On 20 November 2019, the National Assembly of Vietnam adopted the new Labor Code No. 45/2019/QH14 (“Labor Code 2019”) which will replace the current Labor Code 2012 (No. 10/2012/QH13 of the National Assembly of Vietnam dated 18 June 2012). The Labor Code 2019 will take effect on 1 January 2021 and revises and supplements several provisions across all chapters of the currently in force Labor Code 2012. This includes the recommendation for all...
DFDL’s Employment Practice is dedicated to advising clients on employment and labor issues throughout Southeast and South Asia and preparing human resources documentation that is fully compliant with local laws.
The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) issued a Circular on 13 March 2020 regulating restructuring by credit institutions and foreign bank branches of debt repayment terms, exemptions/reductions of interest and fees and more in attempts to soften the impacts of Covid-19 on the Vietnamese economy.
On 15 May 2020, the DFDL Employment & Labour Team organized a well-attended webinar on Workforce Restructuring in Cambodia, the Lao PDR, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam. Our panel of experts comprised Marion Carles-Salmon (Head of Regional Employment and Labor Practice), Tran Thi Vu Hanh (Partner), Kraisorn Rueangkul (Partner), Nishant Choudhary (Partner), Samnangvathana Sor (Senior Consultant, Cambodia), Standré Bezuidenhout (Senior...
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In 2019 and early 2020 Dr Yangbin Chen and Dr Yi-Han Lin conducted a trail-blazing oral history research project in Melbourne and Sydney. They interviewed community leaders, mainly ethnic Chinese from Vietnam, many of whom were once “boat people” who had fled to Australia during the late 1970s to early 1990s. After resettling, they pioneered the building of Mazu Temples and spreading Mazu culture.
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Twenty one Japanese high school students and others are scheduled to visit Vietnam from January 10 to 18, 2020 as part of the Japan’s Friendship Ties Programs “JENESYS 2019” promoted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA).