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Friday, August 14, 2020
Tags: COVID-19
Signing contracts by electronic means Signing contracts by electronic means
This article provides an overview on the use of electronic signature in Vietnam, including the current practice, regulatory framework and its application in judicial practice of the courts in relation to the validity of electronic signature. We hope that our readers may find it useful in the practice relating to signing contracts by electronic mean.
NA Standing Committee convenes 47th meeting NA Standing Committee convenes 47th meeting
The 47th meeting of the National Assembly (NA) Standing Committee opened in Hanoi on August 10.
PM Nguyen Xuan Phucs message on ASEANs anniversary PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s message on ASEAN's anniversary
Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has delivered a message on the occasion of the 53rd founding anniversary of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the 25th anniversary of Vietnam’s admission to the bloc.
Hanoi flag hoisting ceremony marks ASEANs 53rd founding anniversary Hanoi flag hoisting ceremony marks ASEAN’s 53rd founding anniversary
An ASEAN flag hoisting ceremony was held in Hanoi on August 7 to mark the 53rd founding anniversary of the association and 25 years of Vietnam’s ASEAN membership.
Businesses to enjoy higher deduction rate of loan interest expenses Businesses to enjoy higher deduction rate of loan interest expenses
The deduction limit of enterprises’ total loan interest expenses will be increased to 30 percent from the current 20 percent of earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA).
AIPA 41 to be held online in September AIPA 41 to be held online in September
The National Assembly of Vietnam has proposed organizing the 41st General Assembly of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA 41) in the form of a teleconference at Hanoi’s International Convention Centre on September 8-10, NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan said on August 6.
Vietnamese Japanese PMs hold phone talks Vietnamese, Japanese PMs hold phone talks
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc held phone talks with his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe on August 4 to discuss promoting bilateral ties as well as cooperation at regional and global forums.
Government seeks ways to complete targets amidst COVID-19 pandemic Government seeks ways to complete targets amidst COVID-19 pandemic
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc chaired a one-day regular Cabinet meeting for July on August 3, which focused on seeking measures to fulfill socio-economic goals amidst COVID-19 pandemic.
Vietnam fulfills international commitments as EVFTA takes effect Vietnam fulfills international commitments as EVFTA takes effect
Vietnam will continue to fulfill its international commitments so that it can take full advantage of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and recover its economy amid a resurgence of COVID-19 pandemic.
Has Vietnam banned the wildlife trade to curb the risk of future pandemics? Has Vietnam banned the wildlife trade to curb the risk of future pandemics?
On July 23, 2020, the Prime Minister issued Directive 29 on urgent solutions to manage wildlife. This has been largely reported in the global media as a widespread ban on wildlife trade in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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