NDO/VNA – The second plenary session of the 26th Annual Meeting of the Asia – Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF-26) took place on the afternoon of January 19, discussing economic and trade matters.
(Jan 19, 2018)
NDO – Sharing information and fostering cooperation in capacity building would help to build trust as well as enabling maritime law enforcement agencies to fulfill all of their tasks, thus creating a momentum towards a more extensive cooperation, participants stated at the ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) workshop on enhancing maritime law enforcement cooperation, in the central province of Khanh Hoa on January 18-19.
NDO/VNA – The legislative bodies of Vietnam and Japan should bolster collaboration at international and regional forums, particularly the Inter-Parliamentary Union, the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly and the Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF).
NDO – President Tran Dai Quang has welcomed the initiatives proposed by President of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Gabriela Cuevas Barron, in organising conferences on the e-parliament and women parliamentarians in Vietnam, expressing his hopes that both sides would continue cooperating effectively in order to make these noble ideas come to fruition.
NDO – Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh has asked the Japanese parliament to continue encouraging Japanese companies to further invest in Vietnam, thereby contributing to facilitating the Vietnam-Japan extensive strategic partnership in a more efficient fashion.
NDO/VNA – Political and security issues were tabled during the first plenary session of the 26th Annual Meeting of the Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF-26) in Hanoi on January 19, where delegates from the member states shared views and proposed measures and initiatives to foster a greater role for the APPF in these spheres.
NDO - The Party Central Committee (PCC)’s Organisation Commission held a national conference in Hanoi on January 19 to review the work of Party building and organisation in 2017 and devise tasks for the coming year.
Following is the full text of the opening speech by Chairwoman of Vietnamese National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan at the opening ceremony of the 26th meeting of Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF-26).
NDO - Vietnam is always willing to welcome cooperation ideas from Russian investors and pledges to offer them favourable conditions for their long-term business in the country, Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh informed Russian Ambassador to Vietnam Konstantin Vasilievich Vnukov at a reception in Hanoi on January 18.
NDO - Chairman of the HCMC People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong hosted a reception on January 18 for the governor of Japan’s Ehime prefecture, who is visiting Vietnam’s southern economic hub to seek cooperation opportunities.
NDO - The Party Central Committee (PCC)’s Commission for Internal Affairs should focus on researching and proposing urgent measures in order to further improve the efficiency of corruption prevention and control in all localities.