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Monday, June 18, 2018
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Government to cut half of business conditions in 2018 Government to cut half of business conditions in 2018
To promote fast and sustainable economic growth, efforts should be devoted to further improving the business climate and economic competitiveness, reforming specialized inspections of imports and exports and cutting business conditions.
Cabinet officially slashes 675 business conditions Cabinet officially slashes 675 business conditions
In order to improve the legal system as well as the investment and business environment, the Government on January 15 issued Decree 08 to remove 675 out of existing 1,216 business and investment conditions under the management of the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
Decree lures foreign investment in logistics Decree lures foreign investment in logistics
From February 20, foreign logistics service providers in Vietnam may for the first time establish their firms instead of joint-venture companies as prescribed in Decree 40/2007/ND-CP, said the Government in Decree 163/2017/ND-CP prescribing the conditions on logistics service provision and liability limits of logistics service providers.
Numerous tasks laid down for better business environment Numerous tasks laid down for better business environment
Ministries and sectors will further review current regulations so as to cut the number of existing business conditions and administrative procedures by one-third or, if possible, by half.
Government asks to cut one third of business conditions Government asks to cut one third of business conditions
The Government has requested ministries and agencies to further review and remove at least one third or half of existing business conditions in the fields under their management as well as administrative procedures that are hindering businesses’ investment.
Guarantee of human rights under the new Penal Code Guarantee of human rights under the new Penal Code
Under the recent universal periodic review, the United Nations Human Rights Council has appreciated the achievements recorded by Vietnam in realizing its commitments on human rights. It has also made hundreds of recommendations for Vietnam to better protect and guarantee human rights, 182 of which are accepted by the country. In criminal justice, 17 recommendations of the UNHRC are directly related to the formulation and revision of the 2015 Penal Code.
Crimes against IPRs in the 2015 Penal Code Crimes against IPRs in the 2015 Penal Code
After suspending the 2015 Penal Code from taking effect for one year, the National Assembly passed on June 20, 2017, the Law Amending and Supplementing a Number of Articles of the Penal Code, in which the crimes against intellectual property rights have been significantly amended and will come into effect from January 1, 2018.
Customary law of the Thai Customary law of the Thai
Having evolved along with historical developments of the Thai, customary law has become an effective tool to regulate the society of this ethnic group.
Decree No. No. 32/2017/ND-CP Decree No. No. 32/2017/ND-CP
On state investment credit
Renewing the selection of leading officials Renewing the selection of leading officials
World experiences show that the building of a contingent of leading and managerial officials always constitutes a primary priority in human resource development strategies. For Vietnam, to well develop human resources - one of three breakthroughs for socio-economic development and accelerated reform of the civil service and civil servant regime, heightening the quality of leading and managerial officials is always an urgent requirement and a practical demand at present.

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