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NA Standing Committee’s 33rd meeting concludes

The 33rd meeting of the National Assembly Standing Committee closed on April 19 under the chair of NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan.


Ministry seeks to eliminate lifetime employment of civil servants

The Ministry of Home Affairs has suggested the removal of the lifetime employment policy for state employees and civil servants from early 2020 to boost competition and push them to improve their capacity and better fulfill their duties.


US plans warship visits to Vietnam this summer for enhanced maritime ties

The US Navy is planning two major visits to Vietnam this year as part of efforts to strengthen maritime relations between the two armies.

10 legal documents issued in Vietnam in March

The Vietnamese Government and the PM issued 10 legal documents in March, including seven Decrees and three Decisions, according to the press conference of the Ministry of Justice.


PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc wraps up official visits to Romania, Czech Republic

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc arrived in Hanoi at noon of April 18, concluding his official visits to Romania and the Czech Republic.


Vietnam wants more support from IMF: Party official

Vietnam hoped that the International Monetary Fund (IMF) will continue cooperating closely with the country and provide it with more assistance, training and policy consultancy, a senior Party official has said.


Vietnam's National Assembly Chairwoman affirms Vietnam’s ties with US

National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan affirmed Vietnam’s external policy of treasuring ties with the US during a reception in Hanoi on April 18 for US Senator Patrick Leahy, Vice Chairman of the US Committee on Appropriations.


Vietnam, Czech Republic issue joint statement

Vietnam and the Czech Republic issued a joint statement during the visit to the European country by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on April 16-17 at the invitation of his Czech counterpart Andrej Babis.


HCM City sets up partnership with Australia’s New South Wales

A Memorandum of Understanding on the establishment of cooperative and twining relations between Ho Chi Minh City and the Australian state of New South Wales was signed in Sydney on April 17.


USINDOPACOM Commander welcomed in Ho Chi Minh City

Politburo member and Secretary of Ho Chi Minh City’s Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan hosted a reception on April 17 for visiting Commander of United States Indo-Pacific Command (USINDOPACOM) Admiral Philip Davidson.


PM Phuc holds talks with Czech counterpart in Prague

Following the welcome ceremony in his honour in Prague on April 17, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc later the same day held talks with his host Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis. 

VN National Assembly to open seventh session on May 20

The seventh session of the 14th National Assembly (NA) is scheduled to take place from May 20 to June 13, according to NA Secretary General Nguyen Hanh Phuc.


Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc meets overseas Vietnamese in Europe

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc met with the Executive Board of the Union of Vietnamese Associations in Europe (UVAE) in Prague on April 16 as part of his visit to the Czech Republic.


Vietnamese Defence Minister meets USINDOPACOM Commander

Defence Minister General Ngo Xuan Lich met Commander of United States Indo-Pacific Command (USINDOPACOM) Admiral Philip Davidson in Hanoi on April 16.


PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc begins Czech visit

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc arrived at the Vaclav Havel international airport in Prague, the Czech Republic, in the afternoon of April 16, beginning an official visit to the country at the invitation of his Czech counterpart Andrej Babis.


Vietnam-Romania joint statement emphasizes important partners

Vietnam and Romania are each other’s important partner as said a joint statement issued at the end of the official visit to Romania from April 14-16 made by PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc at the invitation of Romanian PM Viorica Dancila.


Training course for UN logistics officers opened in Hanoi

A training course for United Nations logistics officers, co-organised by Vietnam and Canada, opened in Hanoi on April 16.


World Bank willing to assist Vietnam in e-gov’t human resource training

WB Vice President for Infrustructure Makhtar Diop said the international institution is willing to help Vietnamese education establishments to train human resources for e-government development, particularly AI.


Two Vietnamese frigates visit China

Two Vietnamese frigates have left Cam Ranh Port in the southern central province of Khanh Hoa for China to attend an event to mark the 70th anniversary of the founding of the Chinese Army Navy.


PMs of Vietnam, Romania hold joint press conference

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc, now on a visit to Romania, on April 15 held a joint press conference with his host PM Viorica Dancila following their talks and signing of cooperation memorandums of understanding in Bucharest earlier the same day.