
From Vinasun vs Grab lawsuit: How to change management thinking to suit new business models From Vinasun vs Grab lawsuit: How to change management thinking to suit new business models
The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Court last December pronounced a judgment, completing the first-instance trial of a civil case between local taxi firm Vinasun and Singapore-based ride-hailing app Grab. However, it does not end the controversial story but raises a lot of questions about how to change authorities’ management thinking to adapt to new business models emerging in a sharing economy.

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