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Tuesday, September 27, 2022
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Development of precedents in the context of judicial reform in Vietnam Development of precedents in the context of judicial reform in Vietnam
In the last two decades, the theoretical and practical issues of court precedents as “case law” have attracted interest of many legal researchers in Vietnam. The term “precedent” first appeared in the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV)’s Political Bureau’s Resolution 48-NQ/TW dated May 24, 2005, on the Strategy to build and improve the Vietnamese legal system by 2010, with a vision toward 2020.
SMEs supported to accelerate digital transformation access finance SMEs supported to accelerate digital transformation, access finance
The Enterprise Development Agency under the Ministry of Planning and Investment is coordinating with the US Agency for International Development to support small and medium enterprises in accelerating digital transformation and building capacity for broader access to finance, heard a workshop on July 26.
Vietnam could start vaccinating children 5-11 years against COVID from April Vietnam could start vaccinating children 5-11 years against COVID from April
Vietnam will start the COVID-19 inoculations of children aged 5-11 years from the beginning of April, using 13.7 million doses of Pfizer and Moderna vaccines donated by the Australian Government.
Vietnam seeks US investment in renewable energy Vietnam seeks US investment in renewable energy
Energy is among potential fields for investment cooperation between Vietnamese and US firms, with Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh announcing that Vietnam gives high priority to sustainable energy development to maintain national energy security and reduce greenhouse gas emissions, according to Chairman of the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry Pham Tan Cong.
Vietnamese female entrepreneurs supported in cross-border e-commerce Vietnamese female entrepreneurs supported in cross-border e-commerce
A seminar on technical assistance for Vietnamese female entrepreneurs engaging in cross-border e-commerce was held on January 21 within the framework of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation forum.
Case of stuck relief goods prompts the need to simplify specialized inspection procedures Case of “stuck” relief goods prompts the need to simplify specialized inspection procedures
Early this month, many local media outlets reported that a shipment of more than 22,000 powder milk cans that were emergency relief gift from the Vietnamese community in Australia for underprivileged children in Ho Chi Minh City during the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic had been stuck at customs warehouses for nearly a month and could not be taken out.
PCI 2020: Local authorities urged to improve transparency accountability PCI 2020: Local authorities urged to improve transparency, accountability
The report on Provincial Competitiveness Index (PCI) in 2020 acknowledged efforts in administrative reform of all 63 provinces and centrally-run cities, but the business circle still wants local administrations at all levels to further improve their transparency and accountability.
US announces assistance to strengthen Vietnams e-government capacity US announces assistance to strengthen Vietnam’s e-government capacity
The Vietnam Government’s Office and the U.S. Agency for International Development on Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding to develop a strategic framework agreement for the Vietnam E-Government Capacity Building program.
Policy digest November 2015 Policy digest November 2015
 Under the Law on Charges and Fees passed by the National Assembly on November 25 and scheduled to be effective as from January 1, 2017, 17 public service charges, including irrigation charge, road use toll, port and station charges, vehicle inspection charge, securities operation charge, etc., which the State does not need to strictly manage will be shift to the state-regulated pricing mechanism. 
Businesses expect customs red tap to be further cut Businesses expect customs red tap to be further cut
Eighty-two percent of more than 3,000 businesses, when surveyed, said they expected customs administrative procedures to be further simplified and service quality to be improved, according to a report released on November 12.

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