The Central Theoretical Council held its eighth meeting in Bac Ninh Province on April 13, focusing on "a number of problems facing Vietnam's economy in the ongoing global economic crisis." To Huy Rua, Politburo Member, Secretary of the Party Central Committee, Head of the Party Central Committee's Commission for Propaganda and Education, and Chairman of the Central Theoretical Council, presented a report on theoretical and practical recession-related issues Vietnam needs to deal with. Providing an analysis of the crisis' causes, developments, and trends, the report said: "Being a component of the world economy and a member of the WTO, Vietnam's economy is still weaker but more open than some other economies in the region as well as the world. So the country cannot avoid the impact of the global economic slump. "As a result, Vietnam has seen its GDP decline, exports slow down, foreign investment fall, and some other major fields wane." The report focused on the problems Vietnam … [Read more...] about Theoretical Council mulls problems facing economy
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The meeting in panoramic view. Photo: Duc Tam - VNA In 2014, Vietnam's international integration activities were implemented synchronously effectively and had many much success in the key pillars of politics-security-defence, economics-science-education, and socio-culture. The highlight of Vietnam's international integration in 2014 was the acceleration and then conclusion of free trade agreements (FTAs). At present, Vietnam is striving to complete negotiations for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement, the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership ( RCEP) Agreement and the agreement between Vietnam and the European Free Trade Association (EFTA). Regarding Vietnam's multilateral diplomacy by 2020, the Foreign Ministry proposed some major tasks, such as hosting large-scale multilateral events, actively contributing to maintaining peace and security in the region and the world; strengthening the ASEAN Community and its central role in the emerging regional architecture, … [Read more...] about International Integration Requires Active Mindset
PANO - The National Defence Magazine has published an article, written by Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Chi Vinh, Deputy Minister of National Defence, about the participation of the Vietnam People's Army in United Nations Peacekeeping Operations (UNPKO). The People's Army Newspaper would like to introduce this article. >>Vietnam, RoK co-host seminar on peacekeeping operations The policy on active in comprehensive international integration, including in the defence field, set by the 11th National Congress of the Communist Party of Vietnam, is a renewal of thought and the experience learnt from the theory and practice of the external activities of the CPV in the country's industrialization and modernization. In recent years, observing that policy, Vietnam's activities in international integration in defence have helped bring about great achievements, boosting many bilateral and multilateral defence cooperation relations Vietnam's preparation to participate in UNPKO has … [Read more...] about Vietnam’s new move on international integration in defence
In 2010, Vietnam overcame numerous difficulties and challenges to march forward. That was a year when Vietnam's proactive and comprehensive diplomacy effectively served the cause of national defense and development and gained successes to welcome of the 11th National Party Congress. In 2010, Vietnam overcame numerous difficulties and challenges to march forward. That was a year when Vietnam's proactive and comprehensive diplomacy effectively served the cause of national defense and development and gained successes to welcome of the 11th National Party Congress. … [Read more...] about Vietnam’s diplomacy in 2010: Firmly marching on the road of integration and development.
PANO - Various enthusiastic, talented and devoted reporters with outstanding works were honored at the 6 th National Press Awards Ceremony, organized by Vietnam Journalists Association on June 21 st in Hanoi. Themes on Uncles and seas and islands winning best prizes Addressing the ceremony, reporter Thuan Huu, Chairman of Vietnam Journalists Association cum head of the National Press Awards Council, recalled glorious tradition of Vietnamese Revolutionary Press and great contributions of the national press over the past 87 years. The sixth National Press Awards 2011 received 1,288 works from 117 press units; 164 works of collaborators, and 12 works of individuals across the country. At the event, NA Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung and the Central Commission of Propaganda and Education Dinh The Huynh presented two A prizes to articles entitled “National sovereignty over Hoang Sa-Truong Sa seen from the international public law” by group of reporters, namely Thuy Van, Thu Lan, … [Read more...] about Devoted reporters honored