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Official Gazette

Wednesday, October 24, 2018
Tags: Ho Chi Minh City
Where can foreigners get health check-ups in Vietnam? Where can foreigners get health check-ups in Vietnam?
Under Vietnamese law, foreign workers wishing to apply for work permits must fully satisfy the health conditions to perform assigned jobs.
Orientations for Vietnams education in the context of the Fourth Industrial Revolution Orientations for Vietnam’s education in the context of the Fourth Industrial Revolution
The Fourth Industrial Revolution has spread worldwide as a result of the unprecedented effects of the pace of development and impact of technology breakthroughs. Innovations and scientific advances are present in all fields, such as artificial intelligence (AI), robotics, the Internet of Things, fully autonomous vehicles, biotechnology, nano technology, 3D printing, material science, quantum computing, etc., and affect almost every industry at such a rapid speed that the Fourth Industrial Revolution is said to be evolving at an exponential pace.
Is it better to arbitrate in Vietnam or to arbitrate abroad? Is it better to arbitrate in Vietnam or to arbitrate abroad?
Three types of dispute qualify for arbitration in Vietnam. Firstly, disputes involving “commercial activity” can be arbitrated. Commercial activity is any “activity with a profit-making purpose comprising the purchase and sale of goods, provision of services, investment, commercial enhancement, and other activities for profit-making purposes.” Secondly, arbitration is allowed if one party to the contract is engaged in a commercial activity, say, a vendor in a dispute with a customer. Finally, the law requires that some disputes be settled by arbitration. Disputes that are specifically stipulated by law also qualify for arbitration. For example, contracts that relate to investments under the 2014 Law on Investment, qualify for arbitration. Arbitration is not a general right. Use of arbitration is subject to agreement. That is, the parties have to agree to arbitrate. Agreement to arbitrate can be made in any written form. The agreement may be part of an underlying agreement that is itself in dispute or it may be a separate agreement to arbitrate. Any modification, extension, termination, or invalidity of the contract will not affect the arbitration clause. This follows the separability doctrine of the New York Convention.
Guarantees under the 2015 Civil Code: a view from practice Guarantees under the 2015 Civil Code: a view from practice
Guarantees are the most common type of personal security recognized by the general law of security. Security is notably used in the context of corporate financing. Civil Code No. 91/2015/QH13 dated November 24, 2015 contains various new rules on this security interest. This article is confined to an overview of guarantees from practice, dealing with suretyship guarantee which denotes a guarantee triggered by default on the part of the principal debtor, by way of contrast to (first) demand guarantee which denotes an independent undertaking to pay as widely used in international commerce.
Tax rates for petrol oil to rise from next year Tax rates for petrol, oil to rise from next year
Environmental protection tax rates for petrol and oil will increase from the beginning of 2019, according to a resolution on environmental protection tariff adopted at the 27th meeting of the National Assembly (NA) Standing Committee that concluded on September 20 after nine working days.
SPECIAL COMMUNIQUE on President Tran Dai Quangs passing away SPECIAL COMMUNIQUE on President Tran Dai Quang’s passing away
The Party Central Committee, the National Assembly, the President, the Government and the Central Committee of the Vietnam Fatherland Front have issued a special communiqué, announcing that President Tran Dai Quang died at 10:05am on September 21, 2018, and his funeral will be held as a national mourning.
ASOCIO Smart City Summit 2018 opens in Hanoi ASOCIO Smart City Summit 2018 opens in Hanoi
The ASOCIO Smart City Summit 2018, themed “Creating Smarter City and Securer City by Digital Solutions,” kicked off in Hanoi on September 18. The two-day event is jointly held by the Hanoi People’s Committee, the Asian-Oceanian Computing Industry Organization (ASOCIO) and the Vietnam Software and IT Services (Vinasa).
Vietnams policies to lure foreign skilled workers Vietnam’s policies to lure foreign skilled workers
The fourth Industrial Revolution increases the demand for skilled workers, resulting in a shortage in the labor market. As the national education system is unable to satisfy the local demand, many countries around the world have adopted policies to attract foreign workers to offset the deficiency. This article analyzes Vietnam’s policies on attraction of foreign workers and proposes policy solutions to lure foreign scientists and technologists to work in the country.
Lam Dong: a future agriculture hub in Southeast Asia Lam Dong: a future agriculture hub in Southeast Asia
Located on three plateaus of altitude of between 800m and 1,000m above sea level and in the upper reaches of Da Dang, La Nga and Da Nhim rivers, Lam Dong province boasts big potential of minerals and perennial industrial plants, forestry, tourism, services and livestock breeding.
Thousands of unlawful documents issued last year: Justice Ministry report Thousands of unlawful documents issued last year: Justice Ministry report
Thousands of legal documents issued last year in the country were detected to be unlawful in one aspect or another, according to a recent report of the Ministry of Justice.

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