Law and judiciary

Law making process

NA to consider adopting six bills at seventh session

The National Assembly will consider the adoption of six bills at its seventh session to be opened on May 20, 2019.Keep reading ...

VNS Reporter

Vietnam postpones plans to increase fuel tax

Vietnam’s National Assembly has decided to postpone a controversial plan to increase environmental tax on fuel.Keep reading ...

Anh Minh

Vietnam’s legislature agrees to delay adoption of draft law on special economic zones

Vietnam’s lawmaking National Assembly has approved a proposal of the legislature’s Standing Committee on delaying a vote on a draft law which provides legal grounds for the development of new special economic zones.Keep reading ...

Tuan Son

Vietnam passes cybersecurity law despite concerns

Vietnam’s main legislative body, the National Assembly, has passed a law on cybersecurity that would require digital businesses like Facebook and Google to store data of Vietnamese users in Vietnam. 423 members of parliament, accounting for 86 percent of those present, voted in favor of ...

Bao Ha

Traffic disrupted as crowds gather across Vietnam to oppose land policy in new economic zones

Thousands assembled in Vietnamese localities on Sunday to show disagreement as to a draft law on developing new special economic zones that they fear will pose risks to national security, causing road blockage and delaying flights.Keep reading ...

Tuan Son

Several Vietnamese held for illegal protests against SEZ law provisions

Police in southern Vietnam’s Binh Duong Province arrested two men on Sunday for “organizing protests illegally,” disrupting security and order. They were calling for public protests against provision allowing foreign investors to lease land for 99 years.Keep reading ...

VnExpress Reporter

U.S. urges delay in vote on Vietnam's cybersecurity bill

The United States has urged Vietnam to delay a vote on a proposed cybersecurity law, the U.S. Embassy said on Friday, amid widespread concern the law would cause economic harm and stifle online dissent in the communist-ruled country.Keep reading ...

Reuters Staff

Justice Ministry urged to cut, clarify regulations

The Ministry of Justice must continue to review business conditions and eliminate overlapping and unnecessary regulations, said Minister and Chairman of the Office of the Government Mai Tien Dung during a meeting between the Government’s working group and the ministry on March 26.Keep reading ...

VNA Reporter

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