Chinese, Russian presidents hold talks World

Chinese, Russian presidents hold talks

Chinese President Hu Jintao on September 27 held talks with his Russian counterpart Dmitry Medvedev, who is on a working visit to China , to discuss ways to enhance bilateral ties and coordination on international affairs.
AIPA-31 General Assembly wraps up in Hanoi Politics

AIPA-31 General Assembly wraps up in Hanoi

With the successful hosting of the 31 st General Assembly of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA), Vietnam’s parliament has fulfilled its role as AIPA Chair in the 2009-2010 term.
Climate change needs strong action Environment

Climate change needs strong action

Lawmakers are aware of their responsibilities in coping with climate change, energy shortages and waste of natural resources, a senior legislator told reporters recently.
Politics

NA chairman hails Japanese ambassador’s role

National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Phu Trong has praised the contributions of  outgoing Japanese Ambassador to Vietnam Mitsuo Sakaba to the enhancement of friendship and cooperation between the two nations.
Society

Lawmakers to discuss Hanoi plan

The master plan for the development of the capital city by 2030 with a vision towards 2050 was a hot topic for discussion for the National Assembly Standing Committee on May 11 morning.
Vietnam, Indonesia increase legislative ties Politics

Vietnam, Indonesia increase legislative ties

Increased cooperation between Vietnamese and Indonesian legislative bodies will contribute to the development of a comprehensive relationship between the two countries in the twenty-first century.
NA leader receives AIPA delegation Politics

NA leader receives AIPA delegation

Vietnam’s top legislator has said that the attendance of AIPA member delegates at the ASEAN-AIPA leaders’ meeting slated for April 8-9 in Hanoi reflects their support to Vietnam as AIPA-31 president.
World

Vietnam underscores rooting out conflict causes

The Vietnamese National Assembly and other members of the 122 nd IPU General Assembly spoke with one voice on the need to coordinate actions to eliminate the root causes of conflicts, entailing suppression, poverty, injustice, and discrimination in race, culture and religion.
Vietnam to raise initiative at APPF meeting Politics

Vietnam to raise initiative at APPF meeting

Vietnam is planning to call upon regional parliamentary and inter-governmental organisations to set up a forum or a joint mechanism for cooperation when coping with the challenges and risks of climate change.