NDO/VNA – The 26th Annual Meeting of the Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF-26) will be organised in Hanoi from January 18-21, 2018 under the theme of “Parliamentary partnership: Peace, Innovation and Sustainable Development”.
NDO/VNA – CPV Central Committee General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong has asked the Central Military Commission to regularly give attention towards strengthening the Party while preventing “self-evolution” and “self-transformation” behaviours and “peaceful evolution” plots by hostile forces.
NDO/VNA – A meeting was held in the central province of ThuaThien-Hue on December 15 to review the dissemination of information about the country’s sea and islands for 2013-2017 and the organisation of exhibitions of maps and documents affirming Vietnam’s sovereignty over Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagoes.
NDO/VNA – The sixth National Congress of the Vietnam War Veterans’ Association (VWVA) wrapped up on December 15 with the introduction of a 98-member Central Committee for the 2017-2022 period led by Sen. Lieut. Gen. Nguyen Van Duoc.
NDO – Nguyen Xuan Thang, Secretary of the Party Central Committee (PCC), Director of the Ho Chi Minh National Academy of Politics and Vice Chairman of the PCC’s Theoretical Council, has been assigned by the Politburo to be in charge of the PCC’s Theoretical Council, as the council’s current chairman, Dinh The Huynh, is on leave for disease treatment.
NDO/VNA – Vietnam and the Republic of Korea (RoK) have potential for cooperation in science education and training, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam informed Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Education of the RoK Kim Sang Kon at their meeting in Hanoi, on December 14.
NDO/VNA – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc “placed an order” for the Institute of Mathematics, under the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST), to boost the application of technologies in production in order to increase labour productivity at a working session in Hanoi, on December 14.
NDO/VNA – General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee Nguyen Phu Trong has lauded the contributions Vietnamese veterans have made to national defence and construction, urging them to uphold their role in protecting the fruits of the revolution.
NDO/VNA – Nguyen Thien Nhan, Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party’s Committee, is hoping for further cooperation with the US Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Sloan School of Management in promoting innovation and a start-up spirit in the Vietnamese economic hub.
NDO/VNA – Chief of the General Staff of the Vietnam People’s Army Sen. Lieut. Gen Phan Van Giang has committed the support for Vietnam People’s Navy and the Royal Cambodian Navy to enhance their extensive collaboration.
NDO/VNA - Minister of National Defence General Ngo Xuan Lich hosted separate receptions for war veteran delegations from Laos and Cambodia, who are in Hanoi to attend the 6th National Congress of the Vietnam War Veterans’ Association (VWVA).