Vietnam Law & Legal Forum Magazine is your gateway to the law of Vietnam

Official Gazette

Tuesday, August 20, 2019
Tags: workshop
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.
New rule paves way for SME development New rule paves way for SME development
With a view to strengthening the capacity of small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), the Government on May 10 issued Decree 39, prescribing the establishment and operation of the SME Development Fund.
Citizens are more satisfied with public services but concerned about environment poverty and corruption: 2018 PAPI Report Citizens are more satisfied with public services but concerned about environment, poverty and corruption: 2018 PAPI Report
This article presents a snapshot of key findings from the 2018 Vietnam Provincial Governance and Public Administration Performance Index (PAPI) research project.
Ministry proposes revising the Investment and Enterprise Laws Ministry proposes revising the Investment and Enterprise Laws
The Ministry of Planning and Investment is working on a draft law revising the Law on Investment and Law on Enterprises, in a bid to further improve business and investment environment and raise the efficiency and effectiveness of state management activities.
Cao Bang: a fairy land for tourists Cao Bang: a fairy land for tourists
With beautiful mountain landscapes, sparkling terraced rice fields and ethnic villages, Cao Bang has been named among top five unique treks in Southeast Asia by Singapore’s Skyscanner website. The province is well-known for the UNESCO-recognized Non Nuoc Cao Bang Geopark with a number of famous cultural and historical relics, including the Ban Gioc waterfalls - one of the most beautiful waterfalls in the country, the special national historical site of Pac Bo cave where late President Ho Chi Minh used to live and work during the resistance war against the French colonialists, Lenin stream, Thang Hen lake, Ky Rang cave and Phja Oac-Phja Den national park.
Scrap paper should be treated properly not banned Scrap paper should be treated properly, not banned
Vietnam should have proper management policies on import and treatment of waste paper, according to a seminar held by The Vietnam Pulp and Paper Association (VPPA) and the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) on October 16 in Hanoi.
A new approach to applying limitation periods under the 2015 Civil Code A new approach to applying limitation periods under the 2015 Civil Code
This article highlights the new approach adopted by the 2015 Civil Code to the application of limitation periods for requesting settlement of civil cases and matters. It also explores some specific limitation periods for declaring civil transactions null and void, requesting protection of personal rights, initiating contract-related lawsuits, and claiming compensation.
Tax and investment changes concern foreign firms Tax and investment changes concern foreign firms
The changes in tax policy and investment incentives are the issues of greatest concern for foreign investors in Vietnam, said Bui Ngoc Tuan, deputy general director of the Audit and Advisory firm Deloitte Vietnam at a workshop on Tuesday in Hanoi. 
Vietnam commits to fight money laundering Vietnam commits to fight money laundering
Chief Justice of the Supreme People’s Court Nguyen Hoa Binh said at a workshop in Da Nang on July 9 that some articles of the 2015 Penal Code regarding fighting money laundering are unclear, and guidance is needed to ensure the laws against money laundering are effectively carried out.
Building a law on cyber security: a must in the current situation Building a law on cyber security: a must in the current situation
The draft Law on Cyber Security, which is scheduled to be passed by the 14th National Assembly at its ongoing session, contains some new provisions which raise several public concerns. Vietnam Law and Legal Forum talks with Lieutenant General Hoang Phuoc Thuan, Director of the Cyber Security Department of the Ministry of Public Security, about some controversial issues governed by the draft law.

Video

Vietnam Law & Legal Forum