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Official Gazette

Saturday, January 19, 2019
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Official Gazette issues Nos 116-120/2018 coming out on January 15 2019 Official Gazette issues Nos 116-120/2018, coming out on January 15, 2019
Vietnam China hold govt-level negotiation on territory border Vietnam, China hold gov’t-level negotiation on territory, border
A Government-level negotiation on territorial and border issues between Vietnam and China took place in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai on January 14.
Womens political participation still falls short of target Women’s political participation still falls short of target
Nearly 40 years ago in 1981, Vietnam joined the Convention on Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women. Since then, the country has adopted many laws and policies to improve women’s leadership and political participation. This article looks into and proposes solutions for increasing female participation in politics in Vietnam.
NA Standing Committee wraps up 30th session NA Standing Committee wraps up 30th session
The National Assembly Standing Committee concluded its 30th session on January 10, having completed all items on the working agenda.
NA Chairwoman meets with EP Vice President NA Chairwoman meets with EP Vice President
National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan hosted a reception in Hanoi on January 7 for Vice President of the European Parliament Heidi Hautala.
Favorable conditions created for corporate bond issuance Favorable conditions created for corporate bond issuance
Under Government Decree 163, which is designed to replace Decree 90 of 2011, from February 1, enterprises that have operated for at least one year after obtaining enterprise registration certificates will be allowed to issue corporate bonds.
Draft decree requires data localization Draft decree requires data localization
The Ministry of Public Security has recently unveiled the second draft of the decree detailing the Law on Cyber Security, dealing with burning issues such as data storage and establishment of foreign service providers’ branches and representative offices in Vietnam.
New circular on securities-related service prices New circular on securities-related service prices
The Ministry of Finance has issued new securities-related service regulations for trading organizations and commercial banks doing business in Vietnam’s securities market.
Building on 2018 successes 2019 will be a year of breakthroughs: PM Phuc Building on 2018 successes, 2019 will be a year of ’breakthroughs’: PM Phuc
This will be a year of ‘breakthroughs’ in all sectors and see all striving towards “the highest achievements,” Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc wrote in an article issued on the first day of 2019 that summarized socio-economic development in 2018 and laid down orientations for 2019.
Law on National Defense Law on National Defense
The Law on National Defense was passed in June this year to institutionalize new guidelines and viewpoints of the Party and the 2013 Constitution on national defense and building of armed forces of Vietnam.

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