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Wednesday, February 26, 2020
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VN to simplify customs checks VN to simplify customs checks
Vietnam plans to hasten the reform of customs checks to save time and costs for businesses and facilitate trade.
NA Standing Committee convenes 42nd session NA Standing Committee convenes 42nd session
The 42nd session of the National Assembly Standing Committee opened in Hanoi on February 10 under the chair of NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan.
Official Gazette issues Nos 105-108/2019 published on February 04 2020 Official Gazette issues Nos 105-108/2019, published on February 04, 2020
Nation to free tourist areas from plastic wastes Nation to free tourist areas from plastic wastes
Vietnam’s plastic waste discharged into the sea will be reduced by 75 percent by 2030. At the same time, the use of disposable plastic products in coastal tourist attractions and resorts as well as the disposal of used fishing nets into the sea will be totally stopped by that year.
Cross-border services under Law on Tax Administration: fairer for domestic businesses Cross-border services under Law on Tax Administration: fairer for domestic businesses
After 10 years of implementation of the Law on Tax Administration, many positive results have been achieved. However, in addition to these results, there remain difficulties and challenges in tax administration activities, including management of taxation of businesses providing cross-border services on the Internet.
Dealing in agricultural property: a growing trend in Vietnams real estate market Dealing in agricultural property: a growing trend in Vietnam’s real estate market
Over the last few years, in addition to such traditional real estate products as land use rights, houses and construction works, Vietnam’s property market has seen the emergence of many new types of realty, e.g., serviced apartment, co-working space, tourism property, and agricultural property. This article analyzes the legal framework for agricultural property which has become more and more popular in the country and drawn the attention of both domestic and foreign investors.
Rural management by state laws and village conventions under the Nguyen dynasty Rural management by state laws and village conventions under the Nguyen dynasty
The Nguyen dynasty (1802-1884) managed the society by law through the administrations at different levels. Besides, the Nguyen kings were also fully aware that for villages and communes, village conventions played an important role as manifested in the popular saying “Phep vua thua le lang” (the king’s laws comes after the village’s customs). Village customs were customary practices in daily life and production upheld and orally passed from generation to generation by villagers while village conventions were customs and practices documented in paper or carved in stone or wood. The village customs and practices defined in village conventions were specific norms in various aspects of social life to be voluntarily followed by all community members. The state sought ways to use village conventions as a means to enforce state laws in social life. This helped establish the relationship between state laws and village conventions as well as customs, that of complementation, contradiction and conflict.
New draft document on solar power projects to be filed New draft document on solar power projects to be filed
A draft document on solar power development will be filed to the Prime Minister for approval on December 15, local media reported.
Top legislators visit to lift Vietnam-Russia parliamentary ties Top legislator’s visit to lift Vietnam-Russia parliamentary ties
National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan has affirmed that her visit to Russia from December 8-11 aims to further deepen the comprehensive strategic partnership and parliamentary cooperation between the two countries.
Constitutional provisions on human rights in criminal proceedings should be further concretized Constitutional provisions on human rights in criminal proceedings should be further concretized
Vietnam’s 2013 Constitution (the Constitution) provides for the first time human rights and citizens’ rights in Chapter II with significant progress in the recognition and exercise of these rights as well as specific cases where these rights may be limited.

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