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Thursday, November 21, 2019
Tags: state
Significant values of UNCLOS to Vietnams maritime strategy Significant values of UNCLOS to Vietnam’s maritime strategy
November 16, 2019, is the 25th anniversary of the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS). The Convention is one of the most important achievements of international law and the United Nations in the 20th century and continues to assert its role as the “Constitution of the seas and oceans” in the 21st century.
Cryptocurrency rules need to be clarified Cryptocurrency rules need to be clarified
The State Bank of Vietnam is working on a new decree to regulate cryptocurrency, saying it is necessary to clarify cryptocurrency, synchronize legal regulations to develop payment products provided in the form of cryptocurrency and facilitate the development of e-commerce.
NA adopts socio-economic resolution for 2020 targeting 6.8% GDP growth NA adopts socio-economic resolution for 2020, targeting 6.8% GDP growth
The National Assembly on November 11 approved the Resolution on socio-economic development plan for the year 2020, targeting 6.8 percent GDP growth and improvements to national competitiveness.
Heftier fines imposed for violators of competition law Heftier fines imposed for violators of competition law
The Government has recently issued Decree 75 in an attempt to strictly and resolutely handle violations of the competition law and adapt to the new market reality.
Plan to boost private sector approved Plan to boost private sector approved
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on October 11 issued Decision 1362/QD-TTg to approve a plan to boost the sustainable development of the private business sector through 2025 with a vision to 2030.
Anti-money laundering regulations to be revised Anti-money laundering regulations to be revised
Payment intermediary service providers would have to apply measures to prevent and combat money laundering as financial institutions do. Such is provided in a draft decree prepared by the State Bank of Vietnam to revise several articles of Decree 116 of 2013.
Party determines to embrace Fourth Industrial Revolution Party determines to embrace Fourth Industrial Revolution
On September 27, Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong signed Resolution 52-NQ/TW, on a number of policies on the nation’s proactive involvement in the Fourth Industrial Revolution, affirming that the nation will take strong actions to take advantage of opportunities brought by the Revolution. Vietnam Law and Legal Forum would like to introduce important contents of this Resolution.
Draft scheme on state economic management proposed Draft scheme on state economic management proposed
State agencies should consider enterprises their customers rather than to-be-managed entities, according to a draft scheme on comprehensive reform of the state management of the economy prepared by the Ministry of Planning and Investment.
Draft revisions to law on foreigners exit entry discussed at National Assembly Draft revisions to law on foreigners’ exit, entry discussed at National Assembly
A draft law amending and supplementing a number of articles of the Law on Entry, Exit, Transit and Residence of Foreigners in Vietnam was among several bills tabled for discussion on October 29, the 7th working day of the 8th session of the National Assembly.
NA Chairwoman meets Lao leader NA Chairwoman meets Lao leader
Chairwoman of the National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan on October 28 had a meeting with Lao Party General Secretary and President Bounnhang Vorachith, who is on a Vietnam visit to attend the ceremony to mark the 70th anniversary of the Traditional Day of Vietnamese Volunteer Soldiers and Experts in Laos.

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