(HBO) At about 2.30 a.m on December 6th, 2017, at Km 123+700 on the Highway 6, in Vang village, Mai Chau town, the Board of drug crime investigation in the Police Department collaborated with Traffic Police Department, Mai Chau Town Police and other functional Departments of the provincial Police while on duty caught the object Van Phu Thuan, born in 1970, residing in Son Qua 4 Village, Luong Phong commune, Hiep Hoa district, Bac Giang province when he was illegally transporting 40 small green pockets with 7,938 tablets of generic drugs inside ( the total weight of 781,59 grams) which was stamped in his motorbike under the license plate of 88S3-5965.

Party chief lauded veterans’ contributions

General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee Nguyen Phu Trong has lauded the contributions Vietnamese veterans have made to national defence and construction, urging them to uphold their role in protecting the fruits of the revolution.

Eleventh national youth union congress concludes

The 11th National Congress of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth (HCYU) officially concluded in Hanoi, on December 13, in the presence of Politburo member and Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.

Government leader wishes to elevate Vietnam-Japan ties to higher level

Vietnam considers the success of Japanese enterprises in the country as the success of its own, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has told Sonoura Kentaro, Special Advisor to the Prime Minister of Japan.

Party leader places trust in Vietnamese youths

Affirming that the Party, State, and people have always put deep trust in the young generations, Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong said that with their youthfulness, dynamism, and creativity, Vietnamese youths have proven their important role as the future owners of the country, an important force in the national construction and defence.

HCM Communist Youth Union convenes national congress

The 11th National Congress of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union (HCMCYU) for the 2017-2022 tenure got underway with its first session in Hanoi on December 10.

Deputy PM lauds USAID’s contributions to socio-economic development

Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue has applauded contributions of the US Agency for International Development (USAID) to Vietnam’s socio-economic development as well as national management.

Vietnam-Laos ministerial-level consultation held in Hanoi

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh and Lao Foreign Minister Saleumxay Kommasith co-chaired the fourth Vietnam-Laos ministerial-level consultation in Hanoi on December 6.

Vietnam, Laos strengthen science and technology cooperation

A delegation from the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST), led by its President - Prof. Chau Van Minh, is on a working visit to Laos from December 4-8, aimed at promoting cooperation in science and technology with the neighbouring country.

Vietnam, Cambodia review joint patrols at sea

The High Command of Region 5 of the Vietnam People’s Navy and naval bases of the Royal Cambodian Navy held their 24th meeting on joint patrol work in Phu Quoc island district, the southern province of Kien Giang, on December 4.

Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum to be reopened on December 5

The Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum in Hanoi will be reopened for visitors to pay tribute to the late President on December 5 after more than three months of repair.

Deputy PM urges equitisation of State-owned businesses

The renovation and development of State-run enterprises should be accelerated in a more practical manner with the focus on accelerating equitisation and avoiding capital losses.

Lao Embassy in Hanoi marks Lao National Day

The Lao Embassy in Vietnam held a ceremony on November 29 to mark the 42nd National Day of Laos and the 55th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between Vietnam and Laos.

Hoa Binh leaders have working session with general labour confederation

(HBO) – Secretary of the Hoa Binh provincial Party Committee Bui Van Tinh, Vice Secretary of the provincial Party Committee and Chairman of the provincial People’s Council Tran Dang Ninh, and Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Bui Van Khanh have held a working session with the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL) in Hanoi.

Polish President meets former Vietnamese students in Poland

During his ongoing State visit to Vietnam, Polish President Andrzej Duda and his spouse Agata Kornhauser-Duda held a meeting in Hanoi on November 27 with former Vietnamese students in Poland.

Hanoi, Vientiane strengthen multifaceted cooperation

Hanoi always gives high priority to promoting multifaceted cooperation with Vientiane for the development of the two cities as well as the special traditional friendship between the two Parties, States and people, said Secretary of the Hanoi municipal Party Committee Hoang Trung Hai.

Vietnam Red Cross offers aid to flood victims in Hoa Binh

(HBO) – A working delegation of the Vietnam Red Cross (VRC) Central Committee led by its Vice President Tran Quoc Hung on November 14 paid a visit and presented gift packages to people affected by recent downpours and floods in the northern mountainous province of Hoa Binh.

Legislators support appointment of chiefs of special administrative units

Lawmakers voiced support for appointing a single chief to run each special administrative-economic unit, instead of setting up People’s Councils and People’s Committees, while discussing a draft law on such units on November 22.

Provincial Party leader urges attention to workers-targeted policies

(HBO) – Bui Van Tinh, member of the Party Central Committee and Secretary of the Hoa Binh provincial Party Committee, had a working session on November 16 on the employment situation and policies targeting workers in local industrial parks (IPs) and clusters.

Police Party Central Committee convenes regular meeting

The Standing Committee of the Police Party Central Committee (PPCC) held a regular meeting in Hanoi on November 20.

Settlement of flood consequences in Da Bac district inspected

(HBO) – A delegation led by Bui Van Tinh, member of the Party Central Committee and Secretary of the Hoa Binh provincial Party Committee, has had a working session with officials of Da Bac district and examined the settlement of flood consequences here.

Deputy PM: Government will not raise public debt ceiling

The Government will not raise the public debt ceiling in order to ensure debt payment capacity and balance the national financial system, said Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue during the hearing session of the 14th National Assembly’s fourth sitting on November 16.

Party chief attends great national unity festival in Hai Phong

Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong attended the festival of great national unity in Thuong Dien cultural village in Vinh Quang commune, Vinh Bao district, the northern city of Hai Phong on November 15.

NA Chairwoman attends national great unity festival in Hoa Binh

(HBO) – Chairwoman of the National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan has attended the national great unity festival 2017 and the 87th anniversary of the tradition day of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) (November 18) in Bui Tram hamlet, Hoa Son commune (Luong Son).

Activities form "Following footprints of Vietnamese, Lao leaders" programme

(HBO) – As many as 100 outstanding youngsters and students of Vietnam and Laos arrived in Hoa Binh province on November 2 to continue their meaningful activities as part of their journey of "Following footprints of Vietnamese, Lao leaders”. The programme drew representatives of youth unions of the two countries and representatives of Hoa Binh provincial Youth Union.