The Lawyer Law and Vietnam Civil Aviation (revised) Law were passed on June 22 by a majority of National Assembly (NA) deputies. The two laws will go into effect by January 1, 2007. The lawyer bill was discussed on May 22. Most deputies agreed with the NA Standing Committee on the contents and outline of the bill. The bill, which consists of 9 chapters and 94 articles, stipulates the principles, conditions, law-practicing standards, rights and responsibilities of lawyers and the management of lawyers' organisations and foreign lawyers' organisations in Vietnam. According to the adopted law, lawyers with practicing certificates and trainee lawyers will be allowed to continue with their work. Specific regulations are put forth to stipulate the government's assistance from the state budget to extremely disadvantaged mountainous provinces so that they can develop lawyer teams and ensure the operations of lawyer groups. In terms of prohibitions for lawyers, some deputies said the law … [Read more...] about Lawyer and Vietnam Civil Aviation (revised) laws adopted
With $1 billion, Vietnam can change its system of bureaucratic civil servants into a contingent of enthusiastic and qualified people, said a senior expert from the Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM). The comprehensive administrative reform program was implemented in 2001-2010. During this period, the government's number of agencies reduced from 48 to 30, including 22 ministries and ministerial-level agencies. The number of departments felt by 28, but the number of general departments rose by 18 and the number of bureaus increased by 22. Le Viet Thai, head of the CIEM's Economic Institution Department, who chairs the research project entitled "Strategic vision on governmental institute and implementation roadmap", says that the administrative apparatus is cumbersome and ineffective because tasks and responsibility are not clearly defined. Thai tells Tien Phong Daily about the project. What does your group discover after researching the government apparatus? … [Read more...] about US$1 billion enough to renovate Vietnam’s civil servants?
During the exercise The drill, with a command exercise with map and field components, involved nearly 1,000 personnel from the Ministries of National Defense and Public Security as well as other forces and agencies. Addressing the opening ceremony, Permanent Deputy-Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh underlined that the exercise was designed to enhance readiness to deal with any emergencies, as well as to improve coordination between relevant agencies. According to the simulated situation, a civil aircraft was hijacked by a eight-member armed group while flying in Vietnamese airspace. Immediately, Vietnamese in-charge forces took appropriate prescribed measures to remedy the issue. Thanks to their good preparations, the exercise was considered a success. All participants coordinated well together to ensure the safety of air traffic, passengers, and airport facilities. Translated by Van Hieu … [Read more...] about Khanh Hoa hosts aviation emergency response exercise
(Cinet)- A new project on providing capacity support for the government officials at national and sub-national levels in the development and implementation of a national response to domestic violence is being signed 24 August in Ha Noi attended by representatives of Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MOCST), other line ministries, representatives from provinces, social organizations and the United Nations agencies in Viet Nam.Addressing the event, Deputy Minister Le Khanh Hai highly valued effective help from the international community, including UN agencies, especially UNFPA with efforts on preventing and fighting domestic violence in Vietnam .He stressed that Vietnam ’s policies on fighting against domestic violence are clearly manifested in legal documents such as the Labour Code, the Civil Code and the laws on marriage and family, child protection and care, gender equality, particularly the law on preventing and fighting domestic violence. The country has also issued a … [Read more...] about Signing project “National response to domestic violence”
(Cinet)- A photographic exhibition entitled “Discovering the Red River Civilization” and “Homeland’s sea and island” officially opened on August 28, at the Hai Phong Fine Arts Exhibition Center. Deputy Minister of MOCST Vuong Duy Bien attended. Speaking at the opening ceremony, Deputy Minister Vuong Duy Bien appreciated the enthusiastic participation and full responsibility of the photographer from Red River Delta region of artists and photographers from the provinces/cities in State and affirmed: the photo exhibition entitled “Discovering the Red River Civilization” and “Homeland’s sea and island” is a cultural event of national scale , held in Hai Phong city from August 28, 2013 to September 06, 2013. This is cultural activity to mark the National Independence Day (September 2) and the Hai Phong – Red River delta national tourism … [Read more...] about “Discovering the Red River Civilization” and “Homeland’s sea and island” exhibition opens