Vietnam runs for UNESCO Director-General position

Vietnam runs for UNESCO Director-General position

Ambassador Pham Sanh Chau, assistant to the Foreign Minister, presented his action plan as a candidate for the post of UNESCO General-Director to the Executive Board of UNESCO and ambassadors of the organisation’s member countries on April 27.

NA Chairwoman attends reunification celebration in Can Tho

NA Chairwoman attends reunification celebration in Can Tho

National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan attended a ceremony to mark the 42nd anniversary of the South Liberation and National Reunification Day, International Labour Day and the 127th birth anniversary of late President Ho Chi Minh in the Mekong delta city of Can Tho on April 28.

Party’s punishments decided for PVN former executives

Party’s punishments decided for PVN former executives

The Party Central Committee’s Inspection Commission has decided disciplinary actions for a number of former executives of the National Oil and Gas Group (PVN) for their serious legal violations that caused great economic losses and negatively affected the prestige of the Party Organization.

NA leader meets with Can Tho voters

NA leader meets with Can Tho voters

National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan on April 27 met with voters in some communes in Phong Dien district, the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho.

State President meets HCM City voters

State President meets HCM City voters

President Tran Dai Quang on April 26 met with voters in Ho Chi Minh City’s Districts 1, 3 and 4 to listen to their opinions, mostly in issues on the environment, the settlement of complaints related to land use, solutions to traffic congestion, and education quality improvement.

President meets Can Gio district’s constituents

President meets Can Gio district’s constituents

President Tran Dai Quang has suggested Can Gio district of Ho Chi Minh City look towards rapid and sustainable development with a focus on marine economy, agriculture, and ecological-historical-craft village tourism.

Incense offering commemorates outstanding general

Incense offering commemorates outstanding general

A solemn flower and incense offering ceremony was held by the Central Military Commission under the Ministry of Defence in Hanoi on April 25 to commemorate the 100th birthday of General Van Tien Dung, an excellent commander of the country.

Tra Vinh urged to be model locality in climate change response

Tra Vinh urged to be model locality in climate change response

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc suggested the Mekong Delta province of Tra Vinh strive to become a model locality in climate change response during a ceremony on April 23 celebrating the province’s 25th anniversary of re-establishment.

Rules to be tightened on use of asset gifts to State agencies

Rules to be tightened on use of asset gifts to State agencies

Individuals of State agencies and organisations should be banned from using vehicles and other assets that are presented or donated by organisations or individuals, the National Assembly Standing Committee agreed at a debate on April 20.

Lawmakers discuss middle-term public investment plan

Lawmakers discuss middle-term public investment plan

National Assembly deputies gave opinions on a list of projects and specific sums of capital allocated for projects under the middle-term public investment plan for the 2016-2020 period in the 14th National Assembly Standing Committee in Hanoi on April 20.

NA Standing Committee examine Government’s thrift practice in 2016

NA Standing Committee examine Government’s thrift practice in 2016

The National Assembly’s Financial and Budgetary Committee commended the Government for drastic leadership in promoting thrift and fighting wastefulness in 2016 when reporting on its examination and verification of the Government’s report in this field.

Sam Son town upgraded to city

Sam Son town upgraded to city

VOV.VN- Lawmakers agreed to promote Sam Son town to a city in Thanh Hoa at the ongoing 9th session of the 14th National Assembly Standing Committee on April 19 in Hanoi.

Lawmakers prepare for next NA session

Lawmakers prepare for next NA session

VOV.VN - The 9th session of the 14th NA Standing Committee was convened on April in Hanoi to prepare for the 3rd session of the 14th NA set to take place on May 20.