Sentences upheld for 13 rioters in Binh Thuan Society

Sentences upheld for 13 rioters in Binh Thuan

The People’s Court of the central province of Binh Thuan upheld the first instance trial sentences of between two and three years imposed on 13 defendants charged with disturbance of public order at the provincial People’s Committee headquarters in June 2018.
NA issues 16th communiqué of sixth session Politics

NA issues 16th communiqué of sixth session

The National Assembly (NA) deputies debated a number of bills, including a draft law on preventing and combating the harmful effects of alcohol and beer, on November 9 during their ongoing sixth session.
Seminar discusses prevention of alcohol abuse Society

Seminar discusses prevention of alcohol abuse

The Ministry of Health held a seminar in Hanoi on November 8 on Vietnam’s international commitments to preventing the harmful effects of alcohol and beer, as well as the recommendations from international organisations towards the draft law on the prevention and combat of alcohol abuse.
NA discusses CPTPP ratification, pilot issuance of e-visas Politics

NA discusses CPTPP ratification, pilot issuance of e-visas

The 14th National Assembly discussed in a plenary session the ratification of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) and related documents, and the extension of the pilot issuance of e-visas for foreigners entering Vietnam, at the ongoing sixth session in Hanoi on November 5.
Prison sentences pronounced on rioters in Binh Thuan Society

Prison sentences pronounced on rioters in Binh Thuan

The People’s Court of Phan Thiet city in the central province of Binh Thuan handed down prison sentences of between 2-3.5 years on 30 defendants for their disturbance of public order at the provincial People’s Committee headquarters in June, at the first instance-trial on October 31.
Can Tho: Man prosecuted for abusing freedom, democracy rights Society

Can Tho: Man prosecuted for abusing freedom, democracy rights

Police in Binh Thuy district, Can Tho city, put a man into temporary detention on October 10 to investigate into the charge of “abusing the rights to freedom and democracy to violate interests of the State, rights and legitimate interests of organisations and individuals” under Article 331 of the 2015 Penal Code.
Relaxation of foreign ownership cap helps VN market raise status Business

Relaxation of foreign ownership cap helps VN market raise status

The new amended draft law on securities allowing full foreign ownership at public companies and investment funds would help Vietnam’s securities market be included in the Morgan Stanley Capital International (MSCI)’s review list for a potential reclassification to Emerging Markets status.