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Wednesday, November 25, 2020
Tags: storms
Floods in Central Vietnam: Revising law to ensure effectiveness and lawfulness of charitable activities Floods in Central Vietnam: Revising law to ensure effectiveness and lawfulness of charitable activities
The Central Vietnam is undergoing tough times when severe storms have led to landslides and flash floods causing enormous damage to the lives, health and assets of people. Many local and international organizations and individuals have joined relief efforts and handed over huge donations to help the victims.
Significant values of UNCLOS to Vietnams maritime strategy Significant values of UNCLOS to Vietnam’s maritime strategy
November 16, 2019, is the 25th anniversary of the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS). The Convention is one of the most important achievements of international law and the United Nations in the 20th century and continues to assert its role as the “Constitution of the seas and oceans” in the 21st century.
Policies legislation on climate change to be amended Policies, legislation on climate change to be amended
A workshop was held in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on October 7 to seek improvement of policies and legislation in response to climate change in Vietnam.
Tax rates for petrol oil to rise from next year Tax rates for petrol, oil to rise from next year
Environmental protection tax rates for petrol and oil will increase from the beginning of 2019, according to a resolution on environmental protection tariff adopted at the 27th meeting of the National Assembly (NA) Standing Committee that concluded on September 20 after nine working days.
Vietnams top ten domestic events in 2017 Vietnam’s top ten domestic events in 2017
Vietnam News Agency (VNA) has selected Vietnam’s 10 most notable events of 2017 as follows:
Sacred whale worship festival of Vietnamese seafarers Sacred whale worship festival of Vietnamese seafarers
The whale worship festival typically reflects the original folk culture of fishing communities along the southern central and southern coasts of Vietnam, from Da Nang to Ba Ria - Vung Tau provinces.
Conference adopts Paris Agreement on climate change response Conference adopts Paris Agreement on climate change response
Representatives from 195 nations in the world on December 12 approved a historic accord in Paris to stop global warming, offering hope that humanity can avert catastrophic climate change and usher in an energy revolution.
Climate Change Conference to reach agreement for preventing climate catastrophes Climate Change Conference to reach agreement for preventing climate catastrophes
More than 150 world leaders on November 30 opened an historic summit in Paris, France, with “the hope of all of humanity”, to seek a deal to avert the consequences of climate change.
Vietnams agricultural and rural development policies center on farmers welfare Vietnam’s agricultural and rural development policies center on farmers’ welfare
Issues related to agriculture, rural areas and farmers are always at the top of the agendas of the Party and State. With more profound perceptions about the agricultural and rural industrialization and modernization process, Vietnam has adopted in time many policies suitable to each stage of national development.
Extenuating circumstances Extenuating circumstances
In addition to the circumstances extenuating the penal liability listed in Clause 1, Article 46 of the 2009 Penal Code (the Code), Clause 2 of the same Article stipulates “When deciding penalties, the court may also consider other circumstances as extenuating, but must clearly state them in the judgment.”

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