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Official Gazette

Friday, November 15, 2019
Tags: press law
Law amending 37 planning-related laws Law amending 37 planning-related laws
The Law amending 37 laws related to the Planning Law (the Law) was passed at the sixth session of the 14th National Assembly in November last year.
Social network management in the coming time Social network management in the coming time
The current number of social network users in Vietnam is estimated at about 35 million, accounting for 37 percent of the entire population, with the average daily time they spend on social networks reaching two hours and 18 minutes. Besides their positive aspects, social networks pose not a few challenges directly affecting the social environment and community interests, even national security. Therefore, seeking appropriate solutions to managing social networks in the new situation which conform with international practices and suit the particular conditions of Vietnam, thus turning challenges into opportunities, is one of the top priorities of the country today.
Revised Law on Press Revised Law on Press
Coming into force from January 1 next year, the Law on Press, which was passed last April, provides a legal basis to facilitate press development in a healthy, active and effective manner in response to the country’s renewal and international integration process.
Legislative work: A half year in review Legislative work: A half year in review
Over the first half of 2016, the Government has shown impressive efforts to draft and issue a large number of legal documents focusing on resolving difficulties and removing obstacles in investment and business activities.
Official Gazette issues Nos 6-8 April 2016 introduced on July 8 2016 Official Gazette issues Nos 6-8 April 2016, introduced on July 8, 2016
Laws resolution and ordinance promulgated Laws, resolution and ordinance promulgated
The President’s Office announced seven laws, a resolution and an ordinance, which were adopted at the 11th session of the 13th National Assembly, at a news conference held in Hanoi on April 29.
Ensuring participation of society in corruption fight in Vietnam Ensuring participation of society in corruption fight in Vietnam
In 2003, Vietnam signed the United Nations Convention against Corruption.  After nearly seven years since the Convention was ratified and officially came into force for Vietnam in 2009, how far has Vietnam come in fulfillment of its anti-corruption commitments and what the country should do to ensure the role of society in the fight against corruption?
New provisions of the revised Press Law New provisions of the revised Press Law
Specific provisions on citizens’ freedom of the press and freedom of speech in the press, association in press activities, responsibilities to provide information to the press and prohibited acts in press activities are among new contents of the revised Press Law (the Law), said Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Bac Son.
National Assembly elects new state leaders National Assembly elects new state leaders
The 13th National Assembly elected Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan as Chairwoman of the National Assembly, Tran Dai Quang as President, and Nguyen Xuan Phuc as Prime Minister during its final session which took place in Hanoi from March 20 to April 12.
Number of foreign broadcasting channels to be limited soon Number of foreign broadcasting channels to be limited soon
The number of foreign channels included in a pay radio or television service package will not account for more than  30 percent of the total number of channels.

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