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Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Tags: agriculture
APPF-26 Hanoi Declaration sets new vision for parliamentary ties APPF-26 Hanoi Declaration sets new vision for parliamentary ties
The 26th annual meeting of the Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF) from January 18-21 adopted the Hanoi Declaration, setting forth a new vision for Asia-Pacific parliamentary partnership.
National Assembly Standing Committees 20th session opens National Assembly Standing Committee’s 20th session opens
The National Assembly Standing Committee convened its 20th session in Hanoi on January 10, which is scheduled to deal with a range of matters within one and a half days.
Vietnams top ten domestic events in 2017 Vietnam’s top ten domestic events in 2017
Vietnam News Agency (VNA) has selected Vietnam’s 10 most notable events of 2017 as follows:
Government and exporters team up to tackle IUU fishing Government and exporters team up to tackle IUU fishing
In response to Vietnam receiving a ‘yellow card’ from the European Union, indicating the union’s dissatisfaction with Vietnam’s efforts to fight illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing, the National Assembly last week passed the revised Law on Fisheries.
APEC 2017: Prime Ministers speech at Vietnam Business Summit 2017 APEC 2017: Prime Minister's speech at Vietnam Business Summit 2017
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc delivered a speech at the Vietnam Business Summit which was held in the central city of Da Nang on November 7. 
Law on Irrigation Law on Irrigation
The Law on Irrigation, which was passed in June this year, is expected to complement the law on water resources management.
Nam Dinh province calls for investment in tourism Nam Dinh province calls for investment in tourism
Nam Dinh province is home to 1,655 historical and cultural relics, including 74 national relics. They include Tran dynasty relics and Tran Kings temple in Nam Dinh city, Co Le Pagoda in Truc Ninh district, Keo Pagoda in Xuan Truong district, and Phu Day Relic Complex in Vu Ban district.
Agricultural rites of Kho ethnic group Agricultural rites of K’ho ethnic group
Like other ethnic groups living in Truong Son - Tay Nguyen (Long Mountain - Highlands) region, the K’ho, also known as Co Ho or Ko Ho, practice polytheism, worshipping multiple “yang” (deities). This originates from the primitive perception of people who lead a poor life dependent on nature and always affected with diseases and therefore need the support of many deities.
NA to pass Planning Law at year-end session NA to pass Planning Law at year-end session
At the National Assembly’s fourth session, slated to last 26 days from October 23 to November 24, legislators are expected to pass six draft laws and a dozen of draft resolutions and debate nine draft laws.
APEC Finance Ministers target balanced inclusive growth APEC Finance Ministers target balanced, inclusive growth
APEC members are determined to use all policy tools - monetary, fiscal and structural - individually and collectively, to achieve strong, sustainable, balanced and inclusive growth.

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