Deputy Minister of Home Affairs receives Holy See guest Politics

Deputy Minister of Home Affairs receives Holy See guest

Vietnam's law on religion is consistent with international conventions that Vietnam has signed, always creating favourable conditions for religious organisations to operate in accordance with the Constitution and laws, Deputy Minister of Home Affairs Vu Chien Thang stated.
Former reporter jailed for abusing right to democracy, freedom Society

Former reporter jailed for abusing right to democracy, freedom

The People’s Court of Ho Chi Minh City sentenced former reporter Nguyen Hoai Nam to three years and six months in prison on April 5 for “abusing the rights to democracy and freedom to infringe upon the interests of the State, and the lawful rights and interests of organizations and/or individuals" under Article 331 of the Criminal Code.
Woman jailed for abusing rights to freedom, democracy Society

Woman jailed for abusing rights to freedom, democracy

The Hanoi People’s Court has sentenced a woman to 21 months in prison for “abusing the rights to freedom and democracy to violate interests of the State, rights and legitimate interests of organisations and individuals.”
The Quad commits to ensuring freedom of navigation in East Sea, East China Sea World

The Quad commits to ensuring freedom of navigation in East Sea, East China Sea

The Foreign Ministers of Australia, India and Japan and the Secretary of State of the US have committed to ensuring freedom of navigation and overflight in the South China Sea (called the East Sea in Vietnam) and the East China Sea, and deepening engagement with regional partners to protect their ability to develop offshore resources.
Australia, UK underline importance of maritime rights, freedom in East Sea  World

Australia, UK underline importance of maritime rights, freedom in East Sea

Australian and UK foreign and defence ministers underscored the importance of countries being able to exercise their maritime rights and freedoms in the East Sea consistent with the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), including freedom of navigation and overflight, at the annual ministerial consultations in 2022.
Long An: four men prosecuted for abusing rights to freedom and democracy Society

Long An: four men prosecuted for abusing rights to freedom and democracy

Police in Duc Hoa district of the Mekong Delta province of Long An on January 7 issued decisions to prosecute four individuals living at a family Buddhist worship place named “Tinh that bong lai" in Hoa Khanh Tay commune for “abusing the rights to freedom and democracy to violate interests of the State, rights and legitimate interests of organisations and individuals” under Article 331 of the 2015 Penal Code (revised and supplemented in 2017).
Freedom of choice: Female athletes in ‘masculine’ sports Culture - Sports

Freedom of choice: Female athletes in ‘masculine’ sports

Having a slow start compared to many countries, Vietnam’s sport sector has exerted efforts and reaped successful results at regional and international arenas over the years, with numerous titles earned by female athletes competing in rigorous combat sports or others that require an enormous amount of strength and stamina.
Vietnam works against heresy development Society

Vietnam works against heresy development

Respecting and creating favourable conditions for citizens to exercise the right to freedom of belief and religion as well as ensuring equality among religions is the consistent policy of the Party and State.
Vietnam respects, ensures right to belief, religious freedom Society

Vietnam respects, ensures right to belief, religious freedom

Throughout the “Doi moi” (Renewal) process, the belief and religious life in Vietnam has changed towards greater freedom and progress, with belief and religious activities taking place vibrantly, and the right to belief and religious freedom better protected, which has been recognised by the international community.
Vietnam keeps close watch on developments in East Sea: spokeswoman Politics

Vietnam keeps close watch on developments in East Sea: spokeswoman

Vietnamese relevant agencies always keep a close watch on developments in the East Sea, and Vietnam has full historical evidence and legal foundations to affirm its sovereignty over Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagos in accordance with international law, spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Le Thi Thu Hang has affirmed.
Dak Lak: legal proceeding started against man for infringing on State interests Society

Dak Lak: legal proceeding started against man for infringing on State interests

The Investigation Police Agency of Cu Kuin district in Dak Lak province has started legal proceedings against Y Wo Nie, a resident in the district, to investigate the act of “taking advantage of the right to freedom and democracy to infringe upon the interests of the State and the legitimate rights and interests of organisations and individuals” in accordance with Article 331 of the Penal Code 2015.
Australia, US stress importance of ensuring freedoms in East Sea World

Australia, US stress importance of ensuring freedoms in East Sea

Australia and the US underlined the importance of countries’ ability to exercise their maritime rights and freedoms in the South China Sea (called East Sea in Vietnam), consistent with the 1982 UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), including freedom of navigation and overflight and other internationally lawful uses of the sea related to these freedoms.