Former Party General Secretary Le Kha Phieu visited Division 304 on February 27, 2000. (A photo from archives) On May 1, 1950, Mr. Le Kha Phieu joined the army and he was posted to Regiment 66, Division 304 or Vinh Quang Unit (one of the precedents of current Army Corps 2). From 1954 to 1958, he was appointed as company commander and then the Chief of the Political Office of Regiment 9, Division 304. … [Read more...] about Army Corps 2 committed to following the late Party Chief’s example
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The same day, Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni; President of the Cambodian People's Party (CPP), Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen; President of the National Assembly Samdech Heng Samrin and President of the Senate Samdech Say Chhum also sent messages of condolences to Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong, other senior leaders of Vietnam and the family of former Party General Secretary Le Kha Phieu. … [Read more...] about Foreign top leaders send condolences to Vietnam over former Party leader’s passing
This year’s celebration has the theme “The Vietnam we want in 2030: The Youth act for a clean environment”. In his opening speech, Nguyen Ngoc Luong, Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union emphasised that all members of the Youth Union at all levels as well as all other young people need to raise awareness among their communities on climate change, environmental protection, and the negative impact of plastic bags and waste through modern communication channels and on social media. It is necessary to strengthen the capacity, knowledge and skills of the Youth Union, and other youth organisations on environment protection on how to cope with climate change, to pilot and popularise models of environmental protection and adaptability to climate change, and to promote innovative green startups and green business ideas, he stressed. Michael Croft, UNESCO Representative in Vietnam and Co-chair of the UN Youth Working Group said that today’s young people … [Read more...] about 2020 International Youth Day: Vietnamese youth takes action for a cleaner environment
Have you noticed how the public face of Vietnam is a beautiful woman in an ao dai? That the control of the country sits in the hands of women in offices everywhere who make deals, check details and arrange stuff. The whole country probably wouldn’t last a minute without all those women co-coordinating, reporting, checking, filing and documenting every male decision and action. Your ‘better half’ may be better than you think. … [Read more...] about Women and flowers: Happy Vietnamese Women’s Day!
Along with the achievement of strengthening the fiscal situation through cutting overspending and closely controlling the public and Government debts and tightening the provision of Government guarantees for new loans, the public debt rate (as a ratio of GDP) plummeted from 63.7 per cent in 2016 to less than 55 per cent at the end of 2019. … [Read more...] about Public debt need to be mobilised from domestic financial reserve funds, says expert