Saturday, 30/5/2020

Current Affairs

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc paid official visits to the Russian Federation, the Kingdom of Norway and the Kingdom of Sweden

During the nine-day visit to the three countries from May 20-28, the Prime Minister had a working program with more than 50 activities. He had talks, and meetings with senior leaders of the three countries; attended business forums, met investors, overseas Vietnamese, visited and worked at localities, production establishments, high-tech centers of enterprises and large corporations; and met with Russian and Swedish friends who have made great contribution to the national construction and defense of Vietnam.

Economy

Perfecting the institutions to promote economic development on the basis of innovation in Vietnam

Today, the development process of countries in the world reveals that innovation has played a core role in promoting competitiveness, creating job opportunities, protecting the environment and caring for people’s health, minimizing inequality and boosting inclusive and sustainable growth. However, so as to develop the innovation-based economy, it is advisable that a host of judicious policies related to diverse industries, innovators and resources be mapped out and implemented. As for Vietnam, the challenge posed is how to perfect the institutional system to promote economic development based on innovation as soon as possible.

Culture - Society

Ensuring social security in Vietnam – Issues and orientations for sustainable development in the new period

The social security model of Vietnam has shown its preeminence and suitability to the context, conditions as well as the socio-economic development orientation along with the socialist path of Vietnam. The document of the 12th Party’s Congress affirms: “Social security is basically guaranteed, social welfare and people’s lives are constantly improved” (1). However, it is essential to overcome the remaining issues and set out the directions for social security development in the new period.

Foreign Relations and International Intergration

Vietnam shows great determination to fulfill new international missions

Building a great Vietnam is the strong aspiration of Vietnamese people in the wake of the independence of the nation. Vietnam is taking the developmental path with unprecedented internal strength. Vietnam's becoming a non-permanent member of the United Nations (UN) Security Council for the 2020-2021 tenure on June 7, 2019, with almost a majority vote (192/193 votes), is a clear affirmation. With this result, Vietnam, on behalf of Asia-Pacific countries, along with other representatives from Eastern Europe, South America, and Africa, will officially undertake the work at the UN Security Council from January 1, 2020.

Focus

Looking back on three years implementing the Resolution of the Fourth Plenum of the Twelfth Party Central Committee

Over nearly 90 years, the Communist Party of Vietnam has implemented various measures to prevent and fight bureaucracy and corruption, thus making significant contributions to building a clean and strong Party and lead our country achieve tremendous and historic victories. In the last two terms, due to the promulgation and resolute implementation of thematic resolutions, this task has been particularly appreciated by the Party.

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