Planning law needs to address overlapping, wastefullness

Updated at 16:27:16 01/11/2017 (Views: 18)

Members of the 14th National Assembly (NA) Standing Committee asked for measures to prevent planning overlap and wastefulness while discussing the draft Law on Planning at their on-going sixth session on January 10.

  • Meeting commemorates 70th anniversary of national resistance day

    Updated at 16:13:31 12/19/2016 (Views: 29)

    A meeting commemorating the 70th anniversary of National Resistance Day (December 19) took place in Hanoi on December 18.

  • Researchers present Vietnam island proof

    Updated at 15:55:48 12/14/2016 (Views: 36)

    Vietnamese leading researchers gathered at a workshop in the central coastal province of Thua Thien – Hue on December 14 to present old documents issued by the Europeans, which are proof of Vietnam’s sovereignty over Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelago.

  • Top legislator’s visit set to reinforce Vietnam-India partnership

    Updated at 10:27:40 12/09/2016 (Views: 59)

    An official visit to India by National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan from December 8-11 is expected to help realise the comprehensive strategic partnership between the two countries.

  • Reform in National Assembly performance

    Updated at 15:47:26 11/25/2016 (Views: 38)

     The 2nd session of the 14th National Assembly concluded on November 23 after making significant progress.

  • Government issues action plans for 2016-2021 period

    Updated at 15:51:08 11/21/2016 (Views: 49)

    The Government has issued a plan of action for 2016-2021, focusing on six major tasks, including the implementation of measures to reform the growth model and improve the quality of growth.

  • PM to attend CLV development triangle summit

    Updated at 09:28:32 11/19/2016 (Views: 47)

    Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc will lead a Vietnamese delegation to the ninth Summit on Cambodia-Laos-Vietnam (CLV) Development Triangle Area scheduled to take place November 23 in Siem Reap, Cambodia.

  • Stronger decentralisation hoped to stimulate development in HCM City

    Updated at 16:18:22 11/10/2016 (Views: 54)

    Prime Minster Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s decision to pilot stronger decentralisation and authorisation for Ho Chi Minh City is expected to help the locality become a modern and civilised city with good life quality.

  • Party Resolution on international economic integration

    Updated at 15:50:44 11/07/2016 (Views: 63)

    Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong on November 5 signed a resolution on effectively implementing international economic integration, maintaining social political stability in the context of Vietnam’s participation in new-generation free trade agreements.

  • Party commission’s conclusion on violations at ministry welcomed

    Updated at 16:18:49 10/26/2016 (Views: 107)

    Many National Assembly (NA) deputies have applauded the Party Inspection Commission’s conclusion regarding violations and shortcomings of the Party Delegation to the Ministry of Industry and Trade in the 2011-2016 tenure and some individuals involved.

  • Legislators debate public investment, State budget allocation

    Updated at 15:17:04 10/24/2016 (Views: 72)

    The plan on mid-term public investment for 2016-2020 was among the topics put on the table during group discussions as part of the 14 th National Assembly’s second meeting on October 22 afternoon.

  • Vietnam suggests elevating ASEAN-EU dialogue tie to strategic level

    Updated at 15:21:07 10/17/2016 (Views: 72)

    It is a high time to bring ASEAN-EU dialogue relations to strategic level and deepen bilateral cooperation in important fields.

  • Belgian delegation visited Binh Thuan over the implementation of project “Integrated Water Management and Urban Development”

    Updated at 13:50:44 10/12/2016 (Views: 316)

    BTO- A delegation from Belgian government on October 10th met with the Steering Committee for project “Integrated water management and urban development in relation to climate change” of Binh Thuan province over the mid-term-assessment. The meeting was attended by vice chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Pham Van Nam.

  • Party chief gives direction at Party Central Committee’s plenum

    Updated at 10:18:57 10/11/2016 (Views: 109)

    Party Secretary General Nguyen Phu Trong emphasized that issues on the agenda of the fourth plenary meeting of the 12th Party Central Committee are important to the successful implementation of the 12th Party Congress’ resolution.

  • Province’s leader received senior delegation from Cambodia

    Updated at 16:36:04 10/05/2016 (Views: 125)

    BTO-Vice chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Hoa on October 4th hosted a reception for a Cambodia’s senior delegation led by Lun Moniratana-Undersecretary of State-Ministry of Cults and Religion.

  • PM requests achieving 6.5 pct growth this year

    Updated at 15:47:52 10/04/2016 (Views: 80)

    Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc requested all-out efforts to achieve 6.3-6.5 percent growth this year during a monthly Government meeting in Hanoi on October 3.

  • Peace significant to promote human rights

    Updated at 15:43:57 09/30/2016 (Views: 69)

    Peace plays a crucial role in the protection and promotion of human rights, President of the Vietnam Peace Committee (VPC) Uong Chu Luu said at a workshop in Hanoi on September 29.

  • Vietnam calls on UN to heed respect for international law

    Updated at 08:50:06 09/26/2016 (Views: 81)

    Vietnam has expressed its hope that the UN will pay more heed to the respect for and observance of international law during the 71st Session of the UN General Assembly and a high-level meeting marking the 30th anniversary of the Declaration on the Right to Development in New York.

  • Vietnam calls for more contributions to peace and cooperation in East Sea

    Updated at 15:42:26 09/23/2016 (Views: 82)

    Vietnam Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Hai Binh responded to reporters’ queries on recent developments in the East Sea at a September 22 regular press briefing in Hanoi.

  • Politburo appoints Police Party Central Committee

    Updated at 15:15:38 09/22/2016 (Views: 75)

    The Political Bureau of the Communist Party of Vietnam appointed the Central Committee of the Police's Party for the 2015-2020 tenure, naming Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong among them.

  • France-Vietnam friendship associations backs PCA ruling

    Updated at 09:08:46 09/20/2016 (Views: 89)

    The France-Vietnam Friendship Association, organisations of Vietnamese community and friendship associations with Vietnam in France have issued a joint statement supporting the ruling on the East Sea issue by the Permanent Court of Arbitration in the Hague, the Netherlands.

  • PM stresses promoting ASEAN’s self-reliance at Summit

    Updated at 15:08:49 09/07/2016 (Views: 131)

    Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has underscored the need to enhance ASEAN’s capacity and self-reliance as well as uphold the bloc’s central role, considering them crucial to ASEAN’s success.

  • Spokesman deplores negative Facebook comments targeting Cambodian PM

    Updated at 15:51:01 09/01/2016 (Views: 91)

    Vietnam does not support the use of freedom of speech to insult other people or to incite extremism, damaging the good ties between Vietnam and Cambodia, Foreign Ministry spokesman Le Hai Binh said.

  • Leaders paid tribute to President Ho Chi Minh and fallen heroes as a mark of respect on National Day

    Updated at 15:29:16 09/01/2016 (Views: 94)

    BTO- This morning (September 1st), delegations from the provincial Party Committtee, People’s Council, People’s Committee, Vietnam’s Fatherland Front arrived at the provincial Martyrs’ Cemetery to paid tribute to departed war heros on the occasion of Vietnam’s 71st National Day (September 2nd, 1945-2016).

  • Deputies to People’s Councils in the north convene conference

    Updated at 15:59:52 08/30/2016 (Views: 133)

    Permanent members of the People’s Councils of the Red River and northern coastal region for the 2016-2021 tenure convened their first conference in the northern province of Nam Dinh on August 26.

  • Improving external affairs for development and integration

    Updated at 16:03:13 08/24/2016 (Views: 96)

    The recent 18th national conference on external affairs has worked out ways to improve external affairs work at the local level to improve national development and economic integration.

  • US religious report still gives incorrect information about Vietnam

    Updated at 16:46:42 08/22/2016 (Views: 105)

    Vietnam acknowledges several adjustments in the US Department of State’s 2015 annual report on international religious freedom, however it still contains several subjective assessments and cites wrong information about Vietnam.

  • Deposit insurance should be part of bank restructuring: Deputy PM

    Updated at 15:01:38 08/11/2016 (Views: 119)

    The Law on Deposit Insurance should be amended to give the Deposit Insurance of Vietnam (DIV), a non-profit State financial organisation, more independence in managing risk at credit institutions.

  • Vietnam accompanies ASEAN in the new period

    Updated at 16:41:13 08/09/2016 (Views: 153)

    ASEAN marks its 49th anniversary on August 8. Over the past 49 years, ASEAN has become a community with economic development as its main pillar and aims to become a dynamic and prosperous economic region.

  • NA committee on culture, education, youngsters convenes first plenary

    Updated at 16:20:01 07/28/2016 (Views: 104)

    The National Assembly (NA) Committee for Culture, Education, Youth, Adolescents and Children convened its first plenary sitting in Hanoi on July 27.

  • Deputy PM engages in more bilateral meetings

    Updated at 16:14:51 07/25/2016 (Views: 110)

    Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh held bilateral meetings with the Foreign Ministers of Singapore and Indonesia on July 24 on the sidelines of the 49 th ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting in Vientiane.

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