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UNCLOS 1982 - overarching framework for establishing legal order for seas and oceans, promoting development cooperation at sea
The year 2019 marks the 25th anniversary of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea 1982 (UNCLOS 1982) and also the 25th year since Vietnam ratified the convention.
Vietnam to restrict import of scrap
16:31 06/08/2018
The General Department of Vietnam Customs will study and submit to the Ministry of Finance a proposal to the Government to restrict imports of scrap materials and move towards a ban on scrap imports to Vietnam.
3 in 5 babies not breastfed in the first hour of life
16:27 01/08/2018
(CPV) - Globally, an estimated 78 million babies – or three in five – are not breastfed within the first hour of life, putting them at higher risk of death and disease and making them less likely to continue breastfeeding, say UNICEF and WHO in a new report. Most of these babies are born in low- and middle-income countries.
Wider investments needed for agriculture to flourish
16:52 31/07/2018
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc pointed to conclusions and directed the implementation of important policies and measures to resolve difficulties in agricultural investment promotion at a national conference in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong on July 30th.
Growth in Asia and the Pacific’s developing economies for 2018 and 2019
22:55 28/07/2018
(CPV) - Growth in Asia and the Pacific’s developing economies for 2018 and 2019 will remain solid as growth continues apace across the region, despite rising tensions between the United States and its trading partners, says a new ADB report.
Hanoi boosts administrative reforms to support businesses
11:29 05/07/2018
Administrative procedures will continue to be reformed while more convenient services for enterprises will be developed in Hanoi to help improve the business climate and competitiveness of the capital city, said the municipal Department of Planning and Investment (DPI).
FDI enterprises urged to step up technology transfer
15:19 26/06/2018
Experts at a workshop in Hanoi on June 25th stressed the need for measures to increase the efficiency of technology transfer of FDI businesses in Vietnam.
National Assembly’s 5th session shifts from presentation to debate
14:39 16/06/2018
The 14th National Assembly (NA)’s fifth session showed a strong shift from presentation to debate, winning applaud from the public, NA officials said at a press conference following the session’s closing in Hanoi on June 15th.
Rubber businesses need sustainable development strategies
11:03 15/06/2018
Rubber businesses should devise sustainable development strategies to maximize opportunities generated by the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), experts said at a workshop in Ho Chi Minh city on June 14th.
Code and barcode are necessary to ensure safety
10:55 12/06/2018
The use of codes and barcode on products has helped improve the competitiveness of enterprises and ensured effective monitoring on the origin of goods for consumers.