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Saturday, September 19, 2020
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Vietnam China celebrate 20th anniversary of land border treaty signing Vietnam, China celebrate 20th anniversary of land border treaty signing
Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh and Chinese State Counsellor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi on August 23 co-chaired a ceremony to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the signing of the Vietnam-China Land Border Treaty at Mong Cai International Border Gate in the northern province of Quang Ninh.
Law on Exit and Entry of Vietnamese Citizens Law on Exit and Entry of Vietnamese Citizens
The Law on Exit and Entry of Vietnamese Citizens, which is the first of its kind in Vietnam, has institutionalized the 2013 Constitution regarding citizens’ right to free movement and residence within the country and their right to leave the country and return home from abroad.
Visas for foreigners entering Vietnam via border-gate or coastal economic zones Visas for foreigners entering Vietnam via border-gate or coastal economic zones
According to Government Decree 75/2020/ND-CP dated July 1, 2020, detailing the Law on Entry, Exit, Transit, and Residence of Foreigners in Vietnam, a foreigner who enjoys visa exemption for entering a Vietnamese border-gate or coastal economic zone must be invited or guaranteed by a Vietnamese organization or individual in applying for Vietnam visa at an immigration authority if wishing to travel to other localities in Vietnam.
Signing contracts by electronic means Signing contracts by electronic means
This article provides an overview on the use of electronic signature in Vietnam, including the current practice, regulatory framework and its application in judicial practice of the courts in relation to the validity of electronic signature. We hope that our readers may find it useful in the practice relating to signing contracts by electronic mean.
More assistance proposed for human trafficking victims More assistance proposed for human trafficking victims
Human trafficking victims who stay in social relief establishments would receive emergency protection as well as essential needs, medical support, psychological counseling and travel expenses.
PM urges tightened border control in wake of new local infection of COVID-19 PM urges tightened border control in wake of new local infection of COVID-19
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on July 25 ordered tightened management of border gates from the north to the south to prevent illegal entry, following the confirmation of the first locally infected case of COVID-19 in Vietnam after 99 days without community transmission of the coronavirus.
Kien Giang province - a bright spot in foreign investment attraction in the southern delta Kien Giang province - a bright spot in foreign investment attraction in the southern delta
According to the Kien Giang Department of Planning and Investment, the province currently hosts 53 foreign direct investment (FDI) projects from 19 countries and territories which have a total capital of USD 2.75 billion. These projects are specialized in tourism, agriculture, processing, manufacturing, trade and services.
Revised Law on Foreigners Entry in Exit from Transit through and Residence in Vietnam Revised Law on Foreigners’ Entry in, Exit from, Transit through and Residence in Vietnam
The Law Revising a Number of Articles of the Law on Foreigners’ Entry in, Exit from, Transit through and Residence in Vietnam was passed on November 25 last year. It adds three new articles to and revises 17 articles of the 2014 version.
Changes in visas for travel to border or coastal economic areas Changes in visas for travel to border or coastal economic areas
The Government has issued Decree No 75/2020/ND-CP with detailed regulations on adopting the Law on Entry, Exit, Transit, and Residence of Foreigners in Vietnam, also known as Immigration Law 2019, which aims to attract foreign investment.
Ho Chi Minh City - a smart megacity of modern times Ho Chi Minh City - a smart megacity of modern times
HCMC is to date home to 16 industrial parks and three export processing zones, occupying a total area of 4,530 ha, plus the Sai Gon Hi-Tech Park and the 43-ha Quang Trung Software City.

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