The list of 200 members of the 11th Party Central Committee

The list of 175 official members of the 11th Party Central Committee No. Name Position 1. Hoàng Tuấn Anh Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism 2. Lê Hồng Anh Politburo member, High-ranking General, Minister of Public Security 3. Lê Thị Thu Ba Member of the National Assembly Standing Committee, Chairwoman of the National Assembly's Committee for Justice 4. Hà Ban Party Secretary of Kon Tum province 5. Bùi Quang Bền Party Secretary of Kien Giang province 6. Dương Thanh Bình Party Secretary of Ca Mau province 7. Nguyễn Hoà Bình Party Secretary of Quang Ngai province 8. Nguyễn Thái Bình Deputy Minister of Home Affairs, Chief of the Government's Religion Department 9. Nguyễn Thanh Bình Party Secretary, Chairman of the People's Council of Ha Tinh province 10. Nguyễn Văn Bình Vice Governor of the State Bank of Vietnam 11. Phan Thanh Bình Member of HCM City Party … [Read more...]

11th Party Congress in the eye of int’l leaders and reporters

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VietNamNet Bridge - The 11th National Congress of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) has received warm applause from international experts and reporters over the past ten days. Nguyen Phu Trong elected as Party Secretary General The list of 200 members of the 11th Party Central Committee 11th Party Central Committee announced They highly appreciated Vietnam's achievements since the renewal process was launched in 1986 and expressed their belief that with policies and strategies approved at the Congress, and under the sound leadership of the Party, Vietnam will see more significant developments in the future. … [Read more...]

Social News 2/2

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Hanoi cancels Phuc Tho Buffalo Fighting Festival A buffalo fighting festival in Phuc Tho District has been cancelled this year because of controversy over concern it promotes cruelty to animals. Nguyen Khac Loi, deputy director of Hanoi Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism, signed the order banning the festival on January 27. The Phuc Tho Buffalo Fighting Festival attracted considerable local and international media attention last year when 76 fought, with the winning beast publicly slaughtered, ostensibly as an offering to deities, but the meat was sold at high prices. In response to widespread criticism about the cruelty of the event, the Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism, Hoang Anh Tuan, asked localities not to organize events that might incite violence. Embassy brings detained fishermen home from Malaysia A delegation from the Embassy of Vietnam in Malaysia has visited the 86 Vietnamese fishermen being detained in the eastern Malaysian state of Sarawak. The … [Read more...]

Free gifts, coach tickets for the needy ahead of Tet

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The Hanoitimes - President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan presented 120 New Year (Tet) gifts to families of war heroes, Agent Orange/dioxin victims and poor students in Giao Thuy district, in the northern province of Nam Dinh on January 30. He also took the occasion to ask the provincial authorities to do their best for the cause of sustainable poverty reduction. The same day, nearly 60 coaches departed from Ho Chi Minh City carrying poor students to their native regions and homes, so they can be reunited with their families ahead of the Tet festival. The programme, co-hosted by the Ho Chi Minh City Communist Youth Union, the Support Centre for Ho Chi Minh City Students, Thanh Nien (Young People) newspaper and PepsiCo. Vietnam, offers free travel tickets to 5,000 poor students, workers and people living with disabilities in Hanoi, Da Nang and Ho Chi Minh City. On January 31 and February 2, the next set of coaches will depart from the three … [Read more...]

Spring Newspaper Festival 2016 opens in Hanoi

The participants cut the ribbon to open Hanoi Spring Newspaper Festival 2016

The Hanoitimes - On January 29, Hanoi Spring Newspaper Festival 2016 was officially opened at Vietnam-Soviet Friendship Palace. This is an annual activity organized by Journalists Association in collaboration with the Hanoi Department of Information and the City`s Emulation and Reward Board . Attending the opening ceremony, there were City Vice Chairman Le Hong Son; Vice President of Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee Le Ba Trinh; Vice Chairman of Vietnam Journalists Association - President of Hanoi Journalists Association Ho Quang Loi. Spring Newspaper Festival is an opportunity for newspaper press agencies to exchange, meet and introduce press releases. It is also the occasion of Hanoi's press agencies to summarize, look back on the achievements of construction and development activities throughout the year. When Spring Newspaper Festival is concluded, the publications will be sent to the Organizing Committee to attend the Spring Newspaper Festival in other provinces … [Read more...]

Gala performance welcomes 12th National Party Congress’s success

The grand gala leaving good impression on the aundiences

A special gala performance was held in Hanoi on the night of January 28 to welcome the success of the freshly-concluded 12th National Congress of the Communist Party of Vietnam. Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong joined National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung and President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan, among others, at the event. Addressing the gala, the Party chief stressed the great success of the 12th National Party Congress, saying the Congress is a very important political event and a new landmark in the cause of national construction and defence. On behalf of the Party and State as well as the delegates to the 12th National Party Congress, he conveyed the deep gratitude to the entire Party, people, the army, overseas Vietnamese and friends worldwide for their attention to and valuable feedback on the event. The Party leader expressed his hope that the Party Committees, authorities and Vietnam Fatherland Front at all levels, … [Read more...]

Gala performance salutes 12th National Party Congress’s success

Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong addresses the gala performance - Source: VNA

A special gala performance was held in Hanoi on the night of January 28 to welcome the success of the freshly-concluded 12th National Congress of the Communist Party of Vietnam. Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong joined National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung and President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan, among others, at the event. Addressing the gala, the Party chief stressed the great success of the 12th National Party Congress, saying the Congress is a very important political event and a new landmark in the cause of national construction and defence. On behalf of the Party and State as well as the delegates to the 12th National Party Congress, he conveyed the deep gratitude to the entire Party, people, the army, overseas Vietnamese and friends worldwide for their attention to and valuable feedback on the event. The Party leader expressed his hope that the Party Committees, authorities and Vietnam Fatherland Front at all levels, … [Read more...]

Pretension to the 12th Party Congress resolution

Nguyen Phu Trong re-elected Party General Secretary for next tenure

The Hanoitimes - After 8 working days, the 12th Congress of the Party successfully concluded. Delegates attended the Congress shared their ideas with the media about how to bring to life a resolution adopted at the 12th National Party Congress. The 12th National Party Congress announced the election outcomes for the 12th PCC, which comprises 180 official members and 20 alternate members. The results showed that 100 members of the 11th PCC stayed in the new PCC, including seven Politburo members: Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong, Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Vice National Assembly Chairwomen Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan and Tong Thi Phong, Minister of Public Security Tran Dai Quang, Head of the Party Central Committee's Commission for Information and Education Dinh The Huynh, and President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan. Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Cao Duc Phat, who was re-elected to the 12th Party Central Committee, … [Read more...]

Putting trust in the decisions of 12th Party Central Committee

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The Hanoitimes - Meeting of the 12th National Party Congress is going on, Vietnamese people showed their trust and expectations in the Party Central Committee’s practical decisions and policies.. Nguyen Ngoc Hung, a resident in Hanoi’s Tay Ho district, said a majority of people believe that the new Party Central Committee (PCC), which was elected on January 26 during the ongoing 12th National Party Congress, will take on changes. He explained that the average age of the newly elected PCC members is lower than their predecessors, and they have been undergoing targeted training. Le Van Tan, Secretary of the Party cell of Nghia Tan ward in the capital city’s Cau Giay district, expressed his hope that the new crop of leaders will lead the country to the next level of development, along with firmly defending the nation’s territorial integrity. For his part, Phan Van Do, a resident of Nghia Do ward, said he expects the young and intellectually competent members … [Read more...]

Structure of 12th Party Central Committee

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The average age of the 12th Party Central Committee's 200 members is 53, as according to the list announced by the 12th National Party Congress on the afternoon of January 26. The new Party Central Committee (PCC) has 20 female members and 17 ethnic minorities. The re-elected included seven from the 11th tenure Political Bureau, namely Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong, Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, National Assembly Vice Chairwomen Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan and Tong Thi Phong, Minister of Public Security Tran Dai Quang, Head of the Party Central Committee's Commission for Information and Education Dinh The Huynh, and President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan. In terms of the age structure, among the 180 official members, 26 are under 50; 142 others in the group of 51-60; and the remainder, above 61. The two youngest official members are Secretary of the Da Nang municipal Party Committee Nguyen Xuan Anh and Secretary of the Kien … [Read more...]

People put trust in 12th Party Central Committee

Leaders of the Party and State, and delegates cast their vote on members of the 12th Party Central Committee - Photo: VNA

People, officials and Party members showed their trust in the 12th Party Central Committee’s competence and capacity to steer the country towards prosperity with practical decisions and policies. Nguyen Ngoc Hung, a resident in Hanoi’s Tay Ho district, said a majority of people believe that the new Party Central Committee (PCC), which was elected on January 26 during the ongoing 12th National Party Congress, will take on changes. He explained that the average age of the newly elected PCC members is lower than their predecessors, and they have been undergoing targeted training. Le Van Tan, Secretary of the Party cell of Nghia Tan ward in the capital city’s Cau Giay district, expressed his hope that the new crop of leaders will lead the country to the next level of development, along with firmly defending the nation’s territorial integrity. For his part, Phan Van Do, a resident of Nghia Do ward, said he expects the young and intellectually competent members … [Read more...]

List of 200 members of the 12th Party Central Committee

I. Official members

The following is the list of 180 official members and 20 alternate members of the 12th Party Central Committee. 1. Nguyen Hoang Anh - Party Secretary of Cao Bang Province 2. Chu Ngoc Anh - Deputy Minister of Science - Technology 3. Nguyen Thuy Anh - Deputy Chair of the National Assembly Committee for Social Affairs 4. Tran Tuan Anh - Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade 5. Nguyen Xuan Anh - Da Nang Party Secretary 6. Ha Ban - Deputy Head of the Central Organizing Committee 7. Nguyen Hoa Binh - Head of the People's Supreme Procuracy 8. Truong Hoa Binh - Chief Justice of the People's Supreme Court 9. Duong Thanh Binh - Party Secretary of Ca Mau 10. Nguyen Thanh Binh - Deputy Head of the Central Organizing Committee 11. Phan Thanh Binh - Director of the National University, Ho Chi Minh City 12. Nguyen Van Binh - Governor of the State Bank of Vietnam 13. Tat Thanh Cang - Deputy Party Secretary of HCM City 14. Bui Minh Chau - Deputy Party Secretary and Chairman of Phu Tho … [Read more...]

Delegates expect stronger Party building during 12th tenure

Delegates attend the event - Source: VNA

Delegates attending the ongoing 12th National Party Congress in Hanoi have underscored the need to further promote Party building, with a focus on being consistent with a relevant resolution adopted by the 11th Party Central Committee’s fourth plenum. Vu Trong Kim, Vice President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee, told a Vietnam News Agency reporter that the resolution suits current realities and expectations of officials, Party members and people nationwide, adding that the Party build-up and renewal must be made a regular task. In his viewpoint, it is crucial to raise the spirit of criticism and self-criticism in an honest, straightforward and open manner in line with Party principles, while conducting mutual supervision. Ngo Duy Hieu from Hanoi said delegates generally hoped that alongside the socio-economic development task, more attention should be paid to Party building through inspecting, overseeing and dealing with any violations. He stressed that … [Read more...]

Party Congress: delegates propose anti-corruption measures

Hanoi, January 25 (VNA) – The 11th Party Central Committee’s report on documents submitted to the 12th National Party Congress defines the fight against corruption and wastefulness as a regular, important but hard task that requires time. Talking with the Vietnam News Agency on the sidelines of the ongoing 12th National Party Congress, many delegates stressed the importance of anti-corruption efforts, saying that combatting corruption requires the participation of the entire society to bring about greater change. Delegate Le Hoang Phung from Lam Dong province suggested putting anti-corruption work high on the agenda which, he said, is the aspiration of the whole Party and people, and one of the tasks of all-level Party organisations. Delegate Nguyen Van Cong from Dong Thap province underlined the need to control the income of officials, especially those in charge of sensitive economic sectors. Echoing the delegates’ views, delegate Nguyen Viet Dung from Ho Chi … [Read more...]

Party delegates call for anti-corruption policies

HA NOi (VNS) — The 11th Party Central Committee's report on documents submitted to the 12th National Party Congress defines the fight against corruption and wastefulness as an important task, but also a difficult one that will take time to accomplish. Talking with the Vietnam News Agency on the sidelines of the ongoing 12th National Party Congress, many delegates stressed the importance of anti-corruption efforts, saying that combating corruption requires the participation of the entire society to bring about greater change. Delegate Le Hoang Phung from Lam Dong Province suggested putting anti-corruption work at the top of the agenda. He said this is the aspiration of the whole Party and people, and one of the tasks of all-level Party organisations. Delegate Nguyen Van Cong from Dong Thap Province stressed the need to control the income of officials, especially those in charge of sensitive economic sectors. Echoing the delegates' views, delegate Nguyen Viet Dung from HCM City … [Read more...]

Information about nominees for key positions

Mr. Vu Trong Kim exchanged with local media

The Hanoitimes - Mr. Nguyen Phu Trong, Mr. Tran Dai Quang, Mr. Nguyen Xuan Phuc and Ms. Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan have been nominated for being in 4 key positions: General Secretary, State President, Prime Minister and Chairman of the National Assembly. On January 24, Central Committee member Vu Trong Kim confirmed in an interview with local media that Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong has been nominated for being re-elected to the country's top post. The official also said that current Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has been nominated for the post of Prime Minister, Public Security Minister Tran Dai Quang for President and Vice-Chair of the National Assembly (NA) Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan is to rise to Chairwoman. Participants in the 12th National Party Congress worked in their delegations yesterday to appraise the standards and structure of the 12th Party Central Committee and the list of nominations fielded by the 11th Party Central Committee. Speaking on the sidelines of … [Read more...]

Party personnel preparations for next tenure are thorough, democratic: delegates

Hanoi, January 24 (VNA) – Participants in the 12 th National Party Congress worked in their delegations on January 24 to appraise the standards and structure of the 12 th Party Central Committee and the list of nominations fielded by the 11 th Party Central Committee. Speaking on the sidelines of the Congress, Vu Trong Kim – an 11 th Party Central Committee member and Vice President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee – said the personnel for the next tenure was thoroughly prepared during the 12 th , 13 th and 14 th meetings of the 11 th Party Central Committee. Particularly, the 14 th meeting geared up personnel for the four key leading positions. The Politburo reported that it talked out each case and reached high consensus. Some nominees withdrew proactively. At the 14 th meeting, the 11 th Party Central Committee discussed three options, cast secret ballots and finally agreed to nominate the incumbent Party General Secretary, Nguyen Phu Trong, … [Read more...]

Party personnel preparations for next tenure are thorough, democratic

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Participants in the 12th National Party Congress worked in their delegations on January 24 to appraise the standards and structure of the 12th Party Central Committee and the list of nominations fielded by the 11th Party Central Committee. Speaking on the sidelines of the Congress, Vu Trong Kim – an 11th Party Central Committee member and Vice President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee – said the personnel for the next tenure was thoroughly prepared during the 12th , 13th and 14th meetings of the 11th Party Central Committee. Particularly, the 14th meeting geared up personnel for the four key leading positions. The Politburo reported that it talked out each case and reached high consensus. Some nominees withdrew proactively. At the 14th meeting, the 11th Party Central Committee discussed three options, cast secret ballots and finally agreed to nominate the incumbent Party General Secretary, Nguyen Phu Trong, to be re-elected to this position in the … [Read more...]

Party and State’s leaders pay homage to President Ho Chi Minh

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PANO - Leaders of the Party and State paid homage to late President Ho Chi Mịnh at his mausoleum on the morning of January 20th, on the occasion of the 12th National Congress of the Communist Party of Vietnam. Attending the event were Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong, President Truong Tan Sang, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung, National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung, President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan, Politburo members, and high-ranking officials taking part in the 12th National Party Congress. At the event, the leaders expressed their deep gratitude to the late President's great contribution to the Party's revolutionary cause and the national freedom and independence. Later, they laid wreaths at the nearby monument to commemorate the heroic martyrs who sacrificed themselves for national liberation. As planned, the 12th National Party Congress will officially take place from January 20th to 28th. The congress's preparatory … [Read more...]

Preparatory session for 12th National Party Congress held

Party Congress delegates pay floral tribute to President Ho Chi Minh at his mausoleum. (Photo: VNA)

(VOVworld) – Delegates to the 12th National Party Congress paid a floral tribute to late President Ho Chi Minh at his mausoleum in Hanoi on Wednesday ahead of the preparatory session of the Congress. On hand were Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong, President Truong Tan Sang, National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung, President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan, and members of the Political Bureau and the Secretariat of the Party Central Committee. The 12th National Congress of the Communist Party of Vietnam will take place in Hanoi from January 20-28 with a primary theme of building a strong and pure Party. 1510 delegates representing 4.5 million Party members will attend the Congress. Head of the Party Central Committee's Commission for Education and Communications Dinh The Huynh told a press briefing on Monday: "The Congress’s theme is: Promoting transparent Party building, tapping national … [Read more...]