Vietnam’s lawmakers debate protection of human rights of people in detention

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Vietnam’s lawmakers debate protection of human rights of people in detention

Vietnam’s legislators emphasized the need to ensure human rights for those under temporary detention or arrest at their meeting on Friday, the last working day of the 35th session of the National Assembly (NA)’s Standing Committee.

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Vietnam makes back-to-back cuts to largest airport project, but budget concerns remain

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Vietnam makes back-to-back cuts to largest airport project, but budget concerns remain

In an unexpected move, the Vietnamese government on Thursday made another cut to the cost estimate for Long Thanh, slated to be the country's biggest airport, to around US$5.2 billion, down 33 percent from the original calculation.

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NA input on new airport awaited

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The Standing Committee of the 13th National Assembly will give comments on investment and construction plans for Long Thanh Airport during its 35th session, which will start on Wednesday in Ha Noi.

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NA Standing Committee convenes 35th session on Feb. 25

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NA Standing Committee convenes 35th session on Feb. 25

The Standing Committee of the 13th National Assembly will convene its 35th session in Hanoi on February 25, scheduled to give comments on a plan on investment and construction of international Long Thanh airport.

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Group interests must not hold sway

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Group interests must not hold sway

VietNamNet Bridge – Dinh Xuan Thao, director of the National Assembly's Institute of Legislative Studies, spoke to Tien Phong (Vanguard) newspaper about the need to eliminate group interests in the policy-making process.

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Thailand: NLA advocates former PM impeachment

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Thailand: NLA advocates former PM impeachment

As many as 190 out of 219 legislators in Thailand’s National Legislative Assembly (NLA) on January 23 voted for impeaching former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra for her role in a controversial rice subsidy programme.

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Thailand: NPA advocates former PM impeachment

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Thailand: NPA advocates former PM impeachment

As many as 190 out of 219 legislators in Thailand’s National Legislative Assembly (NLA) on January 23 voted for impeaching former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra for her role in a controversial rice subsidy programme.

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RoK Assembly Speaker visits Laos

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RoK Assembly Speaker visits Laos

Speaker of the Republic of Korea (RoK)’s National Assembly Chung Ui Hwa is paying an official visit to Laos from January 21-24, at an invitation of his Lao counterpart Pany Yathotou.

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Legislators praise Tay Ninh on religious issues

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Legislators praise Tay Ninh on religious issues

Trinh Ngoc Thach, Deputy Head of the National Assembly Committee for Culture , Education , Youth , Adolescents, and Children praised the Southwest province of Tay Ninh for their enforcement of laws and policies on religion in 2014.

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People should elect government leaders at ward, commune levels: Vietnam lawmakers

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People should elect government leaders at ward, commune levels: Vietnam lawmakers

Citizens should be entitled to directly elect the chairs of the people’s committees of wards and communes so that they can supervise the performance of the elected first-hand, some Vietnamese legislators suggested on Tuesday.

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Legislators look at structure of local government

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The second day of the National Assembly (NA) Standing Committee's 34th meeting continued yesterday with deputies discussing the draft Law on Local Government Organisation.

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Top legislators from Viet Nam, Uruguay agree on co-operation

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Top legislators from Viet Nam, Uruguay agree on co-operation

Viet Nam looked forward to increased co-operation with the General Assembly of the Eastern Republic of Uruguay, National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung affirmed at a reception yesterday for his counterpart Anibal Pereyra.

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Vietnam, Uruguay top legislators hold talks

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National Assembly (NA) Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung held talks with Speaker of the Chamber of Representatives of Uruguay Anibal Pereyra in Hanoi on January 19, during which a cooperation agreement between the two legislative bodies was inked.

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Vietnam, Uruguay top legislators hold talks

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National Assembly (NA) Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung held talks with Speaker of the Chamber of Representatives of Uruguay Anibal Pereyra in Hanoi on January 19, during which a cooperation agreement between the two legislative bodies was inked.

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Thai PM: I have not ordered legislators to ban Yingluck

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Thai PM: I have not ordered legislators to ban Yingluck

Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha said on Monday he had not ordered his military-dominated legislature to vote against ousted former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra when her impeachment hearing concludes this week.

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