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Monday, January 18, 2021
Ministers responsibility for quality of draft laws should be enhanced: official Ministers’ responsibility for quality of draft laws should be enhanced: official
On November 24, a Government’s conference on law building, improvement and implementation was held. On this occasion, Chairman of the National Assembly Committee for Legal Affairs Hoang Thanh Tung granted an interview to the Online Newspaper of the Government to share his experience on how to improve quality and ensure progress of draft legal documents, in which he believes greater attention should be paid to the responsibility of ministers.
Developing processing and manufacturing industry in Vietnam: perception and policy orientation Developing processing and manufacturing industry in Vietnam: perception and policy orientation
Dr. Tran Tuan Anh Member of the Party Central Committee Minister of Industry and Trade Contributions of the processing and manufacturing industry to GDP and job creation The gross domestic product (GDP) of a country is structured from different economic activities, which are normally grouped into three main economic sectors: agriculture, industry-construction and service. Agriculture and industry-construction create tangible products while services generate intangible ones. Tangible and intangible products are closely inter-related according to value chains and both bring about value for the economy. A value chain is a chain of operations that converts an idea into a specific product. After a product goes through a certain operation process, its value further increases.
Labor Code helps build harmonious stable and progressive industrial relations during Vietnams international integration Labor Code helps build harmonious, stable and progressive industrial relations during Vietnam’s international integration
The new Labor Code was passed last November with major amendments and will take effect from the beginning of next year. Compared to the Labor Code which was enacted for the first time in 1994 and revised four times in 2002, 2006, 2007 and 2012, the 2019 Labor Code (the Code) has fundamental and comprehensive revisions and becomes a new legal framework facilitating the building of harmonious, stable and progressive industrial relations in the context of a socialist-oriented market economy and making Vietnam’s labor law better match international labor standards and serve the international integration process of the country.
Top ten legal documents in 2020 Top ten legal documents in 2020
Selected by Vietnam Law and Legal Forum magazine, these include Investment Law, Enterprise Law, Law on Environmental Protection, Decree 41 on the extension of time limits for payment of tax and land rental, Decree 132 tax administration of enterprises having affiliate transactions, among others.
Legislatures year-end meeting to pass seven laws three resolutions Legislature’s year-end meeting to pass seven laws, three resolutions
The 10th sitting of the National Assembly opened on October 20 in Hanoi was expected to proceed via video conferencing till October 27 and to gather for face-to-face discussions during the plenary session from November 2 to 17.
Vietnam developed a sound legal framework to promote gender equality: UN expert Vietnam developed a sound legal framework to promote gender equality: UN expert
The United Nations Population Fund Country Office in Vietnam has recently rendered technical support to the Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs in preparing a review report of 10 years of implementing the Law on Gender Equality of Vietnam. On this occasion, Naomi Kitahara, UNFPA Representative in Vietnam, grants Vietnam Law & Legal Forum magazine an interview on the results achieved in Vietnam’s gender equality work as well as things that should be improved in the future.
More efforts needed to overcome environmental challenges in the coming time More efforts needed to overcome environmental challenges in the coming time
Stepping into a new decade of the 21st century, along with economic opportunities, Vietnam has to face numerous challenges, including environmental pollution and degradation. This article reviews the country’s environmental protection work over the past years and proposes some recommendations in the upcoming time.
Meeting of ASEAN parliament leaders adopts important documents Meeting of ASEAN parliament leaders adopts important documents
A joint communiqué and 26 resolutions were adopted at the 41st General Assembly of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA-41) which wrapped up on September 10.
Notable achievements during Vietnams 75 years Notable achievements during Vietnam’s 75 years
This September marks 75 years since the Vietnamese people, under the leadership of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV), overthrew 80 years of French colonial rule.
Six important changes in the new Enterprise Law Six important changes in the new Enterprise Law
Compared with its previous versions, the 2020 Enterprise Law (the 2020 Law) contains breakthrough changes, aiming to build a legal framework on corporate governance up to good and common practices in the region and the world; boost the development of businesses, attract capital for production and business activities; and contribute to improving Vietnam’s business environment to the level of ASEAN-4 countries.

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