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Sunday, August 14, 2022
Tags: landscape
Exploring Kim Bong traditional carpentry village Exploring Kim Bong traditional carpentry village
As soon as a visitor sets foot in Kim Bong traditional carpentry village in the central province of Quang Nam, he will immediately hear the sounds of wood chiseling, cutting and drilling echoing from every corner of the village.
Remarks by PM Pham Minh Chinh at CSIS in Washington D.C Remarks by PM Pham Minh Chinh at CSIS in Washington D.C
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has delivered a speech at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington D.C. during his ongoing working trip to US.
Ha Giang province: the land of flowers blooming on Karst rocks Ha Giang province: the land of flowers blooming on Karst rocks
Ha Giang province has considered prosperity and success of investors a measurement of its dynamism and development. The province has applied investment incentive policies, reformed administrative formalities, improved investment and business climate and supported business development so as to attract investment in the province’s three socio-economic development pillars - commercial agriculture, tourism and cross-border trade.
HCM City to develop riverside infrastructure by 2040 HCM City to develop riverside infrastructure by 2040
Ho Chi Minh City has adjusted urban planning to develop riverside infrastructure by 2040, including a road along the Saigon river from district 1 to outlying Cu Chi district.
New method of making donations to be specified New method of making donations to be specified
Benefactors could make donations by bank transfer, instead of traditional ways such as giving donations in person to trustees or putting into donation boxes.
Compatibility between Vietnams law and CITES regarding wildlife protection Compatibility between Vietnam’s law and CITES regarding wildlife protection
Vietnam became an official member of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) in 1994. Since then, the Convention’s provisions have been step by step incorporated into the country’s legal framework. This article assesses the compatibility between CITES provisions and two important laws concerning wildlife conservation and protection, the 2015 Penal Code and the 2017 Law on Forestry, and puts forth some recommendations for further improvement.
Penal liability of corporate legal persons for wildlife-related crimes Penal liability of corporate legal persons for wildlife-related crimes
The 2015 Penal Code prescribes heavy fines for corporate legal persons’ crimes violating regulations on management and protection of endangered, precious and rare wild animals, ranging from VND 300 million to VND 15 billion. This shows that Vietnam is always aware of the nature and danger of these crimes to the ecological environment.
Hanoi flag hoisting ceremony marks ASEANs 53rd founding anniversary Hanoi flag hoisting ceremony marks ASEAN’s 53rd founding anniversary
An ASEAN flag hoisting ceremony was held in Hanoi on August 7 to mark the 53rd founding anniversary of the association and 25 years of Vietnam’s ASEAN membership.
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”.
How will the EVFTA contribute to more transparency? How will the EVFTA contribute to more transparency?
This article looks at the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), recently ratified by the EU Parliament, from the angle of transparency. Reviewing the road from WTO’s limited use of measures to improve transparency and reduce bribery in international trade to new generation FTAs, the paper examines headways made in mainstreaming transparency in practically all chapters of the trade agreement.

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