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Monday, July 24, 2017
Tags: improvement
Legal requirements for information disclosure and transparency in management of state-owned enterprises Legal requirements for information disclosure and transparency in management of state-owned enterprises
SOEs are holding key industries and sectors of the economy, such as construction, transport, oil and gas, communication, telecommunications, and production of industrial and consumable goods. As of October 2016, there were in total 718 enterprises in which the State holds 100% of the charter capital. SOEs hold not only key industries and sectors but also large resources.
Taking disciplinary action against employees under Vietnamese law Taking disciplinary action against employees under Vietnamese law
Disciplinary procedures are used primarily to help employees to improve. They also provide a clear framework for both employers and employees to assist in the efficient and systematic resolution of disciplinary issues. The employment legislation contains various rules governing this type of procedures that this article tries to point out.
VN Japan issue joint statement on deepening partnership VN, Japan issue joint statement on deepening partnership
Prime Ministers of Vietnam and Japan Nguyen Xuan Phuc and Shinzo Abe have reaffirmed their determination to foster the Vietnam - Japan relationship in a comprehensive and extensive manner in a joint statement on deepening the two countries’ extensive strategic partnership.
Legal framework on anti-corruption responsibility of businesses in Vietnam Legal framework on anti-corruption responsibility of businesses in Vietnam
Over the past few years, enterprises have not only been the “victims” of corruption, power abuse and harassment caused by persons with higher positions and/or power, but also the “cause” of corruption. Many enterprises seek to give bribes to public cadres and civil servants in order to obtain certain business or profit making advantages.
National Assembly to pass 13 laws at third session National Assembly to pass 13 laws at third session
The National Assembly of the 14th tenure is expected to pass 13 draft laws at its third session that opened on May 22 in Hanoi and scheduled to last until June 21, according to the session’s agenda.
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.

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