AIPA steps up parliarmentary cooperation in education, culture Politics

AIPA steps up parliarmentary cooperation in education, culture

As Chair of the ASEAN Inter-Parliarmentary Assembly (AIPA) for 2019-2020, the Vietnamese National Assembly (NA) hosted a virtual conference on “Parliamentary Partnership on Educational and Cultural Cooperation for Sustainable Development” (AIPA ECC) on July 30.
Vietnam proposes audit on water resources in Mekong River basin Environment

Vietnam proposes audit on water resources in Mekong River basin

The State Audit of Vietnam (SAV) proposed that an audit on water resources in the Mekong River basin be conducted by the agency called "ASOSAI's cooperative environmental audit in Southeast Asia in the 2020-2021 period", at the 55th Governing Board meeting of the Asian Organisation of Supreme Audit Institutions (ASOSAI), which was held in the form of a teleconference on July 27.
ASOSAI Governing Board holds 55th meeting online World

ASOSAI Governing Board holds 55th meeting online

The Governing Board of the Asian Organisation of Supreme Audit Institutions (ASOSAI) convened a teleconferenced 55th meeting on July 27 under the chair of the State Audit Office of Vietnam (SAV), which holds the ASOSAI chairmanship for 2018-2021.
Vietnam hopes for more ADB support: PM Phuc Politics

Vietnam hopes for more ADB support: PM Phuc

As Vietnam is in need of resources for its production recovery, the country hopes for more support from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to develop major fields such as infrastructure and smart agriculture, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said on June 22.
NA’s ratification of EVFTA, EVIPA significant: Deputy FM Business

NA’s ratification of EVFTA, EVIPA significant: Deputy FM

The recent ratification of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA) by the National Assembly, along with the decision by the European Parliament (EP) to adopt the two agreements, confirms the desire and determination of the two parties to further deepen bilateral relations 30 years after establishing diplomatic ties, according to Deputy Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son.
ILO lauds Vietnam’s move to tackle forced labour Society

ILO lauds Vietnam’s move to tackle forced labour

The International Labour Organisation (ILO) has sent its congratulations to Vietnam after the 14th National Assembly (NA) adopted a resolution ratifying the country’s membership of the Convention on the Abolition of Forced Labour (Convention 105), with 94.82 percent of delegates voting in favour at the ongoing ninth session on June 8.