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 Acting Thai Premier Yingluck Shinawatra said on Wednesday she will soon set up a "council for reforms of the country" which will begin to work in parallel to the upcoming Feb. 2 election.

NA makes important new appointments

The National Assembly on November 16 elected additional members to join the NA Standing Committee and also voted people to fill the roles of Vice Chairman of the NA Council of Ethnic Affairs and Vice Head of several other committees.

National Assembly to elect new Finance Minister

As Minister of Finance, Vuong Dinh Hue has been assigned with another duty, the National Assembly will elect a new Finance Minister at the upcoming session, which will open on May 20 in Hanoi.

Nguyen Xuan Duong elected as Chairman of Nghe An

 VietNamNet Bridge – On May 15, at an extraordinary meeting, the People’s Council of Nghe An Province elected Mr. Nguyen Xuan Duong, the province’s Deputy Party Secretary and Deputy Chairman as the Chairman in the 2011-2016 term.

The portrait of two new Politburo members

 VietNamNet Bridge – The XI Politburo has had two new members: Ms. Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan, 59 and Mr. Nguyen Thien Nhan, 60, bringing the total number of members to 16.

Ministry nominates officials to important positions in football federation

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has nominated its officials to the three most important positions of the Vietnam Football Federation – the President, Vice President and General Secretary.

Official: Venezuela will audit 100% of election results

Venezuela's top election official said Thursday that authorities will complete a 100% audit of votes cast in Sunday's presidential election.

Eight candidates finalized for the VFF Chairmanship

VietNamNet Bridge - The Vietnam Football Federation (VFF) Executive Board meeting held last week finalized the number of candidates for the new executive board of 44 people.