ASEAN – success story of regional cooperation World

ASEAN – success story of regional cooperation

The 53-year history of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has proved that a united grouping with close linkages and combined national and regional interests will be able to maintain its central role.
 NA’s ninth online session fruitful: deputies Politics

NA’s ninth online session fruitful: deputies

More than 98 percent of the legislators surveyed recognise the good results of the freshly-concluded ninth session of the 14th National Assembly, said NA Secretary General Nguyen Hanh Phuc at a press conference in Hanoi on June 19.
Legislators to vote on four laws on June 17 Politics

Legislators to vote on four laws on June 17

National Assembly deputies will vote on the revised Law on Enterprises and the law amending and supplementing some articles of the Law on Natural Disaster Prevention and Control and the Law on Dykes on June 17 morning.
China’s notes at UN inconsistent with int’l law: Deputy spokesperson Politics

China’s notes at UN inconsistent with int’l law: Deputy spokesperson

China’s circulation of a number of diplomatic notes at the United Nations (UN) that raise unreasonable sovereignty claims over Vietnam’s Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagos as well as maritime claims in the East Sea runs counter to the provisions of the 1982 UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), an official said on April 23.
Experts: Chinese acts in East Sea run counter to international law World

Experts: Chinese acts in East Sea run counter to international law

Following China’s announcement of the establishment of the so-called “Xisha district” (in Vietnam’s Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelago) and “Nansha district” (in Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago) within “Sansha city”, international experts have condemned the move, saying it breaks international law.
Establishment of so-called Sansha city a provocation: Australian expert World

Establishment of so-called Sansha city a provocation: Australian expert

China’s announcement of the establishment of the so-called “Xisha district” (Vietnam’s Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelago) and “Nansha district" (Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago) under “Sansha city” is “a provocation, illegal under international law,” said Professor Carl Thayer from Australia’s University of New South Wales on April 19.