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Leaders pay tribute to late President on birth anniversary
Party, State and Front leaders paid tribute to President Ho Chi Minh at his mausoleum in Hanoi on May 18 on the occasion of the late leader’s 127th birth anniversary (May 19, 1890).
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NA Chairwoman receives IPU President, Secretary General

National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan has stated that the Vietnamese legislature commits to continuing to be an active and responsible member of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), especially upholding its role as a member of the IPU Executive Board for the 2016-2019 tenure to contribute to its common development.Go »
Exhibition marks General Van Tien Dung’s 100th birthday

An exhibition marking the 100th birth anniversary of late General Van Tien Dung (May 2) opened at the Vietnam Military History Museum in Hanoi on April 24.Go »
BIDV asked to help expand investment abroad

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has asked the Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam (BIDV) to continue taking the pioneer role in supporting businesses to expand investment abroad, especially in Laos and Cambodia, and become a leading commercial bank in the region.Go »
Business environment effectively supports firms: PM

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has assessed that the business and investment environment of Vietnam has been effectively supporting the development of enterprises, pointing a high number of startups and profitable firms.Go »
Quang Nam holds conference promoting investment

The central province of Quang Nam held a conference on March 26, calling for investments in the automobile support industry, garment-textile, and entertainment services in coastal areas, hi-tech agriculture, and pharmaceutical industry.Go »
Special task police battalion commended for 20-year attainments

Special Task Police Battalion No. 1, an elite armed unit of the Ministry of Public Security’s Mobile Police High Command, marked its 20th founding anniversary (March 12, 1997) and received the Feat Order (first class) in Hanoi on March 9.Go »
Party chief lauds Women’s Union at National Congress

Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong congratulated the women’s movement and the Vietnam Women’s Union (VWU) for their past achievements in his speech at the opening of the 12th National Women’s Congress in Hanoi on March 7.Go »
PM repeats request for strong actions to reach 6.7-percent growth rate

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc urged Government members to take drastic measures to attain the targeted growth rate of 6.7 percent this year at the Cabinet’s February meeting in Hanoi on March 1.Go »
APEC officials discuss possible free trade area for Asia-Pacific

Senior officials of APEC economies as well as experts and scholars have discussed the possibility of establishing a free trade area of the Asia-Pacific (FTAAP) along with its potential impacts and difficulties facing the process.Go »
APEC financial policies in response to disasters discussed

Experts underscored the necessity and significance of the Finance and Disaster Risk Insurance Initiative within the framework of APEC at a seminar that concluded in Nha Trang city, the central province of Khanh Hoa on February 21.Go »
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