Acting President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh hosted separate receptions for ambassadors of the Netherlands, Belgium, and Denmark who came to present her with their letters of credence on October 16.

Vietnamese PM holds talks with Austrian Chancellor

 Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc held talks with Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz in Vienna, Austria, on October 15, as part of his official visit to the European country.

NA Standing Committee convenes 28th session

 The National Assembly Standing Committee opened its 28th session on October 15, with a focus on preparations for the upcoming sixth session of the National Assembly.

Hoa Binh Radio-Television marks 60th founding anniversary

(HBO) – The Hoa Binh Radio & Television held a ceremony to celebrate its 60th founding anniversary (1958 – 2018), which was attended by Bui Van Tinh, member of the Party Central Committee and Secretary of the provincial Party Committee, and Nguyen Thanh Luong, Vice Director General of the Vietnam Television (VTV).

Deputy PM inspects disease prevention in HCM City

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam visited doctors and child patients undergoing treatment at Ho Chi Minh City Children's Hospital No. 1 on October 11, while holding a working session with the Nhan Dan (People) 115 Hospital the same day.

PM discusses trade facilitation with Indonesia’s business leader

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc met with Chairman of the Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KADIN) Rosan Perkasa Roeslani on October 12 during his stay in Indonesia for the ASEAN Leaders’ Gathering and a working visit.

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc meets ASEAN leaders

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc attended the ASEAN Leaders’ Gathering in Bali, Indonesia, on October 11.

Vietnam, Russia tighten cooperation in peacekeeping activities

Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the Vietnam People’s Army Sen. Lt. Gen. Pham Ngoc Minh received visiting Commander of the Engineering Troops of the Russian Armed Forces Lt. Gen. Yuri Stavitsky in Hanoi on October 9.

Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh visits UK

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh is making an official visit to the UK on October 9-10 at the invitation of Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs Jeremy Hunt on the occasion of the 45th anniversary of Vietnam-UK diplomatic relations.

Party leader meets voters in Hanoi

The Party Central Committee carefully discussed the regulations on the responsibility to set an example of Party cadres and members, in particular members of the Politburo, the PCC Secretariat and the PCC.

Nation mourns former Party General Secretary Do Muoi

Nhan Dan Newspaper continues introducing readers to the opinions and sentiment of the people throughout the country, who are expressing their grief and affection for former Party General Secretary Do Muoi over his passing on October 1.

Funeral Board, family of former Party General Secretary offer thanks

The Funeral Board and the family of former General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Central Committee Do Muoi expressed thanks following the burial service for the leader in his hometown in Dong My commune, Thanh Tri district, Hanoi on October 7.

PM’s trip to Tokyo shows Vietnam’s respect for ties with Japan

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s trip to Japan for the 10th Mekong – Japan Summit and a visit of the country demonstrates the importance that Vietnam attaches to its extensive strategic partnership with the Northeast Asian nation.

Foreign leaders send condolences over former Party Chief Do Muoi’s passing

Leaders of Cambodia and Russia, as well as those of foreign parties have sent their condolences to leaders of the Vietnamese Party, State, Government, people and family of former Party Chief Do Muoi over his passing away.

Party chief Nguyen Phu Trong nominated for Presidential post

All members of the 12th Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Central Committee have agreed to introduce General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong as a candidate for the post of President, to be elected in the 14th National Assembly’s sixth session.

Leader suggests issues for discussion at Party Central Committee’s meeting

Party General Secretary, Nguyen Phu Trong, delivered an opening speech at the 8th meeting of the 12th Party Central Committee on October 2, suggesting that the participants should focus on issues regarding socio-economic development, the Vietnam Maritime Strategy and Party building.

Former Party General Secretary Do Muoi passes away

Former General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam, Do Muoi, passed away at 11:12 pm on October 1, 2018 at the ripe old age of 101 at the 108 Military Hospital, said the National Commission of Health Services for Senior Officials.

Party leader asks VNUA to become leading agricultural research university

Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong attended a ceremony marking the new academic year 2018-2019 at the Vietnam National University of Agriculture (VNUA) in Hanoi on September 30.

Party leader hails growing Vietnam-China relations

General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong applauded the recent positive developments of the relations between the Vietnamese and Chinese Parties and States while hosting Secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC)’s Commission for Discipline Inspection Zhao Leji in Hanoi on September 27.

Party, State, NA, Government leaders pay tribute to President Quang

Leaders of the Party, State, National Assembly, Government, Vietnam Fatherland Front and the armed forces, as well as representatives of people nationwide have paid tribute to President Tran Dai Quang at the National Funeral Hall in Hanoi on September 26.

State funeral for President Tran Dai Quang begins

The State funeral for Tran Dai Quang, Politburo member and President of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, began at the National Funeral Hall, No.5 Tran Thanh Tong, Hanoi on September 26.

Vietnam Trade Union convenes 12th congress in Hanoi

A total of 947 delegates representing more than 10.5 million trade union members nationwide gathered in Hanoi on September 24 for the 12th Congress of the Vietnam Trade Union.

Vice President now holds authority of President: NA Standing Committee

Mme. Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh, Vice President, now holds the authority of President of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam until the National Assembly elects the new President of the country, an announcement of the Standing Committee of the National Assembly issued on September 23 read.

SPECIAL COMMUNIQUE on President Tran Dai Quang’s passing away

The Party Central Committee, the National Assembly, the President, the Government and the Central Committee of the Vietnam Fatherland Front have issued a special communiqué, announcing that President Tran Dai Quang died at 10:05am on September 21, 2018, and his funeral will be held as a national mourning.

NA Standing Committee’s 27th meeting concludes

The 27th meeting of the National Assembly Standing Committee concluded on September 20 after nine working days to prepare important contents for the NA’s sixth session slated for October.