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Monday, February 19, 2018
Tags: regional
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.
Parliamentarians prepare for meeting Parliamentarians prepare for meeting
National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan on January 8 chaired a meeting to review the preparation of the 26th Annual Meeting of the Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF-26).
Dispute resolution mechanisms under Vietnamese law and EVFTA Dispute resolution mechanisms under Vietnamese law and EVFTA
The legislative basis for mediation is noted to improve and countries, such as Vietnam, have pursued mediation reforms as a response to contemporary demands.
Cabinets year-end meeting focuses on institution building Cabinet’s year-end meeting focuses on institution building
Cabinet members focused discussions on the building of institutions during a regular meeting in Hanoi on December 29, also the last sitting of the Government in 2017.
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:
National Assembly adopts key national policies National Assembly adopts key national policies
The National Assembly passed six laws that would influence national development in different fields, said NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan at the closing meeting of the NA’s fourth session that concluded on November 24 after 26 working days.
Vietnam will spend trillions dong on tourist infrastructure Vietnam will spend trillions dong on tourist infrastructure
With a view to turning tourism into a spearhead industry, the Prime Minister on November 23 issued Decision 1831 approving the program on development of tourist infrastructure in the 2016-20 period.

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