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Friday, August 14, 2020
Tags: July
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.
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.
National plan on adaptation to climate change approved National plan on adaptation to climate change approved
Requirements on adaptation to climate change will be integrated into the nation’s strategies and master plans, according to the national plan on adaption to climate change during 2021-30, with a vision toward 2050.
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.
Dust-to-dawn services finally get green light Dust-to-dawn services finally get green light
From July 27, cultural, entertainment, food-catering, shopping and tourism services may be provided from 18:00 hours to 6:00 hours of the following day, according to a scheme on development of night-time economy recently approved by the Prime Minister.
PM: EVFTA like an expressway bringing EU Vietnam closer PM: EVFTA like an expressway bringing EU, Vietnam closer
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc chaired a video conference on August 6 regarding the implementation of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), during which he described the deal as a broad and modern expressway bringing the EU and Vietnam closer together.
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.
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.
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.
Vietnam demonstrates its leadership in ASEAN: Secretary-General Lim Jock Hoi Vietnam demonstrates its leadership in ASEAN: Secretary-General Lim Jock Hoi
Since its inception in 1967, ASEAN has successfully provided and maintained peace, prosperity and security in the region, allowing each member state to undertake national economic development, and to thrive and integrate within the region and into the global economy.

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