Tag: "law"

Radical proposals for special administrative-economic zones

Radical proposals for special administrative-economic zones

The abolition of people’s councils, permitting casinos to be set up and allowing foreign investors to lease land for 99 years are among the main provisions of a proposed new law to govern the three special administrative-economic zones in Vietnam.

Private sector’s business confidence keeps improving

Private sector’s business confidence keeps improving

A recent survey by the Vietnam Private Sector Forum has shown that the confidence of private business executives keeps improving, with the private sector increasingly asserting its important role in Vietnam’s economic growth.

Court pronounces sentences in Dong Tam land case

Court pronounces sentences in Dong Tam land case

The People’s Court of outlying My Duc district of Hanoi on August 8 pronounced sentences at the first instance trial on law violations regarding land management in the district’s Dong Tam commune.

Vietnam, Japan discuss workers’ wages

Vietnam, Japan discuss workers’ wages

The Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) on August 2 held its second biannual discussion of the Vietnam-Japan Joint Initiative Phase VI, as well as future trade and investment opportunities between the two nations.

Phone app helps report waterways violations

Phone app helps report waterways violations

The Vietnam Inland Waterways Administration (VIWA) has launched a free mobile phone application, called Viwa Alert, which allows users to report water traffic law violations.

Vietnam looks towards better investment climate

Vietnam looks towards better investment climate

Do Nhat Hoang, head of the Foreign Investment Agency under the Ministry of Planning and Investment, has underlined the need for Vietnam to further improve its investment environment in order to attract more Japanese businesses.

Workshop promotes grass-roots units’ access to law

Workshop promotes grass-roots units’ access to law

Promoting legal access for communes, wards and towns across the country is crucial for enhancing authorities’ responsibility in creating favourable conditions for local people to approach to legal regulations.

Meet the iMiss Thang Long crown hopefuls

Meet the iMiss Thang Long crown hopefuls

VOV.VN - Annually, the Hanoi Students Association sponsors the iMiss Thang Long beauty pageant open to candidates attending an institution of higher education in the metropolitan area.

Vietnam intensifies fight against corruption

Vietnam intensifies fight against corruption

VOV.VN - The Party Central Committee’s Inspection Commission has renewed efforts to fight corruption, saying violators should face due punishment no matter who they are and what position they hold.

Vietnam ensures civil, political rights

Vietnam ensures civil, political rights

VOV.VN - Vietnam has carried on activities to increase the effectiveness of its membership in the International Convention on Civil and Political Rights.

Foreign investors gunning for petroleum retail market

Foreign investors gunning for petroleum retail market

JX Nippon Oil & Energy is receiving close to $15 million in the first year after acquiring Petrolimex shares. This, coupled with the fact that there are 29 petroleum import-export distributors in Vietnam, makes the petroleum retail market especially lucrative.