Thai opposition party leader disqualified as MP World

Thai opposition party leader disqualified as MP

The Constitutional Court of Thailand on November 20 disqualified leader of the opposition Future Forward Party Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit as a member of parliament for illegally owning shares in a media company while running for election last March.
Vietnam rejects report of Committee to Protect Journalists Politics

Vietnam rejects report of Committee to Protect Journalists

Vietnam absolutely rejects false contents, which are based on inaccurate and biased information about Vietnam, of a report released by the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), the Foreign Ministry’s spokeswoman Le Thi Thu Hang has said.
Russian law scholar awarded with insignia Society

Russian law scholar awarded with insignia

Director of Russia’s International Fund – The Way for Peace Umnova Irina Anatolyevna was awarded with the insignia “For the cause of Vietnam Lawyers’ Association (VJA) development” by VJA Chairman Nguyen Van Quyen during a ceremony in Hanoi on July 24.
Children to be consulted in policy making process Society

Children to be consulted in policy making process

A workshop was held in Ho Chi Minh City on June 11 to guide relevant agencies in collecting children’s opinions during the process of building policies, legal documents, decisions, and socio-economic development plans related to children.
Vietnam, Australia cooperate in human rights education Society

Vietnam, Australia cooperate in human rights education

The Australian Human Rights Commission will help Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh National Academy of Politics (HCMA) integrate lessons on human rights into the public school curricula, per a memorandum of understanding inked between both sides in Sydney on February 26.
NA Vice Chairman hosts Thai chief judge Politics

NA Vice Chairman hosts Thai chief judge

Vietnam and Thailand are expected to continue the implementation of the memorandum of understanding (MoU) on judicial cooperation between the two countries’ supreme courts, said Vice Chairman of National Assembly (NA) Uong Chu Luu.
Women should thrive at work Society

Women should thrive at work

Women should be free to choose the job they want to do without being hindered by discriminations on the grounds of their gender or physical capabilities.
HCM City’s leader receives Chinese guest Politics

HCM City’s leader receives Chinese guest

Vice Chairman of the People’s Council of Ho Chi Minh City Pham Duc Hai on November 6 hosted a reception for Chairman of the Constitution and Law Committee of the National People’s Congress of China Li Fei.
Slovak Constitution Day observed in HCM City Politics

Slovak Constitution Day observed in HCM City

A grand meeting was held by the Ho Chi Minh City Union of Friendship Organisations (HUFO) and the municipal chapter of the Vietnam-Slovakia Friendship Association (VSFA HCM City) on September 9 to mark the 26th anniversary of Slovak Constitution Day (September 1).
NA Chairwoman helps Can Tho voters understand special zone law Politics

NA Chairwoman helps Can Tho voters understand special zone law

National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan gave voters in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho more details about the postponement of approval of the draft Law on Special Administrative – Economic Units and made clear the newly-adopted Law on Cyber Security at her meeting with them on June 19.