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Saturday, January 23, 2021
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Compatibility between Vietnams law and CITES regarding wildlife protection Compatibility between Vietnam’s law and CITES regarding wildlife protection
Vietnam became an official member of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) in 1994. Since then, the Convention’s provisions have been step by step incorporated into the country’s legal framework. This article assesses the compatibility between CITES provisions and two important laws concerning wildlife conservation and protection, the 2015 Penal Code and the 2017 Law on Forestry, and puts forth some recommendations for further improvement.
Notable achievements during Vietnams 75 years Notable achievements during Vietnam’s 75 years
This September marks 75 years since the Vietnamese people, under the leadership of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV), overthrew 80 years of French colonial rule.
Chip-based ID cards proposed to improve compatibility with e-Government Chip-based ID cards proposed to improve compatibility with e-Government
Major General To Van Hue, head of the Department for Administrative Management of Social Order under the Ministry of Public Security told local media about the ministry’s plans to introduce chip-based identity cards.
Penal liability of corporate legal persons for wildlife-related crimes Penal liability of corporate legal persons for wildlife-related crimes
The 2015 Penal Code prescribes heavy fines for corporate legal persons’ crimes violating regulations on management and protection of endangered, precious and rare wild animals, ranging from VND 300 million to VND 15 billion. This shows that Vietnam is always aware of the nature and danger of these crimes to the ecological environment.
Redefining criminal policies against the backdrop of the fourth industrial revolution Redefining criminal policies against the backdrop of the fourth industrial revolution
The fourth industrial revolution has brought about numerous opportunities and posed great challenges[1] to the society in general and criminal justice in particular as there are numerous important fields directly and deeply impacted by this revolution[2]. This requires a fresh perception of criminal policies, including criminalization and decriminalization policies, as well as a new approach in the prevention and combat of newly emerging crimes, which must be based on the Party’s viewpoints and guidelines, the State’s overall socio-economic and international integration policies and regulations[3], historical-traditional conditions and crime prevention and combat practice. The globalization of criminal jurisdiction also requires the State to develop new criminal policies and reorganize the criminal justice system in order to clearly identify, effectively prevent, respond to and combat newly emerging crimes, particularly those against the national security and sovereignty, social order and safety, human and citizens’ rights.
Official Gazette issues Nos 11-12/2018 released on April 24 2018 Official Gazette issues Nos 11-12/2018, released on April 24, 2018
Party rolls out drastic measures to raise SOE efficiency Party rolls out drastic measures to raise SOE efficiency
The 12th Central Committee of the Communist Party of Vietnam on June 3 issued Resolution 12 on continued restructuring, renewal and raising of the efficiency of state-owned enterprises. This article contains the principal contents of the Resolution.
ASEAN capital transaction liberalization: impacts on investment activities in Vietnam ASEAN capital transaction liberalization: impacts on investment activities in Vietnam
This article analyzes two issues: (i) How far AEC has gone in the roadmap to achieve the purpose of capital transactions liberalization and (ii) impacts of the commitments within the AEC regarding capital transaction liberalization on Vietnam’s law on foreign exchange management and on investment activities.
Five tax laws proposed to be revised Five tax laws proposed to be revised
Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue has given his opinions on the proposal to revise five tax laws.
Party fights ideological and moral degradation Party fights ideological and moral degradation
The Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee on October 30 issued Resolution No. 04-NQ-TW on enhancement of Party building and rectification, pointing to manifestations of degradation in political ideology, morality and lifestyle as well as “self-evolution” and “self-transformation” among Party members, and putting forth solutions.

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