Legal Updates

Ministry orders intensifying handling of fake news on COVID-19

The Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) on July 23 issued a document on intensifying the handling of fake news and untrue information about COVID-19 on the Internet. Under the Government’s resolution on COVID-19 prevention and control issued on July 20, the ministry has been tasked with instructing the communication work, providing information in a […]

New program to reduce child accidents, injuries approved

The nation expects to reduce the annual rate of child accidents and injuries to 500 per 100,000 children by 2030, according to a program recently approved by the Prime Minister. Promulgated under Decision 1248/QD-TTg dated July 19, the program aims to mitigate accidents and injuries of all kinds suffered by children, particularly drowning and vehicle […]

Decree amends regulations on cross-border advertising activities in Vietnam

Advertising service providers inside and outside the country engaging in cross-border advertising activities in Viet Nam must abide by regulations on advertisement, cybersecurity, as well as management, provision and use of Internet services and online information, and must pay tax in line with tax-related laws, according to a new Government decree. Decree No. 70/2021/ND-CP gives […]