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Sunday, September 20, 2020
Tags: 75 years
Vietnam News Agency makes impression on foreign friends Vietnam News Agency makes impression on foreign friends
The Vietnam News Agency has established cooperative relations with more than 40 news agencies across the globe over the last 75 years, strengthening the country’s external relations and international integration, enhancing the news agency’s prestige on the global arena, and leaving a positive impression on foreign friends.
PM urges Vietnam News Agency to continue to pioneer in communication and publicity work PM urges Vietnam News Agency to continue to pioneer in communication and publicity work
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on September 13 acknowledged the efforts and achievements of the Vietnam News Agency over the past 75 years and urged it to continue to pioneer in communication and publicity work.
Vietnam News Agency - 75 years of pride Vietnam News Agency - 75 years of pride
Throughout its 75-year history, the Vietnam News Agency has always been accompanying the nation and joining hands with the whole Party, people, and army, along the nine-year resistance war against the French that culminated in the resounding Dien Bien Phu victory, as well as the 21-year battle against the US that ultimately led to the Great Spring Victory in 1975 and the reunification of the country and the taking of the path towards socialism.
Diplomatic sector an important contributor to national construction-defense Diplomatic sector an important contributor to national construction-defense
The Foreign Ministry held a conference entitled “75 Years of Vietnam’s Diplomatic Sector: Lessons and Orientations” in Hanoi on August 24, during which Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh affirmed that the sector’s achievements have long been a bright spot for the country.
Vietnams diplomacy achievements in 2019 Vietnam’s diplomacy achievements in 2019
While the world saw profound global instability in 2019, the Pacific-Asia area proved to be the leading region in terms of economic integration, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Phạm Bình Minh has said.
Legislation on house ownership by foreigners: inadequacies and recommendations for improvement Legislation on house ownership by foreigners: inadequacies and recommendations for improvement
The 2014 Housing Law has new provisions for foreigners to own homes in Vietnam, making a breakthrough in attracting foreigners to work and live in the country. However, the applied term of house ownership for foreigners produces some negative effects that the law fails to anticipate. This article points out inadequacies in the regime of Vietnam-based house ownership by foreigners and gives recommendations for improvement.
Notable changes in the new Penal Code at a glance Notable changes in the new Penal Code at a glance
This article summarizes significant changes in the 2015 Penal Code and its revisions in 2017, including penalizing commercial legal persons for committing certain crimes, scrapping the crime of illegally doing business, and criminally charging corruption-related offenders in the private sector.
Guarantee of human rights under the new Penal Code Guarantee of human rights under the new Penal Code
Under the recent universal periodic review, the United Nations Human Rights Council has appreciated the achievements recorded by Vietnam in realizing its commitments on human rights. It has also made hundreds of recommendations for Vietnam to better protect and guarantee human rights, 182 of which are accepted by the country. In criminal justice, 17 recommendations of the UNHRC are directly related to the formulation and revision of the 2015 Penal Code.
Nation looks to develop ethnic minority personnel through 2030 Nation looks to develop ethnic minority personnel through 2030
The Government on June 16 issued a resolution to further develop ethnic minority human resources during 2016-20, with orientations toward 2030.
Death penalty in Vietnams new Penal Code Death penalty in Vietnam’s new Penal Code
Although retaining the death penalty for many offenses, the Penal Code establishes more stringent conditions for imposition of this penalty to ensure individualized punishment and reduce death sentences.

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