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Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Tags: natural disasters
Government calls for proactive adaption to climate change Government calls for proactive adaption to climate change
By 2025, Vietnam will strive to reduce by 30 percent human losses caused by natural disasters of the same ferocity as those occurring during 2015-2020.
Prime Minister sets growth target of 6.7 percent for 2018 Prime Minister sets growth target of 6.7 percent for 2018
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc asked Cabinet members to give feedback on the 2018 growth scenario, toward reaching growth of at least 6.7 percent this year, higher than the 6.5 percent assigned by the National Assembly.
Agricultural rites of Kho ethnic group Agricultural rites of K’ho ethnic group
Like other ethnic groups living in Truong Son - Tay Nguyen (Long Mountain - Highlands) region, the K’ho, also known as Co Ho or Ko Ho, practice polytheism, worshipping multiple “yang” (deities). This originates from the primitive perception of people who lead a poor life dependent on nature and always affected with diseases and therefore need the support of many deities.
Position-related crimes under the new Penal Code Position-related crimes under the new Penal Code
This article analyzes new provisions in the 2015 Penal Code concerning position-related crimes, which are expected to give more teeth to the fight against corruption in the country.
Plan to cope with national-level radiation and nuclear incidents nodded Plan to cope with national-level radiation and nuclear incidents nodded
The Prime Minister on June 16 decided to enact a plan to cope with national-level radiation and nuclear incidents, aiming to set up a system with responsibilities clearly divided among involved organizations and individuals and management and coordination mechanisms applicable to them.
Existing inadequacies of Vietnams legislation on agricultural land Existing inadequacies of Vietnam’s legislation on agricultural land
Current agricultural production in Vietnam is characterized by slow growth rate and low productivity. Despite the fact that Vietnam is now the second largest rice exporter in the world, its farmers’ lives have not been much improved and, as a result, many of them quit farming, leading to an increasing trend of abandoning rice fields and agricultural land in recent years.
Taking disciplinary action against employees under Vietnamese law Taking disciplinary action against employees under Vietnamese law
Disciplinary procedures are used primarily to help employees to improve. They also provide a clear framework for both employers and employees to assist in the efficient and systematic resolution of disciplinary issues. The employment legislation contains various rules governing this type of procedures that this article tries to point out.
National Assembly to pass 13 laws at third session National Assembly to pass 13 laws at third session
The National Assembly of the 14th tenure is expected to pass 13 draft laws at its third session that opened on May 22 in Hanoi and scheduled to last until June 21, according to the session’s agenda.
Poor farmers to get financial support when joining agriculture insurance Poor farmers to get financial support when joining agriculture insurance
Agricultural households would receive a financial support to participate in agriculture insurance, according to a draft decree recently revealed by the Ministry of Finance.
Vietnam needs a unified legal framework against natural disasters and climate change Vietnam needs a unified legal framework against natural disasters and climate change
Over the recent years, big and abnormal natural disasters, including typhoon, flood, flash flood, drought, whirlwind, etc., have appeared more frequently and complicatedly in Vietnam, causing unprecedented serious consequences.

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