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Monday, October 21, 2019
Tags: India
Vietnam Australia to strengthen strategic partnership Vietnam, Australia to strengthen strategic partnership
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has recently responded to the questions of the Vietnam News Agency about his forthcoming visit to Vietnam.
EVFTA: new push for economic growth EVFTA: new push for economic growth
The EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) has recently been signed amidst the sound Vietnam-EU partnership, especially in economy and trade. This is a comprehensive and high-quality deal which has taken into consideration differences in development levels between the two sides, Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh said in an interview granted to the Vietnam News Agency.
Vietnam respects fully implements UNCLOS 1982 Vietnam respects, fully implements UNCLOS 1982
Vietnam actively participated in the negotiation process and building of the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) and has made significant efforts in enforcing the pact.
VN consistently protects sovereignty in East Sea: spokeswoman VN consistently protects sovereignty in East Sea: spokeswoman
Vietnam resolutely and consistently safeguards its sovereignty, sovereign rights and jurisdiction in the East Sea as defined in the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea through peaceful means based on international law, the Foreign Ministry’s Spokeswoman Le Thi Thu Hang said on July 25.
Vietnam pledges close co-ordination with India Vietnam pledges close co-ordination with India
Vietnam would continue its close co-operation with India to deepen the comprehensive strategic partnership between the two nations, Party General Secretary, President Nguyen Phu Trong said on Tuesday.
Party State leader hails first visit by Indian President Party, State leader hails first visit by Indian President
General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee and President Nguyen Phu Trong welcomed the first visit by Indian President Ram Nath Kovind during their talks in Hanoi on November 20.
Asia-Pacific moving towards ratification of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons Asia-Pacific moving towards ratification of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons
The new Treaty on Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons opened for signature on September 20, 2017, and will enter into force in 90 days after getting 50 instruments of ratification. After one year, 19 ratification instruments were deposited, near one third of them from Asia-Pacific countries (including Thailand, Palau, Vietnam, New Zealand, Cook Island and Samoa). This fact shows that Asia-Pacific is in the forward position to totally eliminate nuclear weapons in the world for the peace, security and human being. How to move forward the process of ratification of the TPNW? It’s is a big question before the International Committee of the Red Cross, other organizations and civil society to build a strategy to assist governments in achieving the final goal.
Increasing environmental protection tax: causes and effects Increasing environmental protection tax: causes and effects
The National Assembly Standing Committee adopted last month a resolution increasing the environmental protection tax on petroleum products from January 1 next year.
Vietnam plans to apply the open-sky policy Vietnam plans to apply the open-sky policy
Vietnam would apply the open-sky policy so as to encourage domestic and foreign air carriers to open new direct air routes connecting the country with its major tourism markets, according to a draft decision designed by the Ministry of Transport.
Scrap paper should be treated properly not banned Scrap paper should be treated properly, not banned
Vietnam should have proper management policies on import and treatment of waste paper, according to a seminar held by The Vietnam Pulp and Paper Association (VPPA) and the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) on October 16 in Hanoi.

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