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Official Gazette

Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Tags: neighboring countries
Vietnams actions to fight against illegal fishing Vietnam’s actions to fight against illegal fishing
Illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing has had negative impacts on the coastal countries, including Vietnam. The author reviews the situation of IUU fishing in the region and recommends legal and practical actions to fight this problem in response to the EU’s warning against Vietnam’s fisheries products imported to the Union.
Viet Nam resolved to maintain peaceful and stable borderlines Viet Nam resolved to maintain peaceful and stable borderlines
Viet Nam has made unceasing and serious efforts to exercise all of its agreements on land border with neighboring countries to ensure a border of peace and stability, to safeguard the border line and all border markers as well as law and order, said Deputy Foreign Minister and Chairman of the National Boundary Commission Le Hoai Trung.
The 2017 Fisheries Law and the fight against illegal fishing The 2017 Fisheries Law and the fight against illegal fishing
The 2017 Fisheries Law has provided a broad legal framework for enforcement and cooperation with regional countries and fisheries organizations in fighting illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing. This article highlights the Law’s provisions to show Vietnam’s resolve in this fight.
The South China Sea conflicts in 2017 The South China Sea conflicts in 2017
The tension in the South China Sea (called the East Sea in Vietnam) in 2017 is considered lower than in previous years. The Chairman’s statement of the 31st ASEAN Summit on November 13, 2017, took note of the improving relations between ASEAN and China in relation to the South China Sea matter. How should this improvement be explained? What are main factors affecting that improvement? Are the South China Sea disputes being managed? To answer those questions, the main events into this region must be taken in consideration.
EU yellow card will likely hurt VN seafood EU yellow card will likely hurt VN seafood
The European Commission has issued a "yellow card" warning to Vietnam, after the country failed to demonstrate sufficient progress in the fight against illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing worldwide.
NA Standing Committee urges passage of Planning Law NA Standing Committee urges passage of Planning Law
If the Planning Law is not passed at the upcoming sitting of the National Assembly (NA), many opportunities would be missed, said NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan at the 14th session of the NA Standing Committee that took place from September 11-20.
Official Gazette issues Nos 4-6 February 2017 coming out on May 3 2017 Official Gazette issues Nos 4-6 February 2017, coming out on May 3, 2017
Program sets crime reduction targets by 2020 Program sets crime reduction targets by 2020
The Prime Minister on February 13 approved a national program on crime prevention and fighting through 2020, targeting to reduce the number of penal crimes by 3-5 percent as compared to the figure in 2016.
Party General Secretary successfully wraps up China visit Party General Secretary successfully wraps up China visit
Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong and a high-ranking Vietnamese delegation arrived in Hanoi on January 15, concluding their four-day official visit to China at the invitation of Chinese General Secretary and President Xi Jinping.
Vietnamese diplomat elected to International Law Commission Vietnamese diplomat elected to International Law Commission
Vietnam’s Ambassador to Kuwait Nguyen Hong Thao has been elected to the United Nations’ International Law Commission (ILC) with 120 out of 191 votes by the UN General Assembly.

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