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Credit growth quotas still necessary, says central bank governor

Credit growth quotas remain essential for sustaining economic growth and supporting businesses and individuals, said Nguyen Thi Hong, governor of the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV).

9th Global Conference of Young Parliarmentarians issues statement

After two days of work in the spirit of friendship and solidarity, the 9th Global Conference of Young Parliamentarians on September 16 completed all the official agenda and was a success, said the statement issued at the end of the closing session.

VN National Assembly Chairman to attend AIPA-44, visit Indonesia, Iran

Chairman of the National Assembly (NA) Vuong Dinh Hue will attend the 44th General Assembly of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA-44) and make official visits to Indonesia and Iran from August 4 to 10.

NA approves appointment of environment minister

The 15th National Assembly passed a resolution approving the Prime Minister’s proposal on the appointment of Dang Quoc Khanh, Secretary of the Party Committee of Ha Giang, as Minister of Natural Resources and Environment.

Key lawmakers okay VAT cuts on selected goods and services

Most members of the National Assembly Standing Committee in their meeting on May 13 agreed with the Government’s proposal to slash the value added tax (VAT) by 2% to 8% but on selected provisions of goods and services.

Gender identity law might be included in parliament’s 2024 agenda

In Vietnam, there are currently no specific legal documents regulating gender identity and gender transition.

Foreign leaders congratulate new President Vo Van Thuong

Leaders of Laos, China, Cambodia and Cuba have extended their congratulations to Vo Van Thuong on his election as President of Vietnam.

State President Vo Van Thuong delivers inauguration speech

New State President Vo Van Thuong delivered his inauguration speech after he was elected by the 15th National Assembly (NA) on March 2 morning.

National Assembly elects Vo Van Thuong as State President

The 15th National Assembly elected Vo Van Thuong, 53, as the new President of Vietnam at its fourth extraordinary session on March 2.

10 provinces have administrative boundary adjusted

The Standing Committee of the National Assembly yesterday approved the draft resolution to establish, merge, and adjust the administrative boundaries of 10 provinces.

NA Standing Committee’s 20th session to open on Feb 13

The National Assembly Standing Committee’s 20th session is scheduled to open on February 13 and close on February 15 in Hanoi, reported the NA Office.

National Assembly holds extraordinary session Wed afternoon

The 15th National Assembly (NA), the nation’s legislature, has announced it will hold an extraordinary session on Wednesday, January 18, to decide a key personnel matter.

The reasons for dismissal of two Deputy Prime Ministers

The reasons for the dismissal of Deputy Prime Ministers Pham Binh Minh and Vu Duc Dam were personal wishes.

Resolution on National Master Plan approved for 2021-2030

With 449 approval out of the total of 489 votes, lawmakers approved a Resolution on National Master Plan for the 2021-2030 period with a vision to 2050, during the National Assembly's second extraordinary meeting in Hanoi on January 9.

Legislators back issuance of national master plan for 2021-2030

Many legislators voiced support for the NA's issuance of a resolution on the national master plan for 2021-2030, with a vision to 2050, while discussing the plan at the parliament’s ongoing second extraordinary session on January 7.

Amendment to medical examination and treatment law discussed at National Assembly meeting

Discussing the regulations related to the National Medical Council, NA deputy Nguyen Minh Tam suggested that standards and criteria for selecting the council’s members should be included in the law.

Two Deputy Prime Ministers appointed

Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha and Party Secretary of Hai Phong City Tran Luu Quang have been appointed as Deputy Prime Ministers for the term 2021-2026.

National Assembly removes two deputy PMs

On the afternoon of January 5, with a majority of votes in favor, the National Assembly passed a resolution approving the dismissal of Mr. Pham Binh Minh and Mr. Vu Duc Dam from the post of deputy prime minister in the 2021-2026 tenure.

NA’s second extraordinary meeting: National Master Plan under review

Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung presented a report on the National Master Plan for the 2021-2030 period with a vision to 2050, following the opening of the 15th NA’s second extraordinary meeting in Hanoi on January 5.

NA’s second extraordinary session opens

The 15th National Assembly (NA) convened its second extraordinary session in Hanoi on January 5.