Defence diplomacy is not only an external task of the Ministry of National Defence or the army but also associated with national independence, sovereignty, and interests of Vietnam, as well as security and peace in the region and the world.
The 14th plenum of the 12th-tenure Party Central Committee wrapped up in Hanoi on December 18 after nearly five days of working, with all agenda items completed.
The 12th-tenure Party Central Committee (PCC) reached high consensus on personnel work related to the 13th tenure Politburo and PCC Secretariat during the 14th session, which concluded on December 18 morning after nearly five working days, two days ahead of schedule.
To develop tourism quickly and in a sustainable manner, Vietnam has defined island and sea tourism as a breakthrough measure in the development of the marine economy. Island and sea tourism now accounts for 70% of tourism activities in the country and has become a driving force for Vietnam’s tourism development, contributing significantly to turning it into a spearhead economic sector.
Defence foreign policy has now become more critical than ever, as it plays an important role in creating a strategic enabling environment for both national defence and construction, especially in the maritime space.
Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong has lauded the achievements of the Central Military Commission, the Ministry of Defence, and officials and soldiers during 2020, which contributed to the completion of targets and tasks set in the resolution of the 12th National Party Congress.
The Vietnamese people have left their footprints on the Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) islands since ancient times. Historical evidence proves the country’s sovereignty over the two archipelagos, especially through ancient bibliographies.
The East Sea plays a vital role in Vietnam’s defence, security, and economy. The Vietnamese Party and State have issued important policies on East Sea issues, to protect the country’s independence, sovereignty, unity, and territorial integrity, maintain a peaceful environment, and ensure security, social order, and safety for national construction and defence.
Politburo member and National Assembly (NA) Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan on October 13 asked Khanh Hoa province to strive to become a driving force for growth in the south-central and Central Highlands regions.
On October 22, 2018, Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong signed a resolution on the strategy for the sustainable development of Vietnam’s marine economy to 2030 and vision to 2045, known as Resolution No 36.
The 11th Party Congress of the Vietnam People’s Army (VPA) for the 2020-2025 tenure opened in Hanoi on September 28.
Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong, who is also Chairman of the Subcommittee on Party documents of the 13th National Party Congress, has written an article emphasizing the need to well prepare and organise the 13th National Party Congress in order to bring the country to a new development period.
The 13th National Party Congress needs to be well prepared and organised in order to bring the country to a new development period, Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong has said.
Many Vietnamese expats and foreign friends in faraway Canada are looking forward to the opening of an online museum about President Ho Chi Minh, which is expected on National Day, September 2.
The Central Military Commission held the 10th emulation congress of the entire army in Hanoi on June 23.
After 65 years of development, the Vietnam People’s Navy has thrived, becoming an elite and modern armed force and is responsible for safeguarding the country’s sovereignty over sea and islands.
The following is the full text of the speech delivered by Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong at the ceremony held in Hanoi on February 3 to celebrate the 90th founding anniversary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (February 3,1930 - February 3, 2020).
There have been no political organisations in Vietnam except the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) that has adequate mettle, wisdom, experience, prestige and capability to lead the country to overcome all difficulties and challenges, and drive the national revolutionary cause from victory to other victory.
The Secretariat of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Central Committee met in Hanoi on January 31 under the chair of Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong to review the performance of the its directive on the organisation of the Lunar New Year (Tet) festival.
The Vietnam People’s Army (VPA) has always served as the core force to, together with the Party and the people, achieve splendid accomplishments in national liberation and construction and defence throughout its 75-year history, Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong has said.