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Official Gazette

Monday, August 15, 2022
Tags: national security
Comprehensive revisions needed for Petroleum Law Comprehensive revisions needed for Petroleum Law
After nearly 30 years of enforcement, the Petroleum Law now needs revisions to be in line with international practices and Vietnam’s energy development strategy.
For better performance of Vietnamese overseas associations For better performance of Vietnamese overseas associations
Vietnamese overseas associations play an important role in disseminating the policies and lines of the Communist Party of Vietnam as well as the policies and laws of the Vietnamese State, thereby consolidating the national solidarity bloc and helping further enhance the Party’s external-relation activities in the cause of “doi moi” (renewal). They serve as an important bridge to boost the friendly relationships between Vietnam and other countries in the world.
NA Chairman pays courtesy visit to Lao Party leader NA Chairman pays courtesy visit to Lao Party leader
National Assembly (NA) Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue paid a courtesy visit to General Secretary of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party (LPRP) Central Committee and President of Laos Thongloun Sisoulith in Vientiane on May 16 during his official visit to the country.
Improving IP law in the context of international integration Improving IP law in the context of international integration
Over the past time, Vietnam’s legal system on intellectual property (IP) has been built and regularly revised, forming a fundamental legal foundation to regulate issues related to intellectual property rights (IPRs) protection and enforcement. Today, in the face of the requirements of an increasingly intensive, extensive and comprehensive international integration process, it needs further improvements to ensure effective implementation of international commitments and promote the application of scientific and technological research outcomes to production and business, contributing to the national socio-economic development.
Measures provided to guarantee security at international airports Measures provided to guarantee security at international airports
The Minister of Public Security would be empowered to stop flights from and to one or more than one international airport within 24 hours under emergency circumstances to protect national security.
President meets Singapores former PM Goh Chok Tong senior minister Teo Chee Hean President meets Singapore’s former PM Goh Chok Tong, senior minister Teo Chee Hean
President Nguyen Xuan Phuc on February 26 met with former Prime Minister of Singapore Goh Chok Tong, and Senior Minister and Coordinating Minister for National Security Teo Chee Hean as part of his State visit to Singapore.
Work and training release program for inmates to be piloted Work and training release program for inmates to be piloted
Inmates satisfying certain conditions may participate in a work and training release program which would be applied on a pilot basis once it is approved by the National Assembly.
Exercise of the right to freedom of enterprise in the sharing economy Exercise of the right to freedom of enterprise in the sharing economy
The Fourth Industrial Revolution has led to emergence of new business lines based on digital platforms following the model of sharing economy (Grab, peer-to-peer lending, ride and accomodation sharing, etc.). However, enterprises engaged in such business lines are encountering numerous difficulties due to incompleteness of the existing legal framework concerning this issue. This article brings an insight into the realization of the right to freedom of enterprise in the sharing economy in Vietnam and gives recommendations for promoting the development of this model in the country.
Improving the execution of life imprisonment sentences in the context of judicial reform in Vietnam Improving the execution of life imprisonment sentences in the context of judicial reform in Vietnam
The Law on Execution of Criminal Judgments was passed in 2019 by the National Assembly[1], significantly contributing to the institutionalization of the Party’s guidelines and the State’s humanitarian policy toward convicts and inmates. Since then, the execution of criminal judgments has recorded notable progresses; security and safety of detention and custody facilities have been better guaranteed; and the correctional education of prisoners has become more effective, thus facilitating the exercise of their human rights.
Foreign Minister: Vietnam has successful tenure at UNSC Foreign Minister: Vietnam has successful tenure at UNSC
Vietnamese Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son has affirmed that Vietnam had a successful tenure as a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) for 2020-2021, a difficult period for the world and the UNSC in particular due to complicated, uncertain and unprecedented developments in the world.

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