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Wednesday, April 25, 2018
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Environmental disputes in Vietnam: case studies from distributive and procedural justice perspectives Environmental disputes in Vietnam: case studies from distributive and procedural justice perspectives
Vietnam’s impressive industrialization and associated reduction in poverty has come at a high cost to the natural environment. According to the Environmental Performance Index, in 2016 Vietnam ranked in the top 10 countries with the worst air quality (Hsu A. et al., 2016).
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.
Vietnam Australia elevate ties to strategic partnership Vietnam, Australia elevate ties to strategic partnership
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his Australian counterpart Malcolm Turnbull on March 15 signed a joint statement on the establishment of the Vietnam-Australia Strategic Partnership following their talks in Canberra, Australia, as part of the Vietnamese premier’s official visit.
Vietnam calls for stronger cooperation to solve migration crises Vietnam calls for stronger cooperation to solve migration crises
Chairwoman of the Vietnamese National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan has emphasized that to solve migration crises, it is necessary to enhance cooperation at global level with the active participation of countries and international organizations.
Presidents India and Bangladesh visits reap successes President’s India and Bangladesh visits reap successes
President Tran Dai Quang’s freshly-concluded State visits to India and Bangladesh have gained successes in all spheres, said Vietnamese Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Dang Dinh Quy.
President Tran Dai Quang hails political relations with India President Tran Dai Quang hails political relations with India
President Tran Dai Quang has hailed the political relations between Vietnam and India as it has grown through regular mutual visits made at various channels and levels. He granted an interview to "The Times of India" newspaper on his upcoming visit to the Republic of India from March 2-4.
Draft Law on special zones offers maximum incentives Draft Law on special zones offers maximum incentives
Vietnam will have three special administrative-economic units, namely Van Don (Quang Ninh), North Van Phong (Khanh Hoa) and Phu Quoc (Kien Giang), once a draft law on administrative-economic units is passed by the National Assembly.
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.
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.
APPF-26 kicks off first working day APPF-26 kicks off first working day
The 26th Annual Meeting of the Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF-26), themed “Parliamentary partnership for peace, innovation and sustainable development”, opened in Hanoi on January 18 with three key meetings scheduled for the day.

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