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Official Gazette

Tuesday, July 23, 2019
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Provisions of the Survey and Mapping Law applicable to foreign entities Provisions of the Survey and Mapping Law applicable to foreign entities
The 2018 Survey and Mapping Law and Decree 27 issued on March 13, 2019, detailing a number of articles of the Law, contain specific provisions concerning foreign entities’ survey and mapping activities in Vietnam and use of survey and mapping information, data and products available in the country.
New regulations open up the survey and mapping sector to foreign investment New regulations open up the survey and mapping sector to foreign investment
The Law on Survey and Mapping, adopted in 2018 and effective from the beginning of this year, contains many important provisions relating to foreign entities that participate in survey and mapping activities in the territory of Vietnam.
Regulations on online ads - inadequacies and suggestions for improvement Regulations on online ads - inadequacies and suggestions for improvement
Online advertising has proven to be a trendy choice of businesses. Revenue of Vietnam’s online advertising market mounted to USD 76 million in 2017 and is forecast to increase by three folds in the next five years. However, there remain several limitations in the law regulating Internet advertising such as regulations on protection of interests of online customers, foreign traders’ right to run online advertisements, advertising of some special goods, products and services, management of new types of advertising, and competence for state management for online advertising.
Plan to enhance hospitality communications approved Plan to enhance hospitality communications approved
With a view to renewing the methods and contents of, and stepping up the application of advanced technologies in, tourism information and communications, the Prime Minister on January 9 issued Decision 44/QD-TTg, approving the plan on enhancement of tourism communications.
Prime Minister joins IMF-WB meeting Prime Minister joins IMF-WB meeting
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc joined leaders of other ASEAN countries at the opening ceremony of the annual meetings of the International Monetary Fund - World Bank Group on October 12 in Indonesia.
New Law on Topography and Cartography New Law on Topography and Cartography
The Law on Topography and Cartography, which is the first of its kind in Vietnam, can be seen as a legal framework for the development of the topography and cartography sector in the country.
Tay Ninh province: untapped tourism potential of the southeastern region Tay Ninh province: untapped tourism potential of the southeastern region
Located in the southern key economic region of the country, Tay Ninh province shares a borderline of 240km with three Cambodian provinces of Svay Rieng, Tbong Khmum and Prey Veng, borders Binh Duong and Binh Phuoc provinces to the east and Ho Chi Minh City and Long An province to the south.
Draft law on topography and cartography Draft law on topography and cartography
The State would further mobilize resources for development of topographic and cartographic services, encouraging organizations and individuals to invest in the application of geographical information systems.
Official Gazette issues Nos 4-5 July 2017 coming out on October 13 2017 Official Gazette issues Nos 4-5 July 2017, coming out on October 13, 2017
Ministry tightens control over publication of children-related contents Ministry tightens control over publication of children-related contents
Television or radio broadcasts, print press and online press will have to give warnings about or viewer discretion advice for broadcast or publication contents not suitable to children from October 1.

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