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Monday, July 13, 2020
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36th ASEAN Summit: Leaders Vision Statement on a Cohesive And Responsive ASEAN 36th ASEAN Summit: Leaders’ Vision Statement on a Cohesive And Responsive ASEAN
The Association of the Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) leaders on Friday participated in the 36th summit of the grouping and has adopted the “ASEAN Leaders’ Vision Statement on a Cohesive And Responsive ASEAN: Rising Above Challenges And Sustaining Growth”.
ASEAN Declaration on Human Resources Development for the Challenging World of Work ASEAN Declaration on Human Resources Development for the Challenging World of Work
Here is the full text of the ASEAN Declaration on Human Resources Development for the Challenging World of Work, which was adopted at the teleconferenced 36th ASEAN Summit on June 26.
South China Sea amid COVID-19 pandemic South China Sea amid COVID-19 pandemic
Facing the COVID-19 pandemic, the claimant States in the South China Sea (also known as the East Sea) confront with another virus on the maritime front. It’s the virus on expansion of claim and intimidation. After having successfully controlled the coronavirus, China has undertaken a series of actions to establish its administration over the whole East Sea. The actions are various from fisheries to maritime surveys, diplomatic notes, establishing new districts, naming shoals to coercion. Chinese victims are not limited to only one country but also Vietnam, the Philippines, Malaysia and even Indonesia.
ASEAN events and summits under Vietnams chairmanship year might be conducted online: diplomat ASEAN events and summits under Vietnam's chairmanship year might be conducted online: diplomat
The ASEAN Special Summit and the ASEAN+3 Special Summit on COVID-19 Response will be held online on April 14 with Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc chairing over the events as ASEAN Chair 2020, Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Quoc Dung announced.
PM orders measures to minimize nCoVs impact on economy PM orders measures to minimize nCoV’s impact on economy
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has urged ministries and localities to promptly implement measures to minimize the impact of the novel coronavirus (nCoV) on the economy.
Vietnams diplomacy achievements in 2019 Vietnam’s diplomacy achievements in 2019
While the world saw profound global instability in 2019, the Pacific-Asia area proved to be the leading region in terms of economic integration, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Phạm Bình Minh has said.
Vietnam works to protect human rights Vietnam works to protect human rights
Deputy Foreign Minister Le Hoai Trung has recently talked to the press about Vietnam’s achievements in promoting human rights.
Top 10 events of Vietnam in 2019 selected by VNA Top 10 events of Vietnam in 2019 selected by VNA
The Vietnam News Agency (VNA) has selected the top 10 events that shaped the country in 2019. These include the national public service portal debut, the host of the second US-DPRK Summit, or the non-permanent member of the UN Security Council for the 2020-2021 term, among others.
National Population and Housing Census results declared National Population and Housing Census results declared
Vietnam’s population has exceeded 96.2 million people, making it the third most populous country in Southeast Asia after Indonesia and the Philippines and the 15th most populous country in the world.
Fundraising through new channels - opportunities and legal challenges Fundraising through new channels - opportunities and legal challenges
The Fourth Industrial Revolution helps create new products and services as well as business models in an open atmosphere without any distance between the reality and cyber space. However, Vietnam’s existing legal framework still fails to meet the demand for realizing these products, services and models. It is not yet mature for the application of novel forms of raising funds from angel investors or venture investment funds. So far, there is no legal corridor for innovative startups, particularly fintech ones. This article introduces new fundraising channels and their legal challenges and puts forward recommendations for formulating a regulatory sandbox applicable to these channels.

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