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Tuesday, January 23, 2018
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APPF-26 Hanoi Declaration sets new vision for parliamentary ties APPF-26 Hanoi Declaration sets new vision for parliamentary ties
The 26th annual meeting of the Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF) from January 18-21 adopted the Hanoi Declaration, setting forth a new vision for Asia-Pacific parliamentary partnership.
APPF-26 kicks off first working day APPF-26 kicks off first working day
The 26th Annual Meeting of the Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF-26), themed “Parliamentary partnership for peace, innovation and sustainable development”, opened in Hanoi on January 18 with three key meetings scheduled for the day.
Official Gazette issues Nos 9-12 October 2017 coming out on January 17 2018 Official Gazette issues Nos 9-12 October 2017, coming out on January 17, 2018
Retirement age to rise in 2021 Retirement age to rise in 2021
The retirement age in Vietnam, currently 60 for men and 55 for women, may be gradually raised to 62 and 60, respectively, beginning in January 2021, the Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) proposed.
Parliamentarians prepare for meeting Parliamentarians prepare for meeting
National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan on January 8 chaired a meeting to review the preparation of the 26th Annual Meeting of the Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF-26).
Vietnam aims for rapid and sustainable development: PM Vietnam aims for rapid and sustainable development: PM
How to develop in a rapid and sustainable way in order to escape the middle-income trap remains a major challenge facing Vietnam’s economy, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc while addressing the second Vietnam Economic Forum in Hanoi on January 11.
Ten new decrees guiding FTA tariff cuts Ten new decrees guiding FTA tariff cuts
The Ministry of Finance on January 5 announced 10 draft decrees that will guide implementation of several free trade agreements, drawing a roadmap to zero percent import tariffs for many goods.
Maternity leave for foreign female employees Maternity leave for foreign female employees
As a female worker in Vietnam, am I entitled to a six-month maternity leave under Vietnamese law? Do employers pay any salary during the maternity leave? Is my employer obliged to keep me as an employee and give me back my job after the maternity leave? Can my husband also take a paternity leave when I give birth?
Khanh Hoa province seeks ways to boost marine economy Khanh Hoa province seeks ways to boost marine economy
“Khanh Hoa is a province with a special and essential position in the southern central coastal region in particular and the country in general,” said Chairman of the National Assembly’s National Defense and Security Committee Vo Trong Viet, suggesting the province combine the sea-based growth strategy with national defense and security maintenance.
Dispute resolution mechanisms under Vietnamese law and EVFTA Dispute resolution mechanisms under Vietnamese law and EVFTA
The legislative basis for mediation is noted to improve and countries, such as Vietnam, have pursued mediation reforms as a response to contemporary demands.

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