Politics

IPU Secretary General lauds Vietnam’s contributions to IPU activities

Since its accession to the Inter-Parliament Union (IPU) from the 1970s, Vietnam has made vigorous contributions to the IPU’s activities, making great efforts to boost its relations with the member parliaments in the world, IPU Secretary General Martin Chungong told the Vietnam News Agency on the threshold of the IPU-132 Assembly which opens in Hanoi on March 28.
UN Resident Coordinator highlights UN-IPU affiliation Politics

UN Resident Coordinator highlights UN-IPU affiliation

Dr. Pratibha Mehta, UN Resident Coordinator in Vietnam, has granted an interview to the Vietnam News Agency, talking about the cooperation between the UN and the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) and parliaments’ role in sustainable development goals on the occasion of the upcoming 132 nd IPU Assembly.
US House passes resolution on East Sea, East China Sea World

US House passes resolution on East Sea, East China Sea

The US House of Representatives passed a resolution on December 4 that stresses the need for a peaceful solution to maritime and jurisdictional disputes in the South China Sea (called East Sea in Vietnam) and the East China Sea on the basis of international law.
NA deputies oppose China’s violations in East Sea Politics

NA deputies oppose China’s violations in East Sea

National Assembly (NA) deputies have voiced their concern and objections to China’s illegal positioning of a drilling rig in Vietnam’s exclusive economic zone, demanding China immediately withdraw its rig from Vietnam’s waters.
Vietnam treasures ties with United States: NA Chairman Politics

Vietnam treasures ties with United States: NA Chairman

Vietnam’s top lawmaker has affirmed that Vietnam attaches importance to the relations with the US and is resolved to implement reached agreements in accordance with the spirit of the comprehensive partnership between the two countries.
World

Cambodian new parliament to open as scheduled, say analysts

The opening session of Cambodia ’s new parliament will be held as scheduled on September 23 with the participation of 68 new law-makers from the Cambodian People's Party (CPP) despite opposition's warning of a boycott, said analysts.
Society

Legal issues on future referendum law discussed

Domestic lawyers and law makers on June 4 gathered at a symposium in Hanoi to swap views on practical and theoretical issues relating to the country’s referendum law which is being compiled by the Vietnam Lawyers Association (VLA).