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Official Gazette

Monday, May 10, 2021
Tags: 2020
Vietnam welcomes FDI in production of medical equipment: trade officer Vietnam welcomes FDI in production of medical equipment: trade officer
Vietnam has rolled out the red carpet for foreign investors, including those from ASEAN member states, to land investment in the field of advanced medical equipment, said Counselor Nguyen Manh Hung at the Vietnamese Embassy in Germany.
Vietnam contributes to maintaining international peace security Vietnam contributes to maintaining international peace, security
As President of the United Nations Security Council in April 2021, Vietnam will organize a high-level open debate on the role of regional organizations in promoting confidence-building and dialogue in conflict prevention and resolution on April 19 via both in-person and online forms.
PCI 2020: Local authorities urged to improve transparency accountability PCI 2020: Local authorities urged to improve transparency, accountability
The report on Provincial Competitiveness Index (PCI) in 2020 acknowledged efforts in administrative reform of all 63 provinces and centrally-run cities, but the business circle still wants local administrations at all levels to further improve their transparency and accountability.
The improvement of national governance leads to effective COVID-19 response: 2020 PAPI report The improvement of national governance leads to effective COVID-19 response: 2020 PAPI report
The 2016-2021 government term witnessed an incremental improvement in national governance and public administration performance, with control of corruption in the public sector showing the strongest improvement.
Law on Vietnam Border Defense Law on Vietnam Border Defense
The 2020 Law on Vietnam Border Defense (the Law) provides policies, principles, tasks, activities, forces, guarantees, and responsibilities of agencies, organizations and individuals regarding border defense. Effective from the beginning of next year, the Law will supersede the 1997 Ordinance on the Border Guard.
Gov. enacts new policies on construction investment project management Gov. enacts new policies on construction investment project management
From March 3, owners of construction investment projects must work out technical and managerial solutions for ensuring efficient energy use, resource conservation and environmental protection.
New points and preparations for implementation of revised Law on Handling of Administrative Violations New points and preparations for implementation of revised Law on Handling of Administrative Violations
The Law Amending and Supplementing a Number of Articles of the Law on Handling of Administrative Violations (the revised Law), passed by the 14th National Assembly at its 10th session and set to take effect in 2022, requires careful preparations as it directly relates to the people’s life. Deputy Minister of Justice Dang Hoang Oanh has recently granted the Online Newspaper of the Government an interview on new points and urgency of the promulgation and implementation of the Law in the coming time.
Karaoke parties: When leisure becomes torture Karaoke parties: When leisure becomes torture
In January, local media reported that P.Q.T., a 25-year-old man in Ho Chi Minh City’s Binh Chanh district, was stabbed with a knife and iron tubes by a group of four while singing karaoke with his friends at home.
Domestic and overseas sellers on e-commerce platforms to be taxed Domestic and overseas sellers on e-commerce platforms to be taxed
The Ministry of Finance is working on two draft legal documents on tax administration, aiming to close current loopholes in the tax systems, especially those related to collection of tax on e-commerce and digital platform-based trading activities.
Vietnam makes proposals at ASEAN Senior Officials Meeting Vietnam makes proposals at ASEAN Senior Officials’ Meeting
Vietnam will take actions to speed up the narrowing of development gap in ASEAN, especially in enhancing sub-regional cooperation by holding an ASEAN Forum on narrowing development gaps between sub-regions for comprehensive recovery and sustainable development.