Government News 15/7
7/15/2018 2:15:50 PM (GMT+7)
Dominican people honour late President Ho Chi Minh, Deputy PM calls for resources for ‘One Commune, One Product’ programme, Vietnam promotes cooperation with Paraguay, Vietnamese, Cuban women vow to tighten bilateral friendship

NA Standing Committee approves appointment of 16 ambassadors
7/15/2018 2:04:43 PM (GMT+7)
 The Standing Committee of the National Assembly approved the appointment of 16 ambassadors for the 2018-2021 tenure during the committee’s 25th session in Hanoi on July 13. 

Ministry criticized for raising transport fees
7/13/2018 11:58:00 AM (GMT+7)
 Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue has reprimanded the Ministry of Transport for allowing higher fares to be applied to railway, air and bus services, resulting in the high consumer price index (CPI) last month.

Prime Minister instructs high alert against flash floods, landslide
7/15/2018 12:11:03 AM (GMT+7)
The Prime Minister has issued Directive 19/CT-TTg on preventive measures against flash floods and landslides, which have happened frequently recently in the northern and north central regions.  

NA Standing Committee wraps up 25th session
7/15/2018 12:09:41 AM (GMT+7)
 The National Assembly (NA) Standing Committee concluded its 25th session in Hanoi on July 13 after three days of working.

Politburo issues disciplinary warnings for MIC leaders
7/13/2018 6:00:00 PM (GMT+7)
 The Political Bureau of the Party Central Committee on July 12 issued a warning as a disciplinary measure against Truong Minh Tuan, member of the Party Central Committee.

New Vietnamese Ambassador to UN presents credentials
7/13/2018 12:34:06 PM (GMT+7)
 Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy, new Head of Vietnam’s Permanent Mission to the United Nations, presented his credentials to UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres in New York on July 12.

Arbitral ruling on South China Sea will have long-term impacts in dispute resolution: expert
7/13/2018 4:26:58 PM (GMT+7)
Ha Anh Tuan, Director of the Centre for Policy Analysis under the Institute for Bien Dong Maritime Studies, writes to Viet Nam News on the legal implications of the arbitral tribunal’s ruling and its impacts two years on.

Government News 12/7
7/12/2018 2:38:21 PM (GMT+7)
Vietnam, Pakistan to strengthen defence cooperation, Female Japanese parliamentarians welcomed in Hanoi, Sympathies sent to Vietnamese victims in Phnom Penh fire, Vietnam, Japan seek to enhance exchange of female leaders

NA Standing Committee to convene 25th session on July 11
7/11/2018 3:04:59 PM (GMT+7)
The Standing Committee of the 14th National Assembly will review the outcomes of the legislature’s fifth meeting and initially discuss preparations for the next sitting during its 25th session scheduled to open in Hanoi on July 11. 

NA Standing Committee opens 25th session
7/12/2018 3:08:41 PM (GMT+7)
 The National Assembly Standing Committee began its 25th session on July 11 with discussions on contentious points in the draft law on the Vietnam Coast Guard. 

Vietnam shares experience in green agriculture at ECOSOC forum
7/12/2018 11:53:54 AM (GMT+7)
 Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy, head of Vietnam’s permanent mission to the UN, presented the country’s policies to promote green agriculture at a sideline event of the High-level Political Forum of ECOSOC in New York on July 11.