NA discusses amendments to Civil Procedure
The National Assembly (NA) deputies on Saturday discussed in groups some amendments to the Civil Procedure Code presented at the ongoing 9th session of the 13th National Assembly.
More than 80 deputies from nine ASEAN countries are participating in the Pacific Area Security Sector Working Group (PASSWG) 2015 in the central city this week.
NA leader expects more UN support
Viet Nam has been active in the forums and activities of the United Nations (UN) for a peaceful, prosperous world, said chairman of the National Assembly (NA) Nguyen Sinh Hung.
Viet Nam, Russia to lift bilateral trade
Vietnamese enterprises should try to raise the bilateral trade turnover with Russia to US$20 billion by 2020 following a Free Trade Agreement between Viet Nam and the Europe-Asian Business Alliance to be signed later this month, President Truong Tan Sang said yesterday.
PM to witness Kazakhstan FTA signing
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung will attend a signing ceremony for the free trade agreement between Viet Nam and the Eurasia Economic Union in Kazakhstan, and pay official visits to Algeria, Portugal, and Bulgaria from May 29 to June 6.
Viet Nam, UN to strengthen ties and promote UN charter
State President Truong Tan Sang and the United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon discussed measures to promote multi-dimensional co-operation between Viet Nam and the UN in Ha Noi yesterday.
‘Revise Accounting Law' says Minister
Reporting to the 13th National Assembly yesterday, Finance Minister Dinh Tien Dung stressed the need to revise the Accounting Law to build a complete legal framework that would hold relevant bodies responsible for abiding by international regulations and standards of accounting.
Japanese PM vows to support Viet Nam's development
Japan treasures its ties with Viet Nam and will continue its cooperation and assistance for Viet Nam's development, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe stated while receiving Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister Vu Van Ninh in Tokyo yesterday.
Paracel a part of VN fishing waters
The Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelago was an integral part of Viet Nam and its waters had long been traditional fishing grounds for Vietnamese fishermen, Vietnamese Foreign Ministry spokesman Le Hai Binh said yesterday.
Prime Minister Dung pledges to tackle trade of illegal narcotics
Viet Nam gave high priority to fighting the illegal drug use and would work closely with the United Nations and Mekong region nations to stop the global drug trade, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung said yesterday.
Deputy PM discusses Asian development
Deputy Prime Minister Vu Van Ninh shared his thoughts on the major trends deeply influencing Asia's development at the 21st International Conference on The Future of Asia in Tokyo yesterday.
Is it necessary to stipulate the length of names?

According to a draft amendment to the Civil Code, the full name of a Vietnamese citizen should not have more than 25 letters, or any numbers or symbols. The change was proposed at a National Assembly Standing Committee meeting last week and will be debated at 9th session of the 13th National Assembly. Tell us what you think about the proposed amendment? Do you think a long name really causes that much trouble?

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