Lao Ambassador to China Vandy Bouthasavong has visited the Vietnamese embassy in China and congratulated its staff on the 88th founding anniversary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) and the upcoming Lunar New Year (Tet) festival.

Deputy PM Truong Hoa Binh visits residents in Vay Nua commune ahead of Tet

(HBO) – Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh recently visited and presented Lunar New Year (Tet) gifts to disaster-hit, policy beneficiary, and low-income households in the mountainous district of Da Bac. 

Vietnam, China hold regular deputy foreign ministers’ meeting

The annual Vietnam-China deputy foreign ministers’ meeting was held in China’s Guangzhou province on February 5-6 with a focus on reviewing the bilateral ties in 2017 as well as exchange activities and cooperation between the two countries in 2018.

Singapore vows to back Vietnam in transforming industries

Singapore will help Vietnam develop a roadmap for transforming industries and improving digital management and business capacity, as heard at a meeting between Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh and Singaporean Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan on February 5.

Perennial growth of Vietnam-Laos special solidarity

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, accompanied by a delegation of high-ranking Vietnamese Government officials, arrived in Vientiane, Laos on February 4 to kick start his two-day visit to the neighbouring country as he attends and co-chairs the 40th meeting of the Vietnam-Laos Inter-Governmental Committee from February 4-5.

State leaders deliver Tet gifts to disadvantaged people

President Tran Dai Quang visted and extended Tet greetings to compatriots of ethnic groups in Duc Co district’s Ia Dom border commune in Gia Lai province, where he attended the "Tet for the Poor and Agent Orange Victims” programme, and presented Tet gifts to 100 policy beneficiary families and poor households.

State leader presents Tet gifts in Ho Chi Minh City

President Tran Dai Quang laid a wreath and offered incense at the Ben Duoc Monument in the Cu Chi district of Ho Chi Minh City on January 31 to commemorate the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Mau Than General Offensive and Uprising in spring 1968.

Promoting a revolutionary spirit for the new era

A grand ceremony is scheduled to be held in Ho Chi Minh City today, January 31, to mark the 50th anniversary of the Mau Than General Offensive and Uprising in spring 1968; as part of the commemorations, the whole Party, people, and army are actively organising memorial activities and promoting emulation movements to celebrate the new Spring and the country’s Doi Moi (Renewal) process, as well as successfully implement the resolutions adopted at Party congresses at all levels and the 12th National Party Congress.

General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong receives 50-year Party membership badge

General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Nguyen Phu Trong was presented with the 50-year Party membership badge at a ceremony in Hanoi on January 29.

Hoa Binh: urgent investment in resettlement area in Mai Chau district

(HBO) – Vice Secretary of the Hoa Binh Province Party Committee, Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Nguyen Van Quang inspected the resettlement work for households affected by floods and landslides Mai Chau district, on January 22.

Hoa Binh: press agencies continue to reform operation for faster, accurate coverage

(HBO) – Party Central Committee member and Secretary of the Hoa Binh province Party Committee Bui Van Tinh urged the Hoa Binh Newspaper and the provincial Radio and Television to renovate the forms and content of their reporting work towards increasing the speed and efficiency of popularization during a recent working session between him and representatives from the two media agencies. The event was also attended by Vice Secretary of the provincial Party Committee and Chairman of the provincial People’s Council Tran Dang Ninh, and Director of the provincial Party Committee’s Department of Information and Education Nguyen Van Toan.

PM meets Indian President on ASEAN – India summit sidelines

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc met Indian President Ram Nath Kovind in New Delhi on January 24, as part of his visit to attend the ASEAN – India Summit in India.

Party chief urges acceleration of building anti-corruption institutions

The Central Steering Committee for Anti-Corruption must speed up the building and development of institutions related to socio-economic management and corruption prevention and control.

APPF-26 Hanoi Declaration sets new vision for Asia-Pacific parliamentary partnership

The 26th annual meeting of the Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF) from January 18-21 adopted the Hanoi Declaration, setting forth a new vision for Asia-Pacific parliamentary partnership.

Ex-member of Hoa Binh Party standing committee honoured with 55-year Party membership insignia

(HBO) – The Standing Committee of the Hoa Binh provincial Party Committee has recently held a ceremony to present the 55-year Party membership insignia to its ex-member Bui Kim Thanh, former Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee. Attended the event was Permanent Vice Secretary of the provincial Party Committee and Chairman of the provincial People’s Council Tran Dang Ninh.

Prime Minister receives new Austrian Ambassador

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has assured new Austrian Ambassador to Vietnam Thomas Schuller Gotzburg that Vietnam always values and wishes to develop the traditional friendship and multifaceted cooperation with Austria.

APPF-26: Partnership for peace, innovation and sustainable development

Do Manh Hung, Vice Chairman of the NA Office and head of the subcommittee for APPF-26 information and communication, ran an article on the purpose and meaning of the 26th Annual Meeting of the Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF-26) which will be hosted by the Vietnamese National Assembly (NA) in Hanoi from January 18 to 21.

President: Vietnam, Japan enjoy booming relations

President Tran Dai Quang highlighted huge potential for Vietnam-Japan cooperation across the fields, noting that the Extensive Strategic Partnership between the two nations is flourishing.

Vietnam calls for continued unity to build resilient ASEAN

Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Quoc Dung has stated that ASEAN needs to maintain solidarity in order to build a resilient and innovative association, which is the theme for this year under the chairmanship of Singapore.

Prime Minister concludes trip to attend Mekong-Lancang summit

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc arrived in Hanoi on January 11 morning, wrapping up his attendance in the second Mekong-Lancang Cooperation (MLC) Leaders’ Meeting in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, at the invitation of his Cambodian counterpart Hun Sen.

Hoa Binh leader works with provincial Party Committee’s Inspection Commission

(HBO) – Member of the Party Central Committee and Secretary of Hoa Binh province’s Party Committee Bui Van Tinh had a working session on January 9 with the provincial Party Committee’s Inspection Commission on the results of task implementation in 2017 and key tasks for 2018.

Vietnam keen to deepen comprehensive partnership with US: top legislator

Vietnam wishes to further deepen its comprehensive partnership with the US in a pragmatic and effective manner in order to contribute to the maintenance of peace, stability, cooperation and prosperity in the region and beyond.

Vietnam welcomes measures to boost dialogue in Korean Peninsula

Vietnam welcomes and supports measures related to the Korean Peninsula to foster dialogue and maintain peace and stability in the region, stated Foreign Ministry’s Spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang.

Hoa Binh increases Party building in non-state enterprises

(HBO) – The Party Committee of Hoa Binh province has recently held a video-conference on enhancing the Party building and the establishment of mass organisations in non-state businesses. Secretary of the provincial Party Committee Bui Van Tinh chaired the event with the attendance of 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 Cuu.

Vietnamese, Lao people’s courts work to step up cooperation

Chief Judge of the Supreme People’s Court of Vietnam Nguyen Hoa Binh held talks with his Lao counterpart Khamphanxit Thidampha in Hanoi on January 4, during which he said the two nations’ courts, especially provincial courts, should continue exchanging delegations and organising seminars to share trial experiences.