The prohibited goods in question appeared on Lazada and Shopee Over the last days, there have been complaints of guns being displayed on e-commerce websites like Lazada and Shopee. Specifically, a search for “m4a1” on Lazada.vn and Shopee.vn yields a lot of items related to guns and components of toyguns JinMing Gen8 M4A1 and JinMing Gen9 M4A1. The search terms “mua gen8 m4a1” or “mua gen9 m4a1” on google.vn, one can find a myriad of websites displaying such items for sale. These are plastic guns with the bullets made of plaster and are produced in China and are 1:1 replicas of M4A1 rifles. The websites explain that the bullets are soft and smooth and will cause no harm even if shot in the eye. However, several videos show that these guns do pack quite a punch by puncturing beer cans at close distance or break a plastic case. Items sold on Shopee and Lazada are advertised as add-on components to upgrade or as parts for these JinMIng guns. They are … [Read more...] about Prohibited goods on Lazada and Shopee
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One of the key provisions of the decree providing guidance for the implementation of the Law on Cybersecurity requires foreign firms including companies like Google and Facebook to localise data and set up local offices in Vietnam. Cross-border service firms may have to establish representative offices in Vietnam from 2019 Key provisions Enterprises providing e-commerce, e-payment, social networks, and online video games like Facebook and Google will have to archive data and establish a representative office in Vietnam. The Ministry of Public Security has released the draft decree detailing some articles of the Law on Cyber Security to gather comments from November 2 to December 2. One of the notable contents of the draft is the provision that data pertaining to Vietnamese users must be archived in Vietnam (Article 24). The personal information of Vietnamese users includes their full name, date and place of birth, nationality, occupation, title, place of … [Read more...] about Draft decree to find hold on Facebook and Google
The Vàm Cống Bridge linking Đồng Tháp Province and Cần Thơ city were connected in September last year. The total investment of VNĐ5.7 trillion (US$271 million) comes from Official Development Assistance (ODA) provided by the South Korean government and reciprocal capital from the Vietnamese Government. Public investment is on top agenda of the cabinet’ meeting on Thurday. — VNA/VNS Photo Huy HùngViet Nam News HÀ NỘI — Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc on Thursday chaired the cabinet’s regular meeting on the development of institutions. The discussion focused on the revised Law on Public Investment which amends and supplements a number of articles of laws relating to the Planning Law. After hearing opinions and assessments on the amended Law on Public Investment, PM Phúc asked the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) to study and take note of the … [Read more...] about Cabinet members debate amendments on Law on Public Investment
This dialogue focused on recent developments in the South China sea from a legal perspective and how stakeholders could cooperate to manage disputes in the region. It is timely, as in the past months developments in the sea have raised security concerns for countries in the region as well as other major stakeholders. China and ASEAN countries are currently negotiating the Code of Conduct of parties in the South China sea (COC), attracting significant attention of legal experts and scholars. However, two years after the release of the Arbitral Tribunal Award in the case between the Philippines and China regarding the sea, no significant improvement has been achieved to reduce disputes in the region.Photo: Australian Embassy HanoiSome 80 participants from Vietnamese Government ministries, academia, the Diplomatic community in Hanoi and Australian Alumni have discussed a wide range of legal issues concerning the South China sea, including the rule of law, the status of structures in the … [Read more...] about Hanoi hosts 3rd Ocean dialogue “International law and the South China…
Lawyers Luong Van Trung from the Vietnam International Arbitration Centre and Tran Thi Anh Tho from Lexcomm Vietnam LLC discuss whether Thai Beverage has the right to be on Sabeco’s The two layers weigh in their opinion about the Sabeco-Thai Beverage conflict A case that may affect Vietnam’s reputation on global markets On April 23, Sabeco will hold its extraordinary general shareholders’ meeting, less than six months after it held the share auction that saw Thai Beverage as the only buyer. According to Vietnamese laws and Sabeco’s charter, a shareholder with more than 5 per cent of the stake must hold the shares for six consecutive months or more before they are entitled to appoint nominees to the board. In this case, as Thai Beverage only acquired 53.59 per cent of Sabeco’s shares last December, technically speaking, the Thai investor has not had the right to appoint and vote its representative to be on Sabeco’s board yet. But should … [Read more...] about Lawyer-talk: can and should Thai Beverage gain control of Sabeco now?