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Wednesday, May 19, 2021
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The Tet in Vietnam The Tet in Vietnam
Spring in Vietnam begins with the traditional Tet which has been for thousands of years now celebrated on the first day of the first month of the Lunar Year, the ancient agricultural calendar observed by most Asian countries.
Land conflicts in emerging suburban areas in Vietnam: causes and effects Land conflicts in emerging suburban areas in Vietnam: causes and effects
This article takes initial steps in understanding causes and effects of land conflicts in Vietnam after the effect of the 2003 Land Law and its subsequent amendments. It examines institutional arrangements that govern land rights security but may have created biases toward different land users upon conflicting land use purposes. The analysis also examines the values of the two available large sample surveys in Vietnam (the citizen perception-based Vietnam Provincial Governance and Public Administration Performance Index (PAPI) and the firm perception-based Provincial Competitiveness Index (PCI)) in informing potential different treatments toward citizens and firms as land users.
Vietnam shows proactive responsible chairmanship of ASEAN: opinions Vietnam shows proactive, responsible chairmanship of ASEAN: opinions
By successfully organizing the teleconferenced 36th ASEAN Summit amid the complexities of COVID-19, Vietnam has once again affirmed its proactive and responsible chairmanship of ASEAN in 2020, which is also the common assessment shared by many foreign leaders and experts.
Constitutional defense: The ground for guaranteeing sovereignty of the people Constitutional defense: The ground for guaranteeing sovereignty of the people
The current Constitution of Vietnam stipulates that all state power belongs to the people. However, for several reasons, including the lack of a complete and comprehensive mechanism to defend the Constitution, the effectiveness of constitutional defense activities in Vietnam remains below expectations. This article analyzes the need and recommends some solutions for guaranteeing people’s sovereignty in the country through constitutional defense activities.
Vietnam pursues multilateralism and consensus as member of UN Security Council: Foreign minister Vietnam pursues multilateralism and consensus as member of UN Security Council: Foreign minister
Vietnam has been elected to the United Nations (UN) Security Council as a non-permanent member with a near unanimous vote in a General Assembly meeting last Friday. Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh speaks to local media on what Vietnam expects to contribute to the UN agenda during its 2020-21 term.
Toward a new circular regulating intermediary organizations in Vietnams science and technology market Toward a new circular regulating intermediary organizations in Vietnam’s science and technology market
A draft circular replacing Circular 16/2014/TT-BKHCN dated June 13, 2014, of the Minister of Science and Technology, will be finalized very soon. This new circular stipulates favorable conditions for the establishment and operation of intermediary organizations in Vietnam’s science and technology market in the coming time.
Public criticisms are welcomed but must comply with law Public criticisms are welcomed but must comply with law
The Binh Thuan province’s Public Security Department on June 18 decided to initiate criminal cases against acts of causing public disorder, destroying property and resisting on-duty persons occurring in Phan Ri Cua township of Tuy Phong district, Phan Ri Thanh commune of Bac Binh district, and Phan Thiet city.
Notable changes in the new Penal Code at a glance Notable changes in the new Penal Code at a glance
This article summarizes significant changes in the 2015 Penal Code and its revisions in 2017, including penalizing commercial legal persons for committing certain crimes, scrapping the crime of illegally doing business, and criminally charging corruption-related offenders in the private sector.
Guarantee of human rights under the new Penal Code Guarantee of human rights under the new Penal Code
Under the recent universal periodic review, the United Nations Human Rights Council has appreciated the achievements recorded by Vietnam in realizing its commitments on human rights. It has also made hundreds of recommendations for Vietnam to better protect and guarantee human rights, 182 of which are accepted by the country. In criminal justice, 17 recommendations of the UNHRC are directly related to the formulation and revision of the 2015 Penal Code.
Funds earmarked for restructuring fisheries sector during 2017-20 Funds earmarked for restructuring fisheries sector during 2017-20
With a view to facilitating the restructuring of the fisheries sector, around VND 165 billion will be earmarked for technology transfer during the 2017-20 period.

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