Party central committee wraps up 13th meeting Politics

Party central committee wraps up 13th meeting

The issues discussed and decided at the 13th meeting of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee, 10th tenure, are of extreme importance and a continued preparation for the 11th National Party Congress.    
Politics

VN makes practical contributions to ASEAN-EU ties

Vietnam has actively contributed to promoting cooperation between ASEAN and its partners, especially the European Union, said a senior Vietnamese official who accompanied Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung to the eighth Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM 8) in Brussels, Belgium, from Oct. 4-5.
HCM City to ensure sustainable development Politics

HCM City to ensure sustainable development

Party General Secretary Nong Duc Manh has asked HCM City to lead the southern key economic region with higher growth than the country’s average and become an economic, financial and trade hub of the country and Southeast Asia.
Politics

ASEAN people target on powers for climate change

The ASEAN People’s Forum (APF) called on mighty and developed countries to provide financial support for the world effort against climate change at one of several workshops held in the second APF working day in Hanoi on September 25.
Business

Thai scholars: Vietnam, a country of opportunities

The Thai scholar circle has extolled Vietnam as a country with favourable investment environment, saying they believed in further development of the bilateral cooperative relationship, despite challenges.
Vietnam gives priority to social security Society

Vietnam gives priority to social security

The government of Vietnam always considers social security as its top mission, and an important element for sustainable development of society, Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Sinh Hung said.
Government keen to grow electricity industry Business

Government keen to grow electricity industry

The Government will speed up programmes to generate electricity from renewable energies and soon adopt a  mechanism for the electricity industry to grow as it is crucial for national development.
Society

Social security must be guaranteed: PM

The guarantee of constantly improved social security is a major task for the Party and the State, says Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung in an appraisal of Vietnam's draft Socio-economic Development Strategy 2011-20.
Strict punishment for illegal missionaries Culture - Sports

Strict punishment for illegal missionaries

The Hoa Hao Buddhist Sect’s Central Executive Committee has asked the authorities of the Mekong Delta City of Can Tho to strictly punish siblings Dang Thanh Dinh and Dang Van Nghia for their illegal missionary activities.
Central Highlands economy achieves good growth Business

Central Highlands economy achieves good growth

The Central Highlands economy recorded moderate sustainable growth in the first half of the year with GDP increasing by 12 percent year on year, reported the Central Highlands Steering Committee at its conference in Gia Lai province on July 13.