Wednesday, 26/10/2016

Current Affairs

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani visited Vietnam

At the invitation of President of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam Tran Dai Quang, President of the Islamic Republic of Iran Hassan Rouhani paid a State visit to Vietnam on 5-7 October 2016.


The path to socialism and continued reform of theory on socialist construction in Vietnam – 30 years of renewal under review

The reality in Vietnam over the past 85 years, particularly 30 years of implementing the renewal towards socialism under the leadership of the Communist Party of Vietnam, has persuasively shown that Marxism-Leninism only mapped out the general characteristics of a future socialism. It failed to map out a detailed path to socialism for nations, including Vietnam, a relatively backward nation in the East.


The relationship between abiding market regulations and ensuring socialist orientation

One of the important directions of the 12th Congress of the Communist Party of Vietnam is “Continuing to grasp thoroughly and deal successfully with major relations, including the relation “between abiding market regulations and ensuring a socialist orientation.”(1) The article looks at the process of perceiving and implementing the relationship between the market economy and socialism set out by the 10th and 11th Congresses of the Communist Party of Vietnam; clarify reasons and give some recommendations on the perception and implementation of these relations in the 2016-2020 period.

Culture - Society

Improving national scientific and technology potentials in the context of accelerated industrialization, modernization and deeper international integration

In face of strong development of science and technology in the twenty-first century, science and technology together with renovation and creation become the most important inputs of modern productive forces, the key to speed up each country’s development and competitiveness. For Viet Nam, a country in the process promoting industrialization and modernization, raising the potential of science and technology is of enormous significance to socio-economic development, amid globalization and deeper international integration.

Foreign Relations and International Intergration

Viet Nam-US Relation: New Developments

Viet Nam-US relation is said to achieve rapid, substantive and comprehensive progress since the normalization of bilateral relations in 1995. US President B.Obama’s visit to Viet Nam in May 2016 reinforced the foundation and strengthened the Viet Nam-US “substantive comprehensive and effective partnership for the benefits of the two countries, thus contributing to maintaining peace, stability and cooperation in the region and the world.”


Human and cultural elements in sustainable development of the country

Human and cultural elements play an extremely important role in development. National sustainable development can not be achieved without sustainable development of human and cultural factors. However, the most decisive factor is human because culture only exists in human. Therefore, the 12th Congress of the Communist Party of Viet Nam identified that the task of building comprehensively developed Vietnamese people should be an objective of the strategy for national development.


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