ASEAN

Laos to allow expatriates to stay longer

Lao expatriates are likely to enjoy a longer stay in their home country according to a draft decree issued by the Lao Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ Overseas Relations Department.
Politics

Vietnamese, Chinese leaders cheer diplomatic ties

Leaders of the Vietnamese Party, State, Government and National Assembly have exchanged messages of congratulation with their Chinese counterparts on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of diplomatic ties between the two nations (Jan. 18).
Politics

Law makers visit India

A delegation of the National Assembly’s Committee for Social Affairs, headed by Truong Thi Mai, member of the NA Standing Committee has been on a working visit to India from Dec. 13-21.
Business

Vietnam, Wallonie-Brussels expand cooperation

More than 30 projects worth over 2 million EUR in a cooperation agreement with Vietnam during 2010-2012 have been approved by Belgium’s French-speaking community in the capital city of Brussels and throughout the region of Wallonie.
NA Committee starts new session Politics

NA Committee starts new session

The 12th National Assembly Standing Committee began its six-day session on Sept. 28 under the chairmanship of NA Chairman Nguyen Phu Trong to discuss six bills.
Politics

Vietnam attends Asian political party conference

A Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) delegation led by its External Affairs Commission’s Permanent Deputy Head, Pham Xuan Son, attended a recent International Conference of Asian Political Parties (ICAPP).