Insurance providers finally reach a consensus on Code of Conduct (22-04-2005) General Secretary of the Viet Nam Insurance Association Phung Dac Loc spoke with Thoi bao Kinh te Viet Nam (Vietnam Economic Times) about a Code of Conduct among insurance enterprises. It took nearly one year for insurance enterprises to approve their Code of Conduct. Why do you think the approval took so long? The Code of Conduct was compiled and sent to enterprises starting in May of last year, but there was no consensus on the code until now. I think the reason for this slowness was that we needed all the enterprises to agree. Previously, our members contributed their opinions to the revisions in order to reach the final draft. For the first time, a set of principles on conduct for insurance enterprises has been drafted to create a healthy insurance market. Do you believe that this consensus will heal the unhealthy competition on the market? These principles will help limit the unhealthy competition among … [Read more...] about Insurance providers finally reach a consensus on Code of Conduct
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The Department of Tourism of the central province of Thua Thien-Hue has issued a code of conduct for tourists in Vietnamese and English. Foreign tourists in Hue The guidebook includes illustrations of dos and don’ts. It encourages tourists to respect local traditions, behave in a civilized manner, protect historical relics, support the disabled, elderly, pregnant women and children, and to queue up when using public services or joining activities at public places.Thua Thien –Hue houses Hue city, which was the imperial capital of Vietnam for hundreds of years. Hue is home to five heritages recognised by UNESCO, namely the Hue ancient citadel relic complex – a World Cultural Heritage site; Nha Nhac (Hue royal court music) – an intangible cultural heritage item; Nguyen Dynasty’s wood blocks – a documentary heritage item; Nguyen Dynasty’s Chau ban (royal administrative documents) – part of the Asia-Pacific Register of UNESCO’s … [Read more...] about Thua Thien-Hue issues code of conduct for tourists
VietNamNet presents the following commentary by Aileen S.P. Baviera, a scholar from the School of International Studies, Nanyang Technological University. Photo: Xinhua Recent incidents in the South China Sea (or East Sea) point to China’s growing assertiveness and seeming readiness to pressure other countries to recognise its claims. The region urgently needs a Code of Conduct that is specifically designed for the prevention of armed conflict in the disputed areas.In the last several months, a number of incidents occurred that highlight what appears to be growing willingness by China to use its armed strength to pressure and influence rival claimants, particularly the Philippines and Vietnam, in the disputed East Sea. In February, there were reported incidents of Filipino fishermen being threatened and fired on from Chinese vessels. On 2 March 2011, two Chinese patrol boats confronted a Philippine oil exploration vessel MV Veritas Voyager and ordered it to cease activities … [Read more...] about East Sea disputes: Time for Code of Conduct?
VietNamNet Bridge - Territorial disputes and flare-ups in the South China Sea (East Sea) were expected to take center stage at Asia's largest security forum this week. Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono. In his opening speech at the 44th ASEAN Ministerial Meeting (AMM44) on July 19 in Bali, Indonesia, Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono said: “The next 5 days will be full of hard work in our common efforts to shape the destiny of our region.”“Our meeting here takes place just 10 weeks after the 18th ASEAN summit in Jakarta last May. We did not waste time.” “Since that Jakarta Summit, there have been plenty of discussions and consultations among ASEAN Ministers and officials, and also with our dialogue partners, to prepare for this meeting in Bali. Before that, in the first three months after Indonesia assumed ASEAN chairmanship, ASEAN Foreign Ministers met four times. This is a clear testament of the fact that ASEAN, as intended by … [Read more...] about ASEAN chairman wants to promote Code of Conduct in the East Sea
Editor’s note:Two expats living in Vietnam have expressed their thoughts in response to a call by Tuoi Tre News following the proposal of a code of conduct for public servants in Ho Chi Minh City.According to the proposal, a dress code for male public servants would be a shirt, trousers and no jeans or T-shirts, while female workers would be required to wear an ao dai, the Vietnamese traditional dress, trousers, suits, or knee-length skirts. Public servants are also expected to use polite and clear language and not shout at people or use slang while working with residents. They would also be required not to consume alcohol either at work or during break times or to smoke at their workplace. Additionally, under the proposal, while at work they would not be allowed to wear headphones, listen to music, play computer games, use electronic devices for personal purposes or to access websites unrelated to their work or responsibilities. ‘Very reasonable’During my 14 … [Read more...] about Expats in Vietnam express opinion on public servant code of conduct Info Alert Alert Chia sẻ bài viết qua e-mail