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Official Gazette

Tuesday, January 25, 2022
Bidding Law to be amended for facilitation of Vietnamese goods development Bidding Law to be amended for facilitation of Vietnamese goods development
The Ministry of Planning and Investment has proposed amending the 2013 Bidding Law toward promoting domestic production and procurement of innovative products, particularly green public procurement, and improving the effectiveness and efficiency of state administration of bidding.
Community empowered to supervise implementation of national target programs Community empowered to supervise implementation of national target programs
The Ministry of Planning and Investment would uphold the role of the community in the process of planning, organizing and supervising the implementation of national target programs while the Vietnam Fatherland Front Committees at all levels would take the main responsibility for supervising national target programs.
Central bank proposes changes to bank guarantees for future houses Central bank proposes changes to bank guarantees for future houses
Commercial banks under special control could be allowed to provide guarantees for future houses if they are not prohibited from doing so.
Draft sets out stricter regulations on advertisement of MLM products Draft sets out stricter regulations on advertisement of MLM products
The use of images, equipment, costumes of health workers in information sheets about products, especially foodstuff, traded under the multi-level marketing schemes would be prohibited, according to a draft decree designed by the Ministry of Industry and Trade to replace Decree 40 of 2018.
Formulation of a law on industrial development proposed Formulation of a law on industrial development proposed
The Ministry of Industry and Trade has proposed formulating a law on industrial development, focusing on processing and manufacturing industries.
More conditions imposed on foreign-language competency exam centers More conditions imposed on foreign-language competency exam centers
Institutions holding exams for grant of foreign certificates of foreign-language competency would be required to not only satisfy conditions on physical foundations and personnel but also guarantee the legality and worldwide validity of to-be-granted certificates.
Monitoring activities must not hinder foreign investment: MPI Monitoring activities must not hinder foreign investment: MPI
Monitoring and evaluation of foreign investment activities would be carried out on the principle of publicity and transparency and must not obstruct or adversely affect normal operations of businesses and foreign-invested projects.
New operational modes of road toll booths specified New operational modes of road toll booths specified
Toll booths must be located within the scope of road construction or renovation projects, according to a draft circular designed by the Ministry of Transport to replace Circular 15 of 2020.
Code of Conduct proposed to protect children in cyberspace Code of Conduct proposed to protect children in cyberspace
Internet service providers and content creators would have to put children’s interests and child online protection requirements in the first priority, according to a draft Code of Conduct on child online protection recently released by the Ministry of Information and Communications for public comment.
Draft law aims at better protection of domestic violence victims Draft law aims at better protection of domestic violence victims
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism is now gathering expert and public opinions on a draft law on domestic violation prevention and control, which is designed to replace the current Law issued in 2007.

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