Government decree

Update news Government decree

The Vietnamese Government has recently promulgated Decree No 75/2020 providing details for a number of articles belonging to the Law on amendments and supplements and a number of articles

New rules to protect Vietnamese workers from abuse

Employers who mistreat their staff could face fines of up to VND75 million ($3,234) under a new Government decree to protect workers’ rights.

PM Phuc orders annual staff reduction of 2% until 2021

VietNamNet Bridge – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has signed a directive ordering each ministry, agency and locality to cut staff by 1.5% to 2% annually from now to 2021, the Government said on its news website (

Multiple rice exporters at risk of closing down

 VietNamNet Bridge – A lot of struggling rice exporters could go out of business if a Government decree on rice export conditions is upgraded into law.

New regulation expected to activate domain name market

VietNamNet Bridge - Circular 24, which took effect on October 10, has made it easier to register ‘.vn’ domain names. 

Government raises fines on food safety violations

 VietNamNet Bridge – The maximum fines for food safety and hygiene violations of individuals is up to VND100 million ($5,000) and VND200 million ($10,000) for institutions instead of VND15 million ($750) as previously.

Decree specifies fines for territorial violations

 VietNamNet Bridge – Anyone who infringes on Vietnam’s territorial waters, contiguous zone, economic exclusive zone and continental shelf to explore and tap oil and gas will be fined from 900 million to one billion VND

The decree may narrow international school network in Vietnam

The decree No. 73 prohibiting foreign invested schools receive Vietnamese children aged below 5 has raised the strong opposition from well-off parents.

Gov't gets tough on counterfeit crime

 VietNamNet Bridge – A Government decree takes force today stating that people violating manufacturing laws by producing and trading counterfeit goods will be subject to severe fines.