At present, China does not have the capacity to declare a military ADIZ over the entire South China Sea. China's possible declaration of an Air Defence Identification Zone (ADIZ) over the South China Sea has made headlines over the past days. On May 31, South China Morning Post cited the Chinese army that Beijing since 2010 has been thinking of establishing an ADIZ in the sea that cover Pratas, and Vietnam’s Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) islands. It reported that China is choosing a propriate time to declare the plan. Emeritus Professor Carl Thayer at UNSW Canberra, an expert on the South China Sea Emeritus Professor Carl Thayer at UNSW Canberra has made some accessement on the implications of Chinese ADIZ over the sea that is one of the world’s busiest waterways. If China deploys an ADIZ over the South China Sea, what are the geo-political implications for the region? There are no provisions in international law concerning an Air … [Read more...] about What does China’s potential ADIZ over South China Sea imply?
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Workers at NutiFood Nutrition Food Joint Stock Company in the southern province Binh Duong work during the province's lockdown. VNA/VNS Photo The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) needs to give more support to enterprises in establishing stable and reliable distribution channels for expanding trade promotion activities and consumption markets, especially for agricultural products. This is one of the recommendations from the Viet Nam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) to complete a draft Government resolution on support for and development of business in the 2021-25 period, compiled by the Ministry of Planning and Investment. MoIT should also organise national brand promotion campaigns and national trade promotion programmes with support from Viet Nam’s trade offices and trade promotion centres aboard. Based on those, the ministry would establish channels on market information, connection and support for enterprises in doing business and taking advantage of … [Read more...] about MoIT should give more support to businesses in expanding markets: VCCI
Trampling and ignoring international law, China has brazenly announced the establishment of two administrative districts in Vietnam's Paracel and Spratly islands in the East Sea, and formally named 80 geographical features there. Once again, China proves itself a stubborn and incorrigible troublemaker in the East Sea (internationally known as the South China Sea). It is China's typical tactic to capitalize on the world being distracted by the pandemic to pursue its dark pretension and carry out activities of intentionally violating Vietnam's sovereignty and territorial integrity in the East Sea, posing threats and dangers for peace, security and stability in the region. In this photo released by Vietnam's coast guard, a Chinese ship, left, fires a water cannon at a Vietnamese vessel, right, in May 2014. Photo: FT Trampling and ignoring international law, China brazenly announced the establishment of two administrative districts in Vietnam's Paracel and Spratly … [Read more...] about China’s dark pretension and dangerous activities in the East Sea
A Vietnam - Singapore board forum for senior energy industry leaders will be held in Hanoi on October 21 in conjunction with Zoom webinar in the two countries (Photo courtesy of the organisers) Hanoi (VNA) - A Vietnam - Singapore forum for senior energy industry leaders will be held in Hanoi on October 21 to discuss how to maintain growth and sustainablility even during crises and challenging contexts. The key topics on the agenda are global energy sector development and trends, challenges, opportunities, and strategic implications for Vietnam, and methods for navigating through COVID-19 adopted by leading regional corporations such as Temasek Holdings and Sembcorp Industries . Speakers include influential regional leaders such as Douglas Foo, president of the Singapore Manufacturing Federation, chairman of Vietnam - Singapore Business Council, and a nominated Singapore MP; Vu Minh Khuong, associate professor at the National University of Singapore; Fadah Alsagoff, … [Read more...] about Hanoi to host Vietnam – Singapore forum for senior leaders in energy industry
Vietnam Technological and Commercial Joint Stock Bank (Techcombank) has been honoured among the Best Companies to Work in Asia 2021 by HR Asia.(Photo: vietnamnet.vn) Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam Technological and Commercial Joint Stock Bank ( Techcombank ) has been honoured among the Vietnam Technological and Commercial Joint Stock Bank (Techcombank) has been honoured among the Best Companies to Work in Asia 2021 by HR Asia 2021 by HR Asia , Asia’s most authoritative publication for HR professionals. It marks the second consecutive year Techcombank has received the award. This year, 308 companies in Vietnam responded to the Total Engagement Assessment Model (TEAM) survey, HR Asia’s proprietary employee engagement survey. The survey’s results show that the average score of Techcombank on three criteria, including Collective Organisation for Real Engagement (Core), Heart, Mind, and Soul (Self), and Think, Feel, and Do (Group), is significantly higher compared to the market … [Read more...] about Techcombank named among Best Companies to Work for in Asia 2021 by HR Asia
School students visit the Hoàng Sa Museum in Đà Nẵng. The central city will resume almost all trade and services from October 16. — VNS Photo Công Thành ĐÀ NẴNG — Restaurants, coffee shops, gyms, yoga, billiards clubs, cinemas and museums will reopen in the central city on Saturday, October 16, as no new community COVID-19 cases have been found in 14 consecutive days. The city’s People’s Committee said only beauty salons, massage parlours, bars, casinos, public internet and game service would remain closed. Hòa Bắc Commune in Hòa Vang District will be the first school to reopen its doors from October 18. All schools in the city will begin the 2021-22 school year from November 1. Restaurants and coffee shops can offer sit-in services with 50 per cent capacity, provided all customers show their QR Code heath declarations at the entrance. The city plans to begin hosting foreigners, and overseas Vietnamese coming to Đà Nẵng for relatives or business purposes, from November. They … [Read more...] about Indoor dining and other activities to resume in Đà Nẵng