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Two ministers questioned at NA Standing Committee’s 25th session

The Minister of Justice and the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development will field questions raised at the 25th session of the National Assembly (NA) Standing Committee on August 15.

National Assembly successfully ends mid-year session

Deputies to the National Assembly concluded their 23-day mid-year sitting in Hanoi on June 24, successfully completing the entire working programme.

Parliament approves extension of VAT cut until year's end

The 15th National Assembly (NA) has decided to continue the reduction of the value added tax (VAT) by 2%, from July 11 through December 31, 2023.

Amended Law on Bidding approved

The 15th National Assembly (NA) approved the revised Law on Bidding on June 23 during its ongoing fifth plenary session.

NA sets up specialised supervisory delegations for 2024

With support from the majority of legislators, the National Assembly (NA) approved resolutions on the establishment of its specialised supervisory delegations for 2024 on June 22, during the 15th NA’s ongoing fifth session in Hanoi.

Lawmakers pass revised Law on Electronic Transactions

Deputies of the 15th National Assembly (NA) passed the Law on Electronic Transactions (revised) with 468 voting in favour, equivalent to 94.74% of the total number of NA deputies, on June 22 - the 21st working day of the fifth session.

NA deputy call for caution in loosening requirements for foreign home ownership

National Assembly Deputies have proposed a draft regulation that would allow foreigners who invest in Vietnam and have Vietnamese nationality to own land and housing in the country.

NA approves several laws on 19th working day of 5th session

The 15th National Assembly continued the 19th working day of the fifth session in Hanoi on June 20 under the chair of NA Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue.

NA passes resolution on 2021 State budget settlement

The 15th National Assembly (NA) on June 19 adopted a resolution approving State budget settlement in 2021, during its ongoing fifth plenary session.

National Assembly to pass key bills and resolutions this week

Deputies to the National Assembly resumed their mid-year session in Hanoi on June 20 after a week-long break, focusing on legislation.

Vietnam’s unemployment rate lower than world average: Labor Minister

Vietnam’s unemployment rate in the first quarter of this year hit 2.25 percent, which is much lower than the global rate.

Government to consider 23 trillion VND support package for workers

A package worth about 23 trillion VND (980 million USD) from the Unemployment Insurance Fund is designated to offer workers further support, Finance Minister Ho Duc Phoc said at National Assembly’s Q&A session on June 6 morning.

566km of expressways completed in three years: transport ministry

Transport minister Nguyen Van Thang has sent a report to National Assembly (NA) deputies on issues he will be quizzed over this week at the NA question-and-answer session.

National Assembly inquiry to begin this week

Lawmakers of the ongoing National Assembly session will spend two and a half days this week questioning cabinet members about issues of voter concern.

NA deputies discussed amendments to the Law on Telecommunications

After more than 12 years of implementation, the law and its accompanying regulations have established a legal framework that promotes competition and enables businesses to participate in the market.

VND230 trillion mobilized for Covid-19 combat in 2020-2022

More than VND230 trillion, or roughly US$10 billion, was mobilized to directly serve the Covid-19 prevention and control effort between 2020 and 2022, according to a report by a National Assembly (NA) supervisory delegation.

Vietnam should consider announcing the end of COVID-19: NA deputy

At the ongoing fifth session of the 15th National Assembly (NA) held on May 29, Nguyen Lan Hieu of the NA Delegation of Binh Dinh province suggested that the end of COVID-19 should be announced.

Economic recovery program extension proposed

A National Assembly (NA) deputy has proposed extending the economic recovery and development program until 2024-2025.

NA-devised solutions expected to fuel economic growth

Many legislators have expressed their hope that solutions to be devised at the ongoing fifth session of the 15th National Assembly will soon tackle difficulties to regain growth momentum for the economy to reach this year’s targets.

15th National Assembly’s 5th session to open next week

The 15th National Assembly (NA) will open its fifth sitting on May 22 following a preparatory session the same day, heard a press conference in Hanoi on May 19.