Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh has affirmed that Vietnam would work with the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) to promote bilateral cooperation in the areas that match potential and interests of each side, as well as national and international regulations, for peace and development in the region and the world.

Deputy PM begins official visit to DPRK

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh arrived in Pyongyang on February 12, starting his three-day official visit to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) at the invitation of DPRK Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho, according to Yonhap news agency.

Press work in 2018 more creative and disciplined: Deputy PM

The press work in 2018 was more creative and disciplined, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam said at an annual press conference held at the beginning of the Lunar New Year on February 12.

Hoa Binh sends two tonnes of orange to border guards in Son La

(HBO) – On February 2 - the 28th day of the last lunar month - a high-ranking delegation led by Tran Quoc Vuong, Politburo member and permanent member of the Party Central Committee’s Secretariat, paid a pre-Tet visit to officers and soldiers of the border guard station at the Long Sap border gate in Moc Chau district, Son La province. They also visited people in Chieng Son, Chieng Khua and Long Sap communes in Moc Chau district, along with residents in Pa Hang-Huoi Hieng residential area of Laos’ Hua Phan province and Lao border guards.

Party, State leader launches Tet tree planting festival in Yen Bai

Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong launched the New Year Tree Planting Festival in Viet Cuong commune, Tran Yen district, the northern mountainous province of Yen Bai on February 10 (the sixth day of Lunar New Year 2019).

Deputy PM Vuong Dinh Hue presents gifts to poor households in Hoa Binh

(HBO) – On the occasion of the lunar New Year (Tet) festival, Politburo member and Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue on January 30 led a delegation to visit and present gifts to poor households and disadvantaged children in Hoa Binh province.

LPRP congratulates CPV on 89th founding anniversary

A delegation from the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party (LPRP) Central Committee’s Commission for External Relations,led by its head Sounthone Sayachac, visited the Vietnamese Embassy in Vientiane on January 30 to extend greetings to the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Central Committee and Vietnamese people on the occasion of the CPV’s 89th foundation anniversary.

PM inspects combat readiness of Naval High Command

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc inspected the combat readiness of the Naval High Command in the northern port city of Hai Phong on January 30.

Hoa Binh leader sends Tet greetings to local newspaper, radio-TV station

(HBO) – A delegation from the Hoa Binh provincial Party Committee led by its Secretary Bui Van Tinh, who is also a member of the Party Central Committee, visited the Hoa Binh Newspaper and the Hoa Binh Radio-TV Station on January 29 ahead of the Lunar New Year festival (Tet).

Bringing warm Tet to workers in Luong Son district

(HBO) – The trade unions at local industrial parks in collaboration with Luong Son district’s confederation of labour organised the "Tet sum vay 2019” (Warm Tet Festival 2019) for workers in the locality. The event was attended by Standing Deputy Secretary of the provincial Party Committee and Chairman of the provincial People’s Council Tran Dang Ninh, leaders from the provincial Confederation of Labour, the management board of the local industrial parks, local firms and some 500 workers.

President’s Office presents Tet gifts to poor workers in Hoa Binh city

(HBO) – Party Central Committee member and Chairman of the Presidential Office Dao Viet Trung, and Party Central Committee member and Secretary of the Hoa Binh provincial Party Committee Bui Van Tinh have handed over 70 gifts to workers in Hoa Binh city on the occasion of the upcoming Tet (Lunar New Year) festival.

Tapping into resources of overseas Vietnamese

Vietnamese people are steeped in the tradition of returning to their homeland when the Lunar New Year (Tet) arrives to call in on their relatives, pay respects to the deceased, visit Buddhist temples, meet old friends and get together to enjoy a Tet feast.

PM offers incense to President Ho Chi Minh at temple

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc offered incense in commemoration of President Ho Chi Minh at his temple on Ba Vi mountain, the outlying district of Ba Vi on January 27.

Houaphanh province’s delegation visits Hoa Binh

(HBO) - A delegation from the Lao province of Houaphanh, led by Deputy Secretary of the provincial Party Committee and Deputy Governor Pheng Kanyaphim, paid a visit to Hoa Binh province and extended lunar New Year (Tet) greetings to the Vietnamese locality’s authorities on January 23.

Vietnam – one of best investment havens: PM

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc chaired a dialogue with executives of nearly 40 multinational groups in Davos, Switzerland, on January 23 (local time), an activity within the framework of the ongoing World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting 2019.

Party, State leader welcomes Australian Senate President

Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong said he hopes Vietnam and Australia will continue their sound Party ties and create firm political connectivity as a basis to step up their strategic partnership, at his reception in Hanoi on January 22 for President of the Senate of Australia Scott Ryan.

Central anti-corruption committee chalks up missions for 2019

Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong chaired the 15th meeting of the Central Steering Committee on Anti-Corruption in Hanoi on January 21 to review the committee’s performance in 2018 and sketch out missions for 2019.

Programme encourages Vietnamese youth to follow Uncle Ho’s testament

A programme entitled ‘Vietnamese youth remembers Uncle Ho’s testament’ was launched in Ho Chi Minh City on January 20 as part of activities to mark 50 years of the implementation of President Ho Chi Minh’s testament (1969-2019).

Leaders of Vietnam, China exchange greetings on diplomatic ties anniversary

General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee and President Nguyen Phu Trong has exchanged greetings with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping on the occasion of the 69th anniversary of diplomatic ties between Vietnam and China (January 18, 1950-2019).

Senior leader receives newly-accredited ambassadors

The newly-appointed ambassadors of Bulgaria, Italy, Brazil, Tunisia, Iceland, Lesotho, Syria, Benin, Malta, and Ghana presented their credentials to Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong on January 16.

Vietnamese NA pledges to share working experience with Laos

The Vietnamese National Assembly (NA) stands ready to share its experience in dealing with specific topics regarding question and answer and inspection work with its Lao counterpart, NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan has said.

NA Chairwoman arrives in Siem Reap for APPF-27

National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan and the high-ranking delegation arrived in Siem Reap, Cambodia on January 14 to attend the 27th Annual Meeting of the Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF-27) from January 14 to 16.

PM chairs review of pilot mechanisms for Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City made socio-economic development improvements while still dealing with problems inherited from previous years after one year implementing the Politburo’s Conclusion 21-KL/TW and the National Assembly’s Resolution 54/2017/QH14 on piloting special mechanisms and policies for the city.

Vietnam, Cambodia share experience in religious affairs

A conference to exchange experience in religious affairs between Vietnam and Cambodia kicked off in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong on January 11 as part of a cooperation agreement between the Government Committee for Religious Affairs and the Cambodian Ministry of Religions and Cults.

Cuban Embassy celebrates 60th anniversary of revolution

Cuba is an example to developing countries, including Vietnam, in maintaining independence, sovereignty and national pride, Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has affirmed.