Vietnam’s new decree revises punishments rules in the fields of industry and trade

Including penalties for violating regulations on chemicals and energy conservation

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On January 31, 2022, the Government of Vietnam established the Decree No. 17/2022/17 Amending and Supplementing a Number of Decrees Stipulating Administrative Penalties in the Fields of Chemicals, Industrial Explosives, …

Malaysia announces 12th Malaysia Plan (2021-2025)

Incorporating EPR regulations on e-waste, etc.

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Malaysia’s Prime Minister Ismail Sabri on September 27, 2021, announced the latest national five-year plan, the Twelfth Malaysia Plan (hereinafter “the Plan”). The Plan focuses on three main themes: (1) …

Thailand regulates VOCs emission from oil depot

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Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment announced “Notification of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment on the Emission Standard of Vapor From a Bulk Gasoline Terminal B.E.2564 (2021)” in …

Brief report: Public consultation on EPR regulations in Vietnam (2nd round) (2)

Q&A on the draft EPR regulations

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On August 27, 2021, the Legislation Department of the Vietnamese Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) held an online public consultation: Webinar: Hearing Opinions on the Extended Producer Responsibility …

Brief report: Public consultation on EPR regulations in Vietnam (2nd round) (1)

Amendments from the previous version of the draft decree

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On August 27, 2021, the Legislation Department of Vietnam’s Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) held an online public consultation: Webinar: Hearing Opinions on the Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) …

Vietnam releases official comments over false media coverage of Law on Environmental Protection 2020

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On September 22, 2021, the Vietnamese Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) released an official statement over some incorrect media coverage regarding the Law on Environmental Protection 2020. According …