A conference was held on January 17 in Hanoi to discuss Vietnam’s readiness for open data and digital government (ODDG), as part of a World Bank (WB) support programme to speed up the development of e-government in the country.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc will lead a high-level delegation of Vietnam to the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF), set to take place in Davos, Switzerland, from January 22-25.
General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee and President Nguyen Phu Trong has exchanged greetings with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping on the occasion of the 69th anniversary of diplomatic ties between Vietnam and China (January 18, 1950-2019).
National Assembly (NA) Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan has called for the Hungarian parliament’s support to speed up the approval of the European Union-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), thus opening up new cooperation opportunities between Vietnam and members of the EU, including Hungary.
Deputy Foreign Minister Le Hoai Trung hosted a reception in Hanoi on January 17 for Toshiko Abe, member of the Japan House of Representatives and Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs, who has been in Vietnam to attend the sixth Japan-Vietnam Festival.
National Assembly (NA) Vice Chairman Phung Quoc Hien held talks with his Hungarian counterpart Jakab Istvan in Hanoi on January 17, during which Hien affirmed that Vietnam hopes to expand its partnership with Hungary in all fields.
Vietnam can achieve fast and sustainable economic growth without having to choose between growth quality and speed, stated Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc at the Vietnam Economic Forum (VEF) 2019’s plenary and high-level policy dialogue in Hanoi on January 17.
PSNews - The working delegation 2 of the Central Steering Committee on Anti-Corruption on January 15 had a meeting with the Standing Board of the Hanoi Municipal Party Committee to report results of its inspection of the recovery of appropriated and lost assets in cases of corruption and economic crimes in Hanoi.
Vietnam has actively participated in international activities and organized several important multilateral international events in 2018, which were the important achievements of the country last year, according to Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh.
The newly-appointed ambassadors of Bulgaria, Italy, Brazil, Tunisia, Iceland, Lesotho, Syria, Benin, Malta, and Ghana on January 16 presented their credentials to Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong.
The Asian Cultural Council (ACC) was officially launched in Siem Reap, Cambodia on January 15 with a view to promoting mutual understanding, solidarity, cultural exchanges, and cooperation among countries in the region.
General Secretary of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party (LPRP) and President of Laos Bounnhang Volachith on January 15 hosted a reception for a delegation from the Ho Chi Minh National Academy of Politics (HCMA) led by Professor Dr. Nguyen Xuan Thang, Director of the academy.
PSNews - The Standing Board of the Central Party Committee of Public Security on January 14 held a conference to announce the report of Inspection Delegation No. 713 of the Politburo on the implementation of the Party Central Committee’s Resolution No.04 (Term 12th) on strengthening Party building and Directive No.5 of the Politburo on enhancing the movement "Learning and following Ho Chi Minh's thoughts, morality and lifestyle."
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on January 14 checked the combative readiness of police in the Central Highlands province of Dak Nong, asking them to stay vigilant and ensure public safety is maintained during the upcoming Tet (Lunar New Year) festival.
Nguyen Phu Trong has stressed the need for courts at all levels to speed up judicial reform and improve the quality of judgment to minimise inaccurate verdicts and overlooking criminals.
The achievements Vietnam recorded in 2018 have given the country valuable lessons, creating a firm foundation for the country to develop, reform, and integrate further into the world, Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong has said.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc worked with authorities of the Mekong Delta province of Bac Lieu in Ho Chi Minh City on January 12 to evaluate its socio-economic performance and discuss a number of major projects in the locality.
Vietnam will further step up its partnership with Asia-Pacific parliaments and perform its active participation in multilateral parliamentary diplomatic activities at the 27th annual Meeting of the Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF 27).
Ho Chi Minh City made socio-economic development improvements while still dealing with problems inherited from previous years after one year implementing the Politburo’s Conclusion 21-KL/TW and the National Assembly’s Resolution 54/2017/QH14 on piloting special mechanisms and policies for the city.
The Vietnamese Government has paid considerable attention to Samsung’s investment projects in Vietnam and will continue to create favorable conditions for the firm to successfully do business in the country, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc told an official from Samsung on January 11.