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Governance, cooperation and law, Guest author

Protests against TPP in Wellington, New Zealand. Source: Wikimedia

Vietnam: The first arrival of the TPP?

The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) is a regional free trade agreement aimed at eliminating tariffs and lowering non-tariff barriers that is being negotiated by 12 countries throughout the Asia-Pacific region. The countries include Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, the United States, and Vietnam. TPP […]

by × 21 January 2016 ×

Guest author, Health, welfare and well-being

Gender transformation in Vietnam: from offence to legal right

Gender transformation in Vietnam: from offence to legal right

On November 24, 2015, the National Assembly (NA) of Vietnam passed a new Civil Code which allows Gender Transformation in Vietnam. This Code, which consists of 27 chapters and 689 articles, will take effect from January 1st , 2017. Like in other countries around the world, homosexual behavior and transgender […]

by × 01 December 2015 ×