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Friday, July 10, 2020
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Protection of endangered precious and rare wildlife under the 2015 Penal Code Protection of endangered, precious, and rare wildlife under the 2015 Penal Code
Compared to the 1999 version, the 2015 Penal Code’s provisions on protection of wildlife have been significantly revised toward expanding the scope of application of the monetary penalty, increasing penalties and adding some aggravating circumstances. This article analyzes these regulations and proposes a number of recommendations for more effective protection of endangered, precious, and rare wildlife.
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”.
Official Gazette issues Nos 25-28/2020 coming out on June 10 2020 Official Gazette issues Nos 25-28/2020, coming out on June 10, 2020
PM targets powerful prosperous status for southern key economic region by 2035 PM targets powerful, prosperous status for southern key economic region by 2035
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on May 30 requested the southern key economic region to strive to become a powerful and prosperous region by 2035, ten years ahead of the deadline for the same goal for the whole Vietnam.
COVID-19: The right time for revising wildlife trade and consumption policy COVID-19: The right time for revising wildlife trade and consumption policy
The current coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is killing thousands of people globally and causing major impacts to livelihoods, society, and economies across the world. COVID-19 is understood to have originated in wildlife, most probably in a market selling live wildlife in China[1]. The conditions that lead to the emergence and transmission of these zoonotic pathogens to humans are also prevalent in Vietnam. It’s time to change the current approach to regulating the trading and use of live wildlife for the wellbeing and survival of all on this planet.
Legal framework for enforcement of criminal judgments against businesses Legal framework for enforcement of criminal judgments against businesses
On April 8, 2020, the Government issued Decree 44/2020/ND-CP (Decree 44), prescribing enforcement of judgments against commercial legal persons in a move to detail the 2019 Law on Execution of Criminal Judgments. With this Decree, set to take effect from July, the legal framework for execution of criminal judgments against commercial legal persons has been fundamentally completed, guaranteeing the enforcement of the 2015 Penal Code’s provisions concerning criminal handling of commercial legal persons.
New revised Securities Law available on Official Gazette issues Nos. 136-144 of 2019 New revised Securities Law available on Official Gazette issues Nos. 136-144 of 2019
Adopted in late 2019 with many new changes, the amended Law on Securities, available on Official Gazette issues Nos. 136-144 of 2019, is expected to make a positive impact on the Vietnam’s stock market.
Official Gazette issues Nos 01-04/2020 available on April 21 2020 Official Gazette issues Nos 01-04/2020, available on April 21, 2020
ASEAN leaders issue declaration on measures to fight COVID-19 ASEAN leaders issue declaration on measures to fight COVID-19
ASEAN leaders adopted the Declaration of the Special ASEAN Summit on COVID-19 at the end of the online Special ASEAN Summit on the pandemic which was chaired by Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on April 14, issuing first ever guidelines for coordinated efforts by the group against the pandemic.
Science and technology: key to Ca Mau provinces development Science and technology: key to Ca Mau province’s development
Ca Mau is known for its ending point of the S-shaped country - Ca Mau cape - the only place in Vietnam where people can see both sunrise and sunset over the sea.

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