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Thursday, November 21, 2019
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Power control important to Party building Power control important to Party building
The Politburo of the Communist Party of Vietnam on September 23 issued the Regulation 205-QD/TW on control of powers in personnel work in both the Party and State systems.
Children in disadvantaged areas to be better supported Children in disadvantaged areas to be better supported
The Prime Minister has recently approved the Scheme to mobilize social resources to support children in extremely disadvantaged communes in ethnic minority and mountainous areas.
How sales promotion is prescribed under Vietnams law How sales promotion is prescribed under Vietnam’s law
Promotion means an act of commercial enhancement by a business entity aimed at boosting the sale of goods or the provision of services by giving specified benefits to customers. On May 22, 2018, the Goverment issued Decree 81/2018/ND-CP on commercial enhancement activities. Decree 81 took effect on July 15, 2018. New provisions on promotion in Decree 81 compared to previous regulations aim to create favorable conditions for business entities.
Government makes strides in reducing business conditions Government makes strides in reducing business conditions
The first half of 2018 saw great efforts of the Vietnamese Government in realizing its commitments to building market economy institutions in the country, especially removing legal hurdles for businesses. There have emerged some positive, significant “institutional reform” trends which are highlighted below.
Seventh lunar month festival reflects cultural traits of ethnic groups Seventh lunar month festival reflects cultural traits of ethnic groups
Slip sli, a three-day festival held in the seventh lunar month, is the annual second biggest festive event of the Thai, Tay and Nung ethnic groups living in the northern mountainous provinces of Cao Bang, Lang Son, Lai Chau and Dien Bien.
Toward a more effective financial disclosure system in Vietnam: a discussion on the draft revised Law on Anti-Corruption Toward a more effective financial disclosure system in Vietnam: a discussion on the draft revised Law on Anti-Corruption
While an effective financial disclosure system requiring politicians and public officials to report on their assets and incomes can help detect and prevent corrupt practices, it can also help build public confidence and trust in the integrity of politicians and the public service.
Control and handling of corrupt acts in the private sector through accountability mechanism Control and handling of corrupt acts in the private sector through accountability mechanism
Corruption in the non-state business sector happens when someone takes advantage of his/her position in his/her enterprise for the sake of his/her personal gains. In Vietnam, the 2015 Penal Code (revised in 2017) has broadened the scope of corrupt acts to include corruption occurred in the private sector. Specifically, persons with high positions and/or powers in a non-state enterprise or organization will be liable for the following criminal acts: embezzlement, receiving bribes, giving bribes and bribery brokerage. However, in order to effectively prevent and combat corruption in the private sector, holding persons committing corrupt acts liable is not sufficient enough.
Anti-corruption law focuses on prevention measures Anti-corruption law focuses on prevention measures
The new Anti-Corruption Law aims to create mechanisms to prevent and combat corruption in a proactive and comprehensive manner so that state officials dare not and cannot commit corrupt acts.
Cho Ro veneration of Goddess of Rice Cho Ro veneration of Goddess of Rice
Sa Yang Va is the name of the ceremony dedicated to the Goddess of Rice, the biggest festival of the Cho Ro ethnic group living mostly in Dong Nai southern province with a population of nearly 27,000.
Mechanism for corruption-related asset recovery strengthened Mechanism for corruption-related asset recovery strengthened
The Party and the State have exerted great anti-corruption efforts but there remained shortcomings in the process of corruption-related asset recovery and the number of corruption cases detected and handled remained negligible, heard a recent workshop in Hanoi.