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Official Gazette

Tuesday, July 23, 2019
Tags: regulations
Official Gazette issues Nos 33-36/2019 available on July 23 2019 Official Gazette issues Nos 33-36/2019, available on July 23, 2019
Vietnams legal framework for building national geospatial data infrastructure Vietnam’s legal framework for building national geospatial data infrastructure
The Law on Survey and Mapping, adopted in June last year, contains six articles (Articles 43 thru 48) defining national geospatial data infrastructure. Under the Law, the Government is assigned to prescribe in detail the building of NSDI. In implementation of this, the Government issued Decree 27 on March 13, devoting five articles to detail the aforesaid contents.
Vietnam resolved to fight violations of its sea areas: spokeswoman Vietnam resolved to fight violations of its sea areas: spokeswoman
Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Le Thi Thu Hang reaffirmed on July 16 Vietnam’s resolve to peacefully struggle against violations of its sovereignty, sovereign rights and jurisdiction over its sea areas.
Temporary residence cards for foreign children Temporary residence cards for foreign children
According to Article 10.1 of Government Decree 82 of September 24, 2015, prescribing visa exemption for overseas Vietnamese and foreigners who are spouses or children of overseas Vietnamese or Vietnamese citizens, a person entering Vietnam with a visa exemption paper will be granted by an immigration control unit a six-month temporary residence certificate for each entry.
Public procurement rules enacted for CPTPP implementation Public procurement rules enacted for CPTPP implementation
Procurement agencies would have to provide equal treatment for goods, services and contractors from all member states of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) as they do for Vietnamese contractors.
Digital data sharing among state agencies proposed Digital data sharing among state agencies proposed
State agencies would have to share digital data with one another to facilitate their operations and serve the people and enterprises, according to the second draft decree prepared by the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) on the management, connection and sharing of digital data among state agencies.
Stricter rules on personal realty loans Stricter rules on personal realty loans
Banks would increase the risk ratio to 150 percent, three times higher than the present level, for persons who ask for loans to meet their living needs and have an outstanding principal amount worth over VND 3 billion (USD 130,000).
Nightclub-goers must be over 18 years old Nightclub-goers must be over 18 years old
Nightclubs may not admit under-18 people and must close before 2 a.m, according to Decree 54/2019/ND-CP dated June 19, on the provision of karaoke and nightclub services that will take effect on September 1.
PM talks to Japanese media on Japan visit G20 Summit attendance PM talks to Japanese media on Japan visit, G20 Summit attendance
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has granted an interview to Japanese media on the occasion of his Japan visit and participation in the 14th G20 Summit at the invitation of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe from June 27 to July 1.
EVFTA ensures benefits for both Vietnam and EU EVFTA ensures benefits for both Vietnam and EU
The European Union - Vietnam Free Trade Agreement is set to be signed in Hanoi on June 30. Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh spoke to local media about the historic trade deal.

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