Vietnamese Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien at the meeting (Photo: Courtesy of WHO)

WHO calls for strong actions to tackle harmful use of alcohol

Under the support of the World Health Organization (WHO) country office in Vietnam, the Ministry of Health July 18 organized the Health Partnership Group (HPG) Consultation meeting on the Draft law for prevention and control of alcohol related harms.

City focuses on resettlement projects

City focuses on resettlement projects

At a meeting with City People's Council members voters expressed their concerns on organizing large crowds to protest the draft law on special economic zone, compensation and site clearance for urban upgrading  projects, building resettlement areas.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc speaks with the media on the sidelines of the NA's fifth session (Photo: VNA)

PM: Land lease of special economic units to be adjusted

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has affirmed that all ideas on the land lease period crafted in the draft Law on Special Administrative-Economic Units of Van Don, Bac Van Phong and Phu Quoc will be considered, and reasonable adjustments will be made to meet people’s aspiration.
Students of Hanoi University of Science and Technology regularly attend practice sessions in research academies and laboratories

State-owned universities to aim at financial autonomy

The revised draft law on higher education (hereafter the Draft) is urgently sent by the National Assembly Committee for Culture, Education, Youth, Adolescents and Children to universities nationwide for opinions and recommendations. Yet in the Draft, many issues are not mentioned, one very important of which is the topic of autonomy in state-owned units, as stated in Resolution No.19 of the 6th Plenum of the Party Central Committee issued in October 2017.

A view of Cai Bau island, a central island of Van Don (Photo: VNA)

PM willing to listen to advice on special administrative-economic unit bill

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc affirmed his willingness to listen with high responsibility to opinions of intellectuals, experts, people and particularly National Assembly deputies on the proposal of land lease of 99 years in the draft law on special administrative-economic units.
Payments for e-commerce transactions must be made via banks or authorised payment intermediary services, according to the draft of the amended Law on Tax Management.— Photo cafef.vn

Draft law lifts banks’ role in e-commerce

Payments for e-commerce transactions must be made via banks or authorised payment intermediary services, according to the draft of the amended Law on Tax Management.
Lawmakers adopt the draft Law on Public Debt Management at the 14th National Assembly’s fourth session (Source: VNA)

Law on Public Debt Management passed

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.
The draft Law on Preventing and Controlling Corruption is debated at the National Assembly on Tuesday. (Photo: VNA/VNS)

Deputies discuss new anti-corruption law

The draft law on preventing and controlling corruption created some controversy when it was discussed by National Assembly deputies on Tuesday.