Pham Minh Chinh, Politburo member, Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Central Committee and head of the CPV Central Committee’s Organisation Commission, speaks at the event. (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – The sub-committee on Party regulations of the 13th National Party Congress convened its first meeting in Hanoi on January 23. Pham Minh Chinh, Politburo member, Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Central Committee and head of the CPV Central Committee’s Organisation Commission, presided over the event. Delegates gave opinions on the draft working regulations and plan of the sub-committee and the draft plan on the inspection of the implementation of Party regulations. They also looked into the sub-committee’s proposals for the draft report on the realisation of Party regulations, amendments and supplements to Party regulations, and the report on Party building during the 2016-2020 period. Addressing the event, Chinh, who is also … [Read more...] about 13th National Party Congress: sub-committee on Party regulations meets
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Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong speaks at the meeting. (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – The sub-committee in charge of documents for the 13th National Party Congress held it first meeting in Hanoi on January 7 under the chair of General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) and President Nguyen Phu Trong. The meeting also saw the attendance of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and Chairwoman of the National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan, among others. The delegates contributed opinions on the draft operation plan of the sub-committee and relevant proposals. The 13th National Party Congress is scheduled for January 2021, the year marking the 35th anniversary of the Doi Moi (Reform) cause and the 10-year implementation of the 2011-2020 socio-economic development strategy, towards the 100th anniversary of the CPV (2030) and the 100th National Day (2045). In order to prepare for the congress, the eighth plenum of the 12th CPV Central Committee … [Read more...] about Sub-committee on 13th National Party Congress documents meets
Expat Interest Australia Day set for this Sunday in town Phi Vu Tuesday, Jan 23, 2018,19:03 (GMT+7) Australia Day set for this Sunday in townPhi Vu The Australian Consulate General in HCMC will host its second Australia Day community event on the Saigon South campus of RMIT University in HCMC’s District 7 on January 28 - PHOTO: COURTESY OF THE ORGANIZER The Australian Consulate General in HCMC will host its second Australia Day community event on the Saigon South campus of RMIT University in HCMC’s District 7 this Sunday morning in commemoration of the Australian National Day (January 26). Those participating in the one-day event will have the opportunity to join a variety of Australian sport activities and fun games such as Zorb-ball soccer, rugby, a bouncy castle and lamington-making. A range of Aussie dishes prepared by leading restaurants and Australian chefs in the city are made available to serve party-goers … [Read more...] about Australia Day set for this Sunday in town
The International Day of Happiness is celebrated every year on March 20, and was first introduced by the United Nations in 2013. To mark the occasion, let’s take a look at Vietnam’s levels of happiness in reports compiled by global experts. In the most recent index published earlier this month, Vietnam ranks 95th out of 156 countries in terms of happiness, according to the World Happiness Report 2018 (WHR), an initiative launched by the United Nations in 2012. This is a slight drop compared to last year when it ranked 94th. The country also ranks 102nd in terms of changes in happiness, down 0.258 points from 2008-2010. According to the report, the happiest country in the world is Finland, followed by Norway, Denmark and Iceland. Vietnam’s WHR ranking this year is lower than in other Asian countries such as Singapore (34th), Malaysia (35th), Thailand (46th) and China (86th), but higher then in neighboring Laos (110th) and Cambodia (120th). The WHR ranks … [Read more...] about Day of Happiness 2018: How happy is Vietnam?
Facebook has named Le Diep Kieu Trang the director of its Vietnam operations. Trang, 38, will be in charge of the social network's business development in Vietnam, a Facebook representative told VnExpress on Tuesday. Kenneth Bishop, managing director of Facebook in Southeast Asia, said with more than 60 million people using Facebook in Vietnam each month, Facebook is investing in human resources to support the business community and its partners in Vietnam. With her professional experience, Trang, also known as Christy Le, will be able to support companies in Vietnam, he said. Le Diep Kieu Trang seen in a photo she posted on her own Facebook page. Trang comes from a family with a long business tradition. Her father, Le Van Tri, is former deputy CEO of The Southern Rubber Industry Joint Stock Company (Casumina), Vietnam's leading rubber manufacturer, while her brother, Le Tri Thong, is former deputy CEO of Dong A Bank and is currently deputy chairman of Phu Nhuan Jewelry … [Read more...] about Posted: Facebook appoints Vietnamese woman as national director