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All localities across the country have been ready for the general election, an important political event of the country which is slated for May 23, said Bui Van Cuong, General Secretary of the National Assembly and Chairman of the NA Office.

Vietnam plans to raise ethnic NA deputies to 18 percent

Vice Chairman of the National Assembly Ethnic Council Nguyen Lam Thanh has said the goal of increasing the rate of ethnic minorities in the 15th legislature from 17.3 percent to 18 percent is likely to be reached.

Trade village busy making flags ahead of general election

As the election of deputies to the National Assembly and People's Councils is approaching, people in Tu Van Village in Thuong Tin District on the outskirts of Hanoi are busy making national flags to meet orders from across the country.

Early voting organised in 12 provinces, cities nationwide

Given special geographical and job conditions, many constituencies nationwide have been allowed to hold early voting so that their voters can exercise citizens’ rights and responsibilities.

74 non-Party members run for National Assembly election

The National Election Council has announced the official list of candidates for the 15th National Assembly election.

Three major highlights in the upcoming general election: NA Secretary

National Assembly General Secretary Bui Van Cuong talks on the preparations and highlights of the upcoming election of deputies to the National Assembly and People's Councils of all levels for the 2021-26 tenure.

868 candidates for 15th National Assembly

The National Election Council (NEC) has announced the official list of 868 candidates who will run for 500 seats in the 15th National Assembly.

Hanoi ready for national election

Hanoi is ready for the upcoming elections of deputies to the 15th National Assembly (NA) and all-level People’s Councils for the 2021-2026 tenure, with preparations having been carried out thoughtfully and thoroughly.

National Assembly elects Chairman of Ethnic Council

Ede politician Y Thanh Ha Nie KDam elected as Chairman of Ethnic Council of the 14th National Assembly at the 11th sitting of the 14th National Assembly.

Leaders of 13th Party Central Committee’s Commissions

Following the 13th National Party Congress, leaders of 13th Party Central Committee’s Commissions have been consolidated.

Expectations for Vietnam’s new path

Vietnam has emerged from a period of reshuffle as it confirmed the shape of its new government, tasked with leading the country out of coronavirus pandemic and improving on its economic performance despite global fluctuations of the past year or so. 

Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Nguyen Van Hung

Party Central Committee Nguyen Van Hung was elected Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism at the 11th session of the 14th National Assembly on April 8, 2021.

Minister of Industry and Trade Nguyen Hong Dien

Vice Chairman of the Party Central Committee’s Popularisation and Education Commission Nguyen Hong Dien was appointed Minister of Industry and Trade at the 11th sitting of the 14th legislature on April 8.

Minister of Education and Training Nguyen Kim Son

President of Vietnam National University, Hanoi Nguyen Kim Son was appointed Minister of Education and Training at the 11th session of the 14th National Assembly.

Minister-Chairman of Government Office Tran Van Son

Member of the 13th Party Central Committee Tran Van Son was appointed as Minister-Chairman of the Government Office at the 11th session of the 14th National Assembly on April 8, 2021.

Inspector General of Government Inspectorate Doan Hong Phong

Party Central Committee member Doan Hong Phong was elected as Inspector General of Government Inspectorate at the 11th session of the 14th National Assembly on April 8, 2021.

The newly elected Foreign Affairs Minister's 30-year journey as a diplomat

Foreign Affairs Minister Bui Thanh Son has more than 30 years of experience working in the diplomatic sector, in various positions related to international relations research, foreign policy, international economics and negotiation.

Senior Lieutenant General Phan Van Giang appointed Minister of Defense

The National Assembly has approved the appointment of Senior Lieutenant General Phan Van Giang as the Minister of Defense.

Pham Thi Thanh Tra, the only woman among newly-elected cabinet members

The National Assembly on April 8 approved the appointment of several government members, including Minister of Home Affairs Pham Thi Thanh Tra, the only woman among the 15 newly elected cabinet members.

Vietnam’s youngest Minister: Nguyen Thanh Nghi

Newly-elected Construction Minister Nguyen Thanh Nghi, 45, is the youngest member of the new government.