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Wednesday, November 25, 2020
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New Investment Law available on Official Gazette issues Nos. 85-90 of 2020 New Investment Law available on Official Gazette issues Nos. 85-90 of 2020
The Official Gazette issues Nos. 85-90 of 2020 have recently come out with the most significant document being the full-text English translation of the new Law on Investment.
Floods in Central Vietnam: Revising law to ensure effectiveness and lawfulness of charitable activities Floods in Central Vietnam: Revising law to ensure effectiveness and lawfulness of charitable activities
The Central Vietnam is undergoing tough times when severe storms have led to landslides and flash floods causing enormous damage to the lives, health and assets of people. Many local and international organizations and individuals have joined relief efforts and handed over huge donations to help the victims.
Public companies no longer allowed to decide on foreign holding caps Public companies no longer allowed to decide on foreign holding caps
The State Securities Commission has recently proposed abolishing a regulation permitting public companies to provide the maximum foreign ownership rate in their company charters. 
Labor Code Labor Code
Coming into force from the beginning of 2021, the Labor Code prescribes labor standards; rights, obligations and responsibilities of employees, employers, grassroots-level employees’ representative organizations, and employers’ representative organizations in industrial relations and other relations directly associated with industrial relations; and state management of labor.
US announces assistance to strengthen Vietnams e-government capacity US announces assistance to strengthen Vietnam’s e-government capacity
The Vietnam Government’s Office and the U.S. Agency for International Development on Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding to develop a strategic framework agreement for the Vietnam E-Government Capacity Building program.
Party Central Committee convenes 13th session Party Central Committee convenes 13th session
The 13th session of the 12th Party Central Committee opened in Hanoi on October 5 under the chair of Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong.
More efforts needed to overcome environmental challenges in the coming time More efforts needed to overcome environmental challenges in the coming time
Stepping into a new decade of the 21st century, along with economic opportunities, Vietnam has to face numerous challenges, including environmental pollution and degradation. This article reviews the country’s environmental protection work over the past years and proposes some recommendations in the upcoming time.
Ministry switches green light for secured short sale intraday transactions Ministry switches green light for secured short sale, intraday transactions
Investors would be allowed to perform secured short sale and intraday transactions in the near future when technical conditions permit, according to a draft circular to replace Circular 203 of 2015 regarding transactions in the stock market.
1000th online public service on the National Public Service Portal launched 1,000th online public service on the National Public Service Portal launched
The Government Office launched the National Reporting Platform, the Centre for Information and Directions from the Government, and the 1,000th online public service on the National Public Service Portal on August 19.
Six important changes in the new Enterprise Law Six important changes in the new Enterprise Law
Compared with its previous versions, the 2020 Enterprise Law (the 2020 Law) contains breakthrough changes, aiming to build a legal framework on corporate governance up to good and common practices in the region and the world; boost the development of businesses, attract capital for production and business activities; and contribute to improving Vietnam’s business environment to the level of ASEAN-4 countries.

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