(HBO) – In early 1958, initiated by the Hoa Binh province chapter of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union and approved by the provincial Party Committee, an "in-service training” school was set up at traffic construction sites of Hoa Binh province. In 1962, after learning about such a new type of school in this mountain area, then President Ho Chi Minh, despite a myriad of work amid the newly gained independence and peace in the north, visited teachers and students of the school as well as ethnic people in Hoa Binh province. He said: "This is a school, not a farm” and sent a precious message to the school’s teachers and students as well as younger generations nationwide: "Studying well, working well. Trying forever, advancing forever.”
HBO – Locating in Yen Mong commune, Hoa Binh city, right next to the national road 70 and in the middle of green corn field, the relic site of a visit of President Ho Chi Minh to the Hoa Binh Young socialist Workers’ school stands out with red roof. The 3,335 square-metre facility has a traditional design and faces the Da River.
Vietnam and Indonesia discussed specific measures to advance their friendship and multi-faceted cooperation during the seventh meeting of the joint committee on economic, scientific and technological cooperation in Hanoi on August 12.
Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong has expressed that Vietnam always attaches importance and gives top priority to consolidating and developing the good neighbourliness, traditional friendship, and comprehensive, sustainable, long-term cooperation with Cambodia, .
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc received First Vice President of the Cambodian Senate Nay Pena, in Hanoi on August 9, suggesting that Vietnam and Cambodia should strengthen their solidarity and friendship, and support each other’s legitimate interests amid complicated developments in regional and global situations.
Vietnamese and Lao women legislators attending the conference on the role of women deputies in parliament activities in Hanoi visited the central province of Quang Nam on August 8.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has affirmed Vietnam’s determination to join other members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in building a united, self-reliant ASEAN Community when delivering a speech on Vietnam Television for the occasion of the association’s 50th founding anniversary (August 8, 1967-2017).
The fifth Vietnam-Laos Ministerial Conference on Cooperation in Labour and Social Welfare was held in Vietnam’s central province of Da Nang, on August 4.
(HBO) – The youth union of Lac Son district in the northern province of Hoa Binh held an art programme entitled "Mau hoa do” (Red flower colour) to celebrate the 70th anniversary of War Invalids and Martyrs Day and the success of the union’s 25th congress.
During the event, excellent youths following Uncle Ho’s teachings in the 2012-2017 period were also honoured.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc voiced his hope for stronger trade and investment ties between Vietnam and Tanzania, while receiving two ministers from the African country, in Hanoi on August 2.
On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the ASEAN establishment (August 8, 1967 – 2017), Politburo member, Deputy Prime Minister, and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh published an article, emphasising the important contributions of Vietnam to the building of a strong ASEAN Community.
(HBO) – Amid the strong development of social networks, some organisations and persons have posted false articles and video clips smearing the prestige of officials at different levels and triggering suspicion among the public. Due to insufficient awareness, some people, including officials, civil servants and young people have watched, downloaded and shared those information and clips, thus unintentionally abetting such propaganda. Youth union committees at all levels, with the main function of education, have been making efforts to raise the youth’s awareness, helping young people to stay "immune” to the "peaceful evolution” plot.
(HBO) - Kim Boi district in Hoa Binh province has seen many outstanding collectives and individuals in the patriotic emulation movement. One of the typical examples is the management board of Men Doi hamlet in Hop Kim commune which leads the movement to encourage local people to join hands in building the new-style rural areas. It persuaded 24 households to donate a total of 11,350 sq.m of land to build the commune’s culture house and sports ground.
The fifth meeting of the Vietnam-Malaysia joint Committee for Economic, Scientific and Technological Cooperation in Hanoi on July 27 has decided on a range of measures to increase bilateral and multilateral collaboration.
Vietnam wishes to strengthen partnership with Russia in an extensive and effective manner to bring benefits to both countries, stated President Tran Dai Quang at a reception for visiting Secretary of the Security Council of Russia General Nikolai Patrushev in Hanoi on July 25.
Formosa should regard the environmental issue as crucial to its survival, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, during his July 24 working session with leaders of the Hung Nghiep Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Co. Ltd. (FHS), which was responsible for the severe sea environmental incident in four provinces across central Vietnam last year.
(HBO) – On the occasion of the Vietnam-Laos Friendship and Solidarity Year 2017, Hoa Binh Online has an interview with Nguyen Van Chuong, Vice Chairman of the Hoa Binh provincial People’s Committee and President of the Hoa Binh chapter of the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations.
Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong on July 21 visited Most Venerable Monk Tep Vong at Unalom pagoda and Most Venerable Monk Bukri at Svay Pope pagoda in Phnom Penh as part of his ongoing State visit to Cambodia.
Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong arrived at Pochentong airport in Cambodia’s capital city Phnom Penh on July 20 morning, beginning a State-level visit to Cambodia from July 20-22 at the invitation of King Norodom Sihamoni.
The upcoming visit to Cambodia by General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Nguyen Phu Trong from July 20-22 will help elevate the bilateral traditional friendship and comprehensive cooperation to a new height, Vietnamese Ambassador to Cambodia Thach Du said in a recent interview to Vietnam News Agency.
Vietnam’s top leaders have sent flower baskets and messages of congratulations to their Lao counterparts on the occasion of the 55th anniversary of the two countries’ diplomatic ties (September 5) and 40 years of the signing of the Treaty of Amity and Cooperation (July 18).
National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan hailed the socio-economic achievements of central province of Quang Ngai over the years during a working session with local authorities on July 16.
National Assembly (NA) Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan hosted a meeting in Hanoi on July 13 with newly-appointed ambassadors and heads of Vietnam’s overseas representative offices for the 2017-2020 tenure.
Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong met on July 12 in Hanoi Ambassadors and Heads of Vietnam’s foreign representative offices who begin their term from now until 2020.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has asked for the World Economic Forum (WEF)’s coordination in promptly designing an implementation plan for the Vietnam-WEF cooperation agreement, with a focus on supporting Vietnam to effectively enforce free trade agreements (FTAs), accelerate administrative reforms, strengthen competitiveness, and to develop information technology infrastructure and human resources.