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Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Tags: the Law of the Sea
Vietnam Belgium promote cooperation in multiple fields Vietnam, Belgium promote cooperation in multiple fields
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his Belgian counterpart Charles Michel have agreed to accelerate cooperation in numerous fields during the PM’s official four-day visit to Belgium starting from October 16.
Prime Minister holds talk with Austrian Chancellor Prime Minister holds talk with Austrian Chancellor
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc held talks with Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz in Austria, on October 15, as part of his official visit to the European country.
Party Central Committee issues announcement on 8th plenum Party Central Committee issues announcement on 8th plenum
The Party Central Committee on October 6 wrapped up its 8th plenum after five days of working, with General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong in the chair. It issued an announcement on the work of the plenum.
PM lauds Japans role in Mekong region development PM lauds Japan’s role in Mekong region development
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc lauded the role of Japan in boosting cooperation and development in the Mekong region over the past years at an interview granted to Japanese media on the occasion of his visit to Japan and participation in the 10th Mekong-Japan Summit Meeting in the country from October 8-10.
Vietnam strives to become strong sea-based country Vietnam strives to become strong sea-based country
Vietnam has exerted efforts to tap into its immense maritime potential to become a strong, prosperous country based on its marine economy.
Arbitral ruling in South China Sea will have long-term impacts: expert Arbitral ruling in South China Sea will have long-term impacts: expert
Two years ago, the United Nations delivered a historic verdict in the South China Sea territorial dispute between the Philippines and China, rendering China’s extensive claims over most of the sea baseless. Dr. Ha Anh Tuan, Director of the Center for Policy Analysis under the Institute for South China Sea Studies, writes to Vietnam News Agency on the legal implications of this ruling and its role in the path toward a final resolution.
Continuous line map - new wine in old bottles “Continuous line” map - new wine in old bottles
The story of the “nine-dash line”, the so-called China’s claim in the South China Sea, or the East Sea as it is called in Vietnam, seems to have sunk into the past after the award of the Arbitral Tribunal in the Philippines case against China in 2016. In this ruling, the Tribunal rejected the so-called “historic rights” of China in the waters within the “nine-dash line”. The idea is that the “nine-dash line” no longer exists after the ruling of the Arbitral Tribunal, but recently, the international press is stirred about the “nine-dash line” but under a new shape.
Abiding by international law key to settle South China Sea issue Abiding by international law key to settle South China Sea issue
Two years after the arbitral tribunal ruling in favor of the Philippines’ South China Sea case and rejecting China’s so-called nine-dash line, disputes continue to rage even as China and ASEAN formally enter negotiations toward a Code of Conduct framework.
Vietnam Japan seek new development phase for ties Vietnam, Japan seek new development phase for ties
President of Vietnam Tran Dai Quang and Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe have reached high consensus on major orientations and concrete measures to advance the Vietnam-Japan extensive strategic partnership in a more comprehensive, practical and efficient manner.
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.

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