On January 6, 1946, the first election to the National Assembly, a constitutional National Assembly of Vietnam, was held nationwide.
Of 868 candidates, who will run for 500 seats in the 15th National Assembly, 203 are nominated by central agencies, according to the National Election Council.
Vietnam outstandingly performed its role as the United Nations Security Council President in April, significantly contributing to realising the foreign policy set by the 13th National Party Congress.
Member of the 13th Party Central Committee Nguyen Thi Thanh was appointed Head of the National Assembly Standing Committee’s Board for Deputy Affairs at the 11th session of the 14th legislature.
The National Election Council (NEC) has announced the official list of 868 candidates who will run for 500 seats in the 15th National Assembly.
The domestic market is now regarded as the primary driver for the recovery of Vietnam’s tourism industry from the crushing impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Some 90km south of Hanoi, Ninh Binh province boasts many famous destinations, including Trang An Landscape Complex, a UNESCO-recognised heritage site; Tam Coc, nicknamed “Ha Long Bay on Land”; Cuc Phuong National Park; and Van Long Wetlands Nature Reserve.
The recently announced 2021 Forbes’ Annual World's Billionaires List includes six Vietnamese nationals.
Results from the 2020 Provincial Governance and Public Administration Performance Index (PAPI) Report shows positive changes in public administrative procedures.
PAPI is a flagship governance program initiated by the UNDP in Vietnam since 2009. PAPI measures and benchmarks citizens’ experiences and perception on the performance and quality of policy implementation and services delivery of all 63 provincial governments in Vietnam to advocate for effective and responsive governance. Can Tho leads other centrally-run cities in PAPI in 2020.
The northern province of Quang Ninh was ranked top in the 2020 PAPI report, which offers an overview of provinces’ performance through measuring the satisfaction of their citizens, with an aggregate dimensional performance score of 48.881.
As President of the United Nations Security Council in April 2021, Vietnam organised a high-level open debate on the role of regional organisations in promoting confidence-building and dialogue in conflict prevention and resolution on April 19 via both in-person and online forms.
Vietnam exported 10.61 billion USD worth of agricultural, forestry and fishery products in the first quarter of 2021, up 19.7 percent compared to the same period last year.
Vietnam has witnessed rapid and sustainable economic development over the past 35 years of Doi moi (renewal) process.
Vietnam's manufacturing PMI hit 53.6 points in March, up from 51.6 in February, according to a report by the London-based global information provider IHS Markit.
Over the course of 12 days of urgent, serious, and responsible working from March 24 to April 8,
2021, the 11th sitting of the 14th National Assembly completed all of its agenda, making it a success.
Following the 13th National Party Congress, leaders of 13th Party Central Committee’s Commissions have been consolidated.
The 13th Party Central Committee's Secretariat consists of 11 members.
In the last working week from April 5-8, the 11th session of the 14th National Assembly focused on finishing the personnel work for the Government.
Vietnam's export turnover increased 22 percent to reach 77.34 billion USD in the first quarter of 2021, while the trade surplus was estimated at 2.03 billion USD.