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Official Gazette

Wednesday, November 20, 2019
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Significant values of UNCLOS to Vietnams maritime strategy Significant values of UNCLOS to Vietnam’s maritime strategy
November 16, 2019, is 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.
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 to seriously realize commitments in deals with EU: NA leader Vietnam to seriously realize commitments in deals with EU: NA leader
National Assembly (NA) Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan received a delegation of the European Parliament’s Committee on International Trade (INTA) led by its Chairman Bernd Lange in Hanoi on October 30.
Vietnam active at UN discussions on human rights Vietnam active at UN discussions on human rights
A Vietnamese delegation led by Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy has been active in discussions on social development, the advancement of women, children’s rights, drug control and crime prevention during a meeting of the UN Third Committee which is underway in New York.
New regulation gives clearer policies for construction cost management of public projects New regulation gives clearer policies for construction cost management of public projects
State-funded projects will be subject to the new rule on management of construction investment costs, reads a decree recently issued by the Government.
Fatherland Front to improve social oversight and criticism Fatherland Front to improve social oversight and criticism
The ninth National Congress of the Vietnam Fatherland Front wrapped up on September 20 after three days’ sitting. It sought measures to raise the efficiency of VFF’s member organizations in promoting the engagement of members and improving social oversight and criticism activities.
Inmate labor under the 2019 Law on Execution of Criminal Judgments Inmate labor under the 2019 Law on Execution of Criminal Judgments
In Vietnam, since 1945 the law on execution of imprisonment sentences has always considered labor a fundamental element of the inmate education regime. According to the traditional theory of combined punishment and education, labor is always a duty of inmates. Under the 2015 Penal Code (revised in 2017) (the Penal Code), inmates must serve their imprisonment sentences and work and learn so as to become useful to the society[1]. Compared to other daily activities of inmates, their working activities are to be carried out throughout their sentence serving period and exert important effects on their education and reform results. Through these activities inmates can learn working skills and generate some incomes for their future community integration. That’s why the Law on Execution of Criminal Judgments (the Law) seeks to improve the inmate labor regime primarily for raising the effectiveness of inmate education and reform.
Measures sought to support firms in exporting to ASEAN market Measures sought to support firms in exporting to ASEAN market
A conference was held in Hanoi on September 23 to seek solutions to support and create favorable conditions for businesses to export goods and services to the ASEAN market.
NA Standing Committee discusses draft PPP law NA Standing Committee discusses draft PPP law
The draft law on public-private-partnership projects, composed by the Ministry of Planning and Investment, was submitted to the National Assembly Standing Committee for consideration on September 16.
Politburo resolution sets orientations for FDI attraction until 2030 Politburo resolution sets orientations for FDI attraction until 2030
The Political Bureau of the Communist Party of Vietnam has adopted its first-ever resolution on orientations to perfect institutions and policies for and improve quality and efficiency of foreign investment cooperation through 2030. Resolution 50/NQ-TW is expected to enable foreign investors to move forward for future development and help improve the quality of foreign investment inflow in the country.