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Sunday, June 7, 2020
Tags: Ministry of Public Security
Environmental protection assessment by foreign-invested enterprises Environmental protection assessment by foreign-invested enterprises
Managing Director of ASL LAW Pham Duy Khuong replies to a reader's queries regarding environmental impact assessment.
Temporary residence extended for foreigners unable to exit due to COVID-19 Temporary residence extended for foreigners unable to exit due to COVID-19
Vietnam has decided to extend temporary residence permit for foreigners who are currently in the country and unable to leave because of travel restrictions or quarantine order related to COVID-19, according to the Immigration Department under the Ministry of Public Security.
Coercive measures applicable to commercial legal persons to be decreed Coercive measures applicable to commercial legal persons to be decreed
Commercial legal persons that fail to serve or fully serve legally effective judgments or rulings of courts would be subject to freezing of bank accounts and securities accounts.
PM orders strict nationwide social distancing rules starting April 1 PM orders strict nationwide social distancing rules, starting April 1
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on March 31 has issued a range of stringent social distancing measures, including restricting people from leaving their homes and banning gatherings of more than two people in public.
Hefty fines - a prescription for treating fake news on social media Hefty fines - a prescription for treating fake news on social media
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on February 3 signed a decree stipulating sanctions against those spreading fake news and rumors on social media amid a deluge of online misinformation about the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) in the country.
Draft sets out measures to protect personal data Draft sets out measures to protect personal data
The processing of personal data would be conducted only when data subjects so agree, unless otherwise provided by law, according to a draft decree on protection of personal data recently released by the Ministry of Public Security.
PM calls for joint efforts against nCoV PM calls for joint efforts against nCoV
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has asked ministries, agencies and localities to stay vigilant to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus (nCoV).
Government decree drafted to protect personal data Government decree drafted to protect personal data
The ministry said that new services using personal information, such as online payments, e-commerce, games, cryptocurrency trading and multi-level businesses, have raised issues related to national security and social order and safety.
Imported scraps to be managed synchronously Imported scraps to be managed synchronously
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on December 19 issued Decision 35/2019/QD-TTg to promulgate the regulation on interdisciplinary coordination in the management of scrap import.
Bringing Vietnams criminal justice system in harmony with the convention against torture Bringing Vietnam’s criminal justice system in harmony with the convention against torture
The 1984 United Nations Convention against Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (UNCAT), one of the nine fundamental conventions on human rights, came into force on June 26, 1987, after being ratified by 20 member states[1]. Vietnam acceded to the UNCAT on November 7, 2013, and ratified it a year later. As a member state to the UNCAT, Vietnam has spared no efforts to build its legal system, particularly criminal justice laws including the Penal Code, Criminal Procedure Code, Law on Custody and Temporary Detention, Law on Execution of Criminal Judgments, Law on Organization of Criminal Investigation, etc., in conformity with the UNCAT.

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