Foreign investors make Vietnam's economy bigger, but not stronger: legislators

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Foreign investors make Vietnam's economy bigger, but not stronger: legislators

Foreign investors have contributed a lot to Vietnam's economy, but at the same time they have done very little to help the country in terms of technology, legislators said Wednesday.

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Many Vietnamese lawmakers back abolition of death penalty for 7 crimes

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Many Vietnamese lawmakers back abolition of death penalty for 7 crimes

The proposal that capital punishment be scrapped for seven crimes under the current Penal Code has been supported by many Vietnamese legislators.

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Vietnam gov't confirms overspending, breaching legislators' limit

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Vietnam's budget deficit reached 6.6 percent of gross domestic product in 2013, exceeding the 5.3 percent cap set by the National Assembly that year, new government data showed.

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Vietnam's central bank pledges to bring bad debt ratio to 3 pct

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Vietnam's central bank pledges to bring bad debt ratio to 3 pct

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EU parliament in surprise vote for 'conflict minerals' ban

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EU parliament in surprise vote for 'conflict minerals' ban

European legislators unexpectedly voted in favour of a law requiring firms to ensure they do not use so-called conflict minerals from Africa and other areas that end up funding warlords.

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Animal rights group sends petition to Vietnamese legislators

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Animal rights group sends petition to Vietnamese legislators

The organizer of a recent campaign against dog meat trade has submitted a petition to Vietnam's National Assembly, asking legislators to include animal protection provisions in their discussion of a veterinary bill next month.

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Most Vietnamese lawmakers want to maintain three-level local government model

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Most Vietnamese lawmakers want to maintain three-level local government model

The majority of Vietnamese legislators wants to maintain the current three-level local administration system, while others consider it overlapping and suggest that it be downsized to two levels.

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Ha Noi voters call for better law enforcement

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Voters in the capital city's Hoan Kiem District yesterday called for better supervision of law enforcement and expressed concern over farmers being hurt by market gluts.

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Party leader meets Hanoi constituents

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A majority of constituents in Hoan Kiem district, Hanoi hailed the agenda for the upcoming ninth session of the 13th National Assembly (NA) while meeting Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong on May 8.

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Legislators look at wrongful convictions

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National Assembly (NA) members on April 10 agreed that wrongful verdicts still occurred despite efforts by all Government agencies and bodies to ensure that criminal proceedings were transparent.

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Legislators look at wrongful convictions

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National Assembly (NA) members on April 10 agreed that wrongful verdicts still occurred despite efforts by all Government agencies and bodies to ensure that criminal proceedings were transparent.

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Legislators look at wrongful convictions

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National Assembly (NA) members on April 10 agreed that wrongful verdicts still occurred despite efforts by all Government agencies and bodies to ensure that criminal proceedings were transparent.

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Vietnam legislators debate reducing death penalties; some suggest completely scrapping capital punishment

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Vietnam legislators debate reducing death penalties; some suggest completely scrapping capital punishment

Some lawmakers in Vietnam have proposed getting rid of capital punishment, saying it is not in line with the spirit of the Constitution, whereas others have suggested maintaining the death penalty for drug offenses.

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VN shares foreign policy with foreign legislators

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VN shares foreign policy with foreign legislators

VGP – Deputy PM, FM Pham Binh Minh on Monday shared Viet Nam’s foreign policy with nearly 2,000 participants to the plenary session of the ongoing 132nd Inter-Parliamentary Union Assembly.

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VN shares foreign policy with foreign legislators

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VN shares foreign policy with foreign legislators

VietNamNet Bridge – Deputy PM, FM Pham Binh Minh on Monday shared Viet Nam’s foreign policy with nearly 2,000 participants to the plenary session of the ongoing 132nd Inter-Parliamentary Union Assembly.

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