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Sunday, May 28, 2017
Tags: improvement
Revised competition law takes shape Revised competition law takes shape
The current Competition Law has yet to come into practice, and it would need further improvement to reach its full frame, said Trinh Anh Tuan, Deputy Director of the Vietnam Competition Authority of the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
Party to focus on socialist-oriented market economy Party to focus on socialist-oriented market economy
The Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee opened its fifth plenary meeting of the 12th tenure in Hanoi on May 5.
Citizens more satisfied with health insurance coverage but more concerned about the environment: 2016 PAPI Report Citizens more satisfied with health insurance coverage, but more concerned about the environment: 2016 PAPI Report
Findings from the 2016 PAPI Report, released on April 4, 2017, show positive trends in public service delivery. However, citizens are more concerned about the environment than in past years, and weaknesses remain in citizen engagement in decision-making, government accountability, and control of corruption in the public sector.
Legal loopholes in handling trademark infringements in Vietnam Legal loopholes in handling trademark infringements in Vietnam
Intellectual property infringements in Vietnam, including infringements upon well-known trademarks, have prevalently occurred with subtle tricks and are considerably difficult to control. These have caused damage not only to businesses but also to customers.
Local crafts need better standardization system Local crafts need better standardization system
Vietnamese handicraft enterprises had to make greater efforts to meet the requirements of foreign customers, said participants in a seminar recently held in Ho Chi Minh City.
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.
Vietnam needs a unified legal framework against natural disasters and climate change Vietnam needs a unified legal framework against natural disasters and climate change
Over the recent years, big and abnormal natural disasters, including typhoon, flood, flash flood, drought, whirlwind, etc., have appeared more frequently and complicatedly in Vietnam, causing unprecedented serious consequences.
Govt. set to further improve the business environment Govt. set to further improve the business environment
Raising productivity and competitiveness of the economy and improving the business environment continue to be at the top of the Government’s agenda this year.
Corruption in land-related projects and ways to address it from socially structured perspectives Corruption in land-related projects and ways to address it from socially structured perspectives
Much analysis of anti-corruption reforms emphasizes the importance of improving transparency, public participation and accountability. What is often absent from this analysis is an acknowledgment that corruption is socially constructed; state and non-state actors frequently have different understandings about what constitutes corrupt behavior.
Vietnam Japan agree to boost extensive strategic partnership Vietnam, Japan agree to boost extensive strategic partnership
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe have reached high consensus on major orientations and specific measures to push forward the comprehensive, practical and effective development of the bilateral extensive strategic partnership.

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