Chairwoman of the National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan (R) and Vice Chairman of the Czech Parliament’s Chamber of Deputies Vojtěch Filip (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) - Chairwoman of the National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan received Vice Chairman of the Czech Parliament’s Chamber of Deputies Vojtěch Filip in Hanoi on June 10. The Vietnamese top legislator spoke highly of the outcomes of the talks between NA Vice Chairwoman Tong Thi Phong and Vojtěch Filip, and congratulated the Czech guest on his re-election as Vice Chairman of the lower house. She expressed her delight over the sound friendship and traditional cooperation between the two countries, which have been treasured by generations of leaders and peoples. As both countries are looking ahead to celebrating the 70th anniversary of diplomatic ties in 2020, NA Chairwoman Ngan suggested both sides coordinate to organise various political, cultural and people-to-people exchange activities. Ngan also … [Read more...] about Top legislator greets Vice Chairman of Czech lower house
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National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan (R) and Chairman of the European Parliament (EP)’s Committee on International Trade (INTA) Bernd Lange At the meeting, Bernd Lange told his guest that he had made every effort to accelerate the signing and ratification of the EVFTA, and explained that the process had been delayed as the EU has to deal with some issues, including Brexit. The agreement might be signed and approved in June or July, after the EP completes its elections and begins a new term, he said. Bernd Lange said the cooperation between the EU and Viet Nam is on the right track, and a dialogue mechanism is necessary for Viet Nam and the EU to deal with issues of difference. Viet Nam is focusing on realising commitments it made in the deal with good will and specific actions, she said, adding that the Vietnamese NA is working to turn those commitments into laws. She said the Vietnamese NA has asked local … [Read more...] about NA Chairwoman meets Chairman of EP’s int’l trade committee
Hanoi Gift Show 2018 to draw more than 250 exhibitors Local airlines increase aircraft fleet Data from the Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam (CAAV) show that the number of aircraft registered in Vietnam amounted to 175 as of September, up 14% year-on-year. Cat Lai customs work with 58 shipping firms over waste imports Customs officials at HCMC's Cat Lai Port have worked with representatives of 58 shipping companies that have transported over 3,000 containers of scrap to the port to determine their responsibilities and brief them of the Prime Minister’s Directive 27 on solutions to enhance control over imported waste, Thanh Nien newspaper reported, citing Pham Thi Leo, deputy head of Saigon Port Area 1 Customs Office. Leo said the customs agency was cooperating with these shipping companies in line with the 2014 Customs Law and 2005 Maritime Law. Shipping companies were asked to carry ineligible scrap imports out of Vietnam. They must assume responsibility for the waste … [Read more...] about BUSINESS NEWS IN BRIEF 17/10
Friday's Tale Wasteful or not? Phuong Thao Friday, Dec 23, 2016,20:28 (GMT+7) Wasteful or not?Phuong Thao As the central city of Danang is famous for its beautiful landscapes, clean environment and peaceful life, any infrastructure development projects should be taken into careful consideration so that merits of the city are not spoiled, and such projects should deserve the funds spent. For mammoth projects with strong impact on local residents like the controversial tunnel beneath the Han River, caution once again must be the first rule, as any decisions made in haste will lead to a huge waste and bad impact on society. The plan to build a tunnel under the iconic river was first unveiled in late 2015. Since then, the municipal administration has been making steps to realize the ambitious project. However, conflicting claims to the necessity of a tunnel have surfaced these days as the project nears the stage of investment. Le … [Read more...] about Wasteful or not?
NA Vice Chairman wraps up US visit NA Vice Chairman Do Ba Ty (R) meets US friends who have supported Vietnam in its past struggle for national liberation and current nation building cause The Vietnamese National Assembly (NA) will continue providing support for Vietnam’s overseas representative offices, affirmed NA Vice Chairman Do Ba Ty while talking to Vietnamese officials who are working in New York. Ty asked Vietnamese representative offices to update and study the host country’s commercial policies to submit appropriate response to the legislature. He met officials of the Vietnamese permanent mission to the United Nations and Vietnam’s representative offices, as well as correspondents of Vietnam News Agency and Vietnam Television in New York during his working visit to the city from July 26-27. Meeting several US friends, Ty recalled important milestones in the relations between Vietnam and the US. US friends, in turn, made proposals helping Vietnam carry … [Read more...] about Government News 27/7