National Assembly election 2021: All you need to know

The countdown to Vietnam’s elections has begun. Next Sunday millions of people nationwide will go to the polls to choose their representatives at the National Assembly and all-level People’s Council. Here is a guide to this year’s vote.

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    Voters on Truong Sa ready for National Assembly elections

    Voters on Truong Sa ready for National Assembly elections

    Like voters on the mainland, citizens and soldiers on the Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago are eagerly awaiting the day when they can select their representatives in legislatures at all levels. 

    Vietnam ready for Election Day on May 23

    Vietnam ready for Election Day on May 23

    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.

     
     

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    More than 69 million eligible voters to go to the polls on May 23
    More than 69 million eligible voters to go to the polls on May 23
    POLITICSicon  17/05/2021 

    A total of 69,198,594 voters are eligible to go to the polls on May 23 to elect deputies to the 15th National Assembly and People’s Councils of all levels for the 2021-26 tenure.

    Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh to attend “Future of Asia” forum
    Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh to attend “Future of Asia” forum
    POLITICSicon  17/05/2021 

    Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh will attend the 26th International Conference on The Future of Asia to be organized in the form of video conference by Japanese media firm Nikkei Inc on May 20-21.

    Gov’t to allow HCM City to retain 23 per cent of its budget revenues
    Gov’t to allow HCM City to retain 23 per cent of its budget revenues
    POLITICSicon  17/05/2021 

    Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has asked the National Assembly to allow HCM City to retain 23 per cent of its budget revenues, up from the previous 18 per cent, to create conditions for sustainable development.

    First stamps about Vietnamese diplomat issued
    First stamps about Vietnamese diplomat issued
    POLITICSicon  17/05/2021 

    The issuance ceremony of stamps, "100th birth anniversary of diplomat Nguyen Co Thach (1921-1998)", was organized by the Ministry of Information and Communications and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on May 14.

    ARF workshop highlights significance of 1982 UNCLOS
    ARF workshop highlights significance of 1982 UNCLOS
    MARITIME SOVEREIGNTYicon  02/06/2021 

    Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Pham Quang Hieu has described the 1982 UNCLOS as a “Constitution” of the ocean, as it has created a legal framework for the settlement of maritime challenges in the region, including emerging ones.

    Some theoretical and practical issues on socialism and path towards socialism in Vietnam
    Some theoretical and practical issues on socialism and path towards socialism in Vietnam
    POLITICSicon  16/05/2021 

    Professor, Dr Nguyen Phu Trong, General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Central Committee, has written an article titled “Some theoretical and practical issues on socialism and the path towards socialism in Vietnam.”

    Covid-19 vaccine and the gap between countries
    Covid-19 vaccine and the gap between countries
    FEATUREicon  16/05/2021 

    The US announcement to support the waiver of IP protection on Covid-19 vaccine has not been the good news that was previously expected.

    State President meets with Ho Chi Minh City’s voters
    State President meets with Ho Chi Minh City’s voters
    POLITICSicon  16/05/2021 

    State President Nguyen Xuan Phuc and candidates for the 15th National Assembly met with voters in Cu Chi and Hoc Mon districts of Ho Chi Minh City on May 14-15 via videoconference.

    Warnings given to Chairman of Vietnam Southern Food Corporation
    Warnings given to Chairman of Vietnam Southern Food Corporation
    POLITICSicon  15/05/2021 

    The Party Central Committee’s Inspection Commission has decided to give warnings to Vo Thanh Ha, Secretary of the Party Committee and Chairman of Vietnam Southern Food Corporation, for his wrongdoings in land management in District 1, HCMC.

    Young soldiers on islands excited with first-time voting
    Young soldiers on islands excited with first-time voting
    POLITICSicon  14/05/2021 

    For Vietnamese citizens, casting votes for National Assembly deputies and members of all-level People’s Councils is a special event, especially for those who exercise their civil rights and obligations for the first time. 

    Vietnam regrets French court's decision to throw out Agent Orange lawsuit
    Vietnam regrets French court's decision to throw out Agent Orange lawsuit
    POLITICSicon  14/05/2021 

    Vietnam regrets the French court’s decision to reject the lawsuit of Tran To Nga to hold to account several multinational companies that produced and traded the toxic herbicide Agent Orange during the American war in Vietnam.

    Vietnam backs waiving IP rights on COVID-19 vaccines: Spokesperson
    Vietnam backs waiving IP rights on COVID-19 vaccines: Spokesperson
    POLITICSicon  13/05/2021 

    To keep COVID-19 at bay, Vietnam wants countries that produce vaccines to waive the associated intellectual property (IP) rights to boost availability worldwide, 

    Entry into Vietnam suspended, restricted: spokesperson
    Entry into Vietnam suspended, restricted: spokesperson
    POLITICSicon  13/05/2021 

    Amid complicated developments of the pandemic in the world, Vietnam has decided to temporarily suspend and restrict the entry of foreigners and overseas Vietnamese to focus on implementing pandemic prevention and control measures in the country.

    Spokeswoman: Vietnam always respects policy on freedom of religion and belief
    Spokeswoman: Vietnam always respects policy on freedom of religion and belief
    POLITICSicon  13/05/2021 

    Vietnam always respects and consistently implements a policy of ensuring citizens’ right to freedom of religion and belief and to follow or not follow a religion, guarantees equality and non-discrimination based on religion or belief, 

    Vietnam, New Zealand hold 12th political consultation
    Vietnam, New Zealand hold 12th political consultation
    POLITICSicon  13/05/2021 

    The holding of the virtual 12th political consultation demonstrated the flexibility and determination to maintain the sound relationship between the two ministries and the two nations in general.

    Voters on Truong Sa ready for National Assembly elections
    Voters on Truong Sa ready for National Assembly elections
    POLITICSicon  13/05/2021 

    Like voters on the mainland, citizens and soldiers on the Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago are eagerly awaiting the day when they can select their representatives in legislatures at all levels. 

    Ba Ria – Vung Tau holds early voting for officers, soldiers on offshore station
    Ba Ria – Vung Tau holds early voting for officers, soldiers on offshore station
    POLITICSicon  13/05/2021 

    Officers and soldiers serving on marine platform and offshore fishermen have exercised their rights and responsibilities as citizens by casting an early ballot in the elections of deputies to the 15th National Assembly and all-level People’s Councils

    Vietnam, Thailand agree to foster enhanced strategic partnership
    Vietnam, Thailand agree to foster enhanced strategic partnership
    POLITICSicon  13/05/2021 

    Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh held phone talks with his Thai counterpart Prayut Chan-o-cha on May 12, during which they agreed to coordinate closely in further developing the enhanced strategic partnership between the two countries.

    Vietnam ready for Election Day on May 23
    Vietnam ready for Election Day on May 23
    POLITICSicon  12/05/2021 

    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.

    Tat Thanh Cang’s violations cause VND1.1-trillion loss
    Tat Thanh Cang’s violations cause VND1.1-trillion loss
    POLITICSicon  12/05/2021 

    On May 3, the People's Procuracy of HCMC asked the HCMC Investigation Police Agency to conduct a further investigation to clarify the responsibilities of Tat Thanh Cang and his accomplices in this case and reevaluate the loss.

     
     
     
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