OP-ED: Proposed liquor curfew will only add to Vietnam's unenforceable laws

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Báo Thanh Niên English 2 day(s) ago

OP-ED: Proposed liquor curfew will only add to Vietnam's unenforceable laws

The Ministry of Health's proposed 10 p.m. curfew on the sale of beer and alcohol has sparked weeks of heated debate and divided public opinion.

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Five notable company apologies for privacy invasion

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 week(s) ago

Facebook has often been at the center of the online privacy debate, and they've apologized numerous times for overstepping their bounds with user data. The latest "mood experiment" has earned yet another apology, but they're not the only company that has had to eat humble pie in regards to your privacy. Ranx takes a look at five big companies that have had to apologize for getting a little too cozy with your personal information.

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Experts talk legal issues on Chinese rig placed in VN’s waters

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VietnamPlus English 6 day(s) ago 1 related news

Vietnamese and foreign legal experts are gathering at an international workshop opened in Ho Chi Minh City on July 26 to debate legal issues regarding China’s illegal placement of its Haiyang Shiyou-981 oil rig inside Vietnam’s exclusive economic zone and continent shelf.

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Proposed ban on late liquor sale sparks controversy among expats in Vietnam

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 week(s) ago

Proposed ban on late liquor sale sparks controversy among expats in Vietnam

There is debate brewing among expats in Vietnam over the recent proposed prohibition on the sale of liquor between 10:00 pm and 6:00 am the following day.

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Confusion surrounds land use fees

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago

The new decree, No 7, which requires home buyers to pay for land use rights when buying an apartment, has stirred up a debate in the past few days.

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Wind power debate coming to a head over EVN feed-in tariffs

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Báo Đầu Tư English 2 week(s) ago

Debates over feed-in-tariffs for wind power plants are intensifying, as the Ministry of Planning is in the process of revising the support mechanisms granted to wind power projects.

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Vietnam subsidizing fuel prices?

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

Vietnam subsidizing fuel prices?

VietNamNet Bridge – A fierce debate has been raised in response to the recent release of the UNDP’s report on the energy situation in Vietnam. The report, conducted with the support of some Vietnamese research institutions, says the government spends $1.2-4.5 billion a year for fuel subsidies.

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Indonesia plays vital role in regional security: FM Marty

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago

Indonesia plays vital role in regional security: FM Marty

Indonesian Foreign Minister Marty Natalegawa said that although Indonesia is not directly involved in any territorial disputes in the East Sea, the country should bear the responsibility for helping to maintain peace in the region.

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Australian scholar suggests China case to UN Security Council

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago 1 related news

Professor Carlyle Thayer from the Australian University of New South Wales has suggested that China’s illegal placement of Haiyang Shiyou-981 inside Vietnam’s territorial waters should be referred to the UN Security Council for discussion.

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Concerns remain over real estate law

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 month(s) ago

Many concerns still remain despite the debate on the new Real Estate Business bill held in National Assembly last week

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Carlyle Thayer suggests Haiyang Shiyou-981 case to UNSC

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VOV News English 1 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news 1 related news

Carlyle Thayer suggests Haiyang Shiyou-981 case to UNSC

(VOV) - Professor Carlyle Thayer from the Australian University of New South Wales has suggested that China’s illegal placement of Haiyang Shiyou-981 inside Vietnam’s territorial waters should be referred to the UN Security Council for discussion.

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NA passes amended health insurance law

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago 1 related news

NA passes amended health insurance law

Lawmakers examined and passed amendments and supplements to the Law on Health Insurance at a plenary session of the National Assembly in the afternoon of June 13.

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NA passes amended health insurance law

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VOV News English 1 month(s) ago 1 related news

Lawmakers examined and passed amendments and supplements to the Law on Health Insurance at a plenary session of the National Assembly in the afternoon of June 13.

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NA passes amended health insurance law

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago

Lawmakers examined and passed amendments and supplements to the Law on Health Insurance at a plenary session of the National Assembly in the afternoon of June 13.

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Vietnam joins UN peacekeeping mission in South Sudan

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VOV News English 1 month(s) ago 1 related news

Vietnam joins UN peacekeeping mission in South Sudan

(VOV) - First officers of the Vietnam People’s Army will join the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) as of late June 2014, Vietnamese ambassador to the UN Le Hoai Trung told a UN debate in New York on June 11.

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