A conference was held in Dong Hoi city, in the central province of Quang Binh, on November 13 to look into the implementation of certain documents on the Vietnam-Laos borderline, border markers, and border gates.

Enhancing ASEAN’s image and position in the region

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s attendance at the 33rd ASEAN Summit in Singapore aims to affirm Vietnam’s proactive, active and responsible participation in regional cooperation activities, contributing to the common effort of building a resilient and innovative ASEAN, thereby enhancing the image and position of ASEAN in the region and gradually shaping an equal, transparent and rules-based regional architecture. 

Vietnam’s CPTPP ratification dominates international headlines

International media has placed its eyes on Vietnam after 96.7 percent of its National Assembly (NA) deputies voted yes in the ratification of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) and relevant documents on November 12.

Party, State leader attends solidarity festival in Dak Lak province

General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong joined a great national solidarity festival with locals in Dur Kmal commune, Krong Ana district, the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak, on November 11. 

PM calls on Korean investors to expand operations in Vietnam

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has expressed his wish that investors from the Republic of Korea (RoK) and the SK Group in particular would continue expanding their business operations in Vietnam.

Prime Minister meets Formula One Group leader

Authorities of Hanoi, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and relevant agencies will do their utmost to successfully organise the Formula One race in April 2020, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has stated.

Hanoi leaders pay floral tribute to Lenin on 101st anniversary of October Revolution

A delegation from the Party Committee, the People’s Council, the People’s Committee, and the Fatherland Front Committee of Hanoi, laid wreaths at the statue of Vladimir Ilyich Lenin in Ba Dinh district on November 7, marking the 101st anniversary of the Russian October Revolution (November 7, 1917-2018).

Vietnam, New Zealand looks towards closer defence ties

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.