Building strategic, comprehensive partnerships - Viet Nam’s soft power

Strategic and comprehensive partnerships are an important foundation for the establishment of many close bilateral mechanisms. Viet Nam’s relations with other countries are its soft power to establish and elevate its global status, make the most of opportunities and resources for national construction and defense, contributing to the maintenance of peace, stability, and development in Southeast Asia and the world at large.

2013 Constitution - Constitutionalizing social security

The term “social security” has been widely used and its fundamental connotation has rather clearly and for long manifested in many countries (particularly in developed countries), implying major social policies of the State. Not until the early years of the 21st century, this term has been officially, widely and commonly used in our country. It is fully and completely represented in item VII of the 11th Party Congress Documents: Effectively realize social progress and equity, ensure social security in each step and each policy of development. (1) The Constitution of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam (revised) officially uses the term social security and constitutionalizes its fundamental connotation as defined by the 11th Party Congress.

Completing institutionalization, promoting people’s right to mastery, successfu-lly implementing tasks of 2014 and creating foundation for rapid and sustainable development

Last year, the entire Party, army and people of Viet Nam exerted efforts to overcome numerous difficulties and challenges and achieved important results with macro-economy stability, higher growth and lower inflation than 2012. Progress has been made in the fields of culture, social affairs and environmental protection. National defense and security have been maintained. Achievements have been recorded in external relations. Political and social stability has been secured. Viet Nam’s position in the international arena has grown.

Communist Review specializing on grassroots issues, Issue No 92
Unity and Development, Issue No 15
Communist Review, Issue No 862
Event File, Issue No 284