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Saturday, September 21, 2019
Tags: the Ministry of Transport
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.
Competitive transport market development scheme approved Competitive transport market development scheme approved
The Prime Minister on June 7 issued Decision 703/QD-TTg, approving the scheme on competitive transport market development, in an attempt to appealing more investors into the market.
Traffic cameras to be installed nationwide Traffic cameras to be installed nationwide
Surveillance cameras to monitor traffic violations will be installed on a trial basis in Hanoi and HCM City by 2020 and nationwide by 2022, according to the Government.
From Vinasun vs Grab lawsuit: How to change management thinking to suit new business models From Vinasun vs Grab lawsuit: How to change management thinking to suit new business models
The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Court last December pronounced a judgment, completing the first-instance trial of a civil case between local taxi firm Vinasun and Singapore-based ride-hailing app Grab. However, it does not end the controversial story but raises a lot of questions about how to change authorities’ management thinking to adapt to new business models emerging in a sharing economy.
Bac Lieu province calls for foreign investment in green-growth sectors Bac Lieu province calls for foreign investment in green-growth sectors
Bac Lieu province is well-known as the cradle of “don ca tai tu” (southern folk music and songs), the musical art of southern Vietnam recognized by UNESCO as an intangible cultural heritage, and for the song “Da co hoai lang” (Night drumbeats for the absent husband) that was composed in 1919 by Cao Van Lau, a native of the province, and tells of the love, anguish and pride of a young woman who awaits her husband’s return from the battlefield as she listens to the sounds of war drums.
New rules on international multimodal transport New rules on international multimodal transport
A domestic or foreign-invested enterprise wishing to conduct international multimodal transport business Vietnam is now required to obtain a license granted by the Ministry of Transport.
Draft proposes solutions to traffic congestion Draft proposes solutions to traffic congestion
The Ministry of Transport is seeking comments on a draft governmental resolution on enhancing traffic order and safety and tackling traffic congestion during 2018-21, which will be issued in the first quarter next year.
Public security agency is tasked to manage debt collection service Public security agency is tasked to manage debt collection service
The Ministry of Public Security would be held responsible before the Government for performing the state management of public security and social order regarding debt collection activities.
Vietnam plans to apply the open-sky policy Vietnam plans to apply the open-sky policy
Vietnam would apply the open-sky policy so as to encourage domestic and foreign air carriers to open new direct air routes connecting the country with its major tourism markets, according to a draft decision designed by the Ministry of Transport.
Current Vietnamese law on environmental pollution control: loopholes and solutions Current Vietnamese law on environmental pollution control: loopholes and solutions
Environmental protection law plays a crucial role in protecting the environment and promoting sustainable development in Vietnam. The author points out existing loopholes in Vietnam’s current regulations concerning environmental pollution control and puts forward proposals for tackling them in the coming time.

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