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Saturday, January 23, 2021
Tags: Government.
General election - A chance to exercise peoples right to mastery: Top leader General election - A chance to exercise people’s right to mastery: Top leader
Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong on January 21 stressed the significance of the election of deputies to the 15th National Assembly and all-level People’s Councils for the 2021-2026 tenure, describing this as an important political occasion and a chance to exercise the people’s right to mastery.
Vietnam highlights ASEANs need for task force against fake news Vietnam highlights ASEAN’s need for task force against fake news
ASEAN needs to set up an anti-fake news task force, while developing a regional guideline and shared platform for prompt information sharing, proposed a Vietnamese official at a seminar held in Jakarta, Indonesia on January 20.
National Party Congress will guarantee present and future of Vietnam: Cuban journalist National Party Congress will guarantee present and future of Vietnam: Cuban journalist
The 13th National Party Congress, scheduled to take place in Hanoi from January 25 to February 2, is attracting attention both in Vietnam and around the world, as it will mark an important milestone in setting out orientations for the country’s reforms, integration and development in the time ahead.
General law of guarantees General law of guarantees
Bui Duc Giang
Attorney at law and PhD in law
Guarantees are personal security recognized by the general law of security. The security is used both in the context of corporate financing and retail banking. Civil Code 91/2015/QH13 dated November 24, 2015 (the Civil Code) creates the general law for this security interest of which this article tries to provide an overview.
Vietnam pioneers post-pandemic carbon pricing Vietnam pioneers post-pandemic carbon pricing
Thang Nam Do
Having contained the COVID-19 pandemic, Vietnam is becoming the first developing country to adopt carbon pricing in the post-pandemic period to help guide a cleaner recovery. On November 17, Vietnam’s National Assembly passed the revised Law on Environmental Protection legalizing an emission trading scheme. The law will take effect on January 1, 2022. This policy is expected to strengthen Vietnam’s commitment to greenhouse gas emission reduction under the Paris Agreement on climate change. It paves the way for the country to further tap its significant renewable energy potential, and switch to a low-carbon development model in the post-COVID-19 recovery era.
Social insurance regimes for foreign workers in Vietnam Social insurance regimes for foreign workers in Vietnam
As per Article 2 of Government Decree 143/2018/ND-CP, when being employed in the country, a foreigner is required to participate in social insurance if he (i) possesses a work permit, practice certificate or practice license granted by a Vietnamese authority; and (ii) has entered into a labor contract of an indefinite term or of a term of at least full one year with a Vietnam-based employer.
Ministers responsibility for quality of draft laws should be enhanced: official Ministers’ responsibility for quality of draft laws should be enhanced: official
On November 24, a Government’s conference on law building, improvement and implementation was held. On this occasion, Chairman of the National Assembly Committee for Legal Affairs Hoang Thanh Tung granted an interview to the Online Newspaper of the Government to share his experience on how to improve quality and ensure progress of draft legal documents, in which he believes greater attention should be paid to the responsibility of ministers.
Autonomy in higher education: Tuition fee increase must go along with training quality improvement Autonomy in higher education: Tuition fee increase must go along with training quality improvement
In early June this year, students of the Ho Chi Minh City Medicine and Pharmacy University, a public university managed by the Ministry of Education and Training, were shocked to hear that the tuition fee for the 2020-21 academic year will increase to VND 30-70 million (around USD 1,300-3,000), a significant hike from the average fee level of VND 13 million applied in the previous academic year.
New regulations on tax administration New regulations on tax administration
The guiding text of the 2019 Law on Tax Administration has recently been issued by the Government with a series of new provisions designed to create convenience for taxpayers and reduce tax-related compliance costs while increasing the effectiveness of tax administration activities.
Developing processing and manufacturing industry in Vietnam: perception and policy orientation Developing processing and manufacturing industry in Vietnam: perception and policy orientation
Dr. Tran Tuan Anh Member of the Party Central Committee Minister of Industry and Trade Contributions of the processing and manufacturing industry to GDP and job creation The gross domestic product (GDP) of a country is structured from different economic activities, which are normally grouped into three main economic sectors: agriculture, industry-construction and service. Agriculture and industry-construction create tangible products while services generate intangible ones. Tangible and intangible products are closely inter-related according to value chains and both bring about value for the economy. A value chain is a chain of operations that converts an idea into a specific product. After a product goes through a certain operation process, its value further increases.

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