Daily Archives: March 11, 2018

Vietnamese police urged to strengthen their vanguard role

A ceremony was held in Bac Giang province on Sunday to celebrate the 70th anniversary of President Ho Chi Minh’s teachings for the Vietnam People’s police.

Speaking at the event, National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan highlighted the important role of the police force asking them to improve their morality, lifestyle. professionalism, and strengthen their vanguard role to serve the Party and the people. Ngan said: Each policeman should be aware of the importance of sharpening their morality and be a role model in following President Ho Chi Minh’s teachings for the People’s Police. In any circumstance, they should be absolutely loyal to the Party, wholeheartedly devoted to the people, and serve the nation and the people. The police force needs to be pure, strong, professional, and elite.

To mark the occasion, Ms. Ngan cut the ribbon to inaugurate the Memorial Site of President Ho Chi Minh’s Teachings for the People’s Police in Nha Nam commune, Bac Giang province.

Source: VOV5

Putin has no plans to change the Constitution

Russian President Vladimir Putin said in an interview by the US television network NBC on Saturday that he had no plans to change the constitution to stay in the Kremlin beyond 2024.

Putin said he had been thinking about his potential successor since 2000, adding that it will be the Russian people who will decide the result.

Talking about the Russian � US relation, Putin said Russia is ready to discuss with the US any matter including missile-related issues, cyberspace or counter-terrorism efforts and hoped for the same reaction from the US. He also rejected any accusation of having something to do with Russia’s interference in the presidential election in the United States.

Source: VOV5

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc leaves for visits to New Zealand, Australia

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his spouse and a high-level delegation left Hanoi on Sunday for an official visit to New Zealand from March 11 -14 at the invitation of New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern.

The Vietnamese PM will also make an official visit to Australia and attend the ASEAN-Australia Special Summit in Sydney from March 14-18 at the invitation of Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull.

Vietnam and New Zealand set up diplomatic relations in 1975. Vietnam is New Zealand’s 16th largest trade partner with the two-way trade hitting about 1.2 billion USD in 2017. The two nations aim to raise bilateral trade to 1.7 billion USD by 2020, making economic cooperation a pillar of their relationship.

Meanwhile, Vietnam and Australia have celebrated the 45th anniversary of their diplomatic ties early this year. The two nations are enjoying sound bilateral trade with average annual growth standing at 12.5 percent and trade value hitting over 9 billion USD in 2017. Australia has landed 378 projects valued at 1.7 billion USD in Vietnam, focusing on industry and construction, services, education, processing industry and agro-forestry-fisheries sector.

Vietnam and Australia are expected to elevate their relationship to a strategic partnership during Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s visit.

Source: VOV5

Deputy PM receives FIDE President

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has praised the World Chess Federation (FIDE) for its support to the development of chess, one of a few sports that make Vietnam known in the world.

At a meeting with President of the World Chess Federation (FIDE) Kirsan Ilyumzhinov on Saturday, Mr. Dam said he hoped the FIDE would help Vietnam in training for chess players, referees, and organization of international chess tournaments. He asked the Vietnam Chess Federation and the Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism to work closely with the FIDE to further promote the sport in Vietnam.

FIDE President Ilyumzhinov praised the development of chess in Vietnam saying that many Vietnamese chess players have gained important achievements at regional and global tournaments. He promised to help Vietnam organize major chess tournaments in the future.

Source: VOV5

Deputy PM receives FIDE President

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has praised the World Chess Federation (FIDE) for its support to the development of chess, one of a few sports that make Vietnam known in the world.

At a meeting with President of the World Chess Federation (FIDE) Kirsan Ilyumzhinov on Saturday, Mr. Dam said he hoped the FIDE would help Vietnam in training for chess players, referees, and organization of international chess tournaments. He asked the Vietnam Chess Federation and the Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism to work closely with the FIDE to further promote the sport in Vietnam.

FIDE President Ilyumzhinov praised the development of chess in Vietnam saying that many Vietnamese chess players have gained important achievements at regional and global tournaments. He promised to help Vietnam organize major chess tournaments in the future.

Source: VOV5

CPTPP’s positive impacts on farmers, fishermen

The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement of Trans-Pacific Partnership, which was signed last week in Santiago de Chile without the US, is considered the world’s biggest free trade agreement with specific benefits for its members.

Luong Hoang Thai, Director of the Ministry of Industry and Trade’s Multilateral Trade Policy Department, said CPTPP countries have maintained commitments on opening markets in agriculture, fishery, garments and textiles, and footwear which is an opportunity for Vietnam to penetrate new markets of Canada, Mexico, and Peru. The trade pact will have positive impacts on Vietnamese farmers and fishermen helping them to escape poverty. Mr. Thai said Vietnam will have great export prospects with the CPTPP market of 500 million people. A World Bank study shows that the CPTPP directly helps Vietnam’s GDP grow 1% .

Source: VOV5

CPTPP’s positive impacts on farmers, fishermen

The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement of Trans-Pacific Partnership, which was signed last week in Santiago de Chile without the US, is considered the world’s biggest free trade agreement with specific benefits for its members.

Luong Hoang Thai, Director of the Ministry of Industry and Trade’s Multilateral Trade Policy Department, said CPTPP countries have maintained commitments on opening markets in agriculture, fishery, garments and textiles, and footwear which is an opportunity for Vietnam to penetrate new markets of Canada, Mexico, and Peru. The trade pact will have positive impacts on Vietnamese farmers and fishermen helping them to escape poverty. Mr. Thai said Vietnam will have great export prospects with the CPTPP market of 500 million people. A World Bank study shows that the CPTPP directly helps Vietnam’s GDP grow 1% .

Source: VOV5