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Official Gazette

Wednesday, September 26, 2018
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Public criticisms are welcomed but must comply with law Public criticisms are welcomed but must comply with law
The Binh Thuan province’s Public Security Department on June 18 decided to initiate criminal cases against acts of causing public disorder, destroying property and resisting on-duty persons occurring in Phan Ri Cua township of Tuy Phong district, Phan Ri Thanh commune of Bac Binh district, and Phan Thiet city.
Notable changes in the new Penal Code at a glance Notable changes in the new Penal Code at a glance
This article summarizes significant changes in the 2015 Penal Code and its revisions in 2017, including penalizing commercial legal persons for committing certain crimes, scrapping the crime of illegally doing business, and criminally charging corruption-related offenders in the private sector.
Guarantee of human rights under the new Penal Code Guarantee of human rights under the new Penal Code
Under the recent universal periodic review, the United Nations Human Rights Council has appreciated the achievements recorded by Vietnam in realizing its commitments on human rights. It has also made hundreds of recommendations for Vietnam to better protect and guarantee human rights, 182 of which are accepted by the country. In criminal justice, 17 recommendations of the UNHRC are directly related to the formulation and revision of the 2015 Penal Code.
Funds earmarked for restructuring fisheries sector during 2017-20 Funds earmarked for restructuring fisheries sector during 2017-20
With a view to facilitating the restructuring of the fisheries sector, around VND 165 billion will be earmarked for technology transfer during the 2017-20 period.
Village democracy: past and present Village democracy: past and present
Only once the people really regard democracy promotion as their own cause and interest can the process of democracy enforcement make steady progress.
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.
Lawmakers back issuance of permanent pharmacy practice certificates Lawmakers back issuance of permanent pharmacy practice certificates
Discussing the revised draft Law on Pharmacy at the ongoing 45th session of the National Assembly (NA) Standing Committee, legislators asked whether permanent pharmacy practice certificates would continue to be issued for pharmacists or they should be renewed every five years.
NA Standing Committee prepares for last session of 13th Legislature NA Standing Committee prepares for last session of 13th Legislature
Preparations for the upcoming 11th meeting of the XIIIth National Assembly (NA) were among the key tasks of the NA Standing Committee, said NA Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung at the Committee’s 45th session that opened in Hanoi on February 17.
The Tet in Vietnam The Tet in Vietnam
Spring in Vietnam begins with the traditional Tet which has been for thousands of years now celebrated on the first day of the first month of the Lunar Year, the ancient agricultural calendar observed by most Asian countries.
Lawyer Nguyen Huu Tho - a patriotic intellectual Lawyer Nguyen Huu Tho - a patriotic intellectual
Lawyer Nguyen Huu Tho was an intellectual typifying the national solidarity. To him, “everyone has a native place to love, a country to defend and build and a nation to serve. A real intellectual cannot think and act otherwise.”