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Tuesday, October 22, 2019
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Malaysian Prime Minister concludes visit to Vietnam Malaysian Prime Minister concludes visit to Vietnam
Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on August 28 wrapped up his two-day official visit to Vietnam at the invitation of his Vietnamese counterpart Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
NA Chairwoman attends meeting of AIPA 40 executive committee NA Chairwoman attends meeting of AIPA 40 executive committee
National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan attended a meeting of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly Executive Committee in Bangkok on August 25 as part of the 40th General Assembly of AIPA.
Building on 2018 successes 2019 will be a year of breakthroughs: PM Phuc Building on 2018 successes, 2019 will be a year of ’breakthroughs’: PM Phuc
This will be a year of ‘breakthroughs’ in all sectors and see all striving towards “the highest achievements,” Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc wrote in an article issued on the first day of 2019 that summarized socio-economic development in 2018 and laid down orientations for 2019.
Vietnam Laos Cambodia boost anti-drug cooperation Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia boost anti-drug cooperation
The 17th trilateral-bilateral ministerial meeting on drug control cooperation between Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia took place in Vientiane on December 6.
Official Gazette issues Nos 55-57/2018 released on August 13 2018 Official Gazette issues Nos 55-57/2018, released on August 13, 2018
Vietnam commits to fight money laundering Vietnam commits to fight money laundering
Chief Justice of the Supreme People’s Court Nguyen Hoa Binh said at a workshop in Da Nang on July 9 that some articles of the 2015 Penal Code regarding fighting money laundering are unclear, and guidance is needed to ensure the laws against money laundering are effectively carried out.
Personal liability and corporate liability under new Penal Code Personal liability and corporate liability under new Penal Code
On June 20, 2017, the National Assembly passed the revised Penal Code. It became effective on January 1, 2018. Several significant changes have occurred. Several acts, previously criminal, are no longer punishable. On the other hand, several previously innocent acts have been criminalized. One very large change is that an enterprise-not just an individual-may now be guilty of a crime1.
Corporate penal liability in Vietnam Corporate penal liability in Vietnam
The 2015 Penal Code marks a great progress in the country’s criminal justice by holding commercial legal entities liable for their criminal acts. Its novel provisions create a legal basis for the fight against criminal acts committed by commercial legal entities in recent years as well as for international cooperation on combating crime, especially transnational organized crime.
Vietnams top ten domestic events in 2017 Vietnam’s top ten domestic events in 2017
Vietnam News Agency (VNA) has selected Vietnam’s 10 most notable events of 2017 as follows:
Salient amendments to the 2015 Penal Code Salient amendments to the 2015 Penal Code
At its 3rd session wrapped up last month, the National Assembly passed a law making a raft of amendments to the 2015 Penal Code with effect from early next year. More than 200 articles of the Code have been amended, one new article added and another removed. These amendments include not only corrections of technical errors but also many criminal justice policy changes. Below are the most prominent of them.

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