Voters send 3,794 ideas to National Assembly Politics

Voters send 3,794 ideas to National Assembly

Voters sent in 3,794 ideas on various issues to the National Assembly (NA), according to a report delivered by Nguyen Thien Nhan, President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee.
Vietnam expedites disaster prevention efforts Society

Vietnam expedites disaster prevention efforts

The National Steering Committee on Disaster Prevention and Control issued a dispatch on September 13 directing localities and ministries to deploy plans in response to a tropical low pressure.
Politics

Experts call for legal action against China

Vietnam should prepare to take its case against China to the international court of justice, even though it has moved its Haiyang Shiyou 981 oil rig out of the country's exclusive economic zone and continental shelf, the two-day conference held in Ho Chi Minh City heard on July 26.
Society

Vietnamese in Canada support national sea sovereignty

Vietnamese communities in Ottawa and Vancouver, Canada have donated 10,000 CAD to Vietnamese coast guard and fishery surveillance forces and fishermen who are protecting Vietnam’s sovereignty right and jurisdiction in its continental shelf and exclusive economic zone.
Politics

Vietnam respects law in implementing oil, gas activities

Vietnam has implemented its oil and gas exploration and exploitation totally in the country’s continental shelf and waters in a continuous manner and in line with international law and the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS 1982).
Society

HCM City Buddhists pray for peace in East Sea

More than 1,000 Buddhist monks, nuns and followers in Ho Chi Minh City on June 1 prayed for peace in the East Sea following China’s illegal placement of its Haiyang Shiyou-981 oil rig in Vietnamese waters.