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Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Tags: customs
EVFTA makes Vietnam more attractive to EU investors: German media EVFTA makes Vietnam more attractive to EU investors: German media
Foreign investors, especially those from the European Union (EU) would find it more appealing to land investment in Vietnam when the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) takes effect, according to German broadcaster Deutsche Welle (DW).
Top ten legal documents in 2019 Top ten legal documents in 2019
Selected by Vietnam Law and Legal Forum magazine, these include the Labor Code, the Law on Exit and Entry of Vietnamese Citizens, Prime Minister Decision 1068/QD-TTg,Law on Tax Administration, and a Prime Minister Decision adopting the national strategy for intellectual property rights, among others.
Top 10 events of Vietnam in 2019 selected by VNA Top 10 events of Vietnam in 2019 selected by VNA
The Vietnam News Agency (VNA) has selected the top 10 events that shaped the country in 2019. These include the national public service portal debut, the host of the second US-DPRK Summit, or the non-permanent member of the UN Security Council for the 2020-2021 term, among others.
Official Gazette issues Nos 94-96/2019 released on December 30 2019 Official Gazette issues Nos 94-96/2019, released on December 30, 2019
Birthdays of Nung Phan Slinh old people Birthdays of Nung Phan Slinh old people
The Nung Phan Slinh is one of three main subgroups of the Nung, an ethnic minority group of the Tay-Thai language living mostly in the northern mountainous provinces of Lang Son, Bac Giang and Cao Bang. The group’s customs of celebrating birthdays for elderly people not only show their filial piety but also reflect their spiritual life and more or less reveal information about their history and culture.
Rural management by state laws and village conventions under the Nguyen dynasty Rural management by state laws and village conventions under the Nguyen dynasty
The Nguyen dynasty (1802-1884) managed the society by law through the administrations at different levels. Besides, the Nguyen kings were also fully aware that for villages and communes, village conventions played an important role as manifested in the popular saying “Phep vua thua le lang” (the king’s laws comes after the village’s customs). Village customs were customary practices in daily life and production upheld and orally passed from generation to generation by villagers while village conventions were customs and practices documented in paper or carved in stone or wood. The village customs and practices defined in village conventions were specific norms in various aspects of social life to be voluntarily followed by all community members. The state sought ways to use village conventions as a means to enforce state laws in social life. This helped establish the relationship between state laws and village conventions as well as customs, that of complementation, contradiction and conflict.
Legislation on environmental protection tax - limitations and solutions for improvement Legislation on environmental protection tax - limitations and solutions for improvement
The 2010 Law on Environmental Protection Tax and guiding documents have provided an important economic instrument in protecting the environment in Vietnam. However, being the first of its kind, this Law still reveals some limitations affecting its effectiveness. This article highlights the loopholes related to the tax bases and proposes solutions for improvement.
Constitutional provisions on human rights in criminal proceedings should be further concretized Constitutional provisions on human rights in criminal proceedings should be further concretized
Vietnam’s 2013 Constitution (the Constitution) provides for the first time human rights and citizens’ rights in Chapter II with significant progress in the recognition and exercise of these rights as well as specific cases where these rights may be limited.
Hung Yen province - ancient charm of northern delta Hung Yen province - ancient charm of northern delta
First founded in 1831 and re-established in 1997, Hung Yen province is renowned for the old saying “Thu nhat Kinh Ky, thu nhi Pho Hien” (the most important is the capital city, the second is Hien (Hung Yen) town).
Expat naturalization permanent residence in Vietnam Expat naturalization, permanent residence in Vietnam
In order to reside permanently in Vietnam and be eligible for naturalization in Vietnam, a foreign expat must apply for a permanent residence card, which has the same validity duration as a visa.

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