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Saturday, August 20, 2022
Tags: overseas Vietnamese
New project to promote Vietnamese language in Vietnamese communities abroad New project to promote Vietnamese language in Vietnamese communities abroad
The Government has approved a project on designating September 8 as the Day for Honoring Vietnamese Language in Vietnamese Communities Abroad. Chairman of the State Committee for Overseas Vietnamese Affairs (COVA) and Deputy Foreign Minister Pham Quang Hieu talked to the press about the goals of the project and reasons to choose the date.
Country to celebrate Vietnamese language honor day on September 8 Country to celebrate Vietnamese language honor day on September 8
September 8 will become an annual day for honoring the Vietnamese language among the Vietnamese community abroad during 2023-30, according to the project to enhance oversea Vietnamese’s awareness about Vietnamese language’s beauty and value approved under Prime Minister Decision 930/QD-TTg on August 3.
Vietnamese-language proficiency to be compulsory for foreign medical practitioners Vietnamese-language proficiency to be compulsory for foreign medical practitioners
Foreigners or overseas Vietnamese who wish to practice medical examination and treatment for a long term in Vietnam would have to be proficient in Vietnamese. This is one of new points highlighted in the third draft of the law designed by the Ministry of Health to replace the 2009 Law on Medical Examination and Treatment.
Mortgage of separate houses in Vietnam by overseas Vietnamese Mortgage of separate houses in Vietnam by overseas Vietnamese
Under Article 186.2 of the 2013 Land Law, an overseas Vietnamese eligible for owning a house associated with residential land use rights in Vietnam may mortgage such house associated with residential land use rights at a credit institution licensed to operate in Vietnam.
Role of press agencies in public communication about policies with great social impacts Role of press agencies in public communication about policies with great social impacts
The Prime Minister has recently approved the Scheme on organization of public communication about policies with great impacts on the society in the process of formulating legal documents for the 2022-27 period. Vietnam Law & Legal Forum magazine has an interview with Deputy Minister of Justice Nguyen Thanh Tinh about the Scheme.
How overseas Vietnamese apply for a certificate of Vietnamese citizenship How overseas Vietnamese apply for a certificate of Vietnamese citizenship
Under Government Decree 16/2020/ND-CP dated February 3, 2020, detailing a number of articles of the Law on Vietnamese Citizenship, in order to obtain a certificate of Vietnamese citizenship, you have to file proofs of your Vietnamese citizenship as specified in Article 11 of the Law on Vietnamese Citizenship.
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.
Vietnam untying knots to boost tourism recovery Vietnam untying knots to boost tourism recovery
Vietnam dropped COVID-19 test requirements for visitors entering the country from May 15, a move expected to boost the recovery of the country’s tourism industry.
PM urged US businesses to invest in tourism and trade in Vietnam PM urged US businesses to invest in tourism and trade in Vietnam
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on May 17 (local time) attended a Vietnam-US trade, investment and tourism promotion conference themed ‘Rediscovering Vietnam’ in San Francisco.
Vietnam to play more active role at UN: PM Vietnam to play more active role at UN: PM
Vietnam will continue bringing into play its role and making more active and constructive contributions to the common work of the United Nations in all the three pillars – security-politics, development and human rights, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has affirmed.

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