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Sunday, May 27, 2018
Fifth session of 14th National Assembly opens in Hanoi Fifth session of 14th National Assembly opens in Hanoi
The fifth session of the 14th National Assembly opened in Hanoi on May 21, with eight draft laws and one draft resolution expected to be passed during the event which will last for 20 working days.
Salary reforms to boost transparency Salary reforms to boost transparency
Nguyen Quang Dung, Director General of the Department of Salary Affairs under the Ministry of Home Affairs, speaks to Vietnam News Agency about proposed changes in the future wage system. The proposals will be discussed at the Party Central Committee’s meeting, which opens on May 7 in Hanoi.
Vietnam extends visa waiver for three years Vietnam extends visa waiver for three years
Tourists from the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Spain and Italy will continue to be exempted from visa until June 2021, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said at a Government meeting on May 3.
Party chief emphasizes personnel work at Party Central Committee session Party chief emphasizes personnel work at Party Central Committee session
Personnel and personnel work hold a decisive role for the success of the revolution, said General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee Nguyen Phu Trong at the Party Central Committee’s seventh plenary session on May 7.
Vietnam supports peaceful use of nuclear power: Ambassador Vietnam supports peaceful use of nuclear power: Ambassador
Vietnam pursues a consistent policy of using nuclear power only for peaceful purposes, stated Ambassador Duong Chi Dung, head of Vietnam's Permanent Mission to the UN, the WTO and other international organizations in Geneva.
Prime Minister sets growth target of 6.7 percent for 2018 Prime Minister sets growth target of 6.7 percent for 2018
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc asked Cabinet members to give feedback on the 2018 growth scenario, toward reaching growth of at least 6.7 percent this year, higher than the 6.5 percent assigned by the National Assembly.
Conference seeks solutions to improving business climate Conference seeks solutions to improving business climate
Extra efforts are needed to better the country’s business environment, but Vietnam is ready to do whatever it takes to overcome low productivity, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam said at the International Conference on Substantially Improving the Business Environment to Strengthen Economic Growth, held on March 15 in Hanoi.
Vietnam Australia elevate ties to strategic partnership Vietnam, Australia elevate ties to strategic partnership
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his Australian counterpart Malcolm Turnbull on March 15 signed a joint statement on the establishment of the Vietnam-Australia Strategic Partnership following their talks in Canberra, Australia, as part of the Vietnamese premier’s official visit.
Vietnam calls for stronger cooperation to solve migration crises Vietnam calls for stronger cooperation to solve migration crises
Chairwoman of the Vietnamese National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan has emphasized that to solve migration crises, it is necessary to enhance cooperation at global level with the active participation of countries and international organizations.
Govt mulls IPR protection violation crackdown Gov’t mulls IPR protection, violation crackdown
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism plans to step up inspections this year to improve protection for intellectual property rights (IPR).

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