Wednesday, 18/7/2018

Current Affairs

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc attended the 8th ACMECS Summit and the 9th CLMV Summit

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and the Vietnamese delegation attended the 8th Ayeyawady-Chao Phraya-Mekong Economic Cooperation Summit (ACMECS 8), the 9th Cambodia-Laos-Myanmar-Vietnam Cooperation Summit (CLMV 9) at the invitation of Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chanocha and Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen on 15-16 June.

Politics

Upholding responsibility, focusing on study, discussion and decision of important issues *

The 7th Plenum of the Party Central Committee, 12th Tenure kicked off in Hanoi on 7 May 2018. The Plenum focused on discussing work on personnel at all levels, especially the strategic level, who possess virtues, capabilities and prestige on par with their tasks, salary reform for officials, public servants, the armed forces, and workers, and social insurance policy reform, among other important topics. Comrade Nguyen Phu Trong, General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Vietnam presided over the plenum and delivered the opening speech. The Communist Review would like to introduce the contents of the speech of the General Secretary.

Economy

Furthering the implementation of social security policy to ensure social progress and equity in Vietnam

During more than 30 years of renovation, Vietnam has realized the policy of socialist-oriented market economy development. Economic achievements have been made, such as rapid economic growth, rational economic structure transition, increasing per capita income, thus improving people's life. Besides, the Party and State have also promulgated social security policies for the benefit of the people. In all Congresses, the Communist Party of Vietnam has regularly emphasized the role of social security policy and the Party's determination to implement the policy.

Culture - Society

The Vietnam Fatherland Front Committees at all levels intensify social supervision and criticism in response to requirements and aspirations of the people

Representing the lawful and legitimate rights and interests of the people is one of the important responsibilities and rights of the Vietnam Fatherland Front. This is affirmed in the Party resolutions and concretized in the 2013 Constitution and the 2015 Law on the Vietnam Fatherland Front. In order to assume the responsibility, the Vietnam Fatherland Front at all levels should better the work of social supervision and criticism, contributing to building a clean and strong Party and administration, creating social consensus, and promoting the strength of great national unity, as set out by the 12th Congress of the Party.

Foreign Relations and International Intergration

External information contributed to Vietnam's achievements in foreign affairs in 2017, creating a solid premise for 2018

The year 2017 passed, leaving spreading impacts in our country's foreign affairs. The results of external relations in 2017 effectively contributed to the realization of three key tasks: ensuring the security environment, peace and stability; taking advantage of external resources to for national development; and heightening the role and position of Vietnam in the international arena, thereby creating momentum in the coming years.

Focus

Continuing to further enhance the responsibility of people's representatives

In the atmosphere of welcoming the New Spring when the Vietnamese National Assembly just successful organized the 26th Annual Meeting of the Asia Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF-26), the biggest parliamentary diplomatic activities in the region in 2018, Politburo member, National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan granted an interview on the central tasks of the National Assembly in the coming time.

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