Category Archives: Governance

Vietnam condoles with Myanmar on jade mine disaster

  Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on Thursday extended his condolence to State Counselor of Myanmar Daw Aung San Suu Kyi over a jade mine collapse caused by heavy rain in Kachin state, northern Myanmar. On the same day, Deputy

Vietnamese leaders send congratulation on US Independence Day

On the occasion of the 244th Independence Day of the United States of America (July 4), Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong and Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc sent congratulatory messages to President Donald Trump on Friday. National

PM approves plan for execution of Hague Convention on Taking of Evidence Abroad

The Prime Minister has approved a plan for execution of the 1970 Hague Convention on the Taking of Evidence Abroad in Vietnam’s civil and commercial matters. The plan aims to help Vietnam maximize the benefits and fulfill all of its

Israel Prime Minister discusses West Bank annexation plan

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will continue to discuss a possible annexation of parts of the West Bank with the US administration.  His office said in a statement Wednesday the same day Netanyahu convened top Israeli security staff, including National Security

Government targets 4% GDP growth this year: Prime Minister

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on Wednesday urged for effort to curb Consumer Price Index (CPI) to below 4% and achieve an economic growth rate of 4% for this year.   Chairing a meeting of the National Steering Committee on Price Management in Hanoi

Vietnam, RoK seek to foster cooperation

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) in coordination with the Embassy of the Republic of Korea (RoK) held a conference named “Meet Korea 2020” in Hanoi on June 30 to promote exchanges and cooperation between Vietnamese localities and partners in

NA Chairwoman welcomes new Cambodian Ambassador

National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan has expressed her belief that new Cambodian Ambassador to Vietnam ChayNavuth will contribute more to ties between Vietnam and Cambodia, as well as between the two legislatures.   During a reception in Hanoi

Vietnam, Israel boost business, investment partnership

Nearly 30 Israeli enterprises came together at a roundtable conference in Tel Aviv on June 29 to explore business and investment opportunities in Vietnam.   They are active in fields such as farm produce processing, aquaculture, dairy, telecoms, medical equipment,

PM approves list of SOEs to carry out divestment in 2020

  Prime Minister Nguyen XuanPhuc has issued Decision 908/QD-TTg approving the list of State-owned enterprises (SOEs) to implement divestment of State capital in 2020, which comprises 120 enterprises.   In addition, there are four SOES that should complete divestment before

EVFTA expected to boost admin reform

Minister – Chairman of the Government Office Mai Tien Dung and Chairman of the European Chamber of Commerce and Industry (EuroCham) Nicolas Audier co-chaired a dialogue with European enterprises in Vietnam on June 30.   Themed “Administrative Reforms: Key Role