China’s deployment of survey vessel group Haiyang Dizhi-8 to Tu Chinh reef (Vanguard Bank) in Vietnam’s exclusive economic zone (EEZ) has violated international law, Associate Prof. Ryan Martinson of the US Naval War College said.
The revised Labour Code is expected to be submitted to the National Assembly for approval this month. However, major changes to the law are still under discussion in an attempt to ensure gender equality and enhance the development of female workers.
A delegation of the Vietnamese Ministry of Public Security, headed by Deputy Minister Sen. Lieut. Gen. Nguyen Van Thanh, are attending the 88th INTERPOL General Assembly in Santiago, Chile from October 15 to 18.
Some Chinese coastguard vessels deployed in the East Sea have deliberately made themselves visible to rival claimants of the contested waters by turning on tracking signals – a move analysts described as an attempt to assert sovereignty.
Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong on October 16 received newly-accredited ambassadors from Sweden, France, Ireland, Sri Lanka, Bahrain, Angola, Laos, Uzbekistan, the Republic of Korea and Tanzania.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has asked the authorities of Hoa Binh Province and Hanoi City to direct Song Da Water Investment JSC (Viwasupco) to address the polluted tap water from the Da River, discovered last week.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc stressed on October 15 that the Government will take more drastic actions to protect the environment, including returning imported containers of waste to their source countries.
Singapore and China have signed nine agreements and Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) in various fields such as customs clearance, intellectual property management, education, innovation and communications, and smart city development.