Deputy PM meets Lao, Cambodian war veterans

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Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc hosted a reception for delegates from the Lao National War Veterans' Association and the Cambodian War Veteran Association in Hanoi on Dec. 20. … [Read more...]

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Market health depends on eradication of fraudulent goods

The prevention of smuggling and the trade in counterfeits was at the centre of an online conference held by the Government Portal on October 31, with a focus on ensuring the health of the market. Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Head of the National Steering Committee on the Prevention and Control of Smuggling, Trade Fraud and Fake Commodities, called upon ministries, sectors and localities to step up their efforts to prosecute violators. Deputy Head of the Market Management … [Read more...]

Deputy PM meets Lao media chief

HA NOI (VNS) - Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc received a delegation from the Lao News Agency KPL, led by its general director, Sounthone Khanthavong, in the capital city yesterday. At the reception, the Deputy Prime Minister and concurrent head of the Viet Nam-Laos Co-operation Sub-Committee said the effective collaboration between KPL and the Vietnam News Agency (VNA) had greatly contributed to the development of traditional friendship, special solidarity and comprehensive co-operation … [Read more...]

No-man’s land

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VietNamNet Bridge - Drug addicts roam the street, indulging themselves into heroin orgies, littering syringes and needles after use at public places like in no-man's land, and putting the people in HCMC at risk, all without being checked or deterred. Police are there, law enforcement agencies are there, and rehab or detoxification centers are there, but social vices related to drug abuse are still mushrooming, simply because of the absence of a workable legal corridor, though municipal … [Read more...]

Deputy PM welcomes Lao News Agency delegation

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Deputy PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc received General Director of KLP Sounthone Khanthavong (Photo: VNA) Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc received a delegation from the Lao News Agency KPL led by General Director Sounthone Khanthavong in Hanoi on October 28. At the reception, Deputy PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc, who is also head of the Vietnam-Laos Cooperation Sub-committee, said that the effective collaboration between KPL and the Vietnam News Agency (VNA) has greatly contributed to the development of … [Read more...]

Political News 27/10

Vietnam, Argentina enjoy fruitful relations The Vietnam-Argentina traditional friendship and the strong development of bilateral cooperation over recent year were highlighted at an event marking the 41st anniversary diplomatic ties between the two countries in Buenos Aires on October 25. The event was co-organised by the Argentinean parliamentarians' friendship group with Vietnam (GPAV), the Argentina-Vietnam Cultural Institute (ICAV) and the Vietnamese Embassy in Argentina. Speakers at the … [Read more...]

Festival of ethnic groups in Thanh Hoa province

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Deputy PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc and participants at the a festival of ethnic groups in Thanh Hoa province (Photo: VGP/Le Son) (VOVworld) - Deputies Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has praised ethnic groups in Thanh Hoa province for their achievement in infrastructure improvement, cultural identities preservation and poverty reduction. Speaking at the provincial festival of the ethnic groups on Sunday, the Deputy Prime Minister urged local authorities to mobilize resources for development, poverty … [Read more...]

Vientiane, Hanoi work to bolster affiliation

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Chairman of the Hanoi People's Committee Nguyen The Thao (right) and Lord Mayor of the Lao capital Vientiane Sinlavong Khoutphaythoune. (Source: VNA) Lord Mayor of the Lao capital Vientiane Sinlavong Khoutphaythoune sought Hanoi's sharing of successful management models and experience as well as assistance in building of the Capital Law. During his talks with Chairman of the Hanoi People's Committee Nguyen The Thao in Hanoi on October 24, the Vientiane leader also asked for Hanoi's … [Read more...]

Deputy PM asks for enhanced investigation to unveil new tricks in smuggling

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Deputy PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc (standing) addresses the working session. (Credit: VGP) … [Read more...]

Deputy PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc welcomes Vientiane’s Lord Mayor

Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc (R) and Lord Mayor of Laos' Vientiane capital Sinlavong Khoutphaythoune (Photo: VNA)

(VOVworld) - Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said the Vietnamese Party and State always attach special importance to and give top priority to reinforcing and strengthening relations with Laos. During his reception for visiting Lord Mayor of Laos' Vientiane, Sinlavong Khoutphaythoune, in Hanoi on Friday, Phuc stated that Vietnam's ministries, sectors and localities are working hard to effectively implement agreements reached between the two countries. Phuc expressed his delight at the … [Read more...]

Laos, Vietnam foster cooperative ties

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(VOV) -Vietnam always gives top priority to strengthening cooperative relations with Laos, affirmed Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc while receiving a delegation from Vientiane, Laos, in Hanoi on October 24. The Lao delegation was led by Party Secretary and Mayor of Vientiane, Sinlavong Khoutphaythoune, who spoke highly of valuable support from the Vietnamese Party, State, Government and people for Laos' past struggle for national liberation as well as its current socio-economic … [Read more...]

Deputy PM: Vietnam prioritises fostering relations with Laos

Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc receives Vientiane Mayor Sinlavong Khoutphaythoune. (Image credit: VNA) … [Read more...]

Lao capital’s Lord Mayor welcomed in Hanoi

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Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc (R) and Lord Mayor of Laos' Vientiane capital Sinlavong Khoutphaythoune (Photo: VNA) Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has said the Vietnamese Party and State always attach special importance to and give top priority to reinforcing and strengthening relations with Laos. During his reception for visiting Lord Mayor of Laos' Vientiane capital Sinlavong Khoutphaythoune in Hanoi on October 24, Phuc stated that Vietnam's ministries, sectors and … [Read more...]

Ignominy as ex-leader caught lying about Vietnam war heroism

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Ho Xuan Man in a file photo The government has asked the President to revoke the title awarded to a former high-ranking Party official in light of recent findings that he had fabricated his Vietnam War achievements. On Wednesday Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc called on President Truong Tan Sang to revoke the title of People's Armed Forces Hero awarded to Ho Xuan Man, a former member of the Communist Party Central Committee and former Party chief of Thua Thien-Hue Province. It followed … [Read more...]

Vietnam ensures IPU-132 preparations in order

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Deputy PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc speaks at the meeting in Hanoi on October 22. (Credit: VNA) NDO - Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc hosted a meeting in Hanoi on October 22 in preparation for the 132nd General Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU-132). Deputy PM Phuc, also Deputy Head of the State Steering Committee for IPU-132 Organisation, asked sub-committees to make thorough preparations to ensure security, safety and medical care for delegates at the gathering's venues in an … [Read more...]

Meeting to prepare logistics for IPU 132 convenes

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(VOVworld)- Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Deputy Chief of the State Steering Committee for the 132ndGeneral Assembly of Inter-Parliamentary Union chaired a meeting to ensure security and logistics for the event. Mr. Phuc asked sub-committees to make thorough preparations to ensure safety, security and health care for the delegates. He stressed the need to work out thorough plans on granting visas, ensuring traffic flows, and preparing airports and immigration procedures. Phuc said … [Read more...]

Social News 22/10

Free health checks offered in Kien Giang Over 500 disadvantaged people in the Cuu Long (Mekong Delta) province of Kien Giang received free health screening on Sunday. At the programme, organised in An Minh Bac Commune in U Minh Thuong District by local authorities, the Thien Tam Charity Foundation belonging to the Tan Binh District Red Cross, and Bayer Viet Nam, medicines and supplies like instant noodles and cooking oil were also donated to the beneficiaries. They were taught how to grow … [Read more...]

Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc receives Russian medical researchers

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(VOVworld) - Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc expressed his hope that Russian scientists will continue to support Vietnam in scientific research, specialist technology, and professional training at a reception for a delegation of scientists from Russia in Hanoi on Monday. The Deputy Prime Minister hailed the delegation for its visit to Vietnam, expressing his thanks to the State and people of Russia for helping Vietnam during its struggle for national independence. He was particularly … [Read more...]

Political News 21/10

President confident about trade with RoK Bilateral trade between Vietnam and the Republic of Korea (RoK) is likely to hit US$70 billion by 2020 once their bilateral free trade agreement is implemented, President Truong Tan Sang said. In a meeting with former RoK President Lee Myung-bak in Hanoi on October 20, the host noted with delight that almost all of the RoK's top corporations now operate in Vietnam. Additionally, the number of RoK nationals living and working in Vietnam is on the rise, … [Read more...]

Deputy Prime Minister honours Russian medical scientists

HA NOI (VNS) - Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc yesterday expressed hopes that Russian scientists would continue supporting Viet Nam in scientific research, specialist technology and professional training. Phuc made this statement at a reception for a delegation of Russian scientists who arrived here yesterday. The Deputy Prime Minister hailed the delegation for its visit and thanked the State and people of Russia for helping Viet Nam during its struggle for national independence. He … [Read more...]