The first working day of the 7th plenary session of the 12th Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee (CPVCC) took place in Hanoi on May 7.

Gia Mo commune’s youth union members promote vanguard role for community

(HBO) - Although there are a great number of young people and youth union members regularly working away from home, the remaining young people in Gia Mo Commune still bring into play their vanguard role in doing useful tasks for the community and in the movement of new-style rural area building.

PM visits int’l science and education centre in Binh Dinh

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has agreed in principle a plan to build the south central province of Binh Dinh into a scientific and educational urban area when visiting the International Centre for Interdisciplinary Science and Education (ICISE) on May 6.

PM requests preventing delay in law building

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has resolutely requested that there be no delays in law building in preparation for the upcoming fifth session of the National Assembly (NA) scheduled for mid-May.

Great ideology of Karl Marx with the revolution of Vietnam

President Tran Dai Quang has written an article entitled "Great Ideology of Karl Marx with the Revolution of Vietnam” on the occasion of the 200th anniversary of the birth of Karl Marx, the great ideologist and outstanding leader of the working class and oppressed peoples around the world.

NA leader witnesses gas processing plant inauguration in Ca Mau

National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan attended a ceremony in the southernmost province of Ca Mau on May 2 to inaugurate the Ca Mau Gas Processing Plant (GPP Ca Mau) invested by the PetroVietnam Gas Corporation (PVGas).

Almost 51,000 people visit President Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum

The President Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum welcomed nearly 51,000 visitors, including 11,500 foreigners during holidays in celebration of the 43rd National Reunification Day (April 30) and International Workers’ Day (May 1), according to the mausoleum’s management board.

Flag raised in Quang Tri province to mark Vietnam’s reunification

A flag-raising ceremony was held on April 30 at the Hien Luong Bridge in Quang Tri province to mark the 43rd anniversary of national reunification and 46th anniversary of the liberation of Quang Tri province.

PM urges strong changes in Vietnam-Singapore economic partnership

Vietnam and Singapore need to work for bigger strides in economic, trade and investment cooperation, making it on par with bilateral political ties, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.

Vietnam, Singapore issue joint Statement

Vietnam and Singapore issued a joint Statement on the occasion of the official visit to Singapore by Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc from April 25-27.

Mr. Dang Ninh Tran, Permanent Deputy Secretary of Provincial Party Committee and Chairman of Provincial People’s Council, had a session with Party Committees of two communes: Yen Quang and Phuc Tien (in Ky Son district).

(HBO) - Mr. Dang Ninh Tran, Permanent Deputy Secretary of Provincial Party Committee and Chairman of Provincial People’s Council, had a meet and worked with Party Committees of two communes: Yen Quang and Phuc Tien (in Ky Son district) about how to implement Commune’s Party Congress Revolution (2015-2020 tenure). Other attenders consist of Mr. Van Dung Nguyen, Vice Chairman of Provincial People’s Committee; the leaders of Provincial Party Construction Board, provincial departments and Ky Son’s Permanent Board of District Party Committee.

Vice President flies to Australia for Global Summit of Women

Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh left Hanoi for Australia on the evening of April 22, to attend the 28th Global Summit of Women Summit (GSW) in Sydney, New South Wales state, and conduct several bilateral activities from April 23-28.

Hanoi leaders pay floral tribute to Lenin

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 at Lenin Park in Ba Dinh district, on April 22, marking the occasion of his 148th birthday (April 22, 1870-2018).

The 4th Vietnam Book Day of Hoa Binh Province

(HBO) - The Department of Information and Communications has coordinated with the Department of Education and Training and Cao Phong District People's Committee to organize the 4th Vietnam Book Day of Hoa Binh Province in 2018.

PM holds talks with visiting State Counsellor of Myanmar

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc held talks with State Counsellor of Myanmar Aung San Suu Kyi in Hanoi on April 19, after the welcome ceremony for the guest the same day.

Senior Vietnamese Party official visits Shanghai

China’s Shanghai should bolster cooperation with Vietnamese localities and improve the effectiveness of practical cooperation in the fields of economy, trade, tourism and culture, said Nguyen Van Binh, a Politburo member of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV).

National Assembly’s fifth session to commence on May 21

The fifth session of the 14th National Assembly (NA) will take place over the shortest period of time since the 12th NA, opening on May 21 and wrapping up on June 14, as decided at a meeting of the NA Standing Committee on in Hanoi on April 17.

Lawmakers discuss tax incentives for special economic zones

 The National Assembly’s Standing Committee discussed a draft Law on Special Administrative Economic Units on April 16 with a focus on preferential policies to attract investment.

Party chief commends An Giang for clear orientations for development

Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong has commended An Giang for defining clear orientations for its development, noting that the Mekong Delta province has good potential for growth and the local contingent of officials possess great determination.

Vietnamese in Cambodia support Truong Sa soldiers, residents

The General Association of Vietnamese-Cambodian People in Phnom Penh on April 12 raised nearly US$1,800 to support soldiers and local residents in Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago.

NA Chairwoman honoured with Cuba’s Solidarity Order

Chairwoman of the Vietnamese National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan has been awarded the Solidarity Order of the Cuban State Council in recognition of her contributions to the fraternal friendship and special solidarity between the two countries.

Vietnamese, Japanese defence ministers hold talks

Vietnamese Defence Minister Ngo Xuan Lich and his Japanese counterpart Onodera Itsunori reiterated the importance of building a stable, free and open order in line with law in the Indo-Pacific region during their talks in Tokyo on April 10.

VFF leader extends New Year greetings to Khmer community in Tra Vinh

A delegation from the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee led by President Tran Thanh Man on April 9 visited the Mekong Delta province of Tra Vinh to extend greetings to Khmer people on the occasion of the Chol Chnam Thmay – the group’s traditional New Year.

Authority-people dialogue improves management in Cao Phong

(HBO) – Authorities from Cao Phong district, northern Hoa Binh province, have conducted a number of dialogues with people in recent time to collect their opinions to build a strong Party committee and administration. This is considered an effective way to seek public consensus on the local leadership, management and settlement of issues and create positive changes in the mass mobilisation work.

Overseas Vietnamese celebrate Chol Chnam Thmay festival in Cambodia

The General Association of Vietnamese Cambodians (GAVC) held a ceremony to celebrate the Cambodian traditional New Year Festival Chol Chnam Thmay in Phnom Penh, on April 7, which attracted more than 200 Vietnamese Cambodians.