Inaugurating Comrade Hoang Anh’s memorial house

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In Pho Ninh hamlet, Phong An commune, Phong Dien district, Thua Thien Hue province in the morning of 26 March 2012 the 100th year longevity ceremony and the opening ceremony of Comrade Hoang Anh's memorial house, the former Secretary of the Central Party Committee, Deputy Prime Minister. Member of Ministry of Politics and Deputy Prime Minster Nguyen Xuan Phuc, leaders of ministries, sectors in Thua Thien Hue province attended the ceremony. Born in Phong An commune, Phong Dien district, Thua Thien Hue province in 1912, lived and devoted 100 years of his life, having 75 years of Communist Party, Comrade Hoang Anh took many positions in the Central leading agencies. He was the member of the Executive Committee of the Central Party from session II to session IV, Secretary of the Executive Committee of the Central Party session II, III: a delegate to the National Assembly in five sessions; Minister of Finance, President of the State Bank and also Deputy Prime Minister. … [Read more...]

Hue Catholics wished for merry Christmas

Local authorities from the central province of Thua Thien – Hue congratulated Catholic dignitaries and followers on the coming Christmas during their visit to the Hue Archbishop on December 23. Secretary of the provincial Party Committee Nguyen Ngoc Thien talked about the active participation of the parishioners in social activities as well as their contributions to local socio-economic achievements. Archbishop Le Van Hong thanked the local authorities for facilitating the followers’ practices. He confirmed that the Catholic priests and followers will do more for the province’s prosperity. Covering Thua Thien-Hue and neighbouring Quang Tri provinces, the Hue Archdiocese has around 69,000 Catholic followers.-VNA … [Read more...]

Political News 11/7

President Office announces newly-approved laws, resolution The State President's Office on July 10 held a press conference to announce new laws and a resolution that were approved during the seventh session of the 13th National Assembly in late June. They are the revised Law on Health Insurance, the Law on Entry, Exit, Transit and Residence of Foreigners in Vietnam, the revised Law on Vietnamese Nationality, the Law on Construction, the Law on Marriage and Family, the Law on Notary, the Law on Bankruptcy, the Law on Public Investment, the Law on Customs, the Law on Environmental Protection, as well as the Law on amendments and supplements to the Law on Inland Waterway Traffic. … [Read more...]

Politburo looks at Thua Thien-Hue development scheme

Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong addresses the working session. Photo: VNA

The Political Bureau of the Communist Party of Vietnam held a working session with the Standing Board of the Party Committee of central Thua Thien-Hue province in Hanoi on July 10 to review the five-year implementation of its Conclusion 48 on developing the province and Hue city till 2020. In Conclusion 48, the Political Bureau asserted the special position and role of Thua Thien-Hue, agreeing that the locality will be developed into a centrally-run city that acts as a centre of the central region and one of the hubs for culture, tourism, science-technology, specialised health services, and top-grade education-training in the country. … [Read more...]

General Thanh: shining example of resilient communist, says Politburo member

Politburo member Le Hong Anh addressing the ceremony (Source: baodientu.chinhphu.vn)

Nhan Dan Online - As a disciple of President Ho Chi Minh, General Nguyen Chi Thanh devoted his whole life to the revolutionary cause of the Vietnamese Party and people, said Politburo member Le Hong Anh at a ceremony held in Hue central city on December 31 to mark the General's 100th birthday (January 1, 1914-2014). Politburo member Le Hong Anh who is also permanent member of the Party Central Committee Secretariat stressed that in any position, General Thanh always fulfilled his assigned tasks, embraced every hardship and established himself as a shining example of a resilient communist who placed the interests of the Party and the national revolution first. Politburo member Anh urged officers and Party members to follow General Thanh's example to raise a high sense of revolutionary spirit, nurture their ethics, improve their qualification in a bid to make Vietnam a socialist country with prosperous people and democratic, just and civilised society. Speaking at the ceremony, … [Read more...]

Thua Thien Hue province and Champasak (Laos) discussed the enhancement of bilateral cooperation.

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In the afternoon of 24 August 2012, at the Office of the Provincial People's Committee leaders of the Provincial Party Committee, People's Council, People's Committee, Mr. Nguyen Ngoc Thien, Member of the Central Party Committee, Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of the Provincial People's Council and Mr. Nguyen Van Cao, Deputy Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee and representatives of related departments and sectors had a discussion with superior leaders of Champasak province led by Mr. Sonsay Siphandon, Member of the the Lao Revolutionary People's Party Committee, the governor of Champasak province on the enhancement of bilateral cooperation. … [Read more...]

Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee Nguyen Ngoc Thien receives Chairman of Lao National Assembly Office

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On July 18, at the Office of the National Assembly (NA) Delegates and the People's Council of Thua Thien Hue Province, Mr. Nguyen Ngoc Thien, Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of the Provincial People's Council, Head of the Provincial NA Delegates hosted a reception to Mr. Unkeo Vuthilath, member of the Lao NA Standing Committee, Chairman of the Lao NA Office. At the reception, Mr. Nguyen Ngoc Thien had a brief introduction about potentialities, advantages and achievements of the provincial socio-economic development; informed an overview of the recent cooperation between Thua Thien Hue and Lao provinces. Especially in the fields of education and training, in the last ten years (2002-2012), nearly 600 Lao students (from the provinces of Champasak, Salavan, Sekong, Attapeu, Savanakhet, Khammuon, and Vientiane) went to colleges under Hue University, other colleges and professional secondary schools in Thua Thien Hue Province and over 200 students graduated at … [Read more...]

Secretary of Provincial Party Committee Nguyen Ngoc Thien received the Ambassador of Lao People’s Democratic Republic

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In the morning of 14 February 2012, at the Office of the Provincial Party Committee Mr. Nguyen Ngoc Thien- Standing member of the Central Communist party, Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of the Provincial People's Council received Mr. Somphone Sichaleune- the Extraordinary Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Lao People's Democratic Republic in Vietnam. At the reception, Mr. Le Truong Luu, Standing Member of the Provincial Party Committee, Deputy Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee and representatives of related agencies and departments were also present. … [Read more...]

Thua Thien Hue province: The electrions for delegations of the National Assembly Session XIII and the People’s Council of all levels in the term 2011-2016 were carried out carefully and sucessfully.

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By 19.00 dated 22 May 2011, Thua Thien Hue province ended the election for delegations of the National Assembly Session XIII and the People's Council of all levels in the term 2011-2016 with the ratio of consituents reaching 99,99%. In which, three districts and towns ended the election early and successfully, reaching 100 percent. In accordance with the report of the provincial electoral committee, in Thua Thien Hue there are 790,190 consituents in the list of the province. In which, 790.118 voters casted their ballots, reaching the ratio of 99.99%. In the whole province, there were 982/998 election teams and in 138/152 communes, wards and towns 100 % of contituents voted their casts. … [Read more...]

Social News Headlines 28/3

Vietnam's Hoa Sen Group plans to invite limbless Australian motivator Nick Vujicic to return to Vietnam again this May.

Nick Vujicic back to Vietnam The group that specialises in steel and plastic pipes and sheets sponsored Vujicic's May 2013 trip to Vietnam will organise a gala night in HCM City on May 21 and another similar event in Hanoi on May 24 to honour people with disabilities who overcome hardship and reap success in life. Vujicic is scheduled to attend both events. Hoa Sen Group CEO Le Phuoc Vu said he hopes the events will instil passion for work and study in the community, especially disabled people. During his visit to Vietnam last May, Vujicic addressed businesses and young people, encouraging them to be self-confident, cherish dreams, and never give up hope. Police detain nurse involved in newborn deaths case The Quang Tri Police yesterday detained the nurse involved in the case of three newborn deaths in July last year. Nurse Nguyen Thi Thuan would be detained for four months for interrogation. She had given the hepatitis B vaccine to the three newborn babies. The police … [Read more...]

Political News Headlines 27/3

JCP Vice Chairman and Director of International Department Ogata Yasuo (L) and head of the CPV Central Committee's Commission for Organisation To Huy Rua (R) (Photo: VNA)

Viet Nam strengthens ties with New Zealand Viet Nam always attached importance to strengthening its comprehensive partnership with New Zealand, affirmed National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung while receiving New Zealand's Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully yesterday, March 26. Hung said the two sides should continue to promote co-operation between the two countries in areas of mutual strength, including trade, science and technology, agriculture and education and training. He hoped that New Zealand would support Viet Nam during negotiations to join the Trans-Pacific Partnership and other international forums. For his part, McCully said this visit was aimed at implementing New Zealand's commitment to building a sustainable partnership with Viet Nam. New Zealand would continue to provide Official Development Assistance for Viet Nam to support socio-economic development, poverty reduction and human resources development, as well as strengthen measures to increase … [Read more...]

Viet Nam strengthens ties with New Zealand

HA NOI (VNS)— Viet Nam always attached importance to strengthening its comprehensive partnership with New Zealand, affirmed National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung while receiving New Zealand's Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully yesterday. Hung said the two sides should continue to promote co-operation between the two countries in areas of mutual strength, including trade, science and technology, agriculture and education and training. He hoped that New Zealand would support Viet Nam during negotiations to join the Trans-Pacific Partnership and other international forums. For his part, McCully said this visit was aimed at implementing New Zealand's commitment to building a sustainable partnership with Viet Nam. New Zealand would continue to provide Official Development Assistance for Viet Nam to support socio-economic development, poverty reduction and human resources development, as well as strengthen measures to increase two-way trade turnover between the two … [Read more...]

Conference discusses key role of Army in fight against crime

A dog helps customs officials to check passengers' luggage at the Huu Nghi International Border Gate in the northern province of Lang Son.—VNA/VNS Photo Hoang Hung

HA NOI (VNS)— The army held a key role in fighting crime, said Deputy Prime Minster Nguyen Xuan Phuc yesterday. Phuc made the statement at a conference held by the Ministry of National Defence to review a campaign against crime, illegal drugs, smuggling and trade fraud. He said each soldier should join the fight against smuggling and preventing trade fraud. Phuc also said the ministry should work more effectively in inspecting border lines and crime hot spots so it could introduce appropriate controls. He also instructed the ministry to closely work with neighbouring countries that share borders with Viet Nam. During the three-month anti-crime campaign that began last December, authorised agencies handled 245 cases of drug smuggling involving 300 people and 120kg of heroin. The army also handled another 4,600 cases involving security, arrested 26 people for people trafficking and rescued 33 victims. The Ministry of Public Security yesterday also held a conference to … [Read more...]

Efforts made to help poor enjoy warm Tet

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The Government is working to ensure that even disadvantaged people can celebrate the Lunar New Year pleasantly to welcome a prosperous year. Last weekend, Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Thien Nhan presented Tet gifts to 400 policy beneficiary families and Agent Orange/dioxin victims in the southern province of Bac Lieu and Tra Vinh. Deputy Prime Minster Nguyen Xuan Phuc also presented gifts to war veterans and heroic Vietnamese mothers in the central city of Quang Ngai. During his working visit to the location on February 3, he asked local authorities to ensure that no one will go hungry during Tet. Meanwhile, the Government’s support programme helped local authorities in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai deliver 185 tonnes of rice to about 17,000 poor people, mainly from the Mong, Dao and Ha Nhi ethnic groups. In northern Ninh Binh province, the provincial Fatherland Front Committee and Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam gave 130 presents to poor … [Read more...]

Deputy PM Phuc received Thailand’s NACC Chief

(VOV) - Deputy Prime Minster Nguyen Xuan Phuc has received the Chairman of the National Anti-Corruption Commission of Thailand (NACC), Panthep Klanarongran, who is on a working visit to Vietnam from September 21-25. At the reception on September 21, Mr Phuc praised the NACC delegation's visit as a contribution to strengthening the friendship and cooperation between Vietnam and Thailand. He said Vietnam always attaches great importance to combating corruption which is one of the top priorities in building a professional and modern administration and keeping it operating in an open and transparent manner as well as raising the responsibility of those who are involved in public affairs. … [Read more...]

Officials and presents

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The vice chief inspector of the Government Inspectorate Tran Duc Luong said in an interview with an online newswire, that it is the best for officials to refuse presents. Officials who have to receive presents as a last resort have handed over the presents to relevant state agencies. Such cases are minority. Over 400 officials give up presents What do you think about Deputy Prime Minster Nguyen Xuan Phuc's report that 451 officials gave up presents worth nearly VND1.8 billion ($90,000) in the last five years and this number did not reflect the real situation? A decision on offering, receiving and handing in presents of state organizations was issued in 2007. This decision includes the solution of refusing presents. We did not add to the report the number of officials who refused presents. It is the best for officials to refuse presents. Officials who had to receive presents as a last resort have handed over the presents to relevant state agencies. Such cases were minority. … [Read more...]

Phu Yen province well implementing the task of caring for members’ lives

Comrade Dang Ngoc Tung awarding merit certificates of Vietnam General Labor Federation to individuals in Phu Yen province for excellent achievements in 2014

Comrade Dang Ngoc Tung, Member of the Central Party Committee cum Chairman of Vietnam General Labor Federation has recently attended the ceremony of summing up the task for 2014 and implementing the task for the year 2015 of Phu Yen provincial Labor Federation. Comrade Tung highly appreciated the trade union activities in the past time by the Provincial Labor Federation, stressing that Phu Yen has well implemented the task of caring for members’ lives. As related to this issue, Phu Yen Newspaper held a talk with Comrade Dang Ngoc Tung. * Can you give a more concrete assessment on the task of caring for spiritual and material lives for workers-laborers (WL) of Phu Yen Labor Federation (LF) in the past time? - In 2014, lots of enterprises faced with numerous difficulties but with the efforts of WL of the entire province, the competence of working hard and enthusiastically of trade unions at all levels did timely support and encourage the task fulfillments, particularly the … [Read more...]

22 officials recommended for Politburo, Secretariat membership

Mr. To Huy Rua.

VietNamNet Bridge – The list of 22 officials recommended as members of the Politburo and the Central Party Committee’s Secretariat has been prepared, including under-40 candidates, said To Huy Rua, the head of the Organizing Committee of the Vietnam Communist Party Central Committee. Speaking at the committee’s meeting on Tuesday, Rua said that this year the agency will focus on preparation and services for the 12th Party Congress. Tuoi Tre Newspaper quoted Rua as saying that, with the advice of the Central Organizing Committee, the Politburo has decided a list of 290 key officials for the upcoming terms of the Central Party Committee, including 22 members of the Politburo and the Secretariat, the most important bodies of the Party. Speaking to the media on the sidelines of the meeting, Mr. Tran Luu Hai, deputy head of the Central Organization Committee, said the preparation of top-ranking personnel is not only for this term but the following terms, so some … [Read more...]

No official with corruption signs to be included in Party committees

Secretary of the provincial Party Committee Bui Thanh Quyen awards certificates of merit to collectives with outstanding achievements in internal affairs and anti-corruption in 2014

The Hai Duong provincial Party Committee's Standing Board on January 23 morning executed internal affairs, anti-corruption, and judicial reform in 2015. In his directive speech at the conference, Mr. Pham Anh Tuan, Deputy Head of the Central Party Committee's Commission for Internal Affairs, asked levels, sectors, localities, and units in 2015 to attach much importance to inspections, review conclusions of socio-economic inspections, and resolutely transfer cases with corruption signs to investigative bodies. Units in the interior bloc should intensify coordination with relevant competent bodies and organizations to receive and solve petitions and reports on the personnel expected to be elected to Party committees in new tenures and resolutely not to include the officials with corruption signs in Party committees. Hai Duong authorities should pay further attention to efficiently implementing judicial reform strategies and building facilities for effective performance of judicial … [Read more...]