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Official Gazette

Sunday, August 20, 2017
Tags: resolution
Official Gazette issues Nos 3-5 May 2017 released on August 17 2017 Official Gazette issues Nos 3-5 May 2017, released on August 17, 2017
Official Gazette issues Nos 1-2 May 2017 coming out on August 1 2017 Official Gazette issues Nos 1-2 May 2017, coming out on August 1, 2017
Salient amendments to the 2015 Penal Code Salient amendments to the 2015 Penal Code
At its 3rd session wrapped up last month, the National Assembly passed a law making a raft of amendments to the 2015 Penal Code with effect from early next year. More than 200 articles of the Code have been amended, one new article added and another removed. These amendments include not only corrections of technical errors but also many criminal justice policy changes. Below are the most prominent of them.
Rationale behind new Party resolution on private economy Rationale behind new Party resolution on private economy
One of the current tasks and solutions set for turning the private economy into an important driving force of Vietnam’s economy is “to reach consensus in terms of perception, thinking and action in the implementation of the guidelines and policies on development of the private economy”. Yet “there remain a number of issues on development of the private economy that need to be further concretized and clarified in both theory and practice.” Some of these issues are highlighted below.
Court precedents in Vietnam: a view from the building of the 2015 Civil Code Court precedents in Vietnam: a view from the building of the 2015 Civil Code
Vietnam’s legislative work has entered a new development period with a focus on recognizing, respecting, protecting and guaranteeing human rights and citizens’ rights and implementing the judicial reform strategy, especially upholding the role of people’s courts in safeguarding justice and exercising the judicial power.
New Tourism Law aims to better ensure tourists interests New Tourism Law aims to better ensure tourists’ interests
Deputy Director of the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism Nguyen Thi Thanh Huong talks with To Quoc (Fatherland) newswire about new provisions of the Tourism Law, which is expected to create a breakthrough in tourism development in the time to come.
Party affirms private sector as important driving force for economic development Party affirms private sector as important driving force for economic development
The 12th Central Committee of the Communist Party of Vietnam on June 3 issued Resolution 10 affirming the development of the private economy into an important driving force of the country’s socialist-oriented market economy. Following are the principal contents of the Resolution.
In Vietnam the Army plays a nation-building role In Vietnam, the Army plays a nation-building role
The nation’s defense forces not only protect national sovereignty, but they also contribute to the country's socio-economic development, Nguyen Chi Vinh, Deputy Minister of Defense tells the Vietnam News Agency.
Hanoi plans to ban motorbikes by 2030 to solve traffic pollution issues Hanoi plans to ban motorbikes by 2030 to solve traffic, pollution issues
Motorbike, the most popular and convenient means of transport nowadays, will be banned in inner districts of Hanoi by 2030, with a view to easing traffic jams and reducing air pollution.
New Law on Criminal Investigation Bodies New Law on Criminal Investigation Bodies
Consisting of 10 chapters and 73 articles, the Law on Organization of Criminal Investigation Bodies regulates the system of investigating agencies in Vietnam and clearly defines their tasks and powers.

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