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Sunday, June 16, 2019
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Official Gazette issues Nos 20-22/2019 issues on June 10 2019 Official Gazette issues Nos 20-22/2019, issues on June 10, 2019
Central bank puts forth tighter regulations on e-wallets Central bank puts forth tighter regulations on e-wallets
The State Bank of Vietnam has proposed stricter regulations on opening and use of e-wallets in a draft circular revising Circular 39 of 2014 on intermediary payment services, with the aim of preventing the abuse of the e-wallet business for money laundering and other illegal purposes.
Religious activities involving foreign elements under law on belief and religion Religious activities involving foreign elements under law on belief and religion
Many religious organizations, and dignitaries, religious officers, clergypersons and believers in religious organizations in Vietnam have, to different extents, relationships with overseas religious organizations and persons. This article analyzes some provisions of the Law on Belief and Religion and relevant documents regarding religious activities involving foreign elements.
How to establish kindergartens in Vietnam How to establish kindergartens in Vietnam
According to the Vietnam’s Table of WTO commitments on services, the country has now opened its door for foreigners to invest in education. The Vietnamese law also provides specifically for the establishment of foreign-invested education institutions (Decree 86/2018/ND-CP dated June 6, 2018, on foreign cooperation and investment in education).
Compulsory social insurance for foreign workers: A must in the era of economic integration Compulsory social insurance for foreign workers: A must in the era of economic integration
The policy on compulsory social insurance for foreign workers was introduced in Vietnam for the first time in October last year under Government Decree 143 of 2018. Dinh Huy Hung, Deputy Director of the Premium Collection Department under the Vietnam Social Security (VSS), talks with the Doi Song & Phap Luat newspaper about initial results of the new policy.
House ownership by foreigners in Vietnam House ownership by foreigners in Vietnam
Under Vietnam’s law, foreign organizations and individuals may own houses, including apartments and private houses, built under commercial housing investment projects in areas where they are allowed to own homes.
Thua Thien Hue province - ideal destination for investment Thua Thien Hue province - ideal destination for investment
Thua Thien Hue is renowned for beautiful pristine beaches and five UNESCO-recognized heritages. They are the Complex of Hue Monuments - a complex of palaces, ancient tombs, temples and shrines - recognized as a world heritage site in 1993; nha nhac (Hue royal court music), recognized as an oral and intangible heritage in 2003; moc ban (wood blocks) and chau ban (royal records) of the Nguyen dynasty, recognized as the world documentary heritage in the Memory of the World Program; the imperial archives of the Nguyen dynasty, recognized as a UNESCO Memory of the World Program in 2017.
Bac Lieu province calls for foreign investment in green-growth sectors Bac Lieu province calls for foreign investment in green-growth sectors
Bac Lieu province is well-known as the cradle of “don ca tai tu” (southern folk music and songs), the musical art of southern Vietnam recognized by UNESCO as an intangible cultural heritage, and for the song “Da co hoai lang” (Night drumbeats for the absent husband) that was composed in 1919 by Cao Van Lau, a native of the province, and tells of the love, anguish and pride of a young woman who awaits her husband’s return from the battlefield as she listens to the sounds of war drums.
Vietnam among hottest destinations for US travelers in 2019 Vietnam among hottest destinations for US travelers in 2019
Vietnam has been named among the top ten hot destinations for US travelers in 2019 by the US Tour Operators Association.
Top 10 legal documents in 2018 Top 10 legal documents in 2018
Selected by Vietnam Law and Legal Forum magazine, these include the Law on Cyber Security, the Anti-Corruption Law, guiding texts of the Law on Foreign Trade Management, Government Decree 86/2018/ND-CP on foreign cooperation and investment in education, among others.

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