Vietnam, Japan enhance parliamentary ties Politics

Vietnam, Japan enhance parliamentary ties

The parliamentary cooperation between Vietnam and Japan has become an important factor in fostering the two nations’ comprehensive relations, said a senior lawmaker of Vietnam.
NA Chairwoman calls for stronger cooperation in APPF Politics

NA Chairwoman calls for stronger cooperation in APPF

Chairwoman of the National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan has called on member parliaments of the Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF) to continue with their comprehensive and close cooperation in all spheres to ensure the effective operation of the forum.
Deputy PM receives UK Minister of State Politics

Deputy PM receives UK Minister of State

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh hosted a reception for Minister of State for Asia and the Pacific of the Foreign Affairs and Commonwealth Office of the United Kingdom (UK) of Great Britain and North Ireland Mark Field in Hanoi on January 2.
CPTPP provides driver of institutional reform Business

CPTPP provides driver of institutional reform

The CPTPP, which officially came into force on December 30, 2018, is expected to provide a push for Vietnam to reform its economic institutions and further improve the business climate to optimize opportunities brought by the deal.
Symposium seeks orientations for ASEAN future path ASEAN

Symposium seeks orientations for ASEAN future path

Over half a century, ASEAN has brought great benefits to Southeast Asian and Asian-Pacific countries by providing a peaceful and stable environment for development, and an open cooperation space, stated Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Quoc Dung.
Deputy PM hosts APEC Vision Group Chair Politics

Deputy PM hosts APEC Vision Group Chair

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh on November 30 welcomed Allan Wagner, who is Chair of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Vision Group and former Foreign Minister of Peru, who is in Hanoi to attend a conference on Vietnam’s 20-year APEC membership.
President hosts banquet for Indian counterpart Politics

President hosts banquet for Indian counterpart

General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee and President Nguyen Phu Trong hosted a banquet for Indian President Ram Nath Kovind and his entourage in Hanoi on November 20.
Retirement age may go up due to trade deals Society

Retirement age may go up due to trade deals

The retirement age for male and female workers could increase from 60 and 55 at present to 62 and 60 respectively from 2021, according to the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA).
Vietnam, Russia seek ways to bolster partnership Politics

Vietnam, Russia seek ways to bolster partnership

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his Russian counterpart Dmitry Medvedev discussed measures to further promote partnership between the two countries in various fields during their talks in Hanoi on November 19 as part of the latter’s official visit to Vietnam.