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Thursday, May 6, 2021
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Top 10 outstanding events in Vietnam in 2020 Top 10 outstanding events in Vietnam in 2020
The Vietnam News Agency has selected the top 10 outstanding events in Vietnam in 2020.
Vietnam fulfills role as AIPA Chair: top legislator Vietnam fulfills role as AIPA Chair: top legislator
Vietnam has well fulfilled its role as Chair of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA) in 2020 despite serious impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and record floods and storms, thus contributing to increasing the country’s position and prestige in the region and the world, National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan has said.
Vietnams economy to grow 6.8 percent in 2021: World Bank Vietnam's economy to grow 6.8 percent in 2021: World Bank
Vietnam’s prospects appear positive as the economy is projected to grow by about 6.8 percent in 2021 and, thereafter, stabilize at around 6.5 percent, according to the latest World Bank’s economic update for Vietnam “Taking Stock”.
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.

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