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Saturday, July 4, 2020
Tags: environment
36th ASEAN Summit: Leaders Vision Statement on a Cohesive And Responsive ASEAN 36th ASEAN Summit: Leaders’ Vision Statement on a Cohesive And Responsive ASEAN
The Association of the Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) leaders on Friday participated in the 36th summit of the grouping and has adopted the “ASEAN Leaders’ Vision Statement on a Cohesive And Responsive ASEAN: Rising Above Challenges And Sustaining Growth”.
NA deputies approve a resolution on socio-economic development in ethnic minority regions NA deputies approve a resolution on socio-economic development in ethnic minority regions
The National Assembly on June 19 passed a resolution on the national target program on socio-economic development in ethnic minority and mountainous areas during 2021-30, which aimed at improving livelihoods of ethnic minority groups, with the majority of deputies voting in favor.
Socio-economic issues heat up agenda of NAs ninth session Socio-economic issues heat up agenda of NA’s ninth session
Legislators on June 15 scrutinized the supplementary assessment of the implementation of the National Assembly’s resolution on the socio-economic development plan and State budget in 2019 and early 2020.
Schools could close on bad air days: MNRE Schools could close on bad air days: MNRE
Vietnam may order schools to shut down on days when the air quality is poor, according to the draft law revising the 2014 Law on Environment Protection.
EVFTA EVIPA approved to boost VN-EU economic trade relations EVFTA, EVIPA approved to boost VN-EU economic, trade relations
National Assembly deputies officially ratified the Europe-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the Europe-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA) on June 8.
The Governments e-notary service to be launched in July The Government’s e-notary service to be launched in July
The national public service portal will launch its e-notary service on July 1, minister and head of the Government Office, Mai Tien Dung, said at a recent meeting with agencies to prepare for the roll-out of the service designed to certify electronically copies of original documents.
Law on Libraries Law on Libraries
From July 1 this year, the Law on Libraries (the Law) will supersede the 2000 Ordinance on Libraries (the Ordinance). Consisting of six chapters with 52 articles, the Law provides the establishment and operation of libraries and state management of libraries. It also defines the rights, obligations and responsibilities of agencies, organizations and individuals in library activities.
PM targets powerful prosperous status for southern key economic region by 2035 PM targets powerful, prosperous status for southern key economic region by 2035
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on May 30 requested the southern key economic region to strive to become a powerful and prosperous region by 2035, ten years ahead of the deadline for the same goal for the whole Vietnam.
NA concludes last online working day of ninth session NA concludes last online working day of ninth session
The 14th National Assembly held the last online working day, which is also the eighth day of its ongoing ninth session, on May 28.
Poverty economic growth and environment as top concerns for citizens in 2019 even before the arrival of Covid-19 pandemic Poverty, economic growth and environment as top concerns for citizens in 2019, even before the arrival of Covid-19 pandemic
The 2019 Vietnam Governance and Public Administration Performance Index (PAPI) Report, released on April 28, 2020, reveals that even before Vietnam became affected by Covid-19, poverty, economic growth and the environment were top concerns of citizens in the country.

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