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Wednesday, April 25, 2018
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Environmental disputes in Vietnam: case studies from distributive and procedural justice perspectives Environmental disputes in Vietnam: case studies from distributive and procedural justice perspectives
Vietnam’s impressive industrialization and associated reduction in poverty has come at a high cost to the natural environment. According to the Environmental Performance Index, in 2016 Vietnam ranked in the top 10 countries with the worst air quality (Hsu A. et al., 2016).
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.
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.
Two options on revision of personal income tax proposed Two options on revision of personal income tax proposed
The Ministry of Finance (MOF) has recently made two options on revision of the Personal Income Tax (PIT) Law.
New corporate income tax law aims to halt tax evasion New corporate income tax law aims to halt tax evasion
In the latest draft of Law on Corporate Income Tax, the Ministry of Finance has raised a regulation aimed at preventing multinational companies with related-party transactions from evading taxes.
Control and handling of corrupt acts in the private sector through accountability mechanism Control and handling of corrupt acts in the private sector through accountability mechanism
Corruption in the non-state business sector happens when someone takes advantage of his/her position in his/her enterprise for the sake of his/her personal gains. In Vietnam, the 2015 Penal Code (revised in 2017) has broadened the scope of corrupt acts to include corruption occurred in the private sector. Specifically, persons with high positions and/or powers in a non-state enterprise or organization will be liable for the following criminal acts: embezzlement, receiving bribes, giving bribes and bribery brokerage. However, in order to effectively prevent and combat corruption in the private sector, holding persons committing corrupt acts liable is not sufficient enough.
APPF-26 Hanoi Declaration sets new vision for parliamentary ties APPF-26 Hanoi Declaration sets new vision for parliamentary ties
The 26th annual meeting of the Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF) from January 18-21 adopted the Hanoi Declaration, setting forth a new vision for Asia-Pacific parliamentary partnership.
Ten new decrees guiding FTA tariff cuts Ten new decrees guiding FTA tariff cuts
The Ministry of Finance on January 5 announced 10 draft decrees that will guide implementation of several free trade agreements, drawing a roadmap to zero percent import tariffs for many goods.
Vietnamese rules on compensation for contractual damage Vietnamese rules on compensation for contractual damage
In both legal theory and civil transaction practice, regulations on liability to compensate for contractual damage always play an important role. Theoretically, it is the concretization of the principles of equality, free will, good will, binding of contract, and theories of fault and damage in civil liability.
Ongoing reform of the civil service in Vietnam Ongoing reform of the civil service in Vietnam
The country’s transition of the civil service from a career-based to a working position-based model is a revolutionary reform facing numerous challenges. In this transition, improving the quality of cadres and civil servants so that they have all the qualities and capabilities required by an advanced, professional and modern civil service is an extremely important task.

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