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Friday, July 10, 2020
Tags: National Assembly
Protection of endangered precious and rare wildlife under the 2015 Penal Code Protection of endangered, precious, and rare wildlife under the 2015 Penal Code
Compared to the 1999 version, the 2015 Penal Code’s provisions on protection of wildlife have been significantly revised toward expanding the scope of application of the monetary penalty, increasing penalties and adding some aggravating circumstances. This article analyzes these regulations and proposes a number of recommendations for more effective protection of endangered, precious, and rare wildlife.
AIPA advisory council meets to reinforce cooperation in drug fight AIPA advisory council meets to reinforce cooperation in drug fight
The 3rd meeting of the AIPA (ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly) Advisory Council on Dangerous Drugs (AIPACODD) was held online on June 29 with a view to helping enhance regional cooperation towards a drug-free ASEAN community.
36th ASEAN Summit opens in Hanoi 36th ASEAN Summit opens in Hanoi
The 36th ASEAN Summit themed “Cohesive and Responsive ASEAN” took place in Hanoi on June 26 under the chair by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
NA deputies approve a resolution on socio-economic development in ethnic minority regions NA deputies approve a resolution on socio-economic development in ethnic minority regions
The National Assembly on June 19 passed a resolution on the national target program on socio-economic development in ethnic minority and mountainous areas during 2021-30, which aimed at improving livelihoods of ethnic minority groups, with the majority of deputies voting in favor.
Vietnam notifies EU of its ratification of bilateral deals Vietnam notifies EU of its ratification of bilateral deals
Diplomatic notes informing about Vietnam’s ratification of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement and the EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement were presented to the EU Delegation to Vietnam on June 18.
NA passes four laws debates two drafts NA passes four laws, debates two drafts
The 14th National Assembly continued its ninth working day of the second stage of the ongoing ninth session in Hanoi on June 17 under the chair of NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan.
PM lauds media for contributions to COVID-19 fight PM lauds media for contributions to COVID-19 fight
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has lauded the media for its important contributions to the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, saying that it has produced practical works to mark the 95th anniversary of the Vietnam Revolutionary Press Day.
Deputy PM: Utilize COVID-19 success to raise VNs global profile Deputy PM: Utilize COVID-19 success to raise VN’s global profile
Vietnam must capitalize on its COVID-19 success to “elevate the country’s profile” on the world stage, according to Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam.
NA Chairwoman Ngan elected as Chairperson of National Election Council NA Chairwoman Ngan elected as Chairperson of National Election Council
National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan was elected as Chairperson of the National Election Council at the ongoing ninth session of the 14th legislature in Hanoi on June 11.
Law expected to better protect Vietnamese guest workers Law expected to better protect Vietnamese guest workers
Clear and detailed regulations are needed to strictly punish those who abuse labor export policies to make illegal profits, National Assembly deputies said on June 10 when discussing in groups the draft revised law on Vietnamese guest workers.

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