According to war veterans who used to fight side by side with Mr. Le Kha Phieu in the past war, he was a talented leader. They all said Mr. Le Kha Phieu had a brilliant mind and he was a far-sighted, resourceful and decisive leader. They recalled, after winning big victories in central Laos in 1965, Mr. Le Kha Phieu convened key officers of the regiment to draw lessons from the battle. He said, “Although we have obtained an important victory, we still made mistakes during the operation. We should seriously discuss, analyze and learn from our mistakes so as to win more victories in the future.” … [Read more...] about Army Corps 2 committed to following the late Party Chief’s example
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In a message of condolences sent to Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong on August 8, Chinese Party General Secretary and President Xi Jinping said comrade Le Kha Phieu was an eminent leader of the Vietnamese Party and State who led the Vietnamese people to great victories in the process of socialism building and renewal. He was also a close comrade and friend of the Chinese Party and people, contributing to the building of the China – Vietnam relationship under the motto “friendly neighborhood, comprehensive cooperation, long-term stability, and future orientation”. … [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
A recent conference on world food security pointed out the demand for more women in the STEM sector. STEM stands for Science, Technology, Education and Mathematics. Female access to the same physical and economic resources as men, they claimed, could raise farm output by as much as 10 to 20 percent - undeniably important with the Mekong’s uncertain future food output. … [Read more...] about Women and flowers: Happy Vietnamese Women’s Day!
The disbursement of public investment capital, including ODA loans and foreign preferential loans from the beginning of the year until now is very slow, the implementation of 100 per cent capital plan assigned by the NA and the Government requires great efforts. Currently, there are over $10 billion of ODA and foreign preferential loans, which have been signed and need to be disbursed instantly according to commitments with donors. … [Read more...] about Public debt need to be mobilised from domestic financial reserve funds, says expert