VFF leader extends greetings on Buddha birthday

VFF leader extends greetings on Buddha birthday

President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan on May 7 visited Buddhist dignitaries in Ho Chi Minh City on the occasion of Lord Buddha’s 2561st birthday.

NA contributes to sustainable development

NA contributes to sustainable development

Representatives from parliaments of 20 International Parliamentary Union (IPU) member nations and international organisations will gather at a conference themed “Climate change and actions of legislators” slated for May 11-13 in Ho Chi Minh City.

Dinh La Thang disciplined for misdeeds at PetroVietnam

Dinh La Thang disciplined for misdeeds at PetroVietnam

Dinh La Thang, a Politburo member and Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee, has received an official warning and has no longer been part of the Politburo of the Party Central Committee for his past financial wrongdoings as head of the National Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam).

PM orders stronger management over farm produce market

PM orders stronger management over farm produce market

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has told the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) to draw lessons and seek ways to improve the poor management of the farm produce market, with the most recent example being the slump in the price of pork, causing great losses to farmers.

Son La, northern Lao public security forces strengthen ties

Son La, northern Lao public security forces strengthen ties

Public security forces of Vietnam’s northern province of Son La and northern Lao provinces affirmed the priority they give to bilateral traditional friendship, special solidarity and comprehensive cooperation, during a working session in Son La on May 3.

Nghe An should develop hi-tech agriculture: President

Nghe An should develop hi-tech agriculture: President

President Tran Dai Quang advised the central province of Nghe An to shift towards organic agriculture using biological and high technology during a working session with local authorities on April 29.

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.

Top legislator talks to voters in Can Tho

Top legislator talks to voters in Can Tho

Chairwoman of the National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan met with voters in Cai Rang district of the southern city of Can Tho on April 27 to collect public opinions and petitions ahead of the third plenary session of the 14th legislature.