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Thursday, February 25, 2021
Tags: Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Increasing signatory authorities of international agreements to meet practical needs Increasing signatory authorities of international agreements to meet practical needs
The Law on International Agreements was passed by the National Assembly last November. On this occasion, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Le Hoai Trung, Chairman of the Law Drafting Board, granted an interview to the The gioi va Viet Nam (World and Vietnam) newspaper on new regulations as well as solutions for efficient implementation of the Law.
New regulations applicable to foreign workers in Vietnam New regulations applicable to foreign workers in Vietnam
Under Government Decree 152/2020/ND-CP dated December 30, 2020, on management of foreign workers in Vietnam and recruitment and management of Vietnamese workers for Vietnam-based foreign entities and individuals, a foreign worker may be exempt from Vietnam’s work permit.
Vietnams criminal procedure law on criminal cases involving foreigners: ambiguities and proposed solutions Vietnam’s criminal procedure law on criminal cases involving foreigners: ambiguities and proposed solutions
The principle of use of language in criminal proceedings is a fundamental one of Vietnam’s criminal procedure law. Accordingly, the language used in criminal proceedings is Vietnamese, both in writing and orally.
Tax-related investment arbitration: a critical view from a developing countrys perspective Tax-related investment arbitration: a critical view from a developing country’s perspective
Tax avoidance strategies using offshore indirect transfer have become popular among multinational companies and caused negative impacts on developing countries. This article discusses difficulties that developing countries have been facing in the fight against tax evasion by multinational companies and suggests the way forward to prevent the abuse of investor-state dispute settlement mechanism for tax avoidance in the globe.
Intl conference strengthens womens role in building sustaining peace Int’l conference strengthens women’s role in building, sustaining peace
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in collaboration with the United Nations, opened an international conference on women, peace and security themed “Strengthening women’s role in building and sustaining peace: from commitments to results” on December 7.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs seeks OVs opinions on national development Ministry of Foreign Affairs seeks OVs' opinions on national development
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs hosted a meeting in Hanoi on November 26 to seek overseas Vietnamese (OV)'s opinions about the results of the five-year implementation of the Politburo’s Directive No. 45/CT-TW and how to develop the country in the new context.
How to improve effectiveness of mutual legal assistance in handling wildlife-related criminal cases How to improve effectiveness of mutual legal assistance in handling wildlife-related criminal cases
Mutual legal assistance in criminal matters is an effective channel to handle criminal cases involving overseas investigation and collection of documents and evidence. However, the result of mutual legal assistance on wildlife-related crimes remains below expectations mostly because of belated response to mutual legal assistance request. This article reviews the current situation of mutual legal assistance in handling wildlife-related criminal cases and puts forth some recommendations to improve the effectiveness of this work.
Some key points of Vietnams new Investment Law Some key points of Vietnam’s new Investment Law
The National Assembly of Vietnam passed a new Law on Investment on June 17, 2020, which will become effective on January 1, 2021 (LOI 2020) and replace the 2014 Law on Investment (LOI 2014). In this post, we briefly discuss some new key points of the LOI 2020.
PM orders accelerating visa grant to foreign experts investors PM orders accelerating visa grant to foreign experts, investors
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on August 27 asked ministries and agencies to closely monitor and accelerate granting of visas to foreign experts and investors.
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.

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