Provisions of the Constitution of Vietnam on State Power (12/02/2024)

State power and the exercise of state power are critical and complex issues. Throughout its history, Vietnam has passed five Constitutions of different regulations on state power and the exercise of state power. The paper outlines provisions of the Vietnamese Constitutions on state power and the exercise of state power to further clarify these aspects.
Author: Nguyen Minh Doan

Criteria for Selecting Case Law in Some Countries and Lessons for Vietnam (12/02/2024)

In most countries around the world, case law plays an increasingly important role. This is caused by defects in written law. In cases where the law has no regulations or unclear regulations, the Judge is considered an additional legislator, or in other words, the Judge has the role of creating the law when providing solutions to resolve the specific cases. Therefore, the construction and promulgation of precedents to serve trials in other countries has been and is receiving increasing attention. However, not all legally effective judgments and decisions of Courts at all levels become precedents. For a judgment or decision to become case law, it must meet certain selection criteria. In different countries, the criteria for selecting case law will also be different. However, with the trend of convergence, criteria for selecting case law of countries generally have some similarities. The article introduces the concept of case law; analyzes criteria for selecting case law of some countries around the world and draws some lessons for Vietnam.
Author: Truong Thi Thu Trang

India’s Involvement in the Mekong Subregion in the First Two Decades of the 21st Century (12/02/2024)

After the end of the Cold War (1991), India began to focus on re-engaging with the Mekong Subregion through the implementation of the Look East Policy. In 2000, India announced the Mekong-Ganga Cooperation (MGC), which aims to promote cooperative relations between India and five countries in the Mekong Subregion within the overall framework of the Look East Policy. The remarkable rise of China through the second decade of the 21st century has led to India’s decision to step up strategic competition with China in key regions, including the Mekong Subregion. Consequently, India under the regime of Prime Minister Modi switched to the Act East Policy (2014), promoting engagement and expanding areas of cooperation with countries in the Mekong Subregion, from economy to security and military fields. The article presents the current state of India’s involvement and influence in the Mekong Subregion in the first two decades of the 21st century.
Author: Tran Nam Tien

Enhance Awareness about the Importance of Developing High-quality Human Resources in Dak Lak Today (12/02/2024)

Human resources, among others, are crucial for economic and social development. Developing a high-quality workforce is the golden key to rapid and sustainable development in Dak Lak province. However, there is limited awareness of the importance of developing high-quality human resources therein. The article analyzes and evaluates the current awareness of relevant stakeholders, thereby highlighting the necessity to innovate leadership thinking, invest more in education and make distribution of resources more equitable.
Author: Nguyen Hung Vuong, Le Xuan Hoa

Khmer Ethnic People’s Participation in Building New Rural Areas in the Mekong Delta: Current Situation and Raised Issues (12/02/2024)

Current theoretical research on development and guidelines and policies of the Party and State of Vietnam emphasize promoting the participation of ethnic minorities in all fields of social life, especially in development policies. Mainly based on the results of a practical survey conducted in 2022, the article highlights the current status of Khmer ethnic people’s participation in building new rural areas, and analyzes some issues related to their involvement in new rural area construction in the Mekong Delta.
Author: Nguyen Thi Ngoc Anh

Internet Influences on the Cultural Life of Students of the National University of Laos (12/02/2024)

In the era of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, students can easily access cultural products through the Internet to satisfy their spiritual life. The paper explores the use of the Internet by students of the National University of Laos today, and analyzes its impacts on their cultural life, thereby proposing some solutions to promote the positives and limit the negatives of the Internet on the students’ cultural life therein in the near future.
Author: Khamhou Vilathone

Nguyen Binh Phuong’s Novels - a Typical Case of Vietnamese Novels in the First Decades of the 21st Century (12/02/2024)

Nguyen Binh Phuong is a typical novel writer of Vietnamese literature in the first decades of the 21st century with a creative, unique writing style and rich in dialogue spirit. The paper examines some of Nguyen Binh Phuong’s novels to clarify his creativity and spirit of dialogue through the following contents: (i) the fantasy and unconscious world, (ii) writing about evil and death, (iii) interpretation of war and history. These analysis aim to explain the author’s success as a typical novel writer of Vietnamese literature in the first decades of the 21st century.
Author: Do Hai Ninh