Politburo issues disciplinary warnings for MIC leaders

Politburo issues disciplinary warnings for MIC leaders

The Political Bureau of the Party Central Committee on July 12 issued a warning as a disciplinary measure against Truong Minh Tuan, member of the Party Central Committee, Secretary of the Party Committee of the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) and MIC Minister.

New townships established in Binh Duong, Ha Tinh

New townships established in Binh Duong, Ha Tinh

The National Assembly Standing Committee approved the establishment of two townships in southern Binh Duong province and another in central Ha Tinh province on July 11, the opening day of the committee’s 25th session.

Party chief hails industry-trade sector as economic spearhead

Party chief hails industry-trade sector as economic spearhead

Over the past 30 years of reform and integration, the industry and trade sector has become a spearhead economic sector, providing important momentum for national recovery and development, and helping Vietnam turn from a poor country into a middle-income nation, said the Party chief.

NA Standing Committee opens 25th session

NA Standing Committee opens 25th session

The National Assembly Standing Committee began its 25th session on July 11 with discussions on contentious points in the draft law on the Vietnam Coast Guard.

NA Standing Committee convenes 25th session on July 11

NA Standing Committee convenes 25th session on July 11

The Standing Committee of the 14th National Assembly will review the outcomes of the legislature’s fifth meeting and initially discuss preparations for the next sitting during its 25th session which opened in Hanoi on July 11.

Discipline imposed on MIC’s Party Civil Affairs Committee

Discipline imposed on MIC’s Party Civil Affairs Committee

The Secretariat of the Party Central Committee has decided to issue a warning as a disciplinary measure against the Party Civil Affairs Committee of the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) of the 2011-2016 tenure for its violations in the case regarding MobiFone’s purchase of 95% of the shares of AVG Audiovisual JSC.

NA Chairwoman gives direction in Hai Phong

NA Chairwoman gives direction in Hai Phong

National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan on July 9 asked the northern port city of Hai Phong to build on past achievements by upgrading transport infrastructure and stepping up new rural development and restructure aspects of agriculture.

National economy progresses steadily in first half

National economy progresses steadily in first half

VOV.VN -Vietnam achieved remarkable progress across multiple fields and an overall GDP growth of 7.08% in the first half of this year, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc at a national teleconference between the government and localities in Hanoi on July 2.

PM: growth needed to address employment, reduce public debt

PM: growth needed to address employment, reduce public debt

Growth is an inclusive target of Vietnam, which will assist the country in addressing employment, increasing budget collection and reducing public debt, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc stressed at a national teleconference between the Government and localities on July 2.

PM recommends three pillars for Thai Nguyen's economy

PM recommends three pillars for Thai Nguyen's economy

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has recommended that the northern mountainous province of Thai Nguyen should develop its economy on three pillars of hi-tech agriculture, tourism-service and clean agriculture.

Nine laws to become effective on July 1

Nine laws to become effective on July 1

Nine new laws will become effective on July 1, 2018, including the Law on Public Debt Management; Law on amendments and supplementations to some articles of the Law on Overseas Representative Missions of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.

Conference reviews military, defence work in six months

Conference reviews military, defence work in six months

The Central Military Commission and the Ministry of National Defence held a political-military conference in Hanoi on June 28 to review the outcomes of military and defence work in the first half of 2018 and launch tasks for the remaining months.