District- and commune-level administrative units to be reduced

District- and commune-level administrative units to be reduced

As many as 20 districts and 539 administrative units at the commune and ward levels will be streamlined under a plan of rearrangement of administrative units, said Phan Van Hung, head of Local Administration under the Ministry of Home Affairs (MoHA).

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State Audit asked to enhance operational effectiveness

Politburo member and permanent member of the Party Central Committee’s Secretariat Tran Quoc Vuong had a working session with the State Audit of Vietnam (SAV) in Hanoi on July 18 to review its recent performance and issues on use and management of public property.

NA Standing Committee concludes 35th session


The 35th session of the National Assembly (NA) Standing Committee wrapped up in Hanoi on July 17 after two and a half days of working.

National Assembly to open eighth session in October


The eighth sitting of the 14th National Assembly (NA) is scheduled to open on October 21, with 10 draft laws to be adopted and another eight bills scrutinized, the NA Secretary General Nguyen Hanh Phuc said on July 16.

PM requests Mekong Delta to make breakthrough changes in mindset, actions


Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has asked the Mekong Delta to make breakthrough changes in mindset and actions, especially amidst severe climate change impacts, so that it could attain fast and sustainable development and be on a par with other Vietnamese regions in all aspects.
National Assembly: Time to approve Vietnam’s accession to ILO’s Convention 98

Most opinions at the debate at the National Assembly on June 7 morning supported Vietnam’s joining Convention 98 of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) on the application of principles of the right to organise and bargain collectively.

Vietnam - a responsible member of UN


PANO - On June 7, 2019, the United Nations (UN) General Assembly will vote to select five non-permanent seats at the UN Security Council of the 2020-2021 term.

Vietnamese uphold Ho Chi Minh’s thought, morality, and lifestyle


The 8-year-old movement to study and follow Ho Chi Minh’s thought, morality, and lifestyle has achieved significant results. Celebrating the 129th birth anniversary of President Ho Chi Minh on May 19, Vietnamese people and officials are reflecting on the great leader’s teachings.

Unforgettable memories of former President, General Le Duc Anh


PANO – During the time working as an interpreter for former President, General Le Duc Anh, I deeply felt his sentiment and thoughtfulness for me. I have always respected the General - a simple, but decisive and altruistic person. These following stories are my memories of the talented General and charismatic leader when I was his interpreter.
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