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Fatherland Front leader pays pre-Tet visit to An Giang province

Society

Fatherland Front leader pays pre-Tet visit to An Giang province

President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee Tran Thanh Man offered the best wishes to state welfare beneficiaries, low-income families and Agent Orange victims in the Mekong Delta province of An Giang on January 20 during a visit ahead of the traditional Lunar New Year (Tet) festival.

Deputy PM requests full potential reached in people-to-people diplomacy

Politics

Deputy PM requests full potential reached in people-to-people diplomacy

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh has requested the continued effort to better tap into the strengths of people-to-people diplomacy during a conference in Hanoi on January 16 to review the Party Central Committee’s Commission for External Relations’ 2018 activities and launch its 2019 tasks.

Campaign helps promote humanitarian aid

Society

Campaign helps promote humanitarian aid

More than 2.3 million needy people have received aid totalling over 3.8 trillion VND (163.3 million USD) over the last 11 years under a campaign that promotes each organisation and individual’s committed support for one disadvantaged people.

Vietnam marks victory of southwest border defence war

Politics

Vietnam marks victory of southwest border defence war

A ceremony to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the victory of the southwest border defence war and the joint victory on January 7 of Vietnam and Cambodia over the genocidal regime was held in Hanoi on January 4 with the participation of high-ranking leaders of the two countries.

National symposium talks ethnic policy

Society

National symposium talks ethnic policy

The Government’s Committee for Ethnic Affairs and the Irish Embassy in Hanoi held a national symposium on January 3 on ethnic policy and orientations towards building it for the 2021-2030 period.

CPTPP provides driver of institutional reform

Business

CPTPP provides driver of institutional reform

The CPTPP, which officially came into force on December 30, 2018, is expected to provide a push for Vietnam to reform its economic institutions and further improve the business climate to optimize opportunities brought by the deal.

CPTPP trade deal officially takes effect

World

CPTPP trade deal officially takes effect

The 11-member Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) officially came into force on December 30, creating a free trade area covering more than a tenth of the global economy.