Lawmakers look into coast guard, national defence laws Politics

Lawmakers look into coast guard, national defence laws

The draft law on Vietnamese coast guard force and the draft revised law on national defence were among issues National Assembly (NA) deputies discussed on May 22, the second day of the ongoing fifth session of the 14th tenure parliament.
Vietnam and LGBT rights: Making strides Society

Vietnam and LGBT rights: Making strides

Vietnam has seen a radical change in lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender (LGBT) rights over the last decade as the State has made significant steps to protect rights and equality.
Lawmakers debate revisions to Anti-Corruption Law Politics

Lawmakers debate revisions to Anti-Corruption Law

Lawmakers gave different ideas on specific contents needed adjusting in the draft revised Anti-Corruption Law, especially the expansion of its coverage to the private sector, subjects to asset declaration and the reclamation of corrupted property at the November 21 sitting as part of the 14th National Assembly’s ongoing fourth session.
Finance Minister: Loans should be concentrated on key projects Business

Finance Minister: Loans should be concentrated on key projects

Minister of Finance Dinh Tien Dung pointed out shortcomings in public debt management and put forth solutions to overcome in the coming time while answering questions raised by lawmakers at the fourth session of the 14th National Assembly in Hanoi on November 16.
Lawmakers: North-South road may be costly Politics

Lawmakers: North-South road may be costly

The Ministry of Transport should consider the possibility of cost overruns as it prepares to build a 654km section of the North-South expressway, NA deputies said at the ongoing fourth session of the 14th National Assembly in Hanoi on November 8.