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Thursday, March 30, 2017
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NA Standing Committee wraps up eighth session NA Standing Committee wraps up eighth session
The eighth session of the 14th National Assembly’s Standing Committee concluded on March 21 after working on a Government’s Decree on rescue activities of the fire-fighting force.
Issues of legislative process Issues of legislative process
As the process plays an extremely important role in legislation, the country’s law-making process has been renewed constantly over the past years. Although the renewed process has helped pass more legal documents faster, there remain issues to be addressed.
National Assembly to pass 24 laws next year National Assembly to pass 24 laws next year
The National Assembly (NA) recently adopted a resolution adjusting the law- and ordinance-making program for the remaining months of 2016 and announcing the legislative program for 2017.
14th National Assembly to convene second session in October 14th National Assembly to convene second session in October
The 14th National Assembly plans to organize its second session from October 20 to November 18, according to the NA Standing Committee at its second meeting on August 16.
How the 2015 Criminal Procedure Code changes Vietnams criminal justice legal framework How the 2015 Criminal Procedure Code changes Vietnam’s criminal justice legal framework
The Criminal Procedure Code of Vietnam contains far more rights afforded to criminal defendants and their counsels than many observers had thought politically possible. Implementation and enforcement of these new and enhanced rights will remain a significant challenge for years to come.
National Election Council announces election results for 14th Legislature National Election Council announces election results for 14th Legislature
Four hundred and ninety six out of 870 candidates have been elected to the country’s new legislative body, Nguyen Hanh Phuc, Secretary General of the National Assembly, said at a press conference held on June 9 by the National Election Council to announce the results of election of deputies to the 14th National Assembly and deputies to all-level People’s Councils for the 2016-21 tenure.
Cabinet focuses on institutional building issuance of law-guiding documents Cabinet focuses on institutional building, issuance of law-guiding documents
The cabinet would focus discussions on institution building and issuance of law-guiding documents, and solutions for socio-economic development to achieve the 2016 targets set out by the National Assembly, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on June 1 at the cabinet’s May meeting in Hanoi.
National Assembly Chairman reviews activities during 2011-2016 tenure National Assembly Chairman reviews activities during 2011-2016 tenure
In a report presented at the 11th session, the last gathering of the 13th Legislature, National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung said over the past five years the National Assembly delivered a huge volume of work, promulgating a new constitution and numerous laws, deciding on key national issues and renovating supreme oversight activities.
Combating corruption for improved quality of public services in Vietnam Combating corruption for improved quality of public services in Vietnam
In developing countries, the links between governance, corruption and public service quality are under debate due to the prevalence of corrupt practices in public services and challenges in combating corruption in the public sector.
Practical support policies needed for SMEs Practical support policies needed for SMEs
Supports for SMEs to promote their innovations and enhance their competitiveness at home and global markets should focus on synchronous mechanisms, policies and finance regimes which must be implemented in a prompt manner and for appropriate purposes, said Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment Dang Huy Dong.

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