Tuesday, 26/9/2017

Current Affairs

Openning a new page in bilateral relations between Vietnam and Egypt

At the invitation of President Tran Dai Quang, President of the Republic of Arab Egypt, Abdel Fattah Al Sisi paid a state visit to Vietnam from 6-7 July 2017. This is the first visit to Vietnam by the head of the Egyptian State since the two countries established diplomatic relations in 1963.

Politics

Ensuring the rights of ethnic minorities and combating the exploitation of ethnic issues in our country

Ensuring the rights of ethnic minorities along with combating the making use of ethnic issues in our country at present are theoretical, practical, fundamental and urgent issues, which need to be fully understood and synchronously, comprehensively, and persistently implemented. This is an organic component of the cause of comprehensive development of all ethnic groups, protection and development of legitimate human rights, contributing to build all people's defense posture in connection with building all people's security posture in ethnic minority areas.

Economy

Continuing to perfect mechanisms and policies to promote science and technology market development in Vietnam

Amid the trend of globalization, trade liberalization and the fourth industrial revolution’s strongly impacts on all aspects of socio-economic life, the role of science, technology and innovation has increasingly been crucial to promote labor productivity, quality growth and competitiveness of the economy. The development of science and technology market is considered as a crucial solution to boost innovation and technology transfer of businesses, contributing to improving technology readiness, access to new technology and technology absorption capacity of enterprises (inputs to the economy’s efficiency).

Culture - Society

The role of social science and orientation of cultural development

Vietnam boasts a specific geopolitical position. This is evident in the resistance wars for national defense in the 20th century. In the 21st century, this position has increasingly influenced geopolitical order in the region and the world. For Vietnam, the method to solve the specific geopolitical problem can only be historical and cultural strategies. Challenges are high and opportunities are not few. Given Vietnam’s culture of thousand-year long history, the internal strength of culture to be take into account are the strength of the people’s aspiration, the national will, patriotism, and desire for development and cultural identity. These are "soft power" in the strategy of development and defense of the Fatherland. That is the assertion of Vietnam’s social science of at present level.

Foreign Relations and International Intergration

Criteria for assessing the relation between independence and self-reliance and proactive and active international integration

The thorough understanding and successful handling the relation between independence, self-reliance and proactive and active international integration have made important contribution to Vietnam's achievements of great historical significance for the past 30 years of renewal. The documents of the 12th National Party Congress continue to affirm that the full understanding and handling of major relations, including the relation between independence and self-reliance and proactive and active international integration, are one of the key tasks of Vietnam in the coming period.

Focus

ASEAN: 50 years of formation, development and a path ahead

During the visit to the Republic of Indonesia at the invitation of President Joko Widodo, Party General Secretary Nguyễn Phú Trọng delivered a speech in the Indonesian Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Jakarta on 23 August entitled “ASEAN: 50 years of formation, development and a path ahead.”

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