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Thursday, December 3, 2020
Tags: the United Kingdom
Negotiations on Vietnam-UK FTA expected to be completed late this year Negotiations on Vietnam-UK FTA expected to be completed late this year
Vietnam and the United Kingdom are speeding up negotiations on a new-generation free trade agreement between the two sides, which is expected to be completed at the end of this year.
Database on recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments in Vietnam launched Database on recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments in Vietnam launched
The Ministry of Justice on September 25 held a workshop to release the database on recognition and enforcement in Vietnam of foreign courts’ judgments and rulings and foreign arbitral awards.
Foreign ministry informs entry-exit policies for foreigners over COVID-19 Foreign ministry informs entry-exit policies for foreigners over COVID-19
Spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Le Thi Thu Hang on March 14 answered reporters’ queries about entry and exit policies for foreigners who are subject to temporary suspension of entry into Vietnam within 30 days from 12:00 on March 15, 2020.
Top 10 events of Vietnam in 2019 selected by VNA Top 10 events of Vietnam in 2019 selected by VNA
The Vietnam News Agency (VNA) has selected the top 10 events that shaped the country in 2019. These include the national public service portal debut, the host of the second US-DPRK Summit, or the non-permanent member of the UN Security Council for the 2020-2021 term, among others.
Private firms confused about anti-corruption law Private firms confused about anti-corruption law
Private businesses have said they were unsure about how to implement the 2018 Law on Anti-Corruption that came into effect on July 1.
Official Gazette issues Nos 33-36/2019 available on July 23 2019 Official Gazette issues Nos 33-36/2019, available on July 23, 2019
Asia-Pacific moving towards ratification of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons Asia-Pacific moving towards ratification of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons
The new Treaty on Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons opened for signature on September 20, 2017, and will enter into force in 90 days after getting 50 instruments of ratification. After one year, 19 ratification instruments were deposited, near one third of them from Asia-Pacific countries (including Thailand, Palau, Vietnam, New Zealand, Cook Island and Samoa). This fact shows that Asia-Pacific is in the forward position to totally eliminate nuclear weapons in the world for the peace, security and human being. How to move forward the process of ratification of the TPNW? It’s is a big question before the International Committee of the Red Cross, other organizations and civil society to build a strategy to assist governments in achieving the final goal.
Vietnam UK issue Joint Statement Vietnam, UK issue Joint Statement
Vietnam and the United Kingdom issued a Joint Statement on the occasion of Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh’s official visit to the UK on October 9-10.
Guarantees under the 2015 Civil Code: a view from practice Guarantees under the 2015 Civil Code: a view from practice
Guarantees are the most common type of personal security recognized by the general law of security. Security is notably used in the context of corporate financing. Civil Code No. 91/2015/QH13 dated November 24, 2015 contains various new rules on this security interest. This article is confined to an overview of guarantees from practice, dealing with suretyship guarantee which denotes a guarantee triggered by default on the part of the principal debtor, by way of contrast to (first) demand guarantee which denotes an independent undertaking to pay as widely used in international commerce.
Laws and law enforcement on bribery of foreign public officials: international practices and applications for Vietnam Laws and law enforcement on bribery of foreign public officials: international practices and applications for Vietnam
Vietnam has increasingly been taking part in economic integration and globalization. In such a context, there is an emerging trend of investment by domestic investors in other countries, which may create risks of bribery of foreign public officials or international organizations to obtain commercial advantages in international investments.

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