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Cambodian NA passes amendments to election laws

World

Cambodian NA passes amendments to election laws

The Cambodian National Assembly (NA) passed amendments to four laws on elections, which are related to the distribution of seats at the parliament and councils at all levels if the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) is dissolved.

NA Standing Committee convenes 15th session

Politics

NA Standing Committee convenes 15th session

The 15th session of the 14th National Assembly (NA) Standing Committee opened in Hanoi on October 11, with an agenda focusing on reports which will be submitted to the legislature’s upcoming fourth meeting.

Proposal on environmental tax hike rejected

Business

Proposal on environmental tax hike rejected

The National Assembly Standing Committee has not approved the Ministry of Finance’s proposal to almost triple the environmental protection tax on oil and gas consumption, citing potential harm to consumers.

NA Offices of Vietnam, Laos tighten ties

Politics

NA Offices of Vietnam, Laos tighten ties

The National Assembly (NA) Offices of Vietnam and Laos are holding their ninth joint conference in the central city of Da Nang from July 24-28 to share experience in assisting the two legislatures.

Green tax hike on petrol to go ahead

Business

Green tax hike on petrol to go ahead

The Ministry of Finance (MoF) is going ahead with its plan to increase environmental protection tax on petroleum from the current 1,000-4,000 VND to 3,000-8,000 VND per litre, despite objections from other ministries and the public.