Building wealthy, happy, democratic nation - Vietnam's top task Politics

Building wealthy, happy, democratic nation - Vietnam's top task

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh told a plenary session of the high-level forum on the Fourth Industrial Revolution held recently in Hanoi that ensuring wealth, happiness, democracy, a peaceful life, security, safety and social welfare for a population of nearly 100 million is the most crucial task.
Vietnam among leading countries in implementing human rights declaration Politics

Vietnam among leading countries in implementing human rights declaration

As a responsible member of the United Nations, Vietnam always takes full and active participation in human rights protection, and this has been recognized and praised by the international community. For the Vietnamese Party and State, human rights are common values of the humankind, and people are both the goal and driving force for national construction and defense.
Vietnamese, Francophone parliaments promote human rights Politics

Vietnamese, Francophone parliaments promote human rights

A National Assembly delegation on October 25 attended a conference on strengthening the role of parliamentarians of member countries of the International Organisation of La Francophonie (OIF) in implementing the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) mechanism on human rights.
Vietnam keeps close watch on developments in East Sea: spokeswoman Politics

Vietnam keeps close watch on developments in East Sea: spokeswoman

Vietnamese relevant agencies always keep a close watch on developments in the East Sea, and Vietnam has full historical evidence and legal foundations to affirm its sovereignty over Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagos in accordance with international law, spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Le Thi Thu Hang has affirmed.
Cooperation is needed to ensure effective response to COVID-19: Diplomat Politics

Cooperation is needed to ensure effective response to COVID-19: Diplomat

Minister Counselor Nguyen Phuong Anh, deputy head of Vietnam’s Permanent Mission to the United Nations (UN), World Trade Organisation (WTO) and other international organisations in Geneva, underlined the need for countries to strengthen solidarity and close cooperation to effectively respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, especially ensuring timely and equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines and treatment for all.
Amnesty – special humanitarian decision of significant meaning Society

Amnesty – special humanitarian decision of significant meaning

Amnesty is a major policy of the Party and State, manifesting the fine tradition of the nation in strictly handling of those who violate the law while giving clemency and humanitarian treatment to prisoners who really rehabilitate themselves and wish to return to society as an useful citizen, Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh, head of the Advisory Council on Amnesty 2021 wrote in his recent article on the occasion of the President signing a decision to grant amnesty to 3,035 prisoners.
Vietnam affirms solidarity with Cuba amidst difficulties Politics

Vietnam affirms solidarity with Cuba amidst difficulties

The Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO) and the Vietnam-Cuba Friendship Association have sent a solidarity message affirming strong support for Cuban people in the context that the Cuban Revolution is facing the most difficult time during its 60-year history due to impacts of economic siege and embargos and the COVID-19 pandemic.
UNHRC adopts Vietnam-proposed resolution on climate change, human rights Society

UNHRC adopts Vietnam-proposed resolution on climate change, human rights

The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) on July 14 wrapped up its 47th session in Geneva, Switzerland, with 27 resolutions adopted, including one regarding climate change and human rights, which was initiated and compiled by Vietnam together with Bangladesh and the Philippines, focusing on vulnerable groups, especially the disabled and the elderly.