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Friday, August 14, 2020
Tags: environmental protection
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.
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.
PM: EVFTA like an expressway bringing EU Vietnam closer PM: EVFTA like an expressway bringing EU, Vietnam closer
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc chaired a video conference on August 6 regarding the implementation of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), during which he described the deal as a broad and modern expressway bringing the EU and Vietnam closer together.
Steering Committee for Vietnam-China Bilateral Cooperation holds 12th meeting Steering Committee for Vietnam-China Bilateral Cooperation holds 12th meeting
Vietnam and China defined major tasks in the time ahead to beef up their comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership in a sustainable way, during the 12th meeting of the Steering Committee for Vietnam-China Bilateral Cooperation held in the form of teleconferencing on July 21.
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.
Official Gazette issues Nos 33-36/2020 available on July 06 2020 Official Gazette issues Nos 33-36/2020, available on July 06, 2020
National Assembly passes 10 laws during ninth session National Assembly passes 10 laws during ninth session
The ninth session of the 14th National Assembly wrapped up on June 19 after 19 working days with both in-person and online meetings.
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 passes four laws debates two drafts NA passes four laws, debates two drafts
The 14th National Assembly continued its ninth working day of the second stage of the ongoing ninth session in Hanoi on June 17 under the chair of NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan.
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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