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Official Gazette

Sunday, June 16, 2019
Tags: mapping
New regulations open up the survey and mapping sector to foreign investment New regulations open up the survey and mapping sector to foreign investment
The Law on Survey and Mapping, adopted in 2018 and effective from the beginning of this year, contains many important provisions relating to foreign entities that participate in survey and mapping activities in the territory of Vietnam.
Official Gazette issues Nos 01-02/2019 available on April 01 2019 Official Gazette issues Nos 01-02/2019, available on April 01, 2019
New laws going into effect in January 2019 New laws going into effect in January 2019
These include the Law on Forestry, the Planning Law, the Law on Cyber Security, the Law on Fisheries, the Law on National Defense, among others.
National spatial data infrastructure crucial to e-government building: experts National spatial data infrastructure crucial to e-government building: experts
The National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI) of Vietnam plays an important role in building an e-government and reforming the administrative system toward better serving the people, transparency and democracy, experts agreed at a seminar held by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment’s Department of Survey, Mapping and Geographic Information on December 6 in Hanoi.
Official Gazette issues Nos 78-81/2018 coming out on October 8 2018 Official Gazette issues Nos 78-81/2018, coming out on October 8, 2018
New Law on Topography and Cartography New Law on Topography and Cartography
The Law on Topography and Cartography, which is the first of its kind in Vietnam, can be seen as a legal framework for the development of the topography and cartography sector in the country.
Presidents order on promulgation of seven laws President’s order on promulgation of seven laws
The Office of the President held a press conference on June 28 to announce President Tran Dai Quang’s order on the promulgation of seven new laws, including the new cybersecurity law and six other revised laws on national defense, denunciation, competition, planning, mapping, and physical education and sports.
Vietnam Japan seek new development phase for ties Vietnam, Japan seek new development phase for ties
President of Vietnam Tran Dai Quang and Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe have reached high consensus on major orientations and concrete measures to advance the Vietnam-Japan extensive strategic partnership in a more comprehensive, practical and efficient manner.
No end in sight for Vietnamese exporters from surrogate value methodology in US anti-dumping proceedings No end in sight for Vietnamese exporters from surrogate value methodology in US anti-dumping proceedings
Vietnam Law and Legal Forum spoke to Dharmendra N. Choudhary, a well-known anti-dumping lawyer in Washington DC., about the impact of the recent US trade legislations on Vietnamese exporters that nullifies future benefits to such exporters when Vietnam is finally elevated to a market economy status. 
Issues of legislative process Issues of legislative process
As the process plays an extremely important role in legislation, the country’s law-making process has been renewed constantly over the past years. Although the renewed process has helped pass more legal documents faster, there remain issues to be addressed.

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