Sunday, 14:41 25-04-2021

The Oversight of the US Congress

International news Sunday, 14:41 25-04-2021

In addition to law-making activities and others, the US Congress has an important role in oversight. The US congressional oversight is very complicated and diversified. It is the method of supervision and influence that Congress uses in order to track, monitor, adjust and affect the whole process of the federal state. This article analyses and evaluates the oversight activities in order to clarify the role, importance and interaction of Congress in the political system of the US. 

Source: Journal of Political Theory and Communications, no 2 (2019).

Nguyen Anh Hung

PhD, American Research Institute, Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences

Promoting national brands via culture: case study of Japan diplomacy

Abstract: Japan is a country in the Asia-Pacific region, with the national brand index always in the leading positions on country brand ranking such as Country Brand Index, Nation Brands Index... for many years. Japanese culture is also rated as one of the most influential ones in the world. These achievements result from the activities of promoting the national brand, especially the role of one of the typical actors such as the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The article focuses on clarifying the characteristics of the activities of promoting national brand image through culture carried out by the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs inrecent years.