NA Chairwoman launches APPF-26 website, logo
National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyễn Thị Kim Ngân and her deputy Tòng Thị Phóng launched the official website of the 26th Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF-26) at a ceremony held in Hà Nội yesterday.
An expanded version of the draft Law on Preventing and Controlling Corruption created some controversy when it was discussed by National Assembly deputies on Tuesday.
A vital need for new and stronger partnerships to address challenges affecting both continents, such as security, climate change, sustainable development goals, and connectivity was highlighted on the opening day of the 13th Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Foreign Ministers’ Meeting held on November 20-21 in Myanmar.
The Political Bureau (Politburo) of the Party Central Committee of Việt Nam gave the greenlight to the pilot of urban administration model in Hà Nội’s districts.
Deputies told the National Assembly on Monday that HCM City should have more autonomy in urban planning, building infrastructure, investment and the management of revenue for public servants’ payroll. They said this was the key for the southern city to continue to grow in the future.
Socio-economic development, growth quality and the handling of high-profile corruption cases continue to remain atop the National Assembly deputies and voters’ list of concerns in a NA hearing session earlier last week, as Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc took the floor.
Deputies raised questions about measures to improve the quality of judicial work and the settlement of economic corruption cases at the Q&A session of the ongoing fourth sitting of the 14th National Assembly in Hà Nội on November 18.
The Ministry of Transport says it is not feasible to remove toll booths on national roads because the Government would have to shell out significant sums of money to compensate private investors.
The Vietnamese government is intent on creating conditions for the internet to flourish in the country, however, it will be under management, taking into account rule of law, international agreements, and global trends.
A working group between the Vietnamese Government and the World Economic Forum (WEF) will be established to help the country solve its issues regarding infrastructure development in the long-term, especially in terms of private public partnership in infrastructure.