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Monthly Archives: March 2015

APEC Telecommunications and Information Action Plan endorsed

The 10th Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Telecommunications and Information Ministerial Meeting (APEC TELMIN 10) endorsed the APEC Telecommunications and Information (APEC TEL) Working Group Strategic Action Plan for 2016-2020 on March 31. Priority areas in the 5-year action plan include developing and supporting innovations in Information and Communications Technology (ICT), promoting the formation of a ... Read More »

NA Chairman meets European Parliament Vice President

National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung emphasised the important role of the European Parliament (EP) in enhancing Vietnam-EU partnership while meeting Dimitrios Papadimoulis, EP Vice President on March 31. The EP Vice President is currently in Hanoi for the ongoing 132nd Assembly of the Inter-parliamentary Union (IPU-132). Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung said he was glad with positive, fast, and strong ... Read More »

Vietnam builds barracks for Cambodia

Cambodia’s Ministry of Defence inaugurated a new Vietnam-funded barrack for army training units under the elite Brigade 70 of the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces (RCAF) on March 31. Attendants at the opening ceremony included Cambodian RCAF Commander-in-Chief General Pol Saroeun and Vietnamese Defence Attaché to Cambodia Colonel Nguyen Anh Dung. General Pol Saroeun thanked Vietnam’s Ministry of Defence (MOD) on ... Read More »

Party, State leaders welcome US House Minority Leader

Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong called for the US’s continued cooperation and support to Vietnam in dealing with war consequences, especially Agent Orange issue, bomb and mine clearance, and the sharing of information relating to Vietnamese soldiers and officers missing in action. It is important for building and deepening the two sides’ trust, the Party chief stressed at his ... Read More »

Deputy PM receives parliament leaders to IPU-132

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh reiterated Vietnam’s commitments to negotiations for the Trans-Pacific Partnership while meeting Minority Leader of the US House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi in Hanoi on March 31. Vietnam asked for the US’s flexible approach and support to Vietnam during the process, he said, adding that the US is a leading partner of ... Read More »

Party General Secretary calls for corruption trials

Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong called for expeditious, transparent and timely trials for serious and complicated corruption cases during his meeting with the Central Steering Committee for Anti-Corruption in Hanoi on March 31 . The General Secretary also discussed anti-corruption plans within individual ministries, sectors and localities in 2015 and reviewed progress on a number of specific corruption cases ... Read More »

NA Vice Chairman meets Palestinian, Hungarian guests

National Assembly Vice Chairman Uong Chu Luu held separate receptions for Vice President of the Palestine National Council Taysir Quba’s and Deputy Chair of the Bulgarian Parliament Dimitar Glavachev in Hanoi on March 31, both of whom are visiting Vietnam for the 132 nd Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Assembly. Meeting Quba’s, Luu assured him that the Vietnamese NA is willing to ... Read More »

Party officials meet IPU-132 delegations

Party officials received Russian and Japanese delegates who are in Vietnam for the 132nd Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU-132) Assembly on March 31. Politburo Member and head of the Party Central Committee’s Organisation Commission To Huy Rua held a reception for a Japanese delegation led by member of the House of Representatives Shunichi Suzuki. Suzuki stated that his country looks to further ... Read More »