Materials on Vietnam - Approach and Methodology of Vietnamese Studies (02/07/2013)

The Fourth International Conference on Vietnamese Studies (ICVNS2012) was hold in Hanoi from November 26th to 28th, 2012 by The Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences and Vietnam National University, Hanoi. This big and prestige forum is hold every four year with the participation of Vietnamese and international scientists. This year, there were more than 1,000 scientists from 36 countries and regions; nearly 400 writings and 1,000 opinions of 15 panels were discussed about following topics: - Sustainable growth is the basic topic discussed in most of departments. It focuses on such fields as economy, society, environment, law, culture, art, nations and religion, education, science and technology, urban, rural as well as international relations … - International integration is the topic that panels cover through issues of area as well as international integration of Vietnam. - Sustainable growth and deeply international integration of Vietnamese Studies are shown through researches on history, nations and culture of international researchers in the field of Vietnamese Studies. Among 15 panels, the 15th panel “Materials on Vietnam - Approach and methodology of Vietnamese Studies” has attracted the participation and opinions of many local and international scientists. The article is the summary reports of the 15th panel at the meeting in November 28th, 2012.
Author: Prof.Dr. Ho Si Quy and MA. Phung Dieu Anh

Benefits of Geostrategy of Powers in East Sea (02/07/2013)

When evaluating the geostrategy of an area, it is essential to look at not only such aspects as geographical location and topography but also the potential resources, and even all above criteria as a whole. Moreover, seeing that area in the relationship with international linkages as well as conflicts inside the area is required. Also, it helps to expand view and opinions stratifically and even globally strategic. Author will evaluate the East Sea conflicts under the benefits of geostrategy of powers such as China, America, Russia, Japan, India and European Union.
Author: Dr. Science L­uong Van Ke

Oil Security and Policies of China (02/07/2013)

According to the “World Energy Outlook 2030” by BP, China will be projected to become the world’s largest oil consumer. In 2007, the International Energy Agency (IEA) also estimated that China would surpass America to become the world’s top oil consumer just right after 2010. Even the time of being top oil consumer of China is different; these evaluations have been proved by the fast growth of energy consumption since its reform and opening-up policy in 1978. China is facing with the fact of primary energy shortage and it could be more and more seriously. As a result, the oil shortage is a big challenge of both China and whole area. The article has analyzed these major challenges in how to ensure the oil security of China as well as introducing policies to deal with the current oil shortage of this country.
Author: Dr. Pham Si Thanh