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Saturday, January 23, 2021
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Action program to promote all-round development of children Action program to promote all-round development of children
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc recently signed off a national ten-year action plan for children to ensure their rights and all-round development and while creating a safe, healthy, and friendly environment for them to live.
Social insurance regimes for foreign workers in Vietnam Social insurance regimes for foreign workers in Vietnam
As per Article 2 of Government Decree 143/2018/ND-CP, when being employed in the country, a foreigner is required to participate in social insurance if he (i) possesses a work permit, practice certificate or practice license granted by a Vietnamese authority; and (ii) has entered into a labor contract of an indefinite term or of a term of at least full one year with a Vietnam-based employer.
Govt targets to reduce road fatality by at least 5 percent annually Gov’t targets to reduce road fatality by at least 5 percent annually
Fatalities and injuries caused by traffic accidents are set to drop by 5-10 percent annually in the next decade, according to the national strategy for assurance of road traffic order and safety during 2021-30, with a vision toward 2045.
Draft tightens insurers responsibility for indemnifying motor vehicle owners Draft tightens insurers’ responsibility for indemnifying motor vehicle owners
The Ministry of Finance has proposed changes to Decree 103 of 2008 regarding compulsory civil liability insurance of motor vehicle owners, aiming to facilitate motor vehicle owners’ participation in civil liability insurance and increase responsibility of insurance firms.
Floods in Central Vietnam: Revising law to ensure effectiveness and lawfulness of charitable activities Floods in Central Vietnam: Revising law to ensure effectiveness and lawfulness of charitable activities
The Central Vietnam is undergoing tough times when severe storms have led to landslides and flash floods causing enormous damage to the lives, health and assets of people. Many local and international organizations and individuals have joined relief efforts and handed over huge donations to help the victims.
VN eyes development of smart cities VN eyes development of smart cities
Smart cities hold the answer to the modern world's problems including rising population, pollution, traffic congestion, climate change and even global-scale disasters such as the COVID-19 pandemic, according to experts.
1000th online public service on the National Public Service Portal launched 1,000th online public service on the National Public Service Portal launched
The Government Office launched the National Reporting Platform, the Centre for Information and Directions from the Government, and the 1,000th online public service on the National Public Service Portal on August 19.
How new rules on prevention of adverse effects of alcohol will impact alcohol advertising and promotion (Practice Note) How new rules on prevention of adverse effects of alcohol will impact alcohol advertising and promotion (Practice Note)
Law 44/2019/QH14 on Prevention and Control of Harms of Liquor and Beer Abuse was passed on June 14, 2019, and became effective on January 1, 2020. On February 24, 2020, the Government issued Decree 24/2020/ND-CP detailing a number of articles of the Law with effect from the same day. There are detailed rules in those texts on alcohol advertising that this Practice Note tries to examine.
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.
Passengers to enjoy higher compensation for airline service failures Passengers to enjoy higher compensation for airline service failures
Air carriers would be required to pay a compensation of up to VND 4.1 billion (USD 173,000) to victims of plane accidents, according to a draft decree compiled by the Ministry of Transport.

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