Hanoi (VNA) - The Ministry of Home Affairs and the UN Population Fund (UNFPA) organised a conference on September 10 on implementing the 2020 Youth Law. The 14th National Assembly passed the revised law at its ninth session in June, replacing the 2005 version. It will come into effect on January 1 next year. Comprising seven chapters with 41 articles, the 2020 Youth Law covers Vietnamese citizens between 16 and 30 years of age along with agencies, organisations, individuals, schools, and families. It regulates the rights, obligations, and responsibilities of the country’s young people, State policies towards young people, the responsibilities of agencies, schools, families, individuals, youth organisations, and other organisations towards young people, and State management over young people. In his opening remarks at the conference, Vice Minister of Home Affairs Tran Anh Tuan said young people account for 24.6 percent of Vietnam’s population and their development will … [Read more...] about Conference highlights implementation of 2020 Youth Law
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Tour de France director Christian Prudhomme has tested positive for the illness, prompting French Prime Minister Jean Castex to take a test, officials said, after the pair shared the same car to follow a stage of the cycling's premier sporting event at the weekend. Worldwide infections to date now stand at more than 27 million and over 890,000 people have died from the disease. But in China the virus has been all but banished through lockdowns and travel restrictions earlier in the year that have officials touting the nation as a coronavirus success story. President Xi Jinping said China had passed "an extraordinary and historic test" during an awards ceremony for medical professionals decorated with bugle calls and applause. "We quickly achieved initial success in the people's war against the coronavirus," Xi said. "We are leading the world in economic recovery and in the fight against Covid-19." The nation's propaganda machine has been attempting to seize the narrative … [Read more...] about China celebrates virus success as Europe suffers
“Let us capitalize on the ASEAN values and identity, which bind our peoples together in a caring and sharing community, just like the sheaf of the yellow paddy stalks on our ASEAN flag or the ASEAN song, which we should promote to become popular icons and the pride of the 650 million ASEAN people,” he said. … [Read more...] about PM calls for obedience of law in East Sea
In Thursday’s press release, the U.S. State Department affirms that the country stands shoulder-to-shoulder with its ASEAN partners to mitigate the current pandemic, and also to strengthen ASEAN’s ability to prevent, detect, and respond to future zoonotic and other infectious disease outbreaks. … [Read more...] about US CDC to open Southeast Asian office in Hanoi: State Dept.
As many as 172 countries have participated in COVAX. However, at a press conference on August 25, the WHO Director said that additional funding would be needed and more countries should make binding commitments to COVAX. The US, India and Russia have declined to join while China participated in the initiative. President Xi Jinping pledged that any effective vaccine developed by China would be distributed as a "public good" globally. However, some worried that vaccines coming from China may have quality problems after a 2018 scandal. … [Read more...] about Vaccine nationalism and challenges for developing countries