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Huu Tuan Nguyen

Huu Tuan Nguyen is a Senior Associate in BMVN International LLC, Ho Chi Minh City office.

The implementation of the new Law on Telecommunications, effective on 1 July 2024, requires a decree from the government to provide guidance and further details on various issues. On 2 February 2024, the Ministry of Information and Communications published a draft version of the decree guiding the New Telecom Law to collect public comments. The deadline for public comments is 2 April 2024.

The Vietnam Ministry of Public Security (MPS) published on 29 February 2024 its first version of the dossier proposing the development of the Law on Personal Data Protection (“PDP Law”) on the government’s official website for public consultation. This is one of the initial steps to kick off the drafting and enactment processes of the new Vietnam PDP Law.

The terms “data” and “digital data” have prominently surfaced in the discussions of policymakers and policy advocates. The year 2024 may signify the start of a comprehensive transformation in the data policy landscape in Vietnam, with the proposals of several key laws.

On 24 November 2023, the National Assembly officially approved the new Law on Telecommunications (“New Telecom Law”). This new law will soon supersede the existing 2009 Law on Telecommunications, which has been effective since 2010. The New Telecom Law will take effect on 1 July 2024, but its notable provisions regulating over-the-top (OTT) communications, data center (DC), and cloud computing (“Cloud”) services will take effect six months later, on 1 January 2025.