General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Central Committee and President Nguyen Phu Trong on December 26 urged the members of the CPV Central Committee, soldiers and people nationwide to build on the past achievements, and create a new driving force so as to successfully accomplish tasks for 2019 and those set by the 12th National Party Congress.

Quang Tri, Laos’ provinces agree on border marker protection

Representatives from Vietnam’s central province of Quang Tri and Savannakhet and Salavan provinces of Laos gathered at a meeting in Huong Hoa district on December 25 to agree on the management and protection of national border markers.

Party Central Committee examine Politburo, Secretariat’s leadership in 2018

The 12th Central Committee of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) discussed in groups reports on the leadership and instruction work of the CPV Politburo and Secretariat in 2018 during the first day of the committee’s 9th session on December 25.

Vietnam wants to contribute to world peace mission

Colonel General Nguyen Chi Vinh, Deputy Defence Minister, talked to Tuyên Giáo magazine about the new mission for Vietnam’s military sector.

Officials pay pre-Christmas visits to Thua Thien-Hue, Da Nang, Ha Nam

 Christmas greetings were extended to Catholic dignitaries and followers in central Thua Thien-Hue province and Da Nang city, and northern Ha Nam province by senior officials on December 23.

PM hosts investors of Nghi Son oil refinery, petrochemical project

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has said he welcomes investors from Kuwait Petroleum International (KPI) and Japan to inject money into the Nghi Son oil refinery and petrochemical complex project in the north central province of Thanh Hoa.

NA Chairwoman looks to tighten ties with Myanmar

National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan has urged the Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP) of Myanmar and its Chairman U Than Htay to uphold their roles in strengthening ties between the two legislatures, especially in inspecting the implementation of signed agreements between the two governments.

Top Vietnamese leader meets with Cambodian King

Vietnam always attach importance to strengthening and enhancing the traditional friendship and sound cooperation with Cambodia for benefits of both nations, as well as regional and global peace, stability, cooperation and development, General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam and President Nguyen Phu Trong has said.

Party chief hosts Communist Party of Japan leader

The Party, State and people of Vietnam always treasure the cooperation and traditional friendship with the Communist Party of Japan (CPJ), Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong has said.

NA Chairwoman asks Da Nang to become smart city

Politburo member and National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan has asked the central city of Da Nang to become a smart city featuring rapid yet sustainable development.

Foreign Ministers of Vietnam, China hold talks in Laos

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh held talks with Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi on December 16 on the occasion of the fourth Mekong – Lancang Cooperation Foreign Ministers’ Meeting in Luang Prabang, northern Laos.

Vietnam Farmers’ Union strives for prosperous agriculture, modern rural areas

The Central Committee of the Vietnam Farmers’ Union (VFU) re-elected Thao Xuan Sung as Chairman of the union for the 2018-2023 tenure at its first meeting on December 12.

Union asked to foster connection between Party, State and farmers

Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong on December 12 requested the Vietnamese Farmers’ Union (VFU) to better perform its role in connecting the Party and State with farmers, protecting the legitimate rights and interests of farmers, and proposing policies for agriculture, farmer and rural development.

PM urges Hoa Binh to become tourism locality

The northern mountainous province of Hoa Binh should bring into play the full potential of its land, people and culture to become a tourism locality, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said in a working session with local officials on December 11.

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc receives Lao Justice Minister Xaysy Santivong

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc received visiting Lao Minister of Justice Xaysy Santivong in Hanoi on December 10.

Cambodian PM Hun Sen concludes official trip to Vietnam

Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen concluded his official visit to Vietnam from December 6 to 8 at the invitation of his Vietnamese counterpart Nguyen Xuan Phuc.

Vietnam’s National Assembly keen to develop relations with RoK: top legislator

The National Assembly of Vietnam is willing to work with its counterpart in the Republic of Korea to further enhance the sound friendship and sustainable cooperation between the two parliaments, NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan affirmed during talks with Speaker of the RoK National Assembly Moon Hee-sang in Seoul on December 6.

Sub-committee on documents of 13th National Party Congress meets

Permanent members of the sub-committee in charge of documents for the 13th National Party Congress convened the first meeting in Hanoi on December 5 under the chair of General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Central Committee and President Nguyen Phu Trong.

NA Chairwoman: RoK visit aims to boost strategic cooperative partnership

National Assembly (NA) Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan has said her visit to the Republic of Korea (RoK) aims to push forward the practical and effective development of bilateral strategic cooperative partnership.

Prime Minister asks for settlement of pressing issues

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has asked for the prompt settlement of urgent issues of considerable public concern while speaking at the monthly government meeting on December 3.

Hoa Binh: IT application in state agencies pays off

(HBO) – As part of efforts to step up the application of information technology (IT) in State agencies, over the past years, the People’s Committee of Hoa Binh province issued regulations and policies to develop IT application, creating a favourable legal environment for the application and development of IT in the province.

Deputy agriculture minister urges Hoa Binh to improve values of citrus

(HBO) – A delegation of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) led by Deputy Minister Le Quoc Doanh has visited the northern mountainous province of Hoa Binh to assess local citrus cultivation. Doanh and his entourage were welcomed by Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Nguyen Van Dung and representatives of local departments and agencies.

PM urges further support for overseas Vietnamese

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has wished that the Association for Liaison with Overseas Vietnamese (OV) would offer more support to Vietnamese nationals abroad so that they can better contribute to national development at home.

Party chief commits support to defence ties with Cuba

General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee and President Nguyen Phu Trong has committed all possible support to defence ties with Cuba, contributing to further deepening the special friendship between the two parties, States, and armies.

Romania’s National Day marked in Hanoi

The Vietnam-Romania Friendship Association celebrated the 100th anniversary of Romania’s National Day (December 1, 1918 – 2018) in Hanoi on November 25.