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Tuesday, December 1, 2020
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Quang Binh province: a renewable energy and adventure tourism hub of central Vietnam Quang Binh province: a renewable energy and adventure tourism hub of central Vietnam
Located in the central coastal region of Vietnam and leaning against the Truong Son mountain range, Quang Binh province borders Ha Tinh province to the north, Quang Tri province to the south and Khammouane and Savannakhet provinces of Laos to the west with a borderline of 201.87 kilometers and the East Sea to the east.
Floods in Central Vietnam: Revising law to ensure effectiveness and lawfulness of charitable activities Floods in Central Vietnam: Revising law to ensure effectiveness and lawfulness of charitable activities
The Central Vietnam is undergoing tough times when severe storms have led to landslides and flash floods causing enormous damage to the lives, health and assets of people. Many local and international organizations and individuals have joined relief efforts and handed over huge donations to help the victims.
Internationalization trend and challenges of Vietnams criminal legislation Internationalization trend and challenges of Vietnam’s criminal legislation
Vietnam’s criminal law’s evolution landmarks include the first-ever 1985 Penal Code, 1999 Penal Code (revised in 2009) and the latest Penal Code passed in 2015 (revised in 2017). Each of these codes and its revised version was imbued with characteristics of certain criminal legislation trends in its effective period. In the initial stage of codification of Vietnam’s criminal law, international aspects were embodied in a very moderate manner. The 1985 Penal Code only recognized some international criminal law principles regarding some crimes in order to protect interests of the international community. The 1999 Penal Code went further with some revisions to guarantee Vietnam’s responsibility as a state party to a number of conventions and treaties on criminal justice. However, these two codes have not yet initiated the internationalization trend of Vietnam’s criminal law. Until the 2009 Code revising the 1999 Penal Code and the 2015 Penal Code (revised in 2017), such trends as modernization, benevolence, international integration, judicial reform and respect for human rights are embraced. So, for what reasons Vietnam’s criminal law has been influenced by international criminal law and more and more clearly leaned toward consistency with international criminal law?
Permanent residence of stateless persons in Vietnam Permanent residence of stateless persons in Vietnam
I’m a stateless person currently renting a house in Vietnam for temporary residence. Am I entitled to register for permanent residence in the and if I am, what are conditions and procedures for my permanent residence registration?
Free stay permit waivers extended until November 30 Free stay permit waivers extended until November 30
The Immigration Department will extend its visa waiver program for another month, officials have announced.
Visa application for foreigners working at representative offices in Vietnam Visa application for foreigners working at representative offices in Vietnam
Citizens of 80 countries and territories who enter Vietnam with e-visas (EV) of a validity period of 30 days, once obtaining work permits or certificates of exemption from work permit, may have their e-visas changed into LD1 or LD2 visas or temporary residence cards in accordance with law.
Official Gazette issues Nos 73-75/2020 availble on October 19 2020 Official Gazette issues Nos 73-75/2020, availble on October 19, 2020
Labor Code Labor Code
Coming into force from the beginning of 2021, the Labor Code prescribes labor standards; rights, obligations and responsibilities of employees, employers, grassroots-level employees’ representative organizations, and employers’ representative organizations in industrial relations and other relations directly associated with industrial relations; and state management of labor.
Ministry of Justice launches Law for Everyone online contest Ministry of Justice launches “Law for Everyone” online contest
The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) on October 16 declares the launching of an online contest titled “Law for Everyone”, aiming to provide and disseminate legal knowledge in a number of practical issues related to people’s lives and raise sense of law observance among the public.
Visa application for foreigners working at representative offices in Vietnam Visa application for foreigners working at representative offices in Vietnam
Citizens of 80 countries and territories who enter Vietnam with e-visas (EV) of a validity period of 30 days, once obtaining work permits or certificates of exemption from work permit, may have their e-visas changed into LD1 or LD2 visas or temporary residence cards in accordance with law.

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