Vietnamese Minister of National Defence General Ngo Xuan Lich held talks with his New Zealand counterpart Ron Mark in Wellington on November 5 following an official welcome ceremony with traditional Maori rituals for the former.

Vietnam considers relationship with China one of top priorities: PM

Vietnam always attaches importance to developing the friendly, stable, healthy and sustainable relationship with China, considering this one of the top priorities in the country’s foreign policy, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.

PM has high hope for stronger Vietnam-Poland economic links

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc received Polish Ambassador Wojciech Gerwel in Hanoi on October 31, noting that having served as a trade counsellor in Vietnam for many years, the diplomat will bring bilateral economic and trade ties to a new level.

Vietnam consistently consolidates traditional friendship with Cambodia: PM

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has affirmed Vietnam’s consistent policy of strengthening its traditional friendship and comprehensive cooperation with Cambodia.

NA to question Government officials this week

The National Assembly’s question and answer sessions are scheduled to take place in three days, from October 30 to November 1, as part of its ongoing sixth session, according to the NA Office.

Embassy honours outstanding Vietnamese students in Czech Republic

The Vietnamese Embassy in the Czech Republic held a ceremony in Prague on October 27 to honour 47 Vietnamese students and postgraduates with excellent performance in the 2017-2018 academic year.

Party’s Inspection Commission reveals outcomes of 30th session

The Inspection Commission of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee (CPVCC) on October 25 announced the outcomes of its 30th session held in Hanoi on October 17-19, giving conclusions on wrongdoings at a number of Party organisations.

Congratulations keep coming to new Vietnamese President

Leaders of India, Brunei, Myanmar and New Zealand have sent their congratulations to General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee Nguyen Phu Trong on his election as State President.

Biography of Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong

General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee (CPVCC) Nguyen Phu Trong was elected as President for the 2016-2021 tenure at a plenum of the 14th National Assembly’s sixth session in Hanoi on October 23.

Party chief recommended for NA to vote as State President

General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee Nguyen Phu Trong has been recommended by the National Assembly (NA) Standing Committee for the legislators to vote as State President for the 2016-2021 tenure.

Sixth session of 14th National Assembly opens

The sixth session of the 14th National Assembly opened at the National Assembly Hall in Hanoi at 9 am on October 22, with the opening sitting broadcast live on national television and radio.

NA to conduct vote of confidence in 6th session

The 14th National Assembly (NA) will conduct a vote of confidence on those holding the positions it elected or approved, during the sixth session scheduled to open next week.

Vietnam facilitates investment from EU, Belgium: Prime Minister

The Vietnamese Government is making concerted efforts to improve business climate for both domestic and foreign enterprises, including those from the Europe, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said on October 17.

Acting President hosts newly-appointed ambassadors from EU countries

Acting President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh hosted separate receptions for ambassadors of the Netherlands, Belgium, and Denmark who came to present her with their letters of credence on October 16.

Vietnamese PM holds talks with Austrian Chancellor

 Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc held talks with Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz in Vienna, Austria, on October 15, as part of his official visit to the European country.

NA Standing Committee convenes 28th session

 The National Assembly Standing Committee opened its 28th session on October 15, with a focus on preparations for the upcoming sixth session of the National Assembly.

Hoa Binh Radio-Television marks 60th founding anniversary

(HBO) – The Hoa Binh Radio & Television held a ceremony to celebrate its 60th founding anniversary (1958 – 2018), which was attended by Bui Van Tinh, member of the Party Central Committee and Secretary of the provincial Party Committee, and Nguyen Thanh Luong, Vice Director General of the Vietnam Television (VTV).

Deputy PM inspects disease prevention in HCM City

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam visited doctors and child patients undergoing treatment at Ho Chi Minh City Children's Hospital No. 1 on October 11, while holding a working session with the Nhan Dan (People) 115 Hospital the same day.

PM discusses trade facilitation with Indonesia’s business leader

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc met with Chairman of the Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KADIN) Rosan Perkasa Roeslani on October 12 during his stay in Indonesia for the ASEAN Leaders’ Gathering and a working visit.

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc meets ASEAN leaders

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc attended the ASEAN Leaders’ Gathering in Bali, Indonesia, on October 11.

Vietnam, Russia tighten cooperation in peacekeeping activities

Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the Vietnam People’s Army Sen. Lt. Gen. Pham Ngoc Minh received visiting Commander of the Engineering Troops of the Russian Armed Forces Lt. Gen. Yuri Stavitsky in Hanoi on October 9.

Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh visits UK

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh is making an official visit to the UK on October 9-10 at the invitation of Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs Jeremy Hunt on the occasion of the 45th anniversary of Vietnam-UK diplomatic relations.

Party leader meets voters in Hanoi

The Party Central Committee carefully discussed the regulations on the responsibility to set an example of Party cadres and members, in particular members of the Politburo, the PCC Secretariat and the PCC.

Nation mourns former Party General Secretary Do Muoi

Nhan Dan Newspaper continues introducing readers to the opinions and sentiment of the people throughout the country, who are expressing their grief and affection for former Party General Secretary Do Muoi over his passing on October 1.

Funeral Board, family of former Party General Secretary offer thanks

The Funeral Board and the family of former General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Central Committee Do Muoi expressed thanks following the burial service for the leader in his hometown in Dong My commune, Thanh Tri district, Hanoi on October 7.