Deputy PM inaugurates secondary school in Long An Society

Deputy PM inaugurates secondary school in Long An

Permanent Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh attended a ceremony to inaugurate and hand over Binh Thanh secondary school and 11 rural bridges funded by Agribank to the Mekong Delta province of Long An on May 5.
HCM City struggles in war on drugs Society

HCM City struggles in war on drugs

Several recent large drug seizures in Ho Chi Minh City have raised concerns over the extent of drug crimes in the southern economic hub, and the local administration is fighting back.
Hanoi works to ensure food safety during Tet Society

Hanoi works to ensure food safety during Tet

The food market to serve the Tet (Lunar New Year) festival is bustling with various kinds of products to meet increasing public demand but also poses high risks of unsafe food or violations in food safety and hygiene.
Thai political parties to get 60-day election campaign World

Thai political parties to get 60-day election campaign

Thai Deputy Prime Minister in charge of legal affairs Wissanu Krea-ngam has said political parties will be given 60 days to campaign for the general election scheduled for December 2018 after the junta partly lifted a ban on political activities.
PM directs strengthening cooperatives at all levels Politics

PM directs strengthening cooperatives at all levels

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has directed strengthening cooperatives at all levels with the support of authorities as they have an important mission in the country’s integration effort and contribute significantly to the national socio-economic development.
Hanoi concocts scheme to take personal motorbikes Society

Hanoi concocts scheme to take personal motorbikes

In a move to relieve traffic pressure and environment pollution, Hanoi is considering banning motorbikes entirely by 2030, as well as other measures like fee collection in rush hours and stricter regulations on app-based ride hailing services.
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Party Central Committee outlines future goals

The Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee (CPVCC) wrapped up its 10th meeting in Hanoi on January 12 with a review of the leadership and direction of the Politburo and the Party Secretariat in 2014 and a discussion on a new roadmap for national development in 2016-20.


They examined the completion of the draft political report of the CPVCC (11th tenure), which is due to be submitted to the 12th National Party Congress to be held in 2016.