ASEAN law forum opens in Hanoi In his opening remarks, Deputy Minister of Justice Nguyen Khanh Ngoc said four ASEAN countries are currently members of The Hague Conference and participated in a total of 12 conventions. Vietnam joined The Hague 1993 Convention on Protection of Children and Cooperation in Respect of Inter-country Adoption in 2011 and became a member of The Hague Conference in 2013. The country participated in The Hague Convention on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters in 2016. Ngoc said Vietnam is considering the possibility of joining other conventions of The Hague Conference regarding legal and judicial cooperation, including those on the abolishment of requirement of legalisation for foreign public documents, the taking of evidence, and the civil aspects of international child abduction. He added that the forum affords a chance for participating countries to intensify judicial collaboration, especially in … [Read more...] about Social News 15/11
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Storm Nari: economic loss nears 16 trillion VND The figures were provided by the Central Steering Committee for Flood and Storm Prevention and Control and storm-struck localities. Quang Binh province was hardest hit as the disaster claimed 12 lives, injured 53 others, and caused economic damage of 300 billion VND in the locality. In the meantime, the central provinces are making efforts to surmount the storm consequences and restore production. As by October 22, the “Golden Heart” fund, run by Lao Dong newspaper, has raised nearly 2 billion VND to support Nari victims. Earlier, the Vietnam Red Cross Society decided to give emergency aid relief worth 2 billion VND in cash and kinds to three central provinces and city hardest hit by Nari, namely Quang Nam and Quang Ngai provinces and Da Nang city Vietnamese experts join emission assessment training course Vietnamese experts are among 32 participants from 21 signatory countries to the Kyoto Protocol taking part in a … [Read more...] about Storm Nari causes losses of $760 million for VN
Exhibition "Purple - Love without Limitation" Exhibition: 10 - 14 May 2013 Gallery 29 Hang Bai Str, Hanoi To respond to the International Day of the Elimination of Prejudice and Discrimination against Lesbians, Gays, Bisexual and Transgender (IDAHO) (May 17th), we welcome you to the exhibition "PURPLE" with the expectation that people will show their love more and will respect the beauty of diversity - the beauty of rainbow. Exhibition "Flowers and Birds" Exhibition: 29 Apr - 25 May 2013 Noble Moment Cafe A51 Hoang Ngan, Trung Hoa, Cau Giay Dist, Hanoi Come to the first exhibition by Korean Artist Yoo Hae Jung. For more information about the artist see below: Artist's biography 1997: M.F.A Graduate School, EWHA Womans University Seoul, Korea 1997-2007: Art teacher at Seoul Art Highschool 2009-2010: Art teacher at Hanoi Korean School. 3-3-2011: Exhibition in Hanoi, Korean Cultural Center. 1995: EWOO Exhibition, Deokwon Gallery in Seoul. 1994: EWOO Exhibition, Hong Gallery. 1994: Coterie … [Read more...] about EVENTS SCHEDULED FOR MAY 1-15 (daily updated)
Danang has been designated by the central government to be the core city of the Key Economic Zone in central Vietnam, the entrance to the UNESCO World Heritage sites, and the terminal point of the East-West Corridor linking with Laos, Thailand and Myanmar. It is clear that Danang's location makes it a strategic location from which your business can access potentially rich Vietnamese and other Asian markets.I. STRATEGIC LOCATION The coastal city of Danang is situated at the very heart of Vietnam, 759km from Hanoi and 960km from Ho Chi Minh City. It lies on the north-south communications axis of land ( National Road 1A), rail, sea and air routes. Danang borders Thua Thien - HueProvince in the north, QuangNamProvince in the south and the west, and the EasternSea in the east. It is located in a typical tropical area influenced by monsoons with an annual average temperature of 25.7C. The city has a natural land area of 1,256km2 and a population of 887,069 as of 01 April 2009. … [Read more...] about Why invest in Danang?
Model receives stiff fine for costume mishapThai Ha, one of Vietnam's A-list models, has been fined VND5 million (USD239.7) for her clothes that were too revealing at an event in HCM City. The HCM City municipal Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism decided that the costume Thai Ha wore during her act, on February 18, was inappropriate. The show, called Umbrella Party, included several other well-known models, such as Ngoc Quyen, Minh Trieu, Thanh Hai and Quanh Di. While giving a vigorous performance her costume apparently slipped, showing a little bit too much. Photos of the event quickly spread online, and lit up chat rooms and forums. This 'slip' just happened to take place at a time when the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism’s Department of Performing Arts is trying to tighten controls over 'decency rules' in the performing arts. Following several similar incidents involving artists, such as Thuy Tien, Ly Nha Ky, Minh Hang and Thu Minh, the department has been … [Read more...] about ART & ENTERTAINMENT IN BRIEF 23/2