The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and heads of Vietnamese representative missions abroad are ready to work alongside domestic cities and provinces in comprehensively fostering external relations with other countries, said Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh on August 12.

President praises war veteran-entrepreneurs’ contributions to national development

President Tran Dai Quang has praised the positive contributions made by the Vietnam Veterans Business Association (VVBA) towards national construction and development.

Leader encourages enterprises to cooperate in modernising agriculture

Hoang Anh Gia Lai (HAGL) Agricultural JSC and Truong Hai Automobile JSC (THACO) announced their strategic cooperation agreement in Ho Chi Minh City on the evening of August 8, under the witness of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.

Vietnam looks to deepen relations with Rwanda, Guinea

Vietnam always attaches importance to promoting the friendship and cooperation with traditional friends in Africa, including Rwanda and Guinea, said President Tran Dai Quang.

PM: Public security force must effectively implement plans

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on August 7 asked the public security force to effectively implement plans in order to protect the absolute safety of the country’s major events as well as activities of Party and State leaders, and build a society of order and safety.

Long-Haired Army receives Hero title

The Women’s Liberation Association – Long-Haired Army, which was an all-female armed force in Ben Tre province during the resistance war against the US, was presented with the ‘Hero of the People’s Armed Forces’ title at a ceremony in Ben Tre province, on August 6.

Phu Luong commune suffers from poor transport infrastructure

(HBO) – Phu Luong commune in Lac Son district covers a large area but has a small number of cemented roads, causing difficulties for the local economic growth.

Tuyen Quang asked to speed up admin reform to lure investors

 Permanent Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh has urged the northern mountainous province of Tuyen Quang to further promote infrastructure development, personnel training and administrative reform in order to attract more big and strategic investors to the locality.

51st ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting, related meetings fruitful: Deputy FM

The recent 51st ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM-51) and other related meetings hosted by Singapore have secured many important outcomes, Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Quoc Dung told the media recently.

Party leader lauds information-education sector

General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee (CPVCC) Nguyen Phu Trong lauded achievements made by the CPVCC’s Commission for Information and Education during a working session with its key officials in Hanoi on August 1.

Politburo member Truong Thi Mai meets newly-appointed Vietnamese ambassadors

Politburo member, Secretary of Party Central Committee (PCC) and Head of the PCC’s Commission for Mass Mobilisation, Truong Thi Mai, hosted a reception in Hanoi on August 1 for newly appointed Ambassadors and representative agencies of Vietnam abroad for 2018-2021 term.

Deputy PM Trinh Dinh Dung urges Hoa Binh to promptly evacuate residents from landslide-prone areas

(HBO) - On July 31, a Government delegation led by Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung made a fact-finding trip to the northern mountainous province of Hoa Binh, and had a working session with the province’s representatives on landslides in lowland areas of Da River triggered by torrential rains, and the operation of the Hoa Binh hydropower plant. Nguyen Van Quang, Vice Secretary of the provincial Party Committee and Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee; and Nguyen Van Dung, Vice Chairman of the People’s Committee attended the meeting.

Vietnam, Malaysia enjoy thriving relations

The Vietnam-Malaysia relations have been consolidated and developed across the fields of politics-diplomacy, defence-security, economy, and cultural exchange over the past 45 years, according to Vietnamese Ambassador to Malaysia Le Quy Quynh.

Vietnam, Argentina forge stronger collaboration

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh held talks with Argentine Minister of Foreign Affairs and Worship Jorge Faurie in Hanoi on July 30, aiming to seek ways to boost bilateral ties.

Communication methods diversified to spread sea, island info

(HBO) – Sectors and localities in Hoa Binh province have stepped up disseminating information about Vietnam’s seas and islands in various forms, thereby helping to improve local officials, Party members and people’s awareness of the importance of seas and islands to national development and defence.

Vietnam People''''s Navy delegation pays working visit to Hoa Binh province

(HBO) – A delegation of the Party Committee of the Vietnam People’s Navy led by Vice Admiral Sen. Lieut. Gen. Tran Hoai Trung, Secretary of the Party Committee and Political Commissar of the Vietnam People’s Navy, paid a working visit to leaders of Hoa Binh province on July 25.

Leaders pay tribute to heroic martyrs

A delegation of the Party Central Committee, President, National Assembly (NA), Government and Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee on July 27 laid wreaths at the Monument for Heroic Martyrs and President Ho Chi Minh’s mausoleum in Hanoi on the occasion of the 71st anniversary of the War Invalids and Martyrs Day (July 27).

Secretary of the provincial Party Committee Bui Van Tinh visits Vietnamese Heroic Mothers in Kim Boi district

(HBO) – Secretary of the Party Committee of Hoa Binh province Bui Van Tinh visited and presented gifts to two Vietnamese Heroic Mothers – Bui Thi Rao (born in 1925 in Cuoi Ha commune) and Bui Thi Bay (born in 1921 in Ha Bi commune) of Kim Boi district.

Top Lao leader receives Vietnamese Party officials

Head of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee (CPVCC)’s Commission for Information and Education Vo Van Thuong has affirmed that Vietnam will do its best together with Laos to educate younger generations about the special relationship between the two countries.

Nationwide activities held to remember services of national contributors

The Bac Ninh provincial authorities held a gathering on July 24 to honour outstanding national contributors in the locality in the presence of former President Truong Tan Sang and Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh.

Vietnam treasures ties with Australia: Party leader

Vietnam always attaches importance to the friendship and strategic partnership with Australia, Nguyen Phu Trong, General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV), told visiting Speaker of the Australian House of Representatives Tony Smith.

Hoa Binh’s armed forces care for national contributors

(HBO) – The armed forces of Hoa Binh province have always attached importance to caring for war veterans, revolution contributors and policy beneficiaries, said Sen. Lt. Col. Bui Dinh Hung, deputy head of the political department of the provincial Military High Command.

Youths in Ha Bi commune act for community

(HBO) – Aware of their role and responsibility in the new situation, especially in social activities, young people in Ha Bi commune, Kim Boi district, the northwestern mountainous province of Hoa Binh, have always pioneered in voluntary activities and actively participated in programmes launched by the district and the province.

Conference praises national contributors

A national conference was held in the southern city of Vung Tau on July 19 to honour those who have rendered great service to the nation, under the presence of President Tran Dai Quang.

PM looks to maintain high-level visits between Vietnam, Laos

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc underscored the importance of maintaining regular high-level visits to strengthen bilateral ties during a reception in Hanoi on July 18 for Vice Chairman of the Lao National Assembly Sengnuon Saynhalat.