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PM highlights significance of agriculture, farmers, rural areas

The Party and State define agriculture, farmers and rural areas as a significant part of the national industrialisation, modernisation, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has stated.


Website of 13th National Party Congress launched

The official website of the 13th National Congress of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) was launched on October 3, at

Vietnam pursues consistent policy of defending national territory

The Communist Party of Vietnam pursues a consistent policy of resolutely and patiently defending national independence, sovereignty, unity and territorial integrity and maintaining a peaceful environment to ensure national sustainable development.

Vietnam proves its active role in UN: Ambassador

Vietnamese leaders will present a number of important messages to the United Nations General Assembly when it meets over the next ten days.

ASEAN prioritises COVID-19 response at AMM 53: Expert

As Chair of ASEAN 2020, Vietnam made the response to COVID-19 a top priority of the 53rd ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM 53) and related meetings, according to Dr Balazs Szanto from Webster University Thailand.

Record number of documents adopted within AMM 53: Deputy PM

A total of 42 documents were adopted throughout the 53rd ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting and Related Meetings held from September 9-12 via video conference, a record for such meetings.

Party chief congratulates Vietnam News Agency on 75th anniversary

Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong, on behalf of the Party and the State, has sent a letter of congratulations to the Vietnam News Agency (VNA) on its proud achievements over the 75 years since its establishment.

Reflections on a revolution

At the age of 94, Le Duc Van is no longer at his best, with a hunched back and deteriorating health.

ASEAN Foreign Ministers release statement on regional peace, stability

For the first time ASEAN Foreign Ministers on August 8 issued a statement on the importance of maintaining peace and stability in Southeast Asia. Following is the full text of the statement:

Freedom of belief and religion respected in Vietnam

Although hostile forces against the Vietnamese Party and State always distort that religion is oppressed in Vietnam, legal religious activities are respected in Vietnam and practiced nationwide.

ASEAN celebrates 53rd founding anniversary

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)’s Secretariat held a virtual ceremony on Saturday to mark the bloc’s 53rd founding anniversary under the theme “ASEAN 53: A Cohesive Journey to Recovery”.

The Government’s e-notary service to be launched in July

The national public service portal will launch its e-notary service on July 1, minister and head of the Government Office, Mai Tien Dung, said at a recent meeting


Vu Mao, innovator of Vietnam’s National Assembly, dies at 80

Vu Mao, former chairman of the National Assembly (NA) Office, who was a key architect of the lawmaking body’s innovations, died at 1.39 a.m. on Saturday, May 30, at the age of 80.

PM asks for parliament's approval on lower GDP growth amid virus challenges

The Government of Vietnam is asking the National Assembly to approve a revised down GDP growth, as the coronavirus pandemic continues to ravage the world’s economy. 

Prime Minister praises public security, miliary forces in COVID-19 fight

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has praised the military and public security forces for their great efforts in the fight against COVID-19.

When reform becomes quiet

While the movement of reducing administrative procedures and simplifying business conditions in 2018 was described as a ‘big wave’, the activities were just ‘small ripples’ in 2019.

Vietnam, ASEAN support Timor Leste in membership application

Vietnam and ASEAN member countries would continuously support and share experience with Timor Leste in preparations for its admission to the bloc, as well as assessing the country’s capability and readiness.

New policies take effect since March, 2020

Fresh regulations on handling administrative violations, credits for reformed prostitutes, Vietnamese nationality, alcohol trading shall come into force since March 2020.


Vietnam wants ASEAN to "not have to choose sides": military official

Vietnam aims to foster ASEAN’s unity in its chairmanship year 2020 to prevent the regional bloc from “having to choose sides,” in the context of growing strategic competition between global powers.

Eight decrees, one circular take effect in February

The legal documents include new regulations on  foreign exchange management regarding foreign currency funding of microfinance, socio-political organizations and non-governmental organizations.