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Official Gazette

Sunday, April 11, 2021
Tags: 2020
Karaoke parties: When leisure becomes torture Karaoke parties: When leisure becomes torture
In January, local media reported that P.Q.T., a 25-year-old man in Ho Chi Minh City’s Binh Chanh district, was stabbed with a knife and iron tubes by a group of four while singing karaoke with his friends at home.
Domestic and overseas sellers on e-commerce platforms to be taxed Domestic and overseas sellers on e-commerce platforms to be taxed
The Ministry of Finance is working on two draft legal documents on tax administration, aiming to close current loopholes in the tax systems, especially those related to collection of tax on e-commerce and digital platform-based trading activities.
Vietnam makes proposals at ASEAN Senior Officials Meeting Vietnam makes proposals at ASEAN Senior Officials’ Meeting
Vietnam will take actions to speed up the narrowing of development gap in ASEAN, especially in enhancing sub-regional cooperation by holding an ASEAN Forum on narrowing development gaps between sub-regions for comprehensive recovery and sustainable development.
Vietnam adapts social security law to Industrial Revolution 4.0 Vietnam adapts social security law to Industrial Revolution 4.0
Dr. Le Thanh Binh Ho Chi Minh National Politics Academy Social security law constitutes a crucial factor contributing to the materialization of socio-political stability and sustainable development objectives. When manual labor is replaced by automation in the economy and robots replace men in various fields, millions of laborers in the world would find themselves unemployed, thus leading to a deeper social class division. Therefore, social security law should be reformed in conformity with such pillars as the Social Insurance Law, Health Insurance Law, Employment Law and Labor Code in order to assist laborers to be adaptable to Industrial Revolution 4.0.
Vietnams position in negotiating an instrument on biodiversity in areas beyond national jurisdiction Vietnam’s position in negotiating an instrument on biodiversity in areas beyond national jurisdiction
Nguyen Hong Thao and Le Thi Anh Dao The establishment of a legally binding instrument on biodiversity in areas beyond national jurisdiction and Vietnam’s need for participation The access to, use and benefit sharing of biodiversity in areas beyond national jurisdiction (BBNJ) have not been comprehensively governed by existing international law, whilst marine genetic resources are becoming the subject of competition due to substantial economic benefits those resources provide. Cognizant of growing threats to the conservation and sustainable use of marine biodiversity in areas beyond national jurisdiction (ABNJ), the General Assembly of the United Nations has issued a resolution to establish an Ad Hoc Open-ended Informal Working Group to study BBNJ issues since 2004, followed by the convening of the Intergovernmental Conference with four sessions held between 2018 and 2020 to elaborate the text of the BBNJ instrument .
Breakthrough environmental protection policies to facilitate sustainable conservation of natural resources Breakthrough environmental protection policies to facilitate sustainable conservation of natural resources
The 2020 Law on Environmental Protection (the Law), effective from 2022, introduces numerous breakthrough policies concerning environmental criteria-based classification of investment projects, environmental licenses, circular economy, response to climate change, responsibility for environmental incident prevention and response, application of best available techniques, environmental audit, and mechanisms to enhance environmental protection law compliance. This article highlights the above policies as part of the State’s environmental protection efforts.
Final session of the 14th legislature decides on top leadership positions Final session of the 14th legislature decides on top leadership positions
The 11th sitting, the last meeting of the 14th National Assembly (NA), will devote much time to deciding on 25 leadership positions of the State, according to the agenda of the session which opened on March 24 and is expected to last until April 8.
Vietnam assumes UNSC Presidency for second time in 2020-2021 tenure Vietnam assumes UNSC Presidency for second time in 2020-2021 tenure
Vietnam on April 1 began activities in its capacity as President of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) for April, the second and last time the country has assumed the post during its 2020-2021 tenure as a non-permanent member.
Fitch Ratings upgrades Vietnams outlook to positive Fitch Ratings upgrades Vietnam’s outlook to “positive”
Fitch Ratings has revised Vietnam’s outlook to “positive” from “stable” and affirmed the long-term foreign-currency issuer default rating at “BB”.
Official Gazette issues Nos 140-144/2020 issued on March 26 2021 Official Gazette issues Nos 140-144/2020, issued on March 26, 2021

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