Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc requested all sectors, localities and enterprises to work together to make stronger changes in the competitiveness of the economy while concluding an online conference between the Government and localities in Hanoi on December 29.
General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Nguyen Phu Trong has stressed the need to prioritise perfecting the socialist-oriented market economic institution in 2018 following the Resolution of the 12th tenure Party Central Committee’s fifth plenary meeting.
The Government opened a teleconference on December 28, the biggest annual meeting with provinces and cities, to discuss measures to implement the Party and National Assembly’s socio-economic resolutions and State budget estimates for 2018.
A meeting was held in Ho Chi Minh City on December 26 to review external information work and the dissemination of information about seas, islands, border demarcation, border marker planting and land border management in 2017 and set tasks for next year.
Hanoi has fulfilled all 20 socio-economic targets of 2017, with seven exceeding the set plan, said Hoang Trung Hai, Secretary of the municipal Party Committee.
The State management of religion has helped ensure political security and served Vietnam’s economic development, according to a review organized by the Ministry of Interior and the Government Committee for Religious Affairs in Hanoi on December 27.
A conference on Vietnam’s performance across three pillars of the ASEAN Community took place in Hanoi on December 26, gathering 100 representatives from ministries and sectors involved in cooperative activities with the bloc.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc lauded effective cooperation between Japanese and Vietnamese businesses while receiving Special Advisor to the Japanese Cabinet Isao Iijima in Hanoi on December 23.
The Central Theoretical Council convened for its fourth session in Hanoi on December 23 with Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong in attendance.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc made a telephone call to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on December 22, during which they highlighted exchanges of high-ranking leaders, including the first ever State visit to Vietnam by the Japanese Emperor and Empress and the trips made by both PMs.
The Vietnamese Embassy in Cuba, in collaboration with the Cuban Ministry of the Revolutionary Armed Forces (MINFA), held a meeting on December 21 to mark the 73rd anniversary of the Vietnam People’s Army and Vietnam’s All People’s Defence Festival Day (December 22).
The year 2017 marks an important milestone in the development of cooperation between Russia and Vietnam in politics, economy, technology, military and humanitarian affairs, said Aleksey Popov, Russian Consul General in Ho Chi Minh City.
Lao Party General Secretary and President Bounnang Vorachit on December 21 concluded his official visit to Vietnam at the invitation of Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong and President Tran Dai Quang.
The official friendly visit to Vietnam by General Secretary of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party (LPRP) and President of Laos Bounnhang Vorachith is an important political event and a historical milestone in the between the two Parties, States and peoples, President Tran Dai Quang has said.
PSNews – Pascal Lamy, former General Director of the World Trade Organization (WTO) shared that Vietnam’s joining WTO was like a pregnant woman, after a long wait, she successfully gave birth to her baby. The process witnessed many difficulties and challenges but also much joy and happiness, he said.
PSNews – General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong hosted a solemn welcome ceremony for General Secretary of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party (LPRP) and President of Laos Bounnhang Vorachith on the morning of December 19 at the Presidential Palace in Hanoi.
The upcoming official friendly visit to Vietnam by General Secretary of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party (LPRP) and President of Laos Bounnhang Vorachith aims to affirm Laos’ policy of treasuring the great friendship, special solidarity and comprehensive cooperation between the two countries.
PSNews - Delegations from Latin American and Middle Eastern embassies in Hanoi led by Mr. Jorge Rondon Uzcategui, Venezuelan Ambassador to Vietnam, laid wreaths and paid tribute to President Ho Chi Minh at his Mausoleum on December 17.
Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan has called on the US to facilitate cooperation between the city and US partners to establish a start-up ecosystem, promote innovation, and develop smart city project and innovation centre in the city.
The Vietnam-Republic of Korea (RoK) Friendship Association of the central coastal province of Quang Nam convened its second congress for the 2017-2022 tenure in Tam Ky district on December 16.