PM wants stronger agricultural partnership with China

Hanoi Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc hosted a reception for Chinese Minister of Agriculture and Rural Affairs Han Changfu in Hanoi on October 14, during which the PM said that the countries should promote agricultural cooperation, contributing to balancing bilateral trade.…

NA Standing Committee convenes 38th meeting

Hanoi The National Assembly Standing Committee convened the 38th meeting on October 14 with several draft laws and important reports on its agenda.

In opening the meeting, NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan said three draft laws � the revised Law on Enterprises, the revised Investment Law, and the law on amendments and supplements to a number of articles of the Law on Management and Use of Weapons, Explosives and Supporting Tools � and a draft resolution on piloting the removal of ward-level People’s Councils in Hanoi’s urban districts and towns will be tabled for discussion at this meeting.…

First horse racing course licensed in Vietnam

Hanoi Chairman of the Hanoi municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung, empowered by the Prime Minister, presented an investment license to a multi-functional entertainment complex with a horse racing course in the outlying district of Soc Son on October 14.…

NA Vice Chairwoman busy with sidelines meetings at IPU-141

Belgrade (VNA) – NA Permanent Vice Chairwoman Tong Thi Phong had separate meetings on October 13 with officials of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) and Myanmar’s parliament on the sidelines of the 141st Assembly of the IPU (IPU-141) in Belgrade, Serbia.…

Vietnamese, Mexican parliaments exchange working experience

Mexico City Pham Tat Thang, deputy chairman of the Vietnamese National Assembly’s Committee for Culture, Education, Youth and Children, led a delegation to visit Mexico from October 6 to 13 for bilateral experience exchange.…

Vietnam Pulls Film Showing China’s Claims to South China Sea

Vietnam has pulled an animated film from the country’s theaters that shows a map placing the disputed South China Sea fully within China’s jurisdiction, as tensions continue over Chinese incursions into waters claimed by Vietnam as its exclusive economic zone, media sources said on Monday.…

Vietnam Tops List of Trade Performers in ASEAN

HO CHI MINH CITY – Vietnam has just topped a list of economic performers in Southeast Asia, a list that Standard Chartered Bank calls the rising stars of global trade based on improvements the countries have made and their future potential.…