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Official Gazette

Monday, September 16, 2019
Tags: The National Assembly
Anti-Corruption Law Anti-Corruption Law
The National Assembly promulgated the Anti-Corruption Law last November, extending the fight against corruption in the non-state sector. The Law supersedes its predecessor enacted in 2005 with revisions made in 2007 and 2012 (the 2005 Law).
Working time and overtime regulations remain controversial Working time and overtime regulations remain controversial
The draft amended Labor Code is expected to be submitted to the National Assembly at its upcoming session this October. However, for the time being, opinions remain divergent on a number of issues such as shortening of working time and increase of the maximum overtime.
NA Chairwoman concludes Thailand trip NA Chairwoman concludes Thailand trip
National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan and her entourage arrived in Hanoi on August 29 afternoon, concluding her trip to attend the 40th General Assembly of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly and pay an official visit to Thailand.
Vietnam Malaysia agree to deepen strategic partnership Vietnam, Malaysia agree to deepen strategic partnership
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his Malaysian counterpart Mahathir Mohamad agreed to further deepen the Vietnam-Malaysia strategic partnership during their talks in Hanoi on August 27.
Vietnam treasures friendship cooperation with Morocco: NA Chairwoman Vietnam treasures friendship, cooperation with Morocco: NA Chairwoman
Vietnam always attaches much importance to developing the friendship and all-round cooperation with Morocco, Chairwoman of the National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan affirmed on August 26.
NA Chairwoman attends meeting of AIPA 40 executive committee NA Chairwoman attends meeting of AIPA 40 executive committee
National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan attended a meeting of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly Executive Committee in Bangkok on August 25 as part of the 40th General Assembly of AIPA.
Lawmakers discuss overtime cap and retirement age Lawmakers discuss overtime cap and retirement age
Increasing the overtime cap and retirement age topped the agenda for lawmakers at the ongoing meeting of the National Assembly Standing Committee on August 14.
NA Standing Committee to question ministers NA Standing Committee to question ministers
Fifteen ministers and leaders of sectors will field questions lawmakers this week at the 36th session of National Assembly (NA) Standing Committee.
New laws that take effect on the first of July New laws that take effect on the first of July
These include the Law on Competition, Law on Anti-Corruption, Law on the People's Public Security Forces, Law on Special Amnesty, Law on Vietnam Coast Guard, and Law Amending and Supplementing a Number of Articles of the Law on Higher Education
EVFTA: new push for economic growth EVFTA: new push for economic growth
The EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) has recently been signed amidst the sound Vietnam-EU partnership, especially in economy and trade. This is a comprehensive and high-quality deal which has taken into consideration differences in development levels between the two sides, Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh said in an interview granted to the Vietnam News Agency.

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