Tag: "law"

HCM City sees low enrollment rate in family health plans

HCM City sees low enrollment rate in family health plans

Two years after the southern city of HCM City launched family health insurance plans, family coverage languishes at just 24%—a disappointing result that augurs ill for the Government’s bid to achieve universal health care coverage by 2020.

Ministries to cut barriers for import-export goods

Ministries to cut barriers for import-export goods

The Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST) will propose solutions to the Government to renovate specialised inspection activities in order to create a favourable environment for the business community while ensuring control over the quality of goods and protecting consumers.

Vietnam backs world efforts to fight terrorism

Vietnam backs world efforts to fight terrorism

Vietnam will continue its efforts to expand cooperation with other countries and support the international community’s efforts to counter terrorism and extremism on the basis of respecting the UN Charter and international law.

Rule of law significant to bolster sustainable development

Rule of law significant to bolster sustainable development

Vietnam commits to cooperating with the United Nations and its member states to promote the rule of law to realise sustainable development goals, said Ambassador Nguyen Phuong Nga, head of ​Vietnam's ​Permanent Mission to the UN.

Experts doubt MOIT’s new rules will free up businesses

Experts doubt MOIT’s new rules will free up businesses

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) decision on removing 675 business conditions and licenses has been described as a ‘historic decision’. However, experts think it doesn’t have much significance.

NA urges caution in amending public investment law

NA urges caution in amending public investment law

Vice Chairman of the National Assembly Phung Quoc Hien has advised caution in amending the Law on Public Investment, saying that adjustments are necessary but must not be made hastily, lest the legal system be disrupted.

Work-study model promoted for students

Work-study model promoted for students

The best way to improve the quality of university education in Vietnam is to provide students with practical experience through collaboration with employers, an education ministry official told university representatives in the southern city of Can Tho on September 28.

EU, promising market of Vietnamese chicken meat

EU, promising market of Vietnamese chicken meat

Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Vu Van Tam had a working session in Hanoi on September 28 with the Dutch company Jan Zandbergen, and some partners exporting livestock products to the EU.

Progress on special zones law to ease investment

Progress on special zones law to ease investment

The Department for Economic Zones Management of the Ministry of Planning and Investment is in the process of completing the draft Law on Special Administrative-Economic Units, with adjustments being made in terms of local operations, organization, administration and foreign investment policies.

Draft law to globalise logistics areas

Draft law to globalise logistics areas

Vietnam might, for the first time, allow 100 per cent foreign-invested firms in three logistics service areas, paving the way for an influx of foreign investment capital in the sector.

Draft law addresses university ranking

Draft law addresses university ranking

A draft amendment to higher education law proposes clarifying university assessment measures and making them uniform so that university rankings can be more precise in the future.