Leaders of the Communist Party, State and Government of Vietnam on December 31 extended their congratulations to their Cuban counterparts on the 59th anniversary of Cuba’s Revolution Day (January 1, 1959-2018).

Milestone in APEC history

Permanent Deputy Foreign Minister and Chair of the Asia – Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) 2017 SOM, Bui Thanh Son granted an interview to Nhan Dan reporter Hong Hanh on the success of the APEC Vietnam 2017 and the development of the Vietnam multilateral diplomacy.

New year, new belief, new spirit, new motivation!

We have passed through 2017, a year of enormous difficulties and challenges and severe damages caused by natural disasters amid considerable fluctuations in the world. In that context, we feel proud and appreciative of gained achievements as well as the efforts of the entire Party and the people.

Support to difficult communes associated with new-style rural building

(HBO) – Hoa Binh province has been complimented by the Government Committee for Ethnic Minority Affairs for its effective support to poor communes. Despite modest material support, the responsibility shown by provincial authorities is considerable, reflecting the great attention of the Party and State, the cohesion among agencies and units as well as Party committees, administrations and people in difficult communes. Departments, agencies and units have implemented various practical activities to help communes facing extreme difficulties build and consolidate the political system, ensure defence and security and carry out many training and technology transfer activities, thus building production development, poverty reduction and new-style rural area building, and presenting gifts to the needy.

President''''s article marks 1968 General Offensive and Uprising

President Tran Dai Quang has written an article to mark the 50th anniversary of the Mau Than General Offensive and Uprising in spring 1968.

Cameroon keen on broadening affiliation with Vietnam

Cameroon Foreign Minister Lejeune Mbella Mbella has affirmed that Cameroon hopes to bolster its cooperation with Vietnam in trade, investment, agriculture, education, green energy, and telecommunications.

Party chief asks for stronger army

General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee Nguyen Phu Trong has requested the army to maintain its core role in the all-people defence and security.

President praises judiciary sector and sets out goals for 2018

All staff working in the judiciary sector should continue to increase their efforts to produce high quality legal documents for the interest of the nation and people.

Party chief lauded veterans’ contributions

General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee Nguyen Phu Trong has lauded the contributions Vietnamese veterans have made to national defence and construction, urging them to uphold their role in protecting the fruits of the revolution.

Eleventh national youth union congress concludes

The 11th National Congress of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth (HCYU) officially concluded in Hanoi, on December 13, in the presence of Politburo member and Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.

Government leader wishes to elevate Vietnam-Japan ties to higher level

Vietnam considers the success of Japanese enterprises in the country as the success of its own, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has told Sonoura Kentaro, Special Advisor to the Prime Minister of Japan.

Party leader places trust in Vietnamese youths

Affirming that the Party, State, and people have always put deep trust in the young generations, Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong said that with their youthfulness, dynamism, and creativity, Vietnamese youths have proven their important role as the future owners of the country, an important force in the national construction and defence.

HCM Communist Youth Union convenes national congress

The 11th National Congress of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union (HCMCYU) for the 2017-2022 tenure got underway with its first session in Hanoi on December 10.

Deputy PM lauds USAID’s contributions to socio-economic development

Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue has applauded contributions of the US Agency for International Development (USAID) to Vietnam’s socio-economic development as well as national management.

Vietnam-Laos ministerial-level consultation held in Hanoi

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh and Lao Foreign Minister Saleumxay Kommasith co-chaired the fourth Vietnam-Laos ministerial-level consultation in Hanoi on December 6.

Vietnam, Laos strengthen science and technology cooperation

A delegation from the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST), led by its President - Prof. Chau Van Minh, is on a working visit to Laos from December 4-8, aimed at promoting cooperation in science and technology with the neighbouring country.

Vietnam, Cambodia review joint patrols at sea

The High Command of Region 5 of the Vietnam People’s Navy and naval bases of the Royal Cambodian Navy held their 24th meeting on joint patrol work in Phu Quoc island district, the southern province of Kien Giang, on December 4.

Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum to be reopened on December 5

The Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum in Hanoi will be reopened for visitors to pay tribute to the late President on December 5 after more than three months of repair.

Deputy PM urges equitisation of State-owned businesses

The renovation and development of State-run enterprises should be accelerated in a more practical manner with the focus on accelerating equitisation and avoiding capital losses.

Lao Embassy in Hanoi marks Lao National Day

The Lao Embassy in Vietnam held a ceremony on November 29 to mark the 42nd National Day of Laos and the 55th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between Vietnam and Laos.

Hoa Binh leaders have working session with general labour confederation

(HBO) – Secretary of the Hoa Binh provincial Party Committee Bui Van Tinh, 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 Khanh have held a working session with the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL) in Hanoi.

Polish President meets former Vietnamese students in Poland

During his ongoing State visit to Vietnam, Polish President Andrzej Duda and his spouse Agata Kornhauser-Duda held a meeting in Hanoi on November 27 with former Vietnamese students in Poland.

Hanoi, Vientiane strengthen multifaceted cooperation

Hanoi always gives high priority to promoting multifaceted cooperation with Vientiane for the development of the two cities as well as the special traditional friendship between the two Parties, States and people, said Secretary of the Hanoi municipal Party Committee Hoang Trung Hai.

Vietnam Red Cross offers aid to flood victims in Hoa Binh

(HBO) – A working delegation of the Vietnam Red Cross (VRC) Central Committee led by its Vice President Tran Quoc Hung on November 14 paid a visit and presented gift packages to people affected by recent downpours and floods in the northern mountainous province of Hoa Binh.

Legislators support appointment of chiefs of special administrative units

Lawmakers voiced support for appointing a single chief to run each special administrative-economic unit, instead of setting up People’s Councils and People’s Committees, while discussing a draft law on such units on November 22.