Vietnamese NA, EP discuss EVFTA implementation Business

Vietnamese NA, EP discuss EVFTA implementation

Representatives from the Vietnamese National Assembly and the European Parliament (EP) discussed the implementation of the European Union – Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), during an online meeting on December 2.
Top legislator hosts outgoing Cuban ambassador Politics

Top legislator hosts outgoing Cuban ambassador

National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan on November 27 lauded contributions by Cuban Ambassador Lianys Torres Rivera to consolidating and developing the traditional friendship and special cooperation between Vietnam and Cuba over the past time.
Congratulations to Myanmar’s NLD party over election win Politics

Congratulations to Myanmar’s NLD party over election win

Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong has cabled a message of congratulations to Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi, leader of the National League for Democracy (NLD) party, since her party claimed a resounding victory in the general election.
Thailand works for early parliament ratification of RCEP World

Thailand works for early parliament ratification of RCEP

Thailand’s government is speeding up the process to get parliament’s approval of the signing of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) by February 2021 to pave the way for full ratification within 2021, according to Thai Commerce Minister Jurin Laksanawisit.
Myanmar elections: Aung San Suu Kyi wins parliamentary seat World

Myanmar elections: Aung San Suu Kyi wins parliamentary seat

Aung San Suu Kyi, chairperson of the ruling National League for Democracy (NLD), has won a seat in the House of Representatives of Myanmar for the next parliament in the multiparty general elections, according to an announcement from the Union Election Commission (UEC) on November 10.
Parliament continues Q&A activities on November 9 Politics

Parliament continues Q&A activities on November 9

Government members on November 9 are responding to legislators’ questions about issues related to the implementation of the National Assembly (NA)’s resolutions on thematic supervision and question-and-answer (Q&A) activities in the 14th tenure, along with some resolutions adopted in the 13th tenure.
General election begins in Myanmar World

General election begins in Myanmar

A general election in Myanmar, the third of its kind in the past six decades, kicked off on November 8 with over 37 million eligible voters to go to the polls across the country.
Prime Minister hosts RoK NA Speaker Politics

Prime Minister hosts RoK NA Speaker

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has suggested lifting two-way trade between Vietnam and the Republic of Korea (RoK) to 100 billion USD from 68 billion USD in 2019.
NA leaders voice readiness to augment Vietnam-RoK relations Politics

NA leaders voice readiness to augment Vietnam-RoK relations

National Assembly (NA) Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan held talks with Speaker of the NA of the Republic of Korea (RoK) Park Byeong-seug in Hanoi on November 2, expressing the willingness to work with the RoK side to foster the countries’ strategic cooperative partnership.
Vietnam urges parties in Lebanon to abide by int’l law World

Vietnam urges parties in Lebanon to abide by int’l law

Vietnam has called on all parties in Lebanon and in the region to abide by the basic principles of international law, not interfere in the internal affairs of states and restrain from activities that may escalate tension or worsen the situation in the western Asian nation.