Ten years after it came into effect, Vietnam’s mandatory helmet law still struggles to address quality issues and raise motorbike riders’ awareness of the need for safe helmets.
The Ministry of Construction is preparing to propose huge changes in construction regulations in order to improve the climate for construction and real estate business.
The Presidential Office announced six new laws at a press conference on December 14.
Dr Mai Liem Truc, former deputy minister of Post and Communications, talks to the newspaper Nong Thon Ngay Nay (Countryside Today) about the need to finalise the draft Law on Cyber Security. .
Private hospitals that have signed health-insurance contracts with the Vietnam Social Security (VSS) will continue the contracts next year. However, private healthcare facilities must now have their classifications authorised by the Ministry of Health.
Experts have urged simplifying the procedures to receive refunds on value-added tax (VAT) for foreign tourists.
The United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) is universal and unified, stated Ambassador Nguyen Phuong Nga, head of Vietnam’s permanent mission to the UN.
President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee Tran Thanh Man visited Speaker of the Parliament of New Zealand Trevor Mallard in the country’s capital Wellington on December 5.
VOV.VN -Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc emphasized protecting retired female workers’ interests at a December 4 meeting with voters in the northern port city of Hai Phong.
Immigration New Zealand has announced that three Vietnamese sailors who had been detained by New Zealand authorities while being on board a Korean ship did not violate the law and are in good health condition.
Vice Chairman of the National Assembly (NA) Phung Quoc Hien called on Vietnam’s NA and Canada’s parliament to increase their exchange of delegations and law-making experience.
The nation’s population policy must be integrated with other socio-economic factors including national defence and security to ensure rapid and sustainable development, experts said at a meeting in Hanoi on November 29.
Many voters in Hanoi applauded improvements in the National Assembly (NA)’s recent activities, especially its fourth session, while meeting with Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong and other NA deputies of Hanoi on November 29.
International law holds an important role in maintaining peace and stability in the East Sea, heard the ninth East Sea International Conference which ended in Ho Chi Minh City on November 28.
VOV.VN - Vietnam-Republic of Korea trade ties are flourishing with trade revenue growing from US$500 million in 1992 to US$45 billion in September this year. But the number of Vietnamese brands in Korea remains small.
Though they have official practice cards, freelance tour guides will become unemployed if they cannot satisfy new requirements in the 2017 Tourism Law which takes effect on January 1, 2018.
The Law on Planning sailed through the 4th meeting of the 14th National Assembly in Hanoi on November 24 with the majority of votes in favour.
National Assembly (NA) deputies had mixed views on the need of issuing a law on cyber security while scrutinising the draft law on November 23.
A draft Law on Public Debt Management was adopted on November 23 at the 14th National Assembly’s fourth session with 85.74 percent of “yes” votes.
Deputies of the 14th National Assembly debated the draft Law on the Protection of State Secrets during their November 22 sitting.