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Friday, September 18, 2020
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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.
Vietnam approves a list of countries applicable for e-visa Vietnam approves a list of countries applicable for e-visa
From the beginning of July, residents from a number of countries worldwide will be allowed to enter Vietnam using e-visas. The Government also revealed a list of border gates and airports that will accept electronic entry.
Domestic enterprises need protection from takeovers: experts Domestic enterprises need protection from takeovers: experts
Vietnamese businesses reeling under financial stress due to the COVID-19 pandemic have become vulnerable to foreign takeovers and need the Government’s support, according to experts.
PM officially gives green light to export of medical face masks PM officially gives green light to export of medical face masks
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has given the green light to the export of medical face masks without any caps on export volume so that Vietnam would not miss out on the opportunity of becoming the world’s face mask factory amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Validity of liquidated damages clause under Vietnams Law Validity of liquidated damages clause under Vietnam’s Law
Liquidated damages is one of the important remedies that are widely known in various types of contracts. However, the validity of liquidated damages clause is still an uncertain thing under Vietnam’s law, giving rise to a number of disputes over this clause when being applied in Vietnam.
How will the EVFTA contribute to more transparency? How will the EVFTA contribute to more transparency?
This article looks at the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), recently ratified by the EU Parliament, from the angle of transparency. Reviewing the road from WTO’s limited use of measures to improve transparency and reduce bribery in international trade to new generation FTAs, the paper examines headways made in mainstreaming transparency in practically all chapters of the trade agreement.
PM urges strengthening fight against COVID-19 as new cases emerge in Vietnam PM urges strengthening fight against COVID-19 as new cases emerge in Vietnam
The Prime Minister on March 11 issued a directive requesting tightened control over citizens entering Vietnam via points of entry by air, land and sea; and suspension of the unilateral visa exemption for those of, as well as for Vietnamese people and their spouses and children in Denmark, Norway, Finland, Sweden, the UK, France, Germany and Spain.
EVFTA makes Vietnam more attractive to EU investors: German media EVFTA makes Vietnam more attractive to EU investors: German media
Foreign investors, especially those from the European Union (EU) would find it more appealing to land investment in Vietnam when the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) takes effect, according to German broadcaster Deutsche Welle (DW).
House ownership by overseas Vietnamese House ownership by overseas Vietnamese
Under the 2014 Housing Law, houses are recognized as private property and are not subject to the state management. The Vietnamese State protects the right to housing and lawful house ownership of house owners. Only in case of necessity, may the State decide on compulsory purchase, requisition, preemptive purchase or demolition of houses, provided compensations are paid and resettlement is provided to lawful owners of such houses under Articles 4 and 5 of the Housing Law.
Vietnam EU step up defense - security ties Vietnam, EU step up defense - security ties
Measures to boost security - defense cooperation between Vietnam and the European Union were discussed at their first ever security - defense dialogue held from November 19-24 in Brussels, Belgium.

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