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Friday, July 10, 2020
Tags: international law
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”.
Vietnam opposes Chinas illegal activities in East Sea Vietnam opposes China's illegal activities in East Sea
Foreign ministry spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang made the statement on Jun 11 during a briefing in Hanoi in response to reports from vessel tracking software and satellite imagery indicating a Chinese ship might be conducting installing undersea cables in the area.
Vietnam calls for stronger NAM cooperation in COVID-19 combat Vietnam calls for stronger NAM cooperation in COVID-19 combat
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has suggested member countries of the Non-Aligned Movement step up cooperation and share experience at all levels and in all spheres during the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
Society opposes Chinese fishing bans in East Sea Society opposes Chinese fishing bans in East Sea
The Vietnam Fisheries Society (VINAFIS) released a document on Monday opposing China’s issuance of regulations banning fishing in the East Sea (South China Sea).
Chinas notes at UN inconsistent with intl law: Deputy spokesperson China’s notes at UN inconsistent with int’l law: Deputy spokesperson
China’s circulation of a number of diplomatic notes at the United Nations that raise unreasonable sovereignty claims over Vietnam’s Hoang Sa and Truong Sa archipelagos as well as maritime claims in the East Sea runs counter to the provisions of the 1982 UNCLOS, an official said on April 23.
ASEAN leaders issue declaration on measures to fight COVID-19 ASEAN leaders issue declaration on measures to fight COVID-19
ASEAN leaders adopted the Declaration of the Special ASEAN Summit on COVID-19 at the end of the online Special ASEAN Summit on the pandemic which was chaired by Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on April 14, issuing first ever guidelines for coordinated efforts by the group against the pandemic.
Building and improving the legal framework on foreign exchange management Building and improving the legal framework on foreign exchange management
In recent years, especially 2019, the world economy witnessed a series of insecurities. While almost all economies show signs of a slowdown, trade tensions among economic giants, especially the US-China trade war, continued to undergo complicated developments. As a result, the global growth rate in 2019 dropped to the lowest level since the 2008-09 financial crisis. Gold prices spiked and crude oil prices strongly fluctuated, giving rise to risks in the international market and consequently, many countries had to loosen their fiscal and monetary policies.
Vietnam successfully fulfills role as President of UNSC in January Vietnam successfully fulfills role as President of UNSC in January
Head of Vietnam’s mission to the UN Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy chaired a session on January 31 to review the UN Security Council (UNSC)’s activities during January, the month Vietnam held the Presidency of the UNSC.
Vietnam chairs UNSC meeting on humanitarian situation in Syria Vietnam chairs UNSC meeting on humanitarian situation in Syria
The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) met in New York on January 29 to discuss the humanitarian situation in Syria, under the chair of Vietnam that holds the council’s presidency in January.

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