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Draft law doubles foreigners' realty ownership terms in Vietnam
Business

Draft law doubles foreigners' realty ownership terms in Vietnam

If passed, the new law will give foreigners a 99-year lease for properties in special economic zones.

From the Comey camp, ‘laughter’ at idea he broke the law by leaking
Politics

From the Comey camp, ‘laughter’ at idea he broke the law by leaking

Yahoo News Benjamin Wittes, editor in chief of the Lawfare blog and senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, told Yahoo News during an interview Friday that the suggestion by President Trump’s

Putin denies knowledge of Trump son-in-law back channel proposal
World

Putin denies knowledge of Trump son-in-law back channel proposal

'I don't know about this proposal. No proposal like that came to me.'

As China ushers in new cyber law, misgivings remain
World

As China ushers in new cyber law, misgivings remain

The law has sparked fierce push-back by firms and lobby groups.

In Canada, a law says workplace has role in fighting domestic violence
World

In Canada, a law says workplace has role in fighting domestic violence

Yahoo News Like her mother, Michelle Gawronsky spent several years in an abusive marriage. Also like her mother, the late Kathleen St. Godard, Ms. Gawronsky escaped her marriage safely and found

Why Texas ban on 'sanctuary cities' divides local law enforcement
World

Why Texas ban on 'sanctuary cities' divides local law enforcement

Yahoo News From his 844-square mile territory of Texas cordgrass marshes and mesquite prairies, Jackson County Sheriff Andy Louderback responded to a ban on "sanctuary cities" in his state with a

Startups score lift with new law on SMEs
Business

Startups score lift with new law on SMEs

Vietnamnet - To facilitate the development of private startups, the Law on Supporting Small-and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) will offer plenty of incentives ad foster the establishment of private

Proposed Planning Law: revolutionary way of thinking
Business

Proposed Planning Law: revolutionary way of thinking

Vietnamnet - VietNamNet Bridge – Minister of Planning Nguyen Chi Dung talks to Thoi bao Kinh te Viet Nam (Viet Nam Economic Times) about the importance of the Planning Law to national development.

Sessions announces revamp of immigration law system. Will it help?
World

Sessions announces revamp of immigration law system. Will it help?

Yahoo News While President Trump’s promises to crackdown on illegal immigration have put his administration at odds with immigrants and their advocates, a new Justice Department policy could bring

Syria is not a black hole for international law
World

Syria is not a black hole for international law

Yahoo News With the Syrian conflict entering its seventh year, United Nations officials are asking if the country has become a war zone empty of international norms. Chemical weapons are used in

New draft law sets minimum air ticket price
Business

New draft law sets minimum air ticket price

Vietnamnet - A Ministry of Transport (MoT) draft law, which is currently collecting idea contributions, would enforce a minimum price for domestic air tickets, a move opposed by fast-growing

Law to allow bank bankruptcies
Business

Law to allow bank bankruptcies

Vietnamnet - The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) is drafting a law on supporting credit institutions to restructure and resolve bad debt in an effort to quicken the process.

More than 1,000 arrested in Belarus protests against 'parasite law'
World

More than 1,000 arrested in Belarus protests against 'parasite law'

Yahoo News A human rights group said more than 1,000 people were arrested across Belarus over the weekend, as another wave of unsanctioned protests against authoritarian President Alexander

White House office led by Trump's son-in-law to bring business ideas to government
World

White House office led by Trump's son-in-law to bring business ideas to government

Yahoo News Ever since his campaign, President Trump has promised to bring the best ideas from the business world to Washington to change the federal bureaucracy. Now, he is entrusting Jared

Gorsuch hearings: Should agencies – or courts – decide the law?
World

Gorsuch hearings: Should agencies – or courts – decide the law?

Yahoo News There are several elephants in the room where senators are grilling Judge Neil Gorsuch this week. One of those proverbial pachyderms was present courtesy of the aspiring Supreme Court

In Gorsuch hearings, questions of religious liberty and the law
World

In Gorsuch hearings, questions of religious liberty and the law

Yahoo News Of all the people to speak on the first day of what promises to be a grueling week of hearings, Judge Neil Gorsuch – the man whose confirmation to the US Supreme Court is being deliberated

Amended law must make way for railway sector growth: NA Chair
Business

Amended law must make way for railway sector growth: NA Chair

Nhan dan - NDO - National Assembly (NA) Chair, Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan has stated that amendments to the Law on Railway must be able to create breakthrough policies to stimulate the faltering railway

Special law needed to plug BOT loopholes
Business

Special law needed to plug BOT loopholes

Vietnamnet - Nguyen Danh Huy, general director of the Private Public Partnership Investment Project Management Department, under the Ministry of Transport, speaks to Lao Dong (Labour) newspaper

White House drops Obama-era discrimination claim against Texas voter ID law
World

White House drops Obama-era discrimination claim against Texas voter ID law

Yahoo News The Trump administration has dropped a discrimination claim against a controversial Texas voter ID law, marking a shift from former President Barack Obama’s administration, which sought to

Law to boost bank restructuring and settle bad debts: We need to be more critical
Business

Law to boost bank restructuring and settle bad debts: We need to be more critical

Vietnamnet - The State Bank of Vietnam’s (SBV) is drafting a 'special' law to boost bank restructuring and settle bad debts, which would remove all the obstacles in the existing legal regulations.

Panama raids homes of law firm partners in Brazil bribe case
World

Panama raids homes of law firm partners in Brazil bribe case

Yahoo News PANAMA CITY (AP) — Panamanian anti-corruption prosecutors have searched the homes of the partners of a law firm accused of setting up offshore accounts that allowed a Brazilian

Hawaii may be breaking law by allowing foreign men to fish
World

Hawaii may be breaking law by allowing foreign men to fish

Yahoo News HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii authorities may have been violating their own state law for years by issuing commercial fishing licenses to thousands of foreign workers who were refused entry into

Panama pursues law firm connected to Brazilian bribery case
World

Panama pursues law firm connected to Brazilian bribery case

Yahoo News PANAMA CITY (AP) — Panama's Attorney General's Office ordered a search of offices belong to a law firm it accuses of setting up offshore accounts that allowed a Brazilian construction

Israeli groups sue to stop settlement legalization law
World

Israeli groups sue to stop settlement legalization law

Yahoo News JERUSALEM (AP) — In the first concrete attempt to counter the contentious new law legalizing thousands of West Bank settlement homes, two Israeli rights groups on Wednesday asked the

Chinese judge labels Trump 'public enemy of the rule of law'
World

Chinese judge labels Trump 'public enemy of the rule of law'

Yahoo News BEIJING (AP) — A top Chinese judge has labeled Donald Trump a "public enemy of the rule of law" over his insults directed at a U.S. judge who suspended the president's travel ban.