National Assembly (NA) deputies will have a plenary discussion on October 22 focusing on the draft revised Securities Law as part of their ongoing eighth session. The bill, comprising 10 chapters and 135 articles, was earlierdebated during the seventh NA session and the 36th meeting of the NAStanding Committee. The amended contents include the conditions for stocklisting, the position, role and authority of the State Securities Commission, themodel of the Vietnam Stock Exchange, the ownership rate of foreign investorsand foreign-invested economic organizations, among others. In the earlier discussion, members of the NA StandingCommittee agreed that the charter capital to meet conditions for stock listingis 30 billion VND (1.29 million USD). They held that it is suitable to keep the State SecuritiesCommission under the management of the Ministry of Finance, as well as to increasein power and independence of the council. As scheduled, the deputies will pass the bill on November26. In … [Read more...] about Vietnamese National Assembly deputies debate Securities Law today
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The Vietnamese delegation at the meeting (Source: VNA) Vientiane (VNA) – Deputy Minister of Labour, Invalid and Social Affairs Le Van Thanh led a Vietnamese delegation to attend the 10th ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Social Welfare and Development (AMMSWD) on strengthening social protection for vulnerable children in ASEAN in Vientiane, Laos on November 21. Speaking at the event, Thanh affirmed that along with regional efforts, Vietnam has been realising its commitments through many policies for disadvantaged children. The Vietnamese Government is committed to working with other ASEAN member countries and the international community to promote the enforcement of documents that have been adopted by ASEAN leaders towards inclusive development for all children, with no child left behind, he stressed. He added that Vietnam has also paid attention to completing legal corridors to ensure the rights, benefits and access of target groups such as the elderly, people with … [Read more...] about Vietnam attends ASEAN meeting on social protection for vulnerable children
Fifteen minsters and leaders of sectors will field questions lawmakers this week at the 36th session of National Assembly (NA) Standing Committee. NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan (standing) delivers a speech at the opening of the session. — VNA/VNS Photo Trong Duc The Standing Committee session, which opened on Monday morning, has the question and answer session on the agenda to focus on the implementation of NA resolutions and orders. The ministers and sector leaders to be questioned on Thursday are from the ministries of planning and investment; agriculture and rural development; information and communications; justice; public security; construction; science and technology; labour, invalids and social affairs; finance; industry and trade; transport and the Committee for Ethnic Minority Affairs. They also include the Chief Justice of the Viet Nam Supreme People's Court, the Prosecutor General of the Supreme People’s Procuracy and the Auditor General. Deputy Prime … [Read more...] about NA Standing Committee to question ministers
Democratic Party presidential candidate Wayne Messam on Wednesday signaled that he was ending his 2020 bid for the White House. 'I am suspending my 2020 presidential campaign,' Messam said in a Twitter post. Messam, 45, defeated a 16-year incumbent in 2015 to become the first black mayor of the Miami suburb of Miramar. He was re-elected in March. The son of Jamaican immigrants, Messam played on Florida State University's 1993 national championship football team and then started a construction business with his wife. As a candidate, he had pledged to focus on reducing gun violence, mitigating climate change and reducing student loan debt and the cost of healthcare. Messam has done little campaigning, however, and raised just $5 during the third quarter. Out: Wayne Messam is suspending his campaign after failing to make an impact in the packed field Farewell: Wayne Messam quits the 2020 race with a tweeted message The decision to drop out came on the day Joe Biden and other … [Read more...] about Another one bites the dust! Virtual unknown 2020 Democratic candidate Wayne Messam drops out of race (but that STILL leaves 17 running)
Chernobyl is the explosive HBO show that has taken the world by storm and scored a higher IMDb than Game Of Thrones and Breaking Bad. The five-part series follows an investigative commission appointed in the wake of the devastating nuclear accident on April 26, 1986. The show has been lauded by many in the West as a harrowing and realistic account of those who battled to save the world from the toxic radiation emitting from the plant's Reactor Four. Yet its historical accuracy has now been brought into question, with a furious Russia planning to make its own series portraying the nuclear disaster as the work of an American CIA operative. Here, MailOnline unpick the fact from the fiction in the series, looking at the main characters and what really happened to them. Valery Legasov: The Soviet chemist What happened in the show... The show's main character Legasov, played by Jared Harris, is a prominent Soviet inorganic chemist and a member of the bloc's Academy of … [Read more...] about The TRUTH about hit TV show Chernobyl: Are the characters real, what happened to them and how much creative licence did writers of acclaimed HBO series about 1986 nuclear disaster take?