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Official Gazette

Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Tags: ethnic minority
Long-awaited regulations on foreign-invested vocational education institutions enacted Long-awaited regulations on foreign-invested vocational education institutions enacted
On February 1, the Government issued Decree 15/2019/ND-CP enacting long-awaited regulations on foreign cooperation and investment in the field of vocational education.
Tet dances of the Dao Tet dances of the Dao
The Dao, one of 54 ethnic minority groups in Vietnam, immigrated into the country in the late 17th century, living in areas bordering Laos and China with a population of over 750,000.
Vietnam commits to promoting protection of human rights Vietnam commits to promoting protection of human rights
Vietnam regards the Universal Periodic Review as an obligation of a responsible member of the United Nations as well as an opportunity to introduce the country’s consistent policies, efforts and achievements in protecting human rights, according to Deputy Foreign Minister Le Hoai Trung.
Ten outstanding external relations events of Vietnam in 2018 Ten outstanding external relations events of Vietnam in 2018
Vietnam closes the year 2018 with many political, diplomatic and socio-economic events and hallmarks which have drawn special international attention. The following are 10 prominent external relations events selected by the Vietnam News Agency.
Health insurance for expats Health insurance for expats
As provided by Vietnamese law, a foreigner residing in Vietnam can purchase household health insurance in Vietnam at the place where he/she has made his/her household or temporary residence registration.
NA deputies talk debt sea economy NA deputies talk debt, sea economy
During a discussion on the country’s current debt, NA deputies urged the Government to tighten the management of investment funds, as well as prioritize projects that help link different regions of the country and those with good return of investment.
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.
Prime Minister sets forth new gender equality targets Prime Minister sets forth new gender equality targets
The Prime Minister on July 2 issued a decision revising some contents of the national strategy for gender equality during 2011-2020.
VN Bar urged to push judicial reform VN Bar urged to push judicial reform
President Tran Dai Quang asked the VietnamBar Federation (VBF) to forge ahead with judicial reforms and international integration while working with professional organizations of lawyers in Hanoi on July 10.
Law on Legal Aid Law on Legal Aid
Effective in January this year, the 2017 Law on Legal Aid regulates the provision of “pro bono” legal services to disadvantaged people and policy beneficiaries as one of the policies to guarantee human rights and citizens’ rights. The Law replaces its predecessor enacted in 2006.

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