The National ASEAN 2020 Committee convened its fourth meeting in Hanoi on October 18 under the chair of Deputy Prime Minister, Foreign Minister and its Chairman Pham Binh Minh.
The eighth session of the 14th National Assembly (NA) will open on October 21 and close on November 27, deputy head of the NA Office Nguyen Manh Hung told a press conference in Hanoi on October 18.
VGP – The National Assembly will ratify the Supplementary Treaty to the 1985 Treaty on the Delimitation of National Boundaries and the 2005 Supplementary Treaty between Viet Nam and Cambodia at its 8th working session scheduled to open next Monday.
It is necessary to further promote public awareness of women’s empowerment, especially their political participation, although the percentage of women in Vietnam’s parliament is currently higher than the global average, said a minister.
VGP – Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has asked ministries and sectors to make joint efforts and offer superior mechanisms and policies to help develop Ho Chi Minh City into a regional and international financial center.
Permanent Vice Chairwoman of the National Assembly (NA) Tong Thi Phong met with First Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Serbia Ivica Dacic and attended the closing ceremony of the 141st Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU-141) in Belgrade on October 17.
VGP – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc will chair a national conference reviewing the 10-year implementation of the National Target Program on New Rural Development (NTP-NRD) in the 2010-2020 period, in the northern province of Nam Dinh on October 19.
A delegation of the Defence Ministry, headed by Deputy Defence Minister Nguyen Chi Vinh, is visiting Japan from October 15 to 18 in a bid to boost cooperation in war aftermath alleviation in Vietnam.
Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister’s activities in Vietnam
China’s deployment of survey vessel group Haiyang Dizhi-8 to Tu Chinh reef (Vanguard Bank) in Vietnam’s exclusive economic zone (EEZ) has violated international law, Associate Prof. Ryan Martinson of the US Naval War College said.