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.

PM asked for solutions to pressing environmental issues

Prime Minster Nguyen Xuan Phuc has urged the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) to deal with urgent issues, including dead rivers, lowering groundwater levels, the management of agricultural and forestry land, uncontrolled sand exploitation, plastic waste, and others.

New life in Dong Tam commune

(HBO) – As one of the 11 communes selected by the provincial authorities to be the models in implementing the national target programme on new-style rural area building in Hoa Binh province, Dong Tam commune of Lac Thuy district has fulfilled the set targets and is among the first communes in Hoa Binh to earn the status of new-style rural area.

Prime Minister welcomes European Parliament Vice President

Vietnam has always considered the cooperation between its National Assembly and the European Parliament (EP) as an important pillar of bilateral relations, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc affirmed while receiving EP Vice President Heidi Hautala in Hanoi on January 7.

Hoa Binh National Assembly deputies’ delegation launches working agenda in 2019

(HBO) – The delegation of National Assembly deputies in Hoa Binh province held a conference on January 3 to review their performance in 2018 and launch the working agenda for 2019. The event was chaired by Tran Dang Ninh, Standing Deputy Secretary of the provincial Party Committee, Chairman of the provincial People's Council, and head of the delegation.

Vietnam, Cambodia mark victory of southwest border defence war

A ceremony to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the victory of the southwest border defence war and the joint victory on January 7 of Vietnam and Cambodia over the genocidal regime was held in Hanoi on January 4 with the participation of high-ranking leaders of the two countries.

2018 outstanding farmers and 2016-2018 new rural development movement commended

(HBO) – The Hoa Binh provincial People's Committee held a conference commending the most outstanding farmers in 2018 and the new rural development campaign in Hoa Binh province for the 2016-2018 period. Chairman of the provincial People's Committee Nguyen Van Quang and Vice Chairman of the provincial Vietnam Farmers’ Association Pham Tien Nam attended the event.

Cattle fattening model expands in My Hoa commune

(HBO) – By fattening thin cattle for three or four months, after deducting expenses, each farming household can earn a profit of 3.5 – 4.5 million VND, even 7 million VND, per cow. This is the observable effect of the cattle fattening model in My Hoa commune, Kim Boi district.

PM chairs last monthly Government meeting of 2018

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc chaired the Government’s regular meeting on December 27, during which he shared that Vietnam’s GDP growth rate rose 7.08% in 2018 – the highest ever in the past 11 years.

Party Central Committee''s 9th plenary session closes

 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.