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Sunday, November 19, 2017
Tags: fishing
EU yellow card will likely hurt VN seafood EU yellow card will likely hurt VN seafood
The European Commission has issued a "yellow card" warning to Vietnam, after the country failed to demonstrate sufficient progress in the fight against illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing worldwide.
NA Standing Committee urges passage of Planning Law NA Standing Committee urges passage of Planning Law
If the Planning Law is not passed at the upcoming sitting of the National Assembly (NA), many opportunities would be missed, said NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan at the 14th session of the NA Standing Committee that took place from September 11-20.
Exclusive incentives proposed for special economic zones Exclusive incentives proposed for special economic zones
The Ministry of Planning and Investment has submitted to the Government a draft law on special administrative-economic units, proposing a series of land and tax incentives to attract more investment for three special economic zones in Quang Ninh, Khanh Hoa and Kien Giang provinces.
Security border-guard procedures at ports tightened Security, border-guard procedures at ports tightened
Vessels entering Vietnamese marine border areas and crewmembers and passengers onboard these vessels are now required to carry out the entry procedures at the first seaport of arrival.
Ha Tinh - an emerging FDI spot in central Vietnam Ha Tinh - an emerging FDI spot in central Vietnam
Ha Tinh province serves as a bridge linking the north and south of Vietnam with convenient road and railway routes. Its 56,000-hectare Cau Treo border gate is among the nation’s nine major border-gate economic zones entitled to government budget allocations during 2016-20.
Usufruct helps protect the disadvantaged in civil relations Usufruct helps protect the disadvantaged in civil relations
Usufruct is a right newly added to the 2015 Civil Code. Along with easement (servitude) and the right of superficies, usufruct is placed in the group of other rights over property. The connotation of usufruct defined in the Code is basically similar to that provided in other civil codes in the world. By legal nature, usufruct is a type of real rights over others’ property for a specified period.
Vietnam China issue joint statement Vietnam, China issue joint statement
Vietnam-China friendship is a valuable asset of the two countries’ Parties, States and people and it needs to be preserved and promoted, said a joint statement between Vietnam and China.
Ministry expounds new planning law Ministry expounds new planning law
The controversial draft planning law, a law pertaining to many industries and sectors, is expected to be tabled to the National Assembly for passage at its upcoming session in May.
Draft law aims at better aquatic resource protection Draft law aims at better aquatic resource protection
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development recently introduced a draft law on fisheries, adding provisions on protection of aquatic resources in the context of scarcity and environmental pollution seriously affecting the habitat of natural and cultivated aquatic species.
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.

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