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Monday, September 23, 2019
Tags: territorial waters
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.
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.
Purchase of duty-free goods Purchase of duty-free goods
Under current Vietnamese regulations, from February 15, 2017, persons on exit or in transit after completing the exit or transit procedures, passengers onboard international flights departing from Vietnam and persons awaiting exit may purchase duty-free goods.
Fines for violations committed within Vietnams maritime zones to be increased Fines for violations committed within Vietnam’s maritime zones to be increased
The Government on March 13 issued Decree No. 23 revising a number of articles of Decree No. 162 of 2013, on sanctioning of administrative violations in sea and island areas and the continental shelf of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.
Ruling of the century and landmark in the East Sea Ruling of the century and landmark in the East Sea
On July 12, 2016, the Arbitral Tribunal constituted under Annex VII to the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea issued the Award on the merits of the legal case filed by the Republic of the Philippines against the People’s Republic of China in the South China Sea.
Vietnam welcomes Hague ruling Vietnam welcomes Hague ruling
Vietnam on July 12 welcomed the final ruling issued by an international tribunal in The Hague, which rejected China’s territorial claims in the South China Sea (East Sea).
Vietnam calls for responsible actions in East Sea Vietnam calls for responsible actions in East Sea
Vietnam calls on relevant sides to take responsible and constructive actions in maintaining peace and stability in the East Sea, said Foreign Ministry’s Spokesman Le Hai Binh.
Vietnams sovereignty over Hoang Sa and Truong Sa archipelagos under Nguyen dynasty Vietnam’s sovereignty over Hoang Sa and Truong Sa archipelagos under Nguyen dynasty
Under its reign, the Nguyen dynasty expanded its territory southward, managed the country in every village, developed a legal system, typically the Gia Long Code, and created some worldwide-recognized heritages such as Hue Imperial City, Hue Royal Court Music, and carved wood blocks. Particularly, it carried on the state management, protection and exercise of the national sovereignty over Hoang Sa and Truong Sa archipelagoes.
Vietnams sovereignty over Hoang Sa and Hoang Sa established at least since the 17th century Vietnam’s sovereignty over Hoang Sa and Hoang Sa established at least since the 17th century
With their seaward vision, the Nguyen Lords made great efforts in managing, controlling and establishing sovereignty over Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagoes. The Nguyen Lords have handed down to posterity a strategic task of defending and maintaining the nation’s territorial waters in the East Sea, embracing Hoang Sa and Truong Sa archipelagoes.
Political Report of the Communist Party of Vietnams 10th Central Committee to the 11th National Party Congress Political Report of the Communist Party of Vietnam's 10th Central Committee to the 11th National Party Congress

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