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Official Gazette

Friday, August 14, 2020
Tags: draft
More assistance proposed for human trafficking victims More assistance proposed for human trafficking victims
Human trafficking victims who stay in social relief establishments would receive emergency protection as well as essential needs, medical support, psychological counseling and travel expenses.
Cabinet members discuss several draft laws Cabinet members discuss several draft laws
Several draft laws were scrutinized during a Government meeting chaired by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc in Hanoi on August 12.
Draft sets out working conditions for minor employees Draft sets out working conditions for minor employees
Employers might employ persons aged under 15 to do jobs suitable to their health but must obtain the consent of their parents or guardians. It is highlighted in a draft circular on employment of under-15 persons prepared by the Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs.
Securities violators to face heftier fines Securities violators to face heftier fines
The Ministry of Finance has proposed a maximum fine of VND 3 billion (USD 130,000) and VND 1.5 billion (USD 65,000) for organizations and individuals, respectively, committing securities-related violations.
NA Standing Committee convenes 47th meeting NA Standing Committee convenes 47th meeting
The 47th meeting of the National Assembly (NA) Standing Committee opened in Hanoi on August 10.
Draft law offers more supports for Vietnamese guest workers Draft law offers more supports for Vietnamese guest workers
Vietnamese guest workers would be provided with employment placement and psychosocial counseling services when returning home after completing their overseas employment contracts.
Central bank to pilot fintech operations Central bank to pilot fintech operations
The State Bank of Vietnam is planning to apply on a pilot basis a regulatory sandbox allowing fintech companies to provide some banking services from 2021.
National Election Council convenes first session National Election Council convenes first session
The National Election Council (NEC) convened the first session in Hanoi on August 3 to make preparations for the elections of deputies to 15th legislature and all-level people’s councils for 2021-26.
NAs 10th session proposed to be held in October November NA’s 10th session proposed to be held in October, November
Secretary-General of the National Assembly and Head of the NA Office Nguyen Hanh Phuc has proposed the 10th session of the 14th legislature be held in both teleconference and in-person forms.
NA Standing Committee convenes 46th meeting NA Standing Committee convenes 46th meeting
The National Assembly Standing Committee (NASC) opened its 46th meeting in Hanoi on July 13 under the chair of NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan.

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