Technology Transfer Law on debate Politics

Technology Transfer Law on debate

The eighth session of 14th National Assembly Standing Committee on March 16 turned its agenda toward discussing amendments to the Technology Transfer Law.

Philippines: Competition, amended cabotage laws approved

The Philippines’ President Benigno S. Aquino III signed the Competition Act and amendments related to cabotage policy (inter-country air or maritime transport of goods) into law on July 21 with the aim to boost trade and attract foreign investment.
Firms lack awareness of legal rights Business

Firms lack awareness of legal rights

Though the Laws on Competition and Consumer Rights Protection took effect many years ago, a majority of Vietnamese businesses and consumers do not understand their legal rights, a seminar heard on April 10 in Ho Chi Minh City.
EU helps Vietnam enforce competition law Business

EU helps Vietnam enforce competition law

A workshop to review 10 years of implementing the competition law in Vietnam was held by the Vietnam Competition Council (VCC) and the EU-Vietnam Multilateral Trade Project (EU-MUTRAP) in Ho Chi Minh City on December 16.
ASEAN defines goals for post-2015 competition ASEAN

ASEAN defines goals for post-2015 competition

The ASEAN Experts Group on Competition (AEGC) held a meeting at the ASEAN Secretariat in Jakarta on September 9-10 to develop a joint vision and strategic plan for post-2015 competition.

Second wave of mergers and acquisitions begins: paper

Experts have claimed a second wave of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) has begun in Vietnam, the Vietnam Economic News reported, citing experts as saying that the second one is stronger both in terms of numbers and value of the transactions.

ASEAN helps Myanmar build competition law

High-ranking officials from the Myanmar Ministry of Commerce have taken part in a training course on Competition Policy and Law with the support from the ASEAN Secretariat and the German Government.

KOICA helps Vietnam sharpen competitive edge

The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) in Vietnam on June 11 handed over to the Vietnamese side an integrated information management system to support the Government’s effort in raising the competitiveness of the economy.

Service providers come under scrutiny

Deputy PM Hoang Trung Hai has ordered the Ministry of Finance and the Ministry Industry and Trade to monitor telecom fees by three giant providers, in compliance with the Competition Law.

VNPT to offload mobile network

The Vietnam Post and Telecommunications Group (VNPT) would keep one of its two giant mobile networks, Vinaphone and Mobifone, but let the other spin-off.