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Friday, July 1, 2022
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Role of press agencies in public communication about policies with great social impacts Role of press agencies in public communication about policies with great social impacts
The Prime Minister has recently approved the Scheme on organization of public communication about policies with great impacts on the society in the process of formulating legal documents for the 2022-27 period. Vietnam Law & Legal Forum magazine has an interview with Deputy Minister of Justice Nguyen Thanh Tinh about the Scheme.
Penal liability of legal persons for polluting acts under Vietnams penal code Penal liability of legal persons for polluting acts under Vietnam’s penal code
Environmental pollution has not only caused damage to property and human health and life but also exerted great adverse impacts on the national economy. Criminal laws of Vietnam contain provisions on handling on legal persons’ acts of polluting the environment, covering the examination of their penal liability.
Policies in support of post-pandemic economic recovery translated into legal texts Policies in support of post-pandemic economic recovery translated into legal texts
Since early 2020, the complicated situation of the COVID-19 pandemic has severely affected the nation’s economy as well as many aspects of life and society. To address this, from April 2020 to July 2021, the Government rolled out several fiscal and monetary policies to help stabilize the national economy and ensure social security for the people.
Improving IP law in the context of international integration Improving IP law in the context of international integration
Over the past time, Vietnam’s legal system on intellectual property (IP) has been built and regularly revised, forming a fundamental legal foundation to regulate issues related to intellectual property rights (IPRs) protection and enforcement. Today, in the face of the requirements of an increasingly intensive, extensive and comprehensive international integration process, it needs further improvements to ensure effective implementation of international commitments and promote the application of scientific and technological research outcomes to production and business, contributing to the national socio-economic development.
Fixing legal loopholes to develop a sound corporate bond market Fixing legal loopholes to develop a sound corporate bond market
In early April, the domestic financial market wobbled as the State Securities Commission announced its decision to cancel nine issuances of corporate bonds by three companies under Tan Hoang Minh Group during the period from July 2021 to March 2022, with a total value exceeding VND 10 trillion (nearly USD 439 million), for disclosing false information and concealing information.
UNCLOS provides an effective mechanism for peaceful resolution of maritime disputes UNCLOS provides an effective mechanism for peaceful resolution of maritime disputes
On the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the adoption of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, Prof. Carl Thayer, University of New South Wales, Australia, in an interview with the Vietnam News Agency, gave some opinions about the significance of the Convention and the way forward.
Ministry to improve policies on labor accident and occupational disease insurance Ministry to improve policies on labor accident and occupational disease insurance
Institutions and policies on occupational safety and health will be further improved, focusing on amending the policy on the occupational accident and disease insurance fund, according to Deputy Minister of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs Le Van Thanh in his talk with the media.
Government to provide housing support for workers Government to provide housing support for workers
Deputy Prime Minister Le Minh Khai has just signed a decision on a house rental support policy for workers.
Official Gazette issues Nos 130-132/2021 released on March 03 2022 Official Gazette issues Nos 130-132/2021, released on March 03, 2022
Draft law aims at better protection of consumers in particular transactions Draft law aims at better protection of consumers in particular transactions
The Ministry of Industry and Trade has recently unveiled a draft amended law on protection of consumer rights, proposing several new regulations on protection of rights of consumers engaged in particular transactions with business organizations and individuals.

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