Sunday, 22/10/2017

Current Affairs

Vietnam - Hungary: Effective and substantial partners

At the invitation of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Hungarian Prime Minister Orbán Viktor paid an official visit to Vietnam on 24-26 September.

Politics

The Communist Party of Vietnam leads the country to achieve rapid and sustainable development

Rapid and sustainable development is a broad and complex issue in both theory and practice. In Vietnam, sustainable development is one of the major components of economic growth model reform, which is also the primary objective of the economy. The view of rapid and sustainable development has been clearly pointed out in the Communist Party Congresses in the renewal period. Over the past years, the Party has led and directed the synchronous implementation of many concrete tasks and solutions to realize this viewpoint.

Economy

Developing a socialist-oriented market economy is the Party correct economic lines

The Resolution of the 4th Plenum of the Party Central Committee, 12th Tenure on "Strengthening Party building and rectification; prevent, and repel degradation of political ideology, ethics, lifestyle, manifestations of internal "self-evolution" and "self-transformation" identifies one of the internal "self-evolution" and "self-transformation" manifestations is “nulifying the socialist-oriented market economy"(1), which denies Vietnam's achievements in economic development, and maintains that economic development lines of the Communist Party of Vietnam are wrong.

Culture - Society

Implementing sustainable development policies in Vietnam at present

Much important progress was achieved in the implementation of sustainable development policies under the Decision No. 154/2004/QD-TTg on 17 August 2004, issued by the Prime Minister on "Strategic Orientation for Sustainable Development in Vietnam" (also known as Agenda 21 of Vietnam) for the period of 2004-2015. However, in the current phase, Vietnam needs to continue effectively implementing more sustainable development policies.

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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