PM shows gratitude to former Truong Son veterans

NDO/ VNA – Party General Secretary and President of Laos Bounnhang Volachith praised the effective cooperation between the front organisations of Vietnam and Laos, which he said contributes to enhancing the two countries’ traditional friendship, special solidarity, and comprehensive cooperation. He made the remarks at a reception for President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee Tran Thanh Man in Vientiane on August 10. The Lao leader underlined the fact that the working visit to Laos by the VFF President from August 10-13 took place on the occasion of the 55th founding anniversary of Vietnam-Laos diplomatic ties and 40 years of signing the Treaty on Amity and Cooperation. He said it provides an opportunity to educate young generations about the two nations’ close relations. VFF President Man briefed the outcomes of his working session with Chairman of the Lao Front for National Construction Central Committee Saysomphone Phomvihane. He said the two sides agreed to increase coordination to implement their joint plans in 2017-2020. The official proposed that the Lao Party chief and President further support the overseas Vietnamese to be granted Lao citizenship and long-term resident permission. He also asked the Lao side to simplify procedures on marriage, business, labour and application for resident alien status for overseas Vietnamese. The VFF President called on the two countries to speed up transport connectivity and increase investment in infrastructure at their border gates, while continuing to cooperate in the search for and repatriation of remains…... [read more]

NDO/ VNA – Party General Secretary and President of Laos Bounnhang Volachith praised the effective cooperation between the front organisations of Vietnam and Laos, which he said contributes to enhancing the two countries’ traditional friendship, special solidarity, and comprehensive cooperation. He made the remarks at a reception for President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee Tran Thanh Man in Vientiane on August 10. The Lao leader underlined the fact that the working visit to Laos by the VFF President from August 10-13 took place on the occasion of the 55th founding anniversary of Vietnam-Laos diplomatic ties and 40 years of signing the Treaty on Amity and Cooperation. He said it provides an opportunity to educate young generations about the two nations’ close relations. VFF President Man briefed the outcomes of his working session with Chairman of the Lao Front for National Construction Central Committee Saysomphone Phomvihane. He said the two sides agreed to increase coordination to implement their joint plans in 2017-2020. The official proposed that the Lao Party chief and President further support the overseas Vietnamese to be granted Lao citizenship and long-term resident permission. He also asked the Lao side to simplify procedures on marriage, business, labour and application for resident alien status for overseas Vietnamese. The VFF President called on the two countries to speed up transport connectivity and increase investment in infrastructure at their border gates, while continuing to cooperate in the search for and repatriation of remains…... [read more]

NDO/ VNA – President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee Tran Thanh Man and Chairman of the Lao Front for National Construction (LFNC) Saysomphone Phomvihane discussed strengthening bilateral ties during a reception in Vientiane on August 10. VFF President Man, who is in a working visit to Laos from August 10-13, expressed his delight at visiting Laos on the occasion of the 55th anniversary of the bilateral diplomatic ties and the 40th anniversary of the signing of Vietnam-Laos Treaty of Amity and Cooperation. He asked the two fronts to jointly launch a plan on implementing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Cooperation Programme among Vietnamese, Lao and Cambodian fronts and a joint communiqué between VFF and LFNC Central Committees about the outcomes of the international conference on building Vietnam-Laos borderline of peace, friendship, comprehensive cooperation for mutual development for 2017-2020. The Vietnamese front leader urged the host to suggest to the the Lao Party and State to make it easier for Vietnamese nationals to acquire Lao citizenship, simplify procedures regarding marriage, business and labour. The Vietnamese official hoped that the two countries would step up transport connectivity, enhance infrastructure investment in border areas, and actively partner in the search and repatriation of remains of Vietnamese voluntary soldiers and experts who sacrificed their lives in Laos during the war. Phomvihane thanked the Vietnamese Party, State, Front and people for their valuable and timely support for Laos during the war as well as the current construction…... [read more]

NDO/ VNA – President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee Tran Thanh Man and Chairman of the Lao Front for National Construction (LFNC) Saysomphone Phomvihane discussed strengthening bilateral ties during a reception in Vientiane on August 10. VFF President Man, who is in a working visit to Laos from August 10-13, expressed his delight at visiting Laos on the occasion of the 55th anniversary of the bilateral diplomatic ties and the 40th anniversary of the signing of Vietnam-Laos Treaty of Amity and Cooperation. He asked the two fronts to jointly launch a plan on implementing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Cooperation Programme among Vietnamese, Lao and Cambodian fronts and a joint communiqué between VFF and LFNC Central Committees about the outcomes of the international conference on building Vietnam-Laos borderline of peace, friendship, comprehensive cooperation for mutual development for 2017-2020. The Vietnamese front leader urged the host to suggest to the the Lao Party and State to make it easier for Vietnamese nationals to acquire Lao citizenship, simplify procedures regarding marriage, business and labour. The Vietnamese official hoped that the two countries would step up transport connectivity, enhance infrastructure investment in border areas, and actively partner in the search and repatriation of remains of Vietnamese voluntary soldiers and experts who sacrificed their lives in Laos during the war. Phomvihane thanked the Vietnamese Party, State, Front and people for their valuable and timely support for Laos during the war as well as the current construction…... [read more]

By texting "UH” to 1409, an individual can donate VND20,000 to residents in flood-hit localities in the northern mountainous region of Vietnam, including Yen Bai, Son La and Lai Chau provinces. The campaign is co-organized by the Vietnam Red Cross Society (VNRC) and the National Humanitarian Portal 1400. All of the collected money and materials will be donated to flood-affected people by providing fundamental goods, housing and livelihoods. On the same day, the Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs has also offered VND250 million and launched a program to call on individuals and organizations to join hands to assist the northern mountainous provinces. The Voice of Vietnam on August 9 supported VND300 million in support for flood victims in northern region. According to the Vietnam Fatherland Front’s Central Committee, to date, the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control has received the donation of VND2 billion from individuals and organizations, and 30 tons of aid relief from the ASEAN Coordinating Center for Humanitarian Assistance on disaster management (AHA) to help flood victims. The Vietnam Fatherland Front’s Central Committee has also asked its member organizations in cities and provinces throughout the country to cooperate with local authorities to estimate loss of flooding and the situation of provinces affected by flash flooding. By staff writers – Translated by Kim Khanh... [read more]

By texting "UH” to 1409, an individual can donate VND20,000 to residents in flood-hit localities in the northern mountainous region of Vietnam, including Yen Bai, Son La and Lai Chau provinces. The campaign is co-organized by the Vietnam Red Cross Society (VNRC) and the National Humanitarian Portal 1400. All of the collected money and materials will be donated to flood-affected people by providing fundamental goods, housing and livelihoods. On the same day, the Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs has also offered VND250 million and launched a program to call on individuals and organizations to join hands to assist the northern mountainous provinces. The Voice of Vietnam on August 9 supported VND300 million in support for flood victims in northern region. According to the Vietnam Fatherland Front’s Central Committee, to date, the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control has received the donation of VND2 billion from individuals and organizations, and 30 tons of aid relief from the ASEAN Coordinating Center for Humanitarian Assistance on disaster management (AHA) to help flood victims. The Vietnam Fatherland Front’s Central Committee has also asked its member organizations in cities and provinces throughout the country to cooperate with local authorities to estimate loss of flooding and the situation of provinces affected by flash flooding. By staff writers – Translated by Kim Khanh... [read more]

Delivery relief aids to flood-hit locals in Nam Pam commune of Son La (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – The Party Central Committee’s Office on August 8 raised 421 million VND (18,519 USD) to support locals in northern mountainous localities that have been hit by torrential rains and floods. Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong, former Party General Secretaries Le Kha Phieu and Nong Duc Manh, as well as other former Party and State leaders and officials of the Party Central Committee’s Office donated at least one-day salary to the fund. The same day, the Vietnam Fatherland Front’s Central Committee also called on State officials and public servants to contribute at least one-day salary to a fund as aid to the flood-hit localities. During the day, the VFF raised 105 million VND (4,618 USD), while receiving 50 million VND (2,199 USD) from the National Assembly Office and 450 million VND (19,795 USD) from the Ministry of Information and Communications for the fund. Hanoi has also offered 4.5 billion VND (197,955 USD) to assist the northern mountainous provinces. Recent heavy rains and flash floods have taken the lives of 26 people and left 15 others missing and 27 injured in northern mountainous provinces, mostly Yen Bai, Son La, Lai Chau, Dien Bien and Cao Bang, according to the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control. Son La province had the highest number of fatalities with 12 while Yen Bai had…... [read more]

NDO/VNA – The Party Central Committee’s Office on August 8 raised VND421 million (US$18,519) to support locals in northern mountainous localities that have been hit by torrential rains and floods. >>> Joint efforts made to support flood victims Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong, former Party General Secretaries Le Kha Phieu and Nong Duc Manh, as well as other former Party and State leaders and officials of the Party Central Committee’s Office donated at least a one-day salary to the fund. The same day, the Vietnam Fatherland Front’s Central Committee also called on State officials and public servants to contribute at least one-day salary to a fund as aid to the flood-hit localities. During this day, the VFF raised VND105 million (US$4,618), while receiving VND50 million (US$2,199) from the National Assembly Office and VND450 million (US$19,795) from the Ministry of Information and Communications for the fund. Hanoi has also offered VND4.5 billion (US$197,955) to assist the northern mountainous provinces. Recent heavy rains and flash floods have taken the lives of 26 people and left 15 others missing and 27 injured in northern mountainous provinces, mostly Yen Bai, Son La, Lai Chau, Dien Bien and Cao Bang, according to the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control. Son La province had the highest number of fatalities with 12 while Yen Bai had the highest number of missing persons with 13. Torrential rains and floods also swept away and collapsed 231 houses,…... [read more]

The flag raising ceremony at the headquarters of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs was attended by Deputy Foreign Minister (FM) Bui Thanh Son, Deputy Minister of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs Doan Mau Diep, and Vice Chairman of the Hanoi municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Van Suu, among others.  Delegates attending the flag raising ceremony in Hanoi  Foreign guests at the ceremony included heads of the diplomatic corps in Hanoi and Venezuela Ambassador to Vietnam Jorge Rondon Uzcategui, and ambassadors and embassy representatives of ASEAN member countries and ASEAN partner countries in the capital city.  Guards of honor approach positions  Addressing the ceremony, Deputy FM Bui Thanh Son emphasized that the foundation of the ASEAN Community in 2015 is a historic milestone in the connectivity process of ASEAN. It also bears special significance to the association, the region and each member nation.  The deputy minister noted that with a population of 630 million, GDP of almost USD 3,000 billion and a growth rate of 4.7 percent in 2016, ASEAN is a driving force of the regional economy.  ASEAN flag hoisted in front of the headquarters of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs  He went on to say that as a prestigious organization in Asia-Pacific, ASEAN operates basing itself on the ASEAN Charter and uniform values and principles. The ASEAN way is built…... [read more]

Recent heavy rains and flash floods have taken the lives of 26 people and left 15 others missing and 27 injured in northern mountainous provinces (Source: VNA)   Hanoi (VNA) – Trade unions of the Presidential Office and the Government’s Office have raised funds in support of north-western provinces hit by the recent floods and landslides. The donation has been channelled through the Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee. Vice Chairman of the Presidential Office Bui Truong Giang said the fund aims to help victims of the natural disasters restore production and soon stabilise their lives. On August 7, a delegation of the National Assembly led by Vice Chairman Do Ba Ty, along with Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Dao Ngoc Dung and Son La province leaders, visited flood victims in Nam Pam commune, Muong La district, and those who are under treatment at Muong La general hospital. Ty asked local authorities and competent forces of Muong La to promptly search missing people and help locals stabilise their lives. On the same day, the Ministry of Information and Communications sent two delegations to Yen Bai and Son La provinces to visit local flood victims. Recent heavy rains and flash floods have taken the lives of 26 people and left 15 others missing and 27 injured in northern mountainous provinces. The victims are from Yen Bai, Son La, Lai Chau, Dien Bien and Cao Bang,…... [read more]




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