VOV.VN - The latest move by China to establish two districts in Vietnamese sovereign territory on the Hoang Sa and Truong Sa archipelagoes is illegal, will serve only to escalate tensions, and is poised to badly affect negotiations regarding the Code of Conduct in the East Sea, according to a local legal expert.
Vietnam has taken over the task of building a report on Asian-Pacific countries and the sea level rise issue in relation to international law at the 71st session of the UN’s International Law Commission (ILC) in Geneva, Switzerland.
Members of the International Law Commission (ILC) have hailed the realities in Vietnam and Southeast Asia at the first session of the just-concluded 71st general assembly at the United Nations office in Geneva, according to a diplomat.
Vietnam has contributed to the diversity of the International Law Commission (ILC) via information and arguments towards increasing benefit balance, objectivity, fairness and justice, said an official.
Vietnamese Ambassador Nguyen Hong Thao has been elected as the Second Vice Chairman of the United Nations International Law Commission (ILC) during the commission’s 70th session in New York, the US.
Vietnam has legal basis to dismiss any proposal for joint exploration illegally enabling violations to her continental shelf, said Dr. Nguyen Hong Thao, a Vietnamese lecturer, at a workshop on territorial disputes in the East Sea recently held in the UK.
Ambassador Dr. Nguyen Hong Thao’s election to the UN International Law Commission (ILC) for the 2017-2021 tenure is a great honour for Vietnam, showing the confidence of the international community in him and their recognition of the engagement of Vietnam in various global fields.
VOV.VN - Vietnam Ambassador to Kuwait Nguyen Hong Thao has been elected to the UN International Law Commission in the 2017-2021 term with 120 out of 191 votes.
The Diplomat, an online international news magazine covering politics, society and culture in the Asia- Pacific, on June 24, published an article about China’s land reclamation in the East Sea, internationally known as the South China Sea.
(VOV) - The Vietnamese Liaison Committee in Malaysia hosted an exchange and artistic performances on August 23 to mark the 69th anniversary of Vietnam’s National Day (September 2).
The overseas Vietnamese community in Malaysia have been updated on the latest development in the East Sea, with China’s illegal placement of its rig in Vietnam’s exclusive economic zone and continental shelf.
(VOV) - The 2013 Vietnamese Spring Fair was opened in Hock Choon supermarket, Kuala Lumpur by the Vietnamese Embassy in Malaysia on January 18.