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Official Gazette

Monday, December 10, 2018
Tags: National Assembly
Important legislation passed as National Assembly concludes Important legislation passed as National Assembly concludes
Vietnam’s parliament had worked in a “democratic, responsible and serious” manner and accomplished many important tasks, NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan said.
Party State leader hails first visit by Indian President Party, State leader hails first visit by Indian President
General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee and President Nguyen Phu Trong welcomed the first visit by Indian President Ram Nath Kovind during their talks in Hanoi on November 20.
Retirement age may go up due to trade deals Retirement age may go up due to trade deals
The retirement age for male and female workers could increase from 60 and 55 at present to 62 and 60 respectively from 2021, according to the Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA).
Void contracts under current private law of Vietnam Void contracts under current private law of Vietnam
Invalid contracts in general and void contracts in particular are provided in the 2015 Civil Code (the 2015 Code) on the basis of adhering to the principles of recognition, respect, protection and guarantee of civil rights; the fundamental principles of the civil law; and the principles on performance of civil rights and limitations on performance of civil rights. This article deals with some issues on void contracts under the current private law of Vietnam.
Enhanced capacity of govt enterprises needed to translate CPTPP into success Enhanced capacity of govt, enterprises needed to translate CPTPP into success
Mechanisms must be established to enhance the capacity of both the Government and local enterprises so that the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership can be a resounding success, said Chairman of the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry Vu Tien Loc.
Party resolves to boost marine economy Party resolves to boost marine economy
At its 8th plenum held on October 2-6 in Hanoi, the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee approved the major contents of the Resolution on the strategy on sustainable development of Vietnam’s sea-based economy through 2030, with a vision to 2045.
National Assembly passes resolution ratifying CPTPP National Assembly passes resolution ratifying CPTPP
The 14th National Assembly passed a resolution ratifying the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership and related documents in the afternoon of November 12 with 96.7 percent of votes.
Collateral foreclosure under resolution on pilot settlement of non-performing loans Collateral foreclosure under resolution on pilot settlement of non-performing loans
Since the National Assembly’s Resolution 42/2017/QH14 on the pilot settlement of bad debts of credit institutions was adopted on June 21, 2017, the bad debt settlement, particularly collateral foreclosure[1], by credit institutions and foreign bank branches in the country has seen some improvements. Aimed at addressing inadequacies of the precedent regulations on disposal of collaterals of bad debts, this Resolution itself contains some ambiguous points that need to be clarified.
Electronic visa scheme extended Electronic visa scheme extended
The pilot program on issuance of electronic visas to foreigners will be extended for two more years, starting from February 1, 2019.
Increasing environmental protection tax: causes and effects Increasing environmental protection tax: causes and effects
The National Assembly Standing Committee adopted last month a resolution increasing the environmental protection tax on petroleum products from January 1 next year.

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