National Assembly (NA) Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan, head of the National Election Council (NEC), chaired the first meeting of the council in Hanoi on August 3.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc chaired a one-day regular Cabinet meeting for July on August 3, which focused on seeking measures to fulfil socio-economic goals amidst COVID-19 pandemic.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc chaired an online meeting of permanent Government members and ministries, sectors and local administrations on COVID-19 prevention and control on August 2.
PSNews - Vietnamese and Cambodian officials on August 1 exchanged border topographic maps at 1:25,000 scale at Moc Bai international border gate in Vietnam's Tay Ninh province.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on August 3 asked for all-out efforts to be made nationwide to handle the fresh coronavirus outbreak in Vietnam, first and foremost in the central city of Da Nang.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on August 2 again called for resolve to perform the dual tasks of containing COVID-19 and preventing negative economic growth, in the context of the pandemic returning in the country with complexity.
Vietnamese Ambassador to Russia Ngo Duc Manh, who is also Chairman of the ASEAN Moscow Committee (AMC), chaired an AMC meeting on July 31 with the presence of ambassadors of all ASEAN member countries in Russia.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc held a working session with leaders of the Mekong Delta localities and Ho Chi Minh City in Can Tho city on August 1 to discuss tackling difficulties in production and trade, and stepping up public investment capital disbursement.
Chairwoman of the National Assembly (NA) Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan and Secretary of Hanoi’s Party Committee Vuong Dinh Hue co-chaired a conference in Hanoi on August 1 to collect opinions of the Party Delegation to the NA to a draft political report of the municipal Party Committee’s 17th congress in the 2020-2025 tenure.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has praised the contributions made by intellectuals, scientists, writers and artists to national defence and development, and pledged favourable conditions for their development.
The National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control on July 29 ordered tightening supervision over the pandemic in all localities nationwide, with special attention to be given to people who travelled through sites now under lockdown in central Da Nang city.
Vietnam’s becoming the seventh member of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) marked a strategic decision and paved the way for the country’s regional and international integration, which has also been seen as a milestone in the grouping’s development.
Vietnamese Ambassador to the US Ha Kim Ngoc highlighted the establishment of diplomatic relations with the United States in 1995 as a momentous occasion that opened up a new chapter in bilateral ties, as well as the country’s integration process in the region and the wider world.
The Government’s Steering Committee on Crime Prevention and Control (Steering Committee 138) and the National Steering Committee for Prevention and Fight against Smuggling, Commercial Fraud and Counterfeit Goods (Steering Committee 389) held a conference on July 23 to review their performances of tasks in the first half of 2020 and roll out new plans for the remaining months.
Becoming a member of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has brought about great benefits to Vietnam in various fields, according to Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Quoc Dung.
Vietnam welcomes Japan’s recent decision to relax its travel restrictions for Vietnamese citizens, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang said on July 24.
A delegation of the Party, State, National Assembly and Government on July 25 paid a floral tribute to martyrs and visited the mausoleum of President Ho Chi Minh in Hanoi on the occasion of the 73rd anniversary of the War Invalids and Martyrs’ Day (July 27).
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on July 25 called on Vietnamese citizens to remain calm and avoid complacency after a new community case of the novel coronavirus was confirmed in the country after 99 consecutive days.
Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong asked relevant agencies on July 25 to continue speeding up investigations and bringing to light key corruption cases of great public concern.
Vietnam has been playing an active role in building a common community in ASEAN since it became a member of the bloc and has increased its stature in recent years, according to Dr Balazs Szanto from the Webster University Thailand.