11th Party Congress announces CPVCC members

The 11th National Congress of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) on January 18 elected 175 official members and 25 alternate members to CPV Central Committee (CPVCC) for the 11th tenure. The following is the list of the official members of the 11th CPVCC: 1. Hoang Tuan Anh, member of the CPVCC and Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism 2. Le Hong Anh, Politburo member of the CPVCC and General and Minister of Public Security 3. Le Thi Thu Ba, member of the CPVCC, member of the … [Read more...]

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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 … [Read more...]

Social network sites bring societal change

A very common scene in many WiFi cafes, where people, sitting alone or in a group, concentrate on their own mobile phones to surf Facebook. They hardly say one word to one another as they lose themselves to their devices. — VNS Photo Truong Vi

by Le Huong In a dimly lit and heavily decorated room of a cafe in downtown Ha Noi, Tran Manh Tien and his four friends share the same table and are all busy surfing the net on their mobile phones and iPads. In their regular Saturday night meetings, they hardly say one word to one another as they lose themselves on Facebook pages. Sipping on a coffee or a fruit juice with their eyes transfixed on their phones, the occasional smile will appear on their screen-lit faces as they share views and … [Read more...]

19th “ASEAN Youth Day” opened in Hanoi

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(CPV) - The 19th "ASEAN Youth Day" was opened on November 12 by the National Committee on Youth of Vietnam (NCYV) in Hanoi. The event is held in Hanoi and Ha Long city with the participation of youth delegates from ASEAN countries. This is a forum for youth organizations and prominent individuals of the ASEAN countries to share their experiences in the work towards community development, promote the role of the creativity of youth in socio-economic development of the country, support ASEAN … [Read more...]

UNV funds voluntary activities in Vietnam

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(CPV) - Mr. Phan Van Mai, Permanent Secretary of the Central Committee of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union and Chairman of the Vietnam Youth Federation, and Mr. Richard Dictus, Executive Coordinator of the United Nations Volunteers (UNV), on November 5 signed a coordination program for the second phase of the project on strengthening voluntary activity capacity for the development of Vietnam. Accordingly, UNV committed to support USD132,000 for the Centre for voluntary resource information … [Read more...]

Presenting milk to children in Central region

The launching ceremony (Photo: doanthanhnien.vn)(CPV) - The Central Committee of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union and the Central Committee of Vietnam Youth Federation and Abbott Nutrition Vietnam have launched the program "Giving nutrition, granting compassion" for poor children in Central Vietnam. Accordingly, the program will present 500,000 boxes of Grow milk, worth a total of about VND5 billion, for children aged 3 years and older in 9 central provinces from Thanh Hoa to Quang Ngai, … [Read more...]

Saluting the flag on Big Truong Sa Island

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On May 11th, the delegation of the Youth Journey for the homeland's sea and island made landfall on Big Truong Sa Island. The delegation saluted the flag, burnt incense before the statue of heroic martyrs, commemorated Uncle Ho, visited Truong Sa Pagoda, presented gifts and exchanged art performance with soldiers and people on the island. In the morning of May 12, the delegation continued to visit, presented gifts and held exchanges with the DK 11 and DK 12 frame houses. The ship carrying the … [Read more...]

Painting contest for children on protecting water resources

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The Hanoitimes - The Central Young Pioneers' Association and the Vietnamese Children Development and Support Centre in Hanoi organised a painting contest for children, themed "Protecting water resources is to protect the life". Secretary of the Central Committee of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union and head of the Central Young Pioneers' Association Nguyen Thi Ha emphasized that protection of water resources is extremely significant for life. In Youth Month 2013, with the theme of … [Read more...]

Painting contest for children on protecting water sources

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Photo for illustration (Source: tinmoitruong.vn) (CPV) - The Central Young Pioneers' Association and the Vietnamese Children Development and Support Centre in Hanoi on February 27 organised a painting contest for children, themed "Protecting water resources is to protect the life". Secretary of the Central Committee of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union and head of the Central Young Pioneers' Association Nguyen Thi Ha emphasized that protection of water resources is extremely significant … [Read more...]

7th Congress of Vietnam Youth’s Union held

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On January 24, the Central Committee of the Vietnam Youth's Union held its 7th congress, term VI, in Hanoi. At the congress, comrade Phan Van Mai, the Standing Secretary of the Central Committee of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union, was elected as Chairman of the Central Committee of the Vietnam Youth's Union, term VI. At the conference, the deputies elected Mr. Lo Quang Tu, member of the Standing Committee, Standing Deputy Head of the Department of Youth Gathering Solidarity under … [Read more...]

Hanoi hosts National Congress of Vietnam Youth Union

The 10th National Congress of the Youth Union was officially opened at the My Dinh National Convention Center in Hanoi on December 12. Attending the meeting were Nguyen Phu Trong, general secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Vietnam; Nong Duc Manh, former General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Vietnam; Truong Tan Sang, President of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam; Tran Duc Luong, former President of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam; … [Read more...]

Party Chief receives Military Youth Union delegates

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PANO – A delegation of 50 participants in the 8th Military Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union Congress, led by Deputy Chief of the General Department of Politics, Lieutenant General Dao Duy Minh, visited and reported achievements to Party General Secretary and Secretary of the Military Commission Nguyen Phu Trong, on the afternoon of November 28th. The Party General Secretary warmly welcomed the delegates of the 8th Military Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union Congress, who were highlighted as … [Read more...]

35 outstanding enterprise lecturers honoured

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The Hanoitimes - On November 11th, in Hanoi, the Central Committee of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union and the Central Committee of the Vietnam Youth Federation held a ceremony to honour 35 outstanding enterprise lecturers. Addressing at the ceremony, Permanent Secretary of the Central Committee of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union, Phan Van Mai, said that to support and elevate the skills of young people seeking jobs, the Central Committee of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union … [Read more...]

Vietnam youth leader calls for more contact with Chinese youth

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The Vietnamese youth union leader said at a meeting with his Chinese counterpart on Tuesday that the two countries need to enhance direct contact between their youth. Nguyen Dac Vinh, secretary of the Central Committee of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union, (L) with his Chinese counterpart at a meeting in Hanoi on December 20. … [Read more...]

2012 summer youth volunteer program to open

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(VOVworld) - A 2012 summer youth volunteer program themed "Youth joining hands to build new rural areas", will be launched this Sunday in Ha Tinh city. The program, which aims to promote the youth's vanguard role in socio-economic development, focuses on building new rural areas, ensuring traffic safety and order, protecting the environment, and assisting rural high school graduates in university entrance examinations. Other activities to support the community include blood donations, social … [Read more...]

Youth Year 2011 marks young people’s contributions to national development

Vietnamese Youth has made great contribution to national construction and defence. Nguyen Dac Vinh, Secretary of the Central Committee of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union said so while talking to VOV reporter about the achievement of the Youth Year 2011. Mr. Vinh said many activities over the past year including environmental protection, volunteerism and paying debts of gratitude to martyrs have attracted millions of young people to participate in. Besides, the Year of Youth also aims to … [Read more...]

Ship for Southeast Asian Youth Program anchors

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The 38th Ship for Southeast Asian Youth Program (SSEAYP) with 329 delegates aboard anchored at Saigon Port today afternoon to pay courtesy call and engage in cultural exchanges and social activities with local youths. Phan Van Mai (L), Secretary of the Central Committee of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union, greets a member of the Japanese delegation aboard the 38th SSEAYPPhoto: Tuoi Tre From December 4-7, members of the ship will join with … [Read more...]

Ship for Southeast Asian Youth Program anchors in HCMC

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The 38th Ship for Southeast Asian Youth Program (SSEAYP) with 329 delegates aboard anchored at Saigon Port today afternoon pay courtesy calls to state leaders and engage in cultural exchanges and social activities with local youths. Phan Van Mai (L), Secretary of the Central Committee of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union, greets a member of the Japanese delegation aboard the 38th SSEAYPPhoto: Tuoi Tre From December 4-7, members of the ship … [Read more...]

SOCIAL NEWS 31/7

Ho Chi Minh City rejects demand for waste imports The Ho Chi Minh City People's Committee yesterday officially rejected a waste treatment company's demand to import 10,000 tons of waste from the US. The city's government has ordered the municipal Department of Natural Resources and Environment not to approve the demand from Vietnam Waste Solution Company (VWS) to import uncategorized waste for a trial operation of its waste separating plant. Early this week, VWS, investor of the Da Phuoc … [Read more...]