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Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Tags: international law
Respect for international law crucial in East Sea Respect for international law crucial in East Sea
Experts and policymakers agreed that the rule of law and respect for international law are central principles in handling the South China Sea (known as East Sea in Vietnam) issue at an international conference that began on July 6 in Hanoi.
Vietnam EU sign Framework Participation Agreement Vietnam, EU sign Framework Participation Agreement
Vietnam and the EU have signed an agreement on the establishment of a framework for Vietnam’s participation in crisis management activities of the EU.
All nations must uphold the rule of law in the East Sea All nations must uphold the rule of law in the East Sea
In a recent interview with Vietnam News Agency, Nguyen Manh Dong, head of the Maritime Affairs Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ National Border Committee, reiterated Vietnam’s consistent policy that all international disputes, including those in the South China Sea (known in Vietnam as the East Sea), must be resolved by peaceful means as regulated in the Charter of the United Nations and the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea.
Malaysian Prime Minister concludes visit to Vietnam Malaysian Prime Minister concludes visit to Vietnam
Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on August 28 wrapped up his two-day official visit to Vietnam at the invitation of his Vietnamese counterpart Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
Vietnam Malaysia agree to deepen strategic partnership Vietnam, Malaysia agree to deepen strategic partnership
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his Malaysian counterpart Mahathir Mohamad agreed to further deepen the Vietnam-Malaysia strategic partnership during their talks in Hanoi on August 27.
Made in Vietnam criteria “Made in Vietnam” criteria
Local media last month reported that Asanzo, a local electronics manufacturer currently holding more than 16 percent of Vietnam’s TV receiver market share, did not produce but imported spare parts from China, then assembled them into finished products with “Made in Vietnam” labels for domestic sale.
Chinas vessels halt survey in Vietnams exclusive economic zone China’s vessels halt survey in Vietnam’s exclusive economic zone
China’s survey vessel group Haiyang Dizhi 8 had halted its geological survey activities in Vietnam’s UNCLOS-defined exclusive economic zone and southeastern continental shelf on August 7, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang said on August 8.
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.
Vietnam consistently exercises safeguards sovereignty by peaceful measures Vietnam consistently exercises, safeguards sovereignty by peaceful measures
The Tu Chinh reef (internationally known as Vanguard Bank) is located in Vietnam’s 200-nautical-mile exclusive economic zone and completely belongs to the country, defined in line with the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (1982 UNCLOS).
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.

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