Minister vows support for Lao ambassador to promote defence ties Politics

Minister vows support for Lao ambassador to promote defence ties

The Minister of National Defence, General Ngo Xuan Lich, received Lao Ambassador to Vietnam Sengphet Houngboungnuang in Hanoi on January 20, pledging optimal conditions for the diplomat to fulfill his duties, thus promoting bilateral special ties, especially defence links, to a new level.
PM attends 76th national public security conference Politics

PM attends 76th national public security conference

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc commended the police sector in general and the Central Public Security Party Committee and police forces in localities in particular for performing their core role of ensuring national security and social order and safety during 2020, especially in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic and natural disasters and in subsequent rescue efforts.
PM lauds ethnic minority groups for national development Politics

PM lauds ethnic minority groups for national development

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc lauded ethnic minority groups nationwide for their contributions to the national construction and defence over the past years, while addressing the opening of the second National Congress of Vietnamese Ethnic Minorities in Hanoi on December 4.
Vietnam, UK issue joint declaration on strategic partnership Politics

Vietnam, UK issue joint declaration on strategic partnership

Vietnam and the UK issued a “Joint Declaration on the Vietnam - UK Strategic Partnership: Forging Ahead for Another 10 Years” after the talks in Hanoi on September 30 between Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh and UK First Secretary of State and Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs Dominic Rabb. Following is the full text of the joint declaration.
Trans-border drug ring via postal services smashed Society

Trans-border drug ring via postal services smashed

Competent forces have seized two men and 20,000 meth pills involved in a drug trafficking ring from Germany to Vietnam’s northern province of Nam Dinh using postal services, the provincial police said on September 23.
Politburo holds working session with Central Public Security Party Committee Politics

Politburo holds working session with Central Public Security Party Committee

Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong on September 21 chaired a working session between the Politburo and the standing board of the Central Public Security Party Committee to collect feedback on draft documents and personnel work for submission to the seventh Congress of the Central Public Security Party Organisation for the 2020-2025 period.
237 kg of drugs seized in major bust Society

237 kg of drugs seized in major bust

The General Department of Vietnam Customs said on September 14 that it had coordinated with competent forces to arrest 11 suspects and seize 237 kg of different narcotics.
Vietnam, Laos seek to further boost defence cooperation Politics

Vietnam, Laos seek to further boost defence cooperation

Vietnamese Minister of National Defence General Ngo Xuan Lich on September 8 held phone talks with his Lao counterpart General Chansamone Chanyalath to review bilateral defence cooperation in the recent past and discuss cooperation directions for the time to come.
AIPA - Successful symbol of ASEAN unity in diversity Politics

AIPA - Successful symbol of ASEAN unity in diversity

Over the last four decades, the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA) has become one of the most outstanding inter-parliamentary models in Asia and a symbol of solidarity, cooperation, and unity in diversity within the ASEAN Community.