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Singaporean parliament speaker keen on stronger ties with Vietnam

At the bilateral meeting (Source: VNA) Nay Pyi Taw (VNA) – Speaker of the Singaporean Parliament Halimah Yacob has called for further strengthening Vietnam-Singapore ties across the fields, especially ties between the two legislatures and their friendship parliamentarians’ groups. She made the proposal during a meeting with her Vietnamese counterpart Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan on ... Read More »

NA Chairwoman delivers speech at AIPA-37

National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan (Source: VNA) Nay Pyi Taw (VNA) – National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan called for bringing the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA) forward on the back of the solid foundation it has built over the past four decades in her speech at the first plenary session of the 37th General Assembly of AIPA ... Read More »

NA Chairwoman meets with Myanmar’s President

National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan (left) and President of Myanmar Htin Kyaw (Source: VNA) Nay Pyi Taw (VNA) – National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan on September 30 paid a courtesy visit to President of Myanmar Htin Kyaw as part of her official visit to Myanmar and attendance of the 37th General Assembly of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary ... Read More »

Vietnamese top legislator receives IPU Secretary General

NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan (right) and IPU Secretary General Martin Chungong (Source: VNA) Nay Pyi Taw (VNA) – National Assembly (NA) Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan has thanked Secretary General of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), Martin Chungong, for his help to the Vietnamese NA in building the new Constitution. Meeting with the IPU Secretary General on September 30 on the ... Read More »

HCM City strengthens ties with Cuba’s capital

Nguyen Thi Quyet Tam, Chairwoman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Council (Source: VNA) Havana (VNA) – A delegation from the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Council, led by its Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Quyet Tam recently visited the Cuban capital city of Havana to boost the friendship between the two cities. During her meeting with Vice Chairman of the ... Read More »

EU to increase cooperation with Mekong Delta region

Delphine Malard (right) and Nguyen Trung Hieu at the meeting (Source: VNA) Can Tho (VNA) – A delegation of the European Union has sought closer cooperation with the Steering Committee of the Southwest Region in order to increase socio-economic partnership between the EU and the Mekong Delta region. The delegation, led by Delphine Malard, First Counselor of the EU Delegation ... Read More »

Vinafood 2 pushes off equitisation to January 2017

Vietnam Southern Food Corporation Limited (Vinafood 2) has been authorised to extend its equitisation deadline to January 30, 2017, according to newswire Bnews.vn. However, Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue asked the State Inspectorate to audit the results of Vinafood 2’s corporate value assessment and resolve its financial issues before launching its equitisation. This decision was made after it became ... Read More »

Agriculture sector goes online

VietNamNet Bridge – Vuong Duc Hinh, Chief of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) Secretariate, spoke to the newspaper Hai Quan (Customs) on how the ministry is implementing the national administrative reform. Illustrative image — File photo Will you please share with us some of the successes of the National Single Window (NSW) in the implementation of the ... Read More »

Hanoi to resolve housing address chaos by yearend

VietNamNet Bridge – House address chaos in Ha Noi will be completely solved this year, according to a decision from municipal authorities. House address chaos in Ha Noi will be completely solved this year, according to a decision from municipal authorities. — Photo zing.vn Under the decision, the construction department will instruct districts and wards to review the situation and ... Read More »

HCM City: will flooding be eased after five years?

VietNamNet Bridge – The HCM City authorities have set specific goals and decided to apply more serious measures in the action plan to reduce flooding in the 2016-2020 term with hopes of eliminating many ‘hot spots’. The plan is estimated to cost VND97.3 trillion. The heavy rain which lasted two hours on September 26 inundated the city. The landings and ... Read More »