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Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Village democracy: past and present Village democracy: past and present
Only once the people really regard democracy promotion as their own cause and interest can the process of democracy enforcement make steady progress.
The idea of judicial integrity in Quoc Trieu Kham Tung Dieu Le The idea of judicial integrity in Quoc Trieu Kham Tung Dieu Le
Quoc Trieu Kham Tung Dieu Le, promulgated by King Le Hien Tong in 1777, is an original legislative achievement of the late Le dynasty. Its originality, as assessed by researchers, consists in its appearance as a separate procedural code in the then circumstances of Dai Viet (Great Vietnam) and the feudal Orient. The Code’s uniqueness also lies in its judicial ideology, including judicial integrity - a category which should have been guaranteed only in a law-ruled system.
Exploring the historical imprints of Cochin-Chinas administration on contemporary Vietnamese society Exploring the historical imprints of Cochin-China’s administration on contemporary Vietnamese society
In the course of its long history of many ups and downs, Cochin-China (Southern Vietnam) has seen different organizational forms of administration as well as legal regimes. Historical circumstances and rulers’ will in different historical periods have created the identity of politico-legal civilization of this region. This identity has led to various traditions in the conduct of the administration and people in politico-legal life
Basic features of the state administration in the history of southern Vietnam Basic features of the state administration in the history of southern Vietnam
This writing analyzes the basic characteristics of the state administration in the history of southern Vietnam through various major periods from the beginning of the Christian era to before 1945, serving as historical references for the ongoing reform of organization and operation of the state apparatus in today’s Vietnam.
Distinctive structural features of Vietnams ancient southern villages Distinctive structural features of Vietnam’s ancient southern villages
This article analyzes basic features of the structure of traditional villages in southern Vietnam in the periods of the Nguyen dynasty and French colonization. It also points out the influence of that structure on the state model in southern Vietnam in history and suggests a link relating to the influence of that structure on the organization and operation of the present-day state administration.
Vietnamese National Assembly - 70 years of constitutional history Vietnamese National Assembly - 70 years of constitutional history
Throughout 70 years of its history, the National Assembly has passed five constitutions, each of which has marked the road of building and growth of the Vietnamese revolutionary state, institutionalizing the line of the Communist Party of Vietnam in each period of national development, serving as the foundation for completing the legal system and building a law-ruled socialist state of Vietnam of the people, by the people and for the people.
Vietnams sovereignty over Hoang Sa and Truong Sa archipelagos under Nguyen dynasty Vietnam’s sovereignty over Hoang Sa and Truong Sa archipelagos under Nguyen dynasty
Under its reign, the Nguyen dynasty expanded its territory southward, managed the country in every village, developed a legal system, typically the Gia Long Code, and created some worldwide-recognized heritages such as Hue Imperial City, Hue Royal Court Music, and carved wood blocks. Particularly, it carried on the state management, protection and exercise of the national sovereignty over Hoang Sa and Truong Sa archipelagoes.
Diplomatic struggle for land restoration and border demarcation under Ly Dynasty Diplomatic struggle for land restoration and border demarcation under Ly Dynasty
Under Vietnam’s Ly dynasty, the relations between Dai Viet (now Vietnam) and feudal China under the Song dynasty witnessed many ups and downs with good neighborly ties through high-level state visits and Vietnamese feudalists’ submission and payment of tributes to Chinese emperors and numerous land conflicts.
King-plowed land and agricultural production under the Ly Dynasty King-plowed land and agricultural production under the Ly Dynasty
Different studies have revealed that the incipient states in Southeast Asia in general and Vietnam in particular emerged mainly from agricultural production activities, including dyke construction and water control. Hence, the agriculture-inclined thinking strongly influenced many feudal kings in the royal palace as well as peasants in the village.
Feudal Vietnams flexible policy for border stability Feudal Vietnam’s flexible policy for border stability
Feudal Vietnam under the Ly dynasty, which was then called Dai Viet (Great Viet) and ruled by nine Ly kings from 1009 to 1225.

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