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Saturday, October 24, 2020
Are National Assembly deputies banned from holding dual citizenship? Are National Assembly deputies banned from holding dual citizenship?
Local media last month simultaneously reported that an incumbent National Assembly (NA) deputy is named in the so-called “The Cyprus Papers”, a batch of leaked documents containing information on persons having acquired Cypriot citizenship by making investment in the Mediterranean island country.
Central bank to pilot fintech operations Central bank to pilot fintech operations
The State Bank of Vietnam is planning to apply on a pilot basis a regulatory sandbox allowing fintech companies to provide some banking services from 2021.
Vietnam wishes to further promote cashless payment Vietnam wishes to further promote cashless payment
The first “Cashless Day” of Vietnam was held on June 16 with a series of events designed to encourage non-cash payment in the country.
Youngsters encouraged to marry by 30 and have two children by 35 Youngsters encouraged to marry by 30 and have two children by 35
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on April 28 inked Decision 588/QD-TTg approving the birth rate adjustment program toward 2030 which encourages people to get married before they are 30 and have children early, preferably before 35.
COVID-19 and the issue on exemption of civil liability for breach of payment obligations under loan agreements COVID-19 and the issue on exemption of civil liability for breach of payment obligations under loan agreements
Under the scope of this article, the authors concentrate on force majeure to excuse civil liability under the laws of Vietnam, and the issues relevant to the implementation of loan agreements in the context of COVID-19.
How to shape a legal framework for the condotel market How to shape a legal framework for the condotel market
The case of Cocobay stirs concerns about the future of condotel complexes, a type of property projects which has been mushrooming all over the country in the past few years. It also gives rise to an urgent need to shape a legal framework for condotel development, ownership and management which would facilitate the operation of real estate developers and investors as well as state management work of authorities.
Abolishing conditions for condo operation and management: pros and cons Abolishing conditions for condo operation and management: pros and cons
The Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry has recently submitted a document to the Ministry of Planning and Investment, proposing the removal of the condominium management service from the list of conditional business investment lines in the amended Investment Law.
How to patch the hole in management of foreigners in Vietnam? How to patch the hole in management of foreigners in Vietnam?
Local media last month reported that nearly 400 Chinese nationals were detained after a police raid on July 27 on a gambling den in Our City urban center in the northern city of Haiphong.
Working time and overtime regulations remain controversial Working time and overtime regulations remain controversial
The draft amended Labor Code is expected to be submitted to the National Assembly at its upcoming session this October. However, for the time being, opinions remain divergent on a number of issues such as shortening of working time and increase of the maximum overtime.
Made in Vietnam criteria “Made in Vietnam” criteria
Local media last month reported that Asanzo, a local electronics manufacturer currently holding more than 16 percent of Vietnam’s TV receiver market share, did not produce but imported spare parts from China, then assembled them into finished products with “Made in Vietnam” labels for domestic sale.

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