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Saturday, December 3, 2022
Current law on technology and intellectual asset evaluation in Vietnam: inadequacies and solutions Current law on technology and intellectual asset evaluation in Vietnam: inadequacies and solutions
Technology evaluation constitutes an important stage of the process of commercialization and transfer of technologies and intellectual assets. Yet, Vietnam’s current policies on technology evaluation activities seem to be inadequate, particularly the lack of supportive measures of the State. This prompts the need to work out solutions to improve relevant regulations to promote these activities in the country.
Vietnam strives to resolve land issues for the interest of all parties Vietnam strives to resolve land issues for the interest of all parties
In a recent interview with the media, Politburo member and head of the Party Central Committee's Economic Commission Tran Tuan Anh discussed the positive changes that Resolution No. 18-NQ/TW about land management and use will bring about for people, the State and investors.
Improving consumer protection law to better guarantee e-consumer rights Improving consumer protection law to better guarantee e-consumer rights
This article provides an analysis of shortcomings and inadequacies in the implementation of regulations on protection of consumer rights in Vietnam in e-transactions, and propose recommendations for further improvement of the Law on Protection of Consumer Rights.
Decree to address violations in the field of belief and religion necessary: deputy minister Decree to address violations in the field of belief and religion necessary: deputy minister
Deputy Minister of Home Affairs Vu Chien Thang spoke to Vietnam News Agency about the draft of a separate decree on the sanctioning of administrative violations in the field of belief and religion, which aims to encourage organizations and individuals to respect the law and the limits when performing religious and belief activities.
Personal data protection in Vietnam - Road ahead Personal data protection in Vietnam - Road ahead
It can be said that Vietnam’s legal provisions on protection of personal data are rooted in the right to privacy - a fundamental human right. There is a general principle enshrined in all provisions on personal data protection in Vietnam’s legal documents: personal data is protected and other subjects may use personal data only if data subjects so agree, unless otherwise provided by law; violators are subject to administrative and criminal penalties, and data subjects suffering from personal data intrusion are entitled to damages.
Realizing freedom of association under Vietnams legislation Realizing freedom of association under Vietnam’s legislation
The 2019 Labor Code, effective as of January 1, 2021, lays a foundation for development and implementation of the country’s industrial relations system, which is more consistent with the principles of the market economy and serves the country’s integration and strong development. The Code touches upon key principles for freedom of association and independent workers’ representative organizations, but there is an increasing concern that would not suffice, especially, in the context of Vietnam. This article examines key challenges to freedom of association in the country and explore future perspectives of the right to association.
Media agencies press on with utilizing digital communication technology Media agencies press on with utilizing digital communication technology
Providing information to the public through digital communication channels has become popular now. Doing so for official information is currently a common trend among the press agencies in the digital era. Journalist Vu Viet Trang, General Director of Vietnam News Agency (VNA), has given some comments on communication trends in the digital era and highlighted orientations for the VNA to sustain its stature as a mainstream media agency in the cyberspace.
Finance sector aims at improving fiscal space facilitating business activities Finance sector aims at improving fiscal space, facilitating business activities
“Improving institutional quality, developing human resources and digital finance platform, and unblocking and promoting financial potential would be considered three breakthroughs in implementation of the recently issued Financial Strategy.” This statement was made by Dr. Nguyen Nhu Quynh, Director of the National Institute for Finance under the Ministry of Finance, at an interview with the Thoi bao Tai chinh Viet Nam (Vietnam Financial Times).
Improving IP law in the context of international integration Improving IP law in the context of international integration
Over the past time, Vietnam’s legal system on intellectual property (IP) has been built and regularly revised, forming a fundamental legal foundation to regulate issues related to intellectual property rights (IPRs) protection and enforcement. Today, in the face of the requirements of an increasingly intensive, extensive and comprehensive international integration process, it needs further improvements to ensure effective implementation of international commitments and promote the application of scientific and technological research outcomes to production and business, contributing to the national socio-economic development.
UNCLOS provides an effective mechanism for peaceful resolution of maritime disputes UNCLOS provides an effective mechanism for peaceful resolution of maritime disputes
On the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the adoption of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, Prof. Carl Thayer, University of New South Wales, Australia, in an interview with the Vietnam News Agency, gave some opinions about the significance of the Convention and the way forward.

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