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NA leader calls for Hungary’s support of EVFTA approval

Politics

NA leader calls for Hungary’s support of EVFTA approval

National Assembly (NA) Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan has called for the Hungarian parliament’s support to speed up the approval of the European Union-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), thus opening up new cooperation opportunities between Vietnam and members of the EU, including Hungary.

PM: industry-trade sector must speed up reform process

Business

PM: industry-trade sector must speed up reform process

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on January 17 urged the industry and trade sector to continue speeding up reforms so as to surpass all targets set by the National Assembly, thus creating a long-term and firm foundation for national economic development.

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.

NA Chairwoman meets Cambodian Senate President

Politics

NA Chairwoman meets Cambodian Senate President

Chairwoman of the National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan met with President of the Cambodian Senate Samdech Say Chhum in Siem Reap, Cambodia, on January 15 on the sidelines of the 27th Annual Meeting of the Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF-27).

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.

Breakthroughs needed in 2019: minister

Business

Breakthroughs needed in 2019: minister

Vietnam should create breakthroughs in 2019 to complete the 2016-2020 socio-economic development plan and create a foundation for the next five years, Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung has said.

Border safeguarding needs participation of all: NA leader

Politics

Border safeguarding needs participation of all: NA leader

Safeguarding the sovereignty, territorial integrity, and security in border and sea areas is a strategic task that requires the involvement of all individuals and the whole political system, National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan said at a meeting in Hanoi on January 14.