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Official Gazette

Sunday, July 25, 2021
Tags: infection
Laws effective on July 1 Laws effective on July 1
From July 1, four laws come into force, including the Law Revising a Number of Articles of the Law on Disaster Prevention and Control and the Law on Dikes; the Law on Residence; the Law Revising a Number of Articles of the Law on Prevention and Control of HIV/AIDS; and the Law on International Agreements.
Revised Law on Prevention and Control of HIV/AIDS Revised Law on Prevention and Control of HIV/AIDS
Making amendments to the 2006 Law on HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control, the Revised Law aims to create a favorable legal framework for HIV/AIDS prevention and control activities, thus helping reduce the number of new HIV infections to under 1,000 and the number of AIDS-related deaths to below one per 100,000 people.
National COVID-19 vaccine fund launched National COVID-19 vaccine fund launched
Vietnam’s national COVID-19 vaccine fund was launched at a ceremony in Hanoi on June 5 evening, in the attendance of Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh.
Freedom of movement in Vietnam in the context of COVID-19 pandemic Freedom of movement in Vietnam in the context of COVID-19 pandemic
Freedom of movement is among the fundamental rights under the 1966 International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) to which Vietnam has been a member state since 1982. Freedom of movement not only creates the premise for an individual to enjoy civil, political, and other economic, social and cultural rights, but also as a condition to promote the development of the economy and society of countries. Nonetheless, the right to freedom of movement is not absolute and can be subjected to restrictions in certain circumstances. The following article examines the regulations on restrictions on freedom of movement following the ICCPR and Vietnam’s law, and evaluates the practical implementation as well as the shortcomings of the restrictions amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.
PM tackles border crossings in southwest region PM tackles border crossings in southwest region
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on May 9 asked six provinces in the Southwest Region to tighten control of their border areas to reduce risks of COVID-19 infections through illegal entries.
Vietnam makes proposals at ASEAN Senior Officials Meeting Vietnam makes proposals at ASEAN Senior Officials’ Meeting
Vietnam will take actions to speed up the narrowing of development gap in ASEAN, especially in enhancing sub-regional cooperation by holding an ASEAN Forum on narrowing development gaps between sub-regions for comprehensive recovery and sustainable development.
Vietnam News Agency - 75 years of pride Vietnam News Agency - 75 years of pride
Throughout its 75-year history, the Vietnam News Agency has always been accompanying the nation and joining hands with the whole Party, people, and army, along the nine-year resistance war against the French that culminated in the resounding Dien Bien Phu victory, as well as the 21-year battle against the US that ultimately led to the Great Spring Victory in 1975 and the reunification of the country and the taking of the path towards socialism.
Law on Exit and Entry of Vietnamese Citizens Law on Exit and Entry of Vietnamese Citizens
The Law on Exit and Entry of Vietnamese Citizens, which is the first of its kind in Vietnam, has institutionalized the 2013 Constitution regarding citizens’ right to free movement and residence within the country and their right to leave the country and return home from abroad.
Government seeks ways to complete targets amidst COVID-19 pandemic Government seeks ways to complete targets amidst COVID-19 pandemic
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc chaired a one-day regular Cabinet meeting for July on August 3, which focused on seeking measures to fulfill socio-economic goals amidst COVID-19 pandemic.
PM urges tightened border control in wake of new local infection of COVID-19 PM urges tightened border control in wake of new local infection of COVID-19
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on July 25 ordered tightened management of border gates from the north to the south to prevent illegal entry, following the confirmation of the first locally infected case of COVID-19 in Vietnam after 99 days without community transmission of the coronavirus.

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