Vietnamese, Kazakhstani top legislators hold talks Politics

Vietnamese, Kazakhstani top legislators hold talks

Chairwoman of the National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan held talks with Chairman of the Mazhilis (lower house) of the Parliament of Kazakhstan Nurlan Nigmatulin on November 14, following a welcome ceremony held for the guest the same day.
11th South China Sea International Conference wraps up Society

11th South China Sea International Conference wraps up

Complying with the 1982 UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) and promoting the ASEAN’s central role are a policy choice of Vietnam in settling disputes in the South China Sea (called the East Sea in Vietnam), said a local official.
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.
Indonesia hosts workshop on Asia’s economic-trade policies World

Indonesia hosts workshop on Asia’s economic-trade policies

Priorities in Asia’s trade and economic policies in 2020 were the focus of a workshop which was held late October in Jakarta, Indonesia, attracting the participation of Indonesian and foreign economists and scholars, besides Indonesian policy makers and foreign diplomats.
Marrakesh Treaty to help the blind Society

Marrakesh Treaty to help the blind

The lack of documents in Braille and audio books, as well as few sign language speakers limits blind people's development, according to Pham Viet Thu, President of the Vietnam Blind Association.
Cambodia to host Asia-Pacific Summit 2019 World

Cambodia to host Asia-Pacific Summit 2019

Cambodia and the Universal Peace Federation (UPF) will host the Asia-Pacific Summit (APS) 2019 in Phnom Penh from November 18-20, according to EkTha, standing vice chairman of the Cambodian Government Spokesperson Unit.
Seminar urges EU to increase presence through activities in East Sea World

Seminar urges EU to increase presence through activities in East Sea

The European Union (EU) was urged to increase its regional presence with a focus on trade, connectivity and maritime security and safety as navigation in the East Sea is an important artery of the world trade and essential to the bloc, as heard a seminar in Brussels on October 22.
Sustainable development key to joining global chain Business

Sustainable development key to joining global chain

Sustainable supplies of goods and production were key areas for Vietnamese businesses to focus on in order to join the global supply chain, Director General of the Foreign Trade Association (Amfori) Christian Ewert said at a conference held in Ho Chi Minh City on October 21.
NA Vice Chairwoman meets top Serbian legislator Politics

NA Vice Chairwoman meets top Serbian legislator

Vice Chairwoman of the National Assembly Tong Thi Phong, who is in Serbia to attend the 141st Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), had a meeting with Speaker of the National Assembly of the host country Maja Gojkovic on October 16.