Marine plastic pollution needs thorough solutions Environment

Marine plastic pollution needs thorough solutions

Vietnam has been listed as one of the top five plastic polluters in the world, so eco-friendly technical solutions and the use of bio-degradable plastic products need urgent promotion, participants at a workshop heard on November 29 in Hanoi.
Canada conference discusses maintenance of peace in sea borders World

Canada conference discusses maintenance of peace in sea borders

The maintenance of peace in sea border areas was the main topic at a conference in York University in Toronto, Canada, on November 15, during which participants highlighted issues related to security, future management principles and policies in oceans.
Vietnam advised to seek stronger int’l support in East Sea issues Society

Vietnam advised to seek stronger int’l support in East Sea issues

Vietnam should make greater efforts to get stronger support from the international community in the South China Sea (called the East Sea in Vietnam) issues and hold more activities similar to South China Sea International Conferences, a leading foreign expert has suggested.
1982 UNCLOS helps shape order at oceans and seas Society

1982 UNCLOS helps shape order at oceans and seas

As part of the ongoing 11th South China Sea International Conference in Hanoi, delegates on November 6 afternoon attended a special session marking the 25th anniversary of the entry into force of the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) and 25 years since Vietnam approved the convention.
Vietnam joins global efforts to protect sea turtles Environment

Vietnam joins global efforts to protect sea turtles

The Vietnamese Government has engaged in various international commitments to enhance management and preserve vulnerable and endangered marine turtles, said Director General of the Directorate of Fisheries Tran Dinh Luan on October 21.
Countries concerned about East Sea situation World

Countries concerned about East Sea situation

France, Germany and the UK on August 29 released a joint statement expressing their concern about the situation in the South China Sea( known as East Sea in Vietnam) which they said could lead to insecurity and instability in the region.​