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Saturday, July 4, 2020
Tags: sovereignty
95 years of Vietnams revolutionary press 95 years of Vietnam's revolutionary press
Nearly a century since the first issue of the weekly Thanh nien newspaper was published, the Vietnamese revolutionary press has blossomed in number and quality.
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.
Constitutional defense: The ground for guaranteeing sovereignty of the people Constitutional defense: The ground for guaranteeing sovereignty of the people
The current Constitution of Vietnam stipulates that all state power belongs to the people. However, for several reasons, including the lack of a complete and comprehensive mechanism to defend the Constitution, the effectiveness of constitutional defense activities in Vietnam remains below expectations. This article analyzes the need and recommends some solutions for guaranteeing people’s sovereignty in the country through constitutional defense activities.
Proposal for ratification of EVIPA submitted to NA Proposal for ratification of EVIPA submitted to NA
Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh presented a proposal from the State President to the National Assembly for ratifying the EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement, at the ninth session of the 14th NA in Hanoi on May 20.
Chinas suspension of fishing in Vietnamese waters meaningless: ministry China’s suspension of fishing in Vietnamese waters meaningless: ministry
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development on May 11 said China’s suspension of fishing in waters within Vietnam’s sovereignty in the East Sea carries no weight whatsoever.
Legislative process under the Nguyen dynasty Legislative process under the Nguyen dynasty
Vietnam’s feudal state under the Nguyen dynasty (1802-1884) attached great importance to legislative work with a coherent and logical process from the drafting and transfer of legal documents, management and use of official seals, organization of archive work to the training and employment of paperwork staff. The Nguyen dynasty’s due attention to the drafting of legal documents contributed to the development of a strong public administration, serving as the basis for the attainment of significant achievements in various aspects of the country’s social life in this period. This also offered valuable lessons on the importance of the human factor, the clear definition of duties of each responsible individual, and the role of inspection and supervision in the process of formulating and promulgating legal documents, for today’s lawmaking work in Vietnam.
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.
Vietnam strongly protests establishment of so-called Sansha city Vietnam strongly protests establishment of so-called Sansha city
Vietnam strongly protests the establishment of the so-called “Sansha city” and related acts as they seriously violated Vietnam’s sovereignty, the spokesperson of Vietnam’s Foreign Ministry Le Thi Thu Hang said on April 19.

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