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Sunday, November 17, 2019
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Significant values of UNCLOS to Vietnams maritime strategy Significant values of UNCLOS to Vietnam’s maritime strategy
On November 16, 2019, the world will celebrate the 25th anniversary of the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS). The Convention is one of the most important achievements of international law and the United Nations in the 20th century and continues to assert its role as the “Constitution of the seas and oceans” in the 21st century.
UNCLOS - important legal instrument to solve maritime issues UNCLOS - important legal instrument to solve maritime issues
The 1982 UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) is an important legal instrument to regulate maritime issues and ensure legitimate rights and interests of countries, heard the second ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) workshop on implementing UNCLOS in Hanoi on November 13.
Vietnamese Kazakhstani top legislators hold talks Vietnamese, Kazakhstani top legislators hold talks
Chairwoman of the National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan held talks with Chairman of the Mazhilis (lower house) of the Parliament of Kazakhstan Nurlan Nigmatulin on November 14, following a welcome ceremony held for the guest the same day.
Vietnam rejects Chinas statement on sovereignty over Truong Sa islands Vietnam rejects China’s statement on sovereignty over Truong Sa islands
Vietnam rejects all contents of the statement made by the Chinese spokesperson on sovereignty over Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago on November 8.
Cryptocurrency rules need to be clarified Cryptocurrency rules need to be clarified
The State Bank of Vietnam is working on a new decree to regulate cryptocurrency, saying it is necessary to clarify cryptocurrency, synchronize legal regulations to develop payment products provided in the form of cryptocurrency and facilitate the development of e-commerce.
NA adopts socio-economic resolution for 2020 targeting 6.8% GDP growth NA adopts socio-economic resolution for 2020, targeting 6.8% GDP growth
The National Assembly on November 11 approved the Resolution on socio-economic development plan for the year 2020, targeting 6.8 percent GDP growth and improvements to national competitiveness.
Expat naturalization permanent residence in Vietnam Expat naturalization, permanent residence in Vietnam
In order to reside permanently in Vietnam and be eligible for naturalization in Vietnam, a foreign expat must apply for a permanent residence card, which has the same validity duration as a visa.
Heftier fines imposed for violators of competition law Heftier fines imposed for violators of competition law
The Government has recently issued Decree 75 in an attempt to strictly and resolutely handle violations of the competition law and adapt to the new market reality.
Party determines to embrace Fourth Industrial Revolution Party determines to embrace Fourth Industrial Revolution
On September 27, Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong signed Resolution 52-NQ/TW, on a number of policies on the nation’s proactive involvement in the Fourth Industrial Revolution, affirming that the nation will take strong actions to take advantage of opportunities brought by the Revolution. Vietnam Law and Legal Forum would like to introduce important contents of this Resolution.
Draft scheme on state economic management proposed Draft scheme on state economic management proposed
State agencies should consider enterprises their customers rather than to-be-managed entities, according to a draft scheme on comprehensive reform of the state management of the economy prepared by the Ministry of Planning and Investment.