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Friday, April 28, 2017
Tags: sovereignty
VN says East Sea disputes require peaceful resolution VN says East Sea disputes require peaceful resolution
Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang said on April 8 that Vietnam has consistently insisted that disputes in the East Sea be settled by peaceful measures in line with international law.
VN protests Taiwan live-fire drill VN protests Taiwan live-fire drill
Vietnam has protested against a live-fire military drill conducted this week by Taiwan in the Truong Sa archipelago, demanding that it refrain from repeating such activity, Foreign Ministry spokesman Le Hai Binh said on March 30.
Vietnam slams Australias prawn ban Vietnam slams Australia’s prawn ban
The Vietnamese Government has accused Australia of "causing serious damage" to its prawn farmers and exporters and has asked the Federal Government to reconsider the ban on uncooked prawn imports.
New provisions of revised Maritime Code of Vietnam New provisions of revised Maritime Code of Vietnam
Coming into force from July 2017, the Maritime Code of Vietnam, which was passed by the National Assembly in November 2015, is expected to give a new momentum to the nation’s maritime sector in line with its international commitments.
Village democracy: past and present Village democracy: past and present
Only once the people really regard democracy promotion as their own cause and interest can the process of democracy enforcement make steady progress.
Vietnam needs a unified legal framework against natural disasters and climate change Vietnam needs a unified legal framework against natural disasters and climate change
Over the recent years, big and abnormal natural disasters, including typhoon, flood, flash flood, drought, whirlwind, etc., have appeared more frequently and complicatedly in Vietnam, causing unprecedented serious consequences.
National Assembly to pass 24 bills in 2017 National Assembly to pass 24 bills in 2017
On the occasion of the New Year 2017, National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan grants Vietnam News Agency an interview about working results of the National Assembly in the past year as well as its main tasks in the new year. Below are main contents of the interview.
Ministry proposes plan for sustainable use of Vietnams sea Ministry proposes plan for sustainable use of Vietnam’s sea
The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has recently introduced a draft master plan on use of Vietnam’s sea through 2035 and its implementation plan for the 2017-25 period, aiming to coordinate sea-based sustainable socio-economic activities in line with the overall management of marine and island resources and environment.
External information services in 2016 see significant changes External information services in 2016 see significant changes
The implementation of external information services and the dissemination of news on sea, island and border demarcation in 2016 reaped important outcomes in promoting the image of Vietnam’s nation, culture, people and territory to the world.
The East Sea after the mid-July Award The East Sea after the mid-July Award
The change of the US president has brought about unforeseeable developments in the policies of the US and regional countries. ASEAN could not reach agreement on a joint statement on the ruling. The effect of the ruling and its future application remain unanswered questions.

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