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Official Gazette

Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Tags: Ho Chi Minh City
Infrastructure perfection urged to boost investment attractiveness Infrastructure perfection urged to boost investment attractiveness
Vietnam needs to swiftly perfect its infrastructure to meet growing development requirements as well as foreign investors’ demand, especially when it is expected to become the most attractive investment destination in the region, heard a forum in Hanoi on June 26.
Tien Giang seeks FDI for hi-tech agriculture Tien Giang seeks FDI for hi-tech agriculture
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has suggested Tien Giang’s development of its economy based on five pillars: hi-tech agriculture, organic fruits, farm produce processing industry, eco-tourism, and logistics.
Lawmakers debate funding regulations for public works Lawmakers debate funding regulations for public works
The seventh session of the 14th National Assembly (NA) on May 28 received split opinions on whether the NA or the Government should have the authority to set the amount of capital allocated to each State budget-invested project in the mid-term plan.
FDI commitments to Vietnam hit four-year high FDI commitments to Vietnam hit four-year high
Foreign direct investment pledged to Vietnam in the first five months of this year hit a four-year high of USD16.74 billion, a Foreign Investment Agency report has shown.
Law-based state management of e-commerce in Vietnam Law-based state management of e-commerce in Vietnam
According to Prime Minister Decision 222 of 2005 approving the overall plan on e-commerce development during 2006-10, the State plays the role of creating a favorable legal environment, while providing public services to assist e-commerce activities, and developing e-commerce in connection with the application and development of information and communication technology.
Draft law encourages mediation and dialogue at court Draft law encourages mediation and dialogue at court
The Supreme People’s Court is working a draft law on mediation and dialogue at court, emphasizing the State policy of encouraging parties to settle civil cases and matters and administrative lawsuits through mediation and dialogue at court.
Legal aid in Vietnams criminal justice Legal aid in Vietnam’s criminal justice
Under the 2017 Law on Legal Aid, legal aid is defined as the provision of pro-bono legal services to legal aid beneficiaries in legal aid cases or matters, contributing to guaranteeing citizens’ right of access to justice and equality before law. As compared to the 2006 Law on Legal Aid, this provision no longer mentions objectives of legal aid activities such as improving legal knowledge and sense of law observance and contributing to law dissemination and popularization and violation prevention and control. This aims at shifting focus on helping beneficiaries in legal proceedings, securing justice and more effectively protecting their lawful rights and interests.
Vietnam Netherlands issue joint statement Vietnam, Netherlands issue joint statement
Vietnam and the Netherlands have issued a joint statement on the official visit to Vietnam by Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte on April 9 at the invitation of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
Vietnam looks to expand cooperation with Germany Vietnam looks to expand cooperation with Germany
Vietnam wants to enhance cooperation with Germany, hoping the European nation will provide support in developing small- and medium-sized enterprises, digital technology, and boosting startup development and innovation, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc told visiting German Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy Peter Altmaier.
Conference discusses refining policies on FDI attraction Conference discusses refining policies on FDI attraction
Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue chaired a consultation conference in the southern province of Binh Duong on February 14 to discuss orientations towards refining mechanisms and policies on foreign direct investment in the new context.

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