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Cambodia elected as ECOSOC member

World

Cambodia elected as ECOSOC member

Cambodia has been elected as a member of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), according to the country’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation.

Building law on cyber security: a must in current situation

Society

Building law on cyber security: a must in current situation

The Vietnam Law and Legal Forum, under the Vietnam News Agency, talks with Lieutenant General Hoang Phuoc Thuan, Director of the Cyber Security Department of the Ministry of Public Security, about some controversial issues governed by the draft Law on Cyber Security.

Presumption of innocence in criminal proceedings highlighted

Society

Presumption of innocence in criminal proceedings highlighted

Ensuring the principle of presumption of innocence in criminal proceedings was the topic of a seminar co-hosted by the Supreme People’s Procuracy of Vietnam, the UN Development Programme (UNDP), and the Embassies of Canada, New Zealand, Norway and Switzerland (G4) in Hanoi on May 31.

Asian-Pacific countries show high trust in Vietnam’s capacity

Politics

Asian-Pacific countries show high trust in Vietnam’s capacity

The Asian-Pacific countries’ nomination of Vietnam as the only candidate of the region for a non-permanent seat at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) for the 2020-2021 tenure reflects their high support for and trust in the country’s role and capacity, said Spokesperson of the Foreign Ministry Le Thi Thu Hang.

Vietnam protests use of force in Gaza Strip

Politics

Vietnam protests use of force in Gaza Strip

Vietnamese Ambassador Duong Chi Dung, head of the Vietnam Permanent Mission to the UN, the WTO and other international organisations in Geneva, has stressed that Vietnam protests the use of force in the Gaza Strip.