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The election of deputies to the 14th National Assembly and People’s Councils at all levels of the 2016-20 tenure will take place on May 22, 2016, which is a Sunday in line with the law.

Flexible policies needed to curb public debt: Finance Minister

 More flexible policies are needed to gradually restructure public debt and ensure debt safety, Minister of Finance Dinh Tien Dung was speaking at the Q&A session of the 10th meeting of the 13th National Assembly in Hanoi on November 17.

New Zealand PM concludes Vietnam visit

 New Zealand Prime Minister John Phillip Key left Hanoi on November 17, concluding his four-day official visit to Vietnam at the invitation of his counterpart Nguyen Tan Dung.

27th APEC Ministerial Meeting winds up in Manila

 The 27th Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Ministerial Meeting wrapped up in Manila, the Philippines, on November 17 after two working days under the theme “Inclusive Growth through Sustainable and Resilient Communities”.

Czech Senate President highly values Vietnamese community

 The Czech Republic always regards the Vietnamese community as part of its people, President of the Senate of the Czech Republic Milan Stech told Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung during their meeting in Hanoi on November 17.

National Assembly asks gov't about reforms, corruption

 The National Assembly (NA) continued its second day of Q&A sessions yesterday, with all cabinet members attending the event for the first time.

Vietnam, South Africa hold defence policy dialogue

 Officers of Vietnam and South Africa met in the Vietnam-South Africa Defence Policy Dialogue in Hanoi on November 17, focusing on orientations to promote defence links between the two nations in the near future.

Czech Republic forges scientific affiliations with Vietnam

 Vietnam and the Czech Republic see great potential in a wide range of sectors, particularly scientific research, Czech Senate President Milan Stech said while meeting with President Truong Tan Sang in Hanoi on November 16. 

VN, NZ pledge to raise two-trade value to US$1.7 billion

PM Nguyen Tan Dung and PM John Key agreed to lift up the two-trade volume between Viet Nam and New Zealand to US$1.7 billion by 2020 during their talks in Ha Noi on November 15.

National Assembly deputies call for more specific regulations on religion

 National Assembly deputies agreed with the need to pass a Law on Religion and Belief, but called for more specificity in the proposed law to address fundamental issues concerning religious freedom in Viet Nam.

New Zealand PM arrives on official visit

 New Zealand Prime Minister John Key arrives in Viet Nam today to begin his official visit to the country from November 14 to 17 at the invitation of Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung.

Workshop seeks intensified dialogue to reduce East Sea tensions

  Vietnam once again affirmed it has full historical and legalevidence for its sovereignty claim over islands in the East Sea at the 25thannual workshop on constraining latent conflicts in the East Sea in Indonesia.

NA pass resolution on national target programmes for 2016-2020

 National Assembly deputies on November 12 approved a draft resolution on investment policy for national target programmes for 2016-2020 with 88.26 percent of votes in favour. 

Vietnam MPs discuss Google, Facebook, Uber evading tax

VietNamNet Bridge - National Assembly Deputies have urged the Ministry of Finance to check current laws on tax payment management for services provided across the border such as Facebook’s and Google’s.

Vietnam, Angola eye expanding cooperation

 The Angolan Embassy in Vietnam on November 11 held a ceremony to mark the 40 th anniversaries of National Day of Angola (November 11, 1975) and diplomatic ties between the two countries (November 12).

US, Vietnam seek closer ties in war consequence settlement

Deputy Defence Minister Nguyen Chi Vinh suggested Vietnam and the US work more on post-war consequence settlement, focusing on searching for US servicemen’s missed remains, unexploded ordnances clearance and Agent Orange/dioxin decontamination.