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Wednesday, June 20, 2018
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Cyber security law targets criminals: NA deputies Cyber security law targets criminals: NA deputies
The controversial cyber security law was passed by the National Assembly on June 12 with 86.86 percent approval. On the sidelines, NA deputies talk to An Ninh Thu Do (Capital Security) newspaper on how the bill won’t harm Constitution-mandated civil rights or initiate mass surveillance. The subjects of the bill are criminals, not common people, they stressed.
King Le Thanh Tong with the defense of national territory King Le Thanh Tong with the defense of national territory
King Le Thanh Tong (1442-1497) recorded great merits in protecting the country’s territorial integrity, expanding the national frontiers and protecting the national sovereignty over land, sea and island borders. The Hong Duc Code in the king’s era appeared to be the most complete and progressive code of the Vietnamese feudal states, containing numerous articles on the defense of national territory.
Private and common ownership under civil law: some practical notes Private and common ownership under civil law: some practical notes
In this article, the author discusses the provisions on private and common ownership in the 2015 Civil Code and presents some notes on their application by the courts in Vietnam.
Abiding by international law key to settle South China Sea issue Abiding by international law key to settle South China Sea issue
Two years after the arbitral tribunal ruling in favor of the Philippines’ South China Sea case and rejecting China’s so-called nine-dash line, disputes continue to rage even as China and ASEAN formally enter negotiations toward a Code of Conduct framework.
Planning Law Planning Law
The Planning Law, which was passed in last November, marks an institutional transformation aimed at synchronizing and unifying the current planning regulations.
Duty break for temporary imports for re-export Duty break for temporary imports for re-export
This Article provides in detail goods temporarily imported by an enterprise for re-export which are exempt from import duty.
National Assembly to pass eight laws at fifth session National Assembly to pass eight laws at fifth session
The fifth session of the 14th National Assembly opened in Hanoi on May 21, with eight laws expected to be passed during the event that will last for 20 working days to mid-June.
Corporate penal liability in Vietnam Corporate penal liability in Vietnam
The 2015 Penal Code marks a great progress in the country’s criminal justice by holding commercial legal entities liable for their criminal acts. Its novel provisions create a legal basis for the fight against criminal acts committed by commercial legal entities in recent years as well as for international cooperation on combating crime, especially transnational organized crime.
Forest related customary laws of the Ta Oi Forest related customary laws of the Ta Oi
The Ta Oi, a Mon-Khmer language ethnic group with a population of nearly 35,000 living mainly in the mountainous areas of the central provinces of Thua Thien-Hue and Quang Tri, has adopted many customary laws related to forests.
Building a law on cyber security: a must in the current situation Building a law on cyber security: a must in the current situation
The draft Law on Cyber Security, which is scheduled to be passed by the 14th National Assembly at its ongoing session, contains some new provisions which raise several public concerns. Vietnam Law and Legal Forum talks with Lieutenant General Hoang Phuoc Thuan, Director of the Cyber Security Department of the Ministry of Public Security, about some controversial issues governed by the draft law.

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