Apple’s biggest supply chain partner, Foxconn, is looking to start a new facility in Vietnam as a way to hedge against instability and uncertainty in its current production facilities due to the ongoing trade war between China and the US. Tiếp tục đọc “Foxconn considering iPhone factory in Vietnam as China trade war uncertainty continues”
Ngày đăng: Tháng Mười Hai 4, 2018
Global Climate Risk Index
Việt Nam ranks 6th on Global Climate Vulnerability list; MoNRE responds
Update: December, 04/2018 – 21:30
|Phạm Văn Tân, deputy head of the Climate Change Department, Việt Nam’s Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE), presents the ministry’s response to climate change threats to the country. — VNS Photo Mai Hoàng|
Viet Nam News By Mai Hoàng
Katowice, POLAND — At the 24th UN Conference on Climate Change (COP24), Germanwatch released the most up-to-date Climate Risk Index ranking, which analyses the extent to which each country has been affected by weather-related loss events. Tiếp tục đọc “Việt Nam ranks 6th on Global Climate Vulnerability list; MoNRE responds”
7 Reasons U.S. Should Not Ratify UN Convention on the Law of the Sea
President Donald Trump recently proclaimed June 2018 to be National Ocean Month and stated his support for better utilizing the vast resources contained in America’s Exclusive Economic Zone, the 200-nautical mile zone off U.S. coasts over which the U.S. has jurisdiction. Tiếp tục đọc “7 Reasons U.S. Should Not Ratify UN Convention on the Law of the Sea”
Senior Research Fellow in Anglo-American Relations
Vice President, Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Institute
Senior Research Fellow in International Regulatory Affairs
U.S. accession would provide no benefits not already available to the U.S., while creating unnecessary burdens and risks.
The U.S. does not need to join the convention in order to access oil and gas resources on its extended continental shelf, in the Arctic, or in the Gulf of Mexico.
Despite subsequent changes in 1994 that led the Clinton administration to support U.S. accession, the Trump administration should oppose accession to this treaty.