At the invitation of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and his wife paid an official visit to Vietnam on 21-24 March 2017.
At the invitation of the President of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, Tran Dai Quang, President of the State of Israel Reuven RuviRivlin and his wife paid an official visit...
At the invitation of President Tran Dai Quang, Japanese Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko paid a first-ever State visit to Vietnam from 28 February to 5 March.
Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh and the Vietnamese delegation attended the Foreign Ministers’ Meeting of the group of world's leading industrialized and emerging economies (G20) in...
After the heroic victory of the August Revolution on 2 September 1945, at the historic Ba Dinh Square, President Ho Chi Minh solemnly read the Declaration of Independence, giving birth to the Democratic Republic of Vietnam - a new type of state, the first people's democratic state in Southeast Asia, bringing the country to the era of independence and freedom. In the course of leading the revolution, the Communist Party of Vietnam and President Ho Chi Minh have creatively applied Marxism-Leninism and selectively assimilated humankind’s quintessence on the rule of law state to build and complete the State of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.
The concept of fourth industrial revolution (FIR) was first mentioned in the "Action Plan for High-tech Strategy" adopted by the German Government in 2012. Until now, the fourth industrial revolution has a tremendous impact on the economy, society and the environment at all levels - global, regional and country. For Vietnam, there should be policies on economic-social adjustment to address challenges and take advantage of opportunities offered by the fourth industrial revolution.
As cultural creators, ethnic community and the Party, the Government of Vietnam have attached great importance to preserving and disseminating quintessence and unique values of Vietnamese cultural heritage. For years, Vietnamese cultural heritage in general and intangible cultural heritage in particular has become one of the important tourism resources, contributing to national socio-economic development.
The year 2016 ended with more complicated and unpredictable development in the regional and world situation. The world economy was unstable; the growth rate fell to its lowest level in many years. The populist and national movement was on the rise. Brexit and political changes took place in many countries unexpectedly. The process of globalization, and international integration faced with new challenges. Competition in strategy and rally of force among major countries was complicated, making multi-dimensional impacts to small and medium countries. Many "hot spots" in the Middle East, East Asia, and South Asia continued to stand at stalemate, running the risk of explosion. Disputes over territorial sovereignty, sea, islands and natural resources became fiercer while non-traditional security challenges such as climate change, water security, cyber security, migration, terrorism emerged sharply, threatening the security and stability of many countries, including Vietnam.
The 29th Diplomatic Conference was opened in Hanoi on 22 August 2016 under the theme “Increase the efficiency of external activities and international integration to successfully realize the 12th National Party Congress Resolution”. Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong attended and addressed the conference. The Communist Review introduces full text of his speech.