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Party Central Committee concludes 14th meeting

In Uncategorized on December 24, 2010 at 4:20 am

Party Central Committee concludes 14th meeting

QĐND – Thursday, December 23, 2010, 20:33 (GMT+7)

The 14th meeting of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee (CPVCC), 10th tenure, closed in Hanoi on December 22, following 10 days of sitting.

In his closing speech, Party General Secretary Nong Duc Manh said that with a high level of responsibility, the meeting discussed and endorsed recommendations to the draft documents to be submitted to the XIth National Party Congress, which were put forward by Party congresses at all levels, National Assembly deputies, the Fatherland Front, mass organisations, officials, Party members, the people and overseas Vietnamese.

The suggestions cover a wide range of fields with different scopes, contents and levels, but all are earnest and reflect the thoughts, concerns and findings about the country’s renewal and development process amid new conditions, demonstrating their sense of identity with the Party and the nation and their wish for the Party to be cleaner and stronger and see the country develop rapidly and sustainably, Mr.Manh said.

He went on to say that the meeting considered opinions that more clearly and deeply express assessments of the country after 25 years of renewal, 20 years of implementing the 1991 Platform, 10 years of implementing the socio-economic development strategy and five years of implementing the 10th National Party Congress Resolution.

The meeting looked into strengths and shortcomings in leadership, and performance, lessons of experience, the country’s current situation and emerging issues that need to be addressed.

It also adjusted a number of points in the targets, tasks, policies and major solutions, especially in human resource, social progress and equality, building new rural areas, environmental protection, natural disaster prevention and control and response to climate change.

Regarding the Party building work, the meeting endorsed many ideas that mainly focused on the relationship between improving the Party’s leadership and combative capacity and building a clean and strong Party, as well as continuing to step up the implementation of the “Studying and following the moral example of Ho Chi Minh” campaign and renovating the Party’s personnel work and leadership modes in line with new development requirements.

The delegates reviewed and assessed mechanisms and models on corruption prevention in order to put forward more practical and effective solutions and policies in the future.

With these amendments and supplements, the draft documents to be submitted to the Congress have been completed, representing the immense intellectual ability of the entire Party and people.

Regarding personnel nomination to the CPVCC, 11th tenure, the conference made careful consideration of the results reached during the previous meeting and approved a list to be introduced at the 11 th National Party Congress.

The CPVCC also decided the time of convening the 11th Congress and adopted its draft agenda and working regulations for submission to the Congress for approval.

General Secretary Manh affirmed that with the results reached during this conference, the CPVCC presented a high sense of responsibility, held fast to principles as well as basically completed the 10 th tenure’s programmes and undertook considerable preparations for the 11th National Party Congress under the Party statutes.

Source: VNA-VOV

Source: QDND

State Vice President receives delegation from the Committee for Solidarity of Vietnamese Catholics

In Uncategorized on November 5, 2010 at 3:55 pm

National Committee reviews Vietnam’s ASEAN presidency

In Uncategorized on October 26, 2010 at 5:34 pm

National Committee reviews Vietnam’s ASEAN presidency

QĐND – Friday, October 22, 2010, 23:13 (GMT+7)

The National Committee for ASEAN 2010 held its eighth session in Hanoi on October 21 to review Vietnam’s ASEAN presidency and prepare for the 17th ASEAN Summit and related summits that will take place in Hanoi from October 28-30.

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung attended the session, which took place under the chairmanship of Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Gia Khiem, who is also Chairman of the National Committee for ASEAN 2010.

Deputy Foreign Minister Dao Viet Trung, who is permanent Secretary General of the National Committee for ASEAN 2010, said that since the committee’s previous session on August 30, Vietnam continued to uphold the role of ASEAN Chair, successfully hosting and chairing many important events and activities.

They included the unofficial ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting, the 2nd ASEAN-US leaders’ meeting, the meeting of ASEAN foreign ministers with UN General Secretary and the President of the 65th UN General Assembly, the 1st ASEAN security chiefs’ meeting, the ASEAN Defence Ministers’ meeting and the 1st ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting Plus (ADMM+), the 31st AIPA General Assembly and the 6th ASEAN People’s Forum.

At the October 21 session, Sub-committees and units of the National Committee for ASEAN 2010 reported on preparations for the 17th ASEAN Summit and related summits, which were nearly completed.

Addressing the session, PM Dung said that with its pro-activity and responsibility, Vietnam implemented well-planned targets and programmes and recommended positive and practical initiatives, which markedly contributed to ASEAN development, boosting the construction of the ASEAN Community, expanding cooperation between ASEAN and its partners, and raising the ASEAN’s role and position.

PM Dung praised the efforts of the National Committee for ASEAN 2010 and relevant ministries and agencies for their contributions to the many successes.

The Prime Minister stressed that the 17th ASEAN Summit and related summits would be particularly important events of the ASEAN 2010 Year. He asked the committee and related ministries and agencies to try their best to make the events successful, making a fine impression about Vietnam and raising the country’s role and position in the region and the world.

Source: VOVNews/VNA



Source: QDND

Party central committee wraps up 13th meeting

In Uncategorized on October 15, 2010 at 2:27 pm

Party central committee wraps up 13th meeting

QĐND – Friday, October 15, 2010, 21:19 (GMT+7)

The issues discussed and decided at the 13th meeting of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee (CPVCC), 10th tenure, are of extreme importance and a continued preparation for the 11th National Party Congress.

The CPVCC’s General Secretary Nong Duc Manh delivered the remarks at the closing ceremony of the eight-day plenary meeting in the capital city of Hanoi on Oct. 14.

The delegates upheld knowledge, debated with a high level of democracy and sense of responsibility, and made valuable recommendations to plans, said the Party chief.

The CPVCC applauded preparations for the meeting, showed consensus with the Political Bureau’s explanations on the questioned contents, and adopted a resolution on the decided issues, he said.

Regarding the performance of the socio-economic development plans and tasks and the State budget in 2010, Manh said the meeting agreed that the national economy has been recovering quite rapidly, while a number of industries and sectors have been regaining their growth momentum.

According to the Party leader, macroeconomic balances were ensured, budget collection exceeded the estimates, bank interest rates were lowered, overspending dropped compared with the forecast level, inflation was controlled, the trade deficit decreased and a large amount of capital was mobilised for development projects.

The nation has paid due attention to education, training and healthcare for the people, managed to improve the people’s living conditions, while maintaining security, national defence and social order, as well as promoting Vietnam’s position and prestige in the international arena.

The achievements obtained in 2010 — the final year of the 2006-2010 plan and a year with a wide range of important events as well as difficulties and challenges — demonstrated sound leadership of the Party, the concerted efforts of the entire political system and the great contributions of the entire people, army and businesses, Manh stressed.

At the plenum, the CPVCC gave opinions on the general goal, targets and development directions of industries and sectors, and six groups of measures which should be taken in 2011, focusing on creating an fair business environment and sharpening the competitiveness of domestic companies.

The country will implement financial and monetary policies to ensure macroeconomic stability and foster rapid and sustainable growth; continue economic restructuring towards the direction of enhancing the economy’s efficiency and competitiveness; boost exports and cut the trade deficit.

The measures also aim to create more jobs for labourers, reduce poverty, ensure social security, improve people’s living conditions, and better the efficiency of the State management apparatus.

The delegates also discussed and put forth suggestions about socio-economic development outlooks and the State budgets for the next five years, saying that rapid growth should be combined with sustainable development.

They agreed that comprehensive economic and political renewal should be stepped up to build Vietnam into a strong nation, with a rich people and a democratic, equal and civilised society. The human factor should be fully upheld and people should be considered the subject, major strength and target of development.

The Party elite emphasised the necessity to bring into play production forces with scientific and technological advances and improve production relations and the status of the socialist-oriented market economy.

The conference decided to continue the pilot project of not organising the People’s Council at district and ward levels in 10 cities and provinces nationwide in pursuant to the 12th National Assembly’s Resolution 26/2008/QH12.

Manh said the 13th meeting of the CPVCC also discussed and performed another important step towards personnel preparations, which will be submitted to the 11th National Party Congress.

The general secretary asked CPVCC members and Party committees at all levels to work out plans to accomplish set tasks, firstly focusing on overcoming flood consequences in the central region and organising Party congresses in the remaining cities and provinces and agencies on schedule.

He also requested CPVCC members and localities accomplish the tasks set for the year-end months, map out solutions to successfully carry out socio-economic development plans and the State budget for 2011, and prepare effectively for the 14th meeting of the CPVCC (10th tenure) in late 2010 and the 11th National Party Congress scheduled to take place in early 2011.

Source: VNA

Source: QDND

NA standing committee discusses mineral law

In Uncategorized on October 13, 2010 at 3:51 am

NA standing committee discusses mineral law

QĐND – Saturday, October 02, 2010, 20:19 (GMT+7)

Transferring rights to explore and exploit minerals topped the agenda at the 35th session of the National Assembly Standing Committee chaired by NA Vice Chairman Nguyen Duc Kien on October 1.

Discussions on the topic stemmed from the amended draft Law on Minerals.

Chairman of the NA Finance and Budget Committee, Phung Quoc Hien, said the definitions of mineral exploration, exploitation and processing were not clear in the draft law.

Chairman of the NA Committee for Culture, Education, Youth and Children, Dao Trong Thi, said the regulations for transferring mineral rights must be tightened and that it was crucial to have the Government involved in the deals to limit speculation.

Nguyen Van Thuan, chairman of the NA Legal Committee, agreed, saying companies should be required to meet specific criteria to be able to bid on projects or accept transfer rights.

NA Vice Chairman Uong Chu Luu said he disagreed with a regulation that would automatically give exploitation privileges to individuals and organisations that were licensed to explore for minerals.

He said this was an unfair regulation for other individuals and organisations, and suggested that rights for exploiting minerals should be auctioned.

However, Minister of Natural Resources and Environment, Pham Khoi Nguyen, said if there were separate auctions for mineral exploration and exploitation, there would be a shortage of companies involved in those activities.

To ensure contributions to the State budget from mineral activities, committee members agreed that companies and individuals who were licensed to explore for minerals must deposit a specific amount of money before beginning operations.

The same day, the NA Standing Committee heard a report on the settlement of voter petitions which was sent to the 7th session of the 12th National Assembly.

Head of the NA Ombudsman Committee, Tran The Vuong, said the NA had received 1,643 petitions. “Nearly 350 petitions have been settled by local administrations and the remainder have been sent to relevant authorities for their consideration and response,” Vuong said.

Members attributed the tardiness in settling voter complaints to shortcomings in issuing legal documents. They asked ministries and agencies to review documents guiding the Laws on Electricity, Health Insurance and Price Ordinance to amend and supplement any inappropriate clauses.

Source: VOV/VNS

Source: QDND

Vinashin committee works on restructuring group

In Uncategorized on August 18, 2010 at 3:23 pm

Vinashin committee works on restructuring group

QĐND – Wednesday, August 18, 2010, 21:12 (GMT+7)

Permanent Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Sinh Hung has reiterated the need to consolidate the Vietnam Shipbuilding Industry Group (Vinashin)’s operations to help the group stabilise and develop into the key component of the country’s shipbuilding industry. 

Mr. Hung, who is also head of the steering committee for the restructuring of Vinashin Group, made the statement at a working session in Hanoi on August 17. 

The steering committee should make accurate assessments of the operational capacity of Vinashin’s holding company, subsidiary companies, joint ventures and investment projects as well as the group’s debts to find out the best solutions for restructuring, he said. 

In an instruction signed on August 16, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung required that any development plan for Vinashin should focus on three main operations, which are shipbuilding and repair, support industries for shipbuilding and training a skilled workforce in this field. 

He asked the Ministry of Transport to present a plan on restructuring the group to him within the fourth quarter of this year. 

The PM assigned the Ministry of Finance to be responsible for dealing with the group’s debts and devising schemes to ensure capital sources for production. 

He requested Vinashin to assess the operational capacity of the holding company, subsidiary companies, joint ventures and investment projects and its finance, asset deficiency and debts. 

He also asked the group to focus its resources on implementing its production plan and existing shipbuilding contracts, devise a scheme on loan repayment to credit organisations and review the group’s investment projects in the mentioned-above fields and sell or equitise the remaining fields within the law.

Source: VOV

Source: QDND

Senior Officials’ Committee Meeting on ASCC closes

In Uncategorized on August 15, 2010 at 3:22 pm

Senior Officials’ Committee Meeting on ASCC closes

QĐND – Sunday, August 15, 2010, 20:41 (GMT+7)

The Meeting of the Senior Officials’ Committee for the ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community Council (ASCC) wrapped up in Danang city on August 15. The result of the meeting will lay an important foundation for the fourth meeting of ASCC also scheduled to take place in Danang city on August 16.

During the two-day meeting, ASEAN officials reviewed the implementation of the ASCC Blueprint and compared notes on the ASCC’s priorities in 2010.

They also proposed a number of solutions for some key issues this year with a focus on developing human resources, ensuring social welfare for women and children, promoting cooperation to cope with global challenges and raising awareness of an ASEAN cultural identity.

Le Kim Dung, Deputy Head of the International Cooperation Department of the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs praised ASEAN officials’ efforts to secure a draft declaration of ASEAN Leaders on human resource development and skills for economic recovery and growth as well as a draft declaration on social welfare for women and children. The two drafts will be submitted for approval to the ASCC and the upcoming ASEAN Leaders Summit in Hanoi this October.

Mrs Dung said Vietnam needs to boost human resource development by developing a skilled workforce, promoting technical cooperation with other countries and issuing declarations on human resources and skills for economic recovery and growth.

Vietnam is currently creating a draft declaration on developing social welfare for women and children in ASEAN nations, she added.

Source: VOV

Source: QDND

Committee reviews campaign on Uncle Ho’s moral example

In Uncategorized on June 26, 2010 at 4:44 pm

Committee reviews campaign on Uncle Ho’s moral example

QĐND – Saturday, June 26, 2010, 21:15 (GMT+7)

The central steering committee for the “Study and follow Ho Chi Minh’s moral example” campaign convened in Hanoi on June 25 to review the performances in the first half and deploy major tasks for the rest of the year.

Following the discussion, Party General Secretary Nong Duc Manh, Head of the committee, praised the results that Party committees and administrations at all levels and the entire people have reaped in implementing the campaign during the first six months of 2010.

Party committees and administrations at all levels have shown their creativity in activities in response to the campaign, making them part of the regular tasks of officials and Party members, thereby receiving broad support from the entire Party, mass organisations and people, he said. As a result, the drive has made positive impacts on the country’s accomplishment of socio-economic targets.

Manh stressed that the campaign should be implemented persistently, regularly and continuously to turn it into part of people’s life and a social movement, helping to build up the nation’s culture and a foundation for the people’s spiritual life.

To achieve greater and more practical results, those in management positions and Party members at all levels must set good examples themselves and pioneer in performing the drive, the Party chief emphasised.

Source: VNA

Source: QDND

National Border Committee visits homeless children at Bo De Pagoda

In Uncategorized on June 3, 2010 at 2:08 am

National Border Committee visits homeless children at Bo De Pagoda

QĐND – Wednesday, June 02, 2010, 21:31 (GMT+7)

PANO – Officials from the National Border Committee, under the Foreign Ministry, visited orphans and homeless children at the Bo De Pagoda, Long Bien, Hanoi, on May 31st, to mark  Children’s International Day, June 1st .

Hundreds of presents, including sleeping mats, sweets and biscuits, dry food, and medicine, were delivered to help the pagoda take care of children in better conditions. According to the Venerable Thich Dam Lan, the chief monk of the Bo De Pagoda, they are taking care of 98 children, including 47 infants, aged from 4 days old to 36 months old.

At the moment, the Bo De Pagoda is relying on a tight budget, contributed by charitable visitors, to provide care to children. The infants are now taken care of in a space of 40m2, with each room for 6-10 children, and each bed for 2-3 children.

Translated by Hoang Anh 

Source: QDND

NA Standing Committee to hold 31st session in Hanoi

In Uncategorized on May 5, 2010 at 4:36 pm

NA Standing Committee to hold 31st session in Hanoi

QĐND – Wednesday, May 05, 2010, 21:32 (GMT+7)

The 31st session of the National Assembly’s (NA) Standing Committee will be held in Hanoi from May 6-13 to prepare for the 7th NA meeting, also scheduled for this month.

The NA Standing Committee will give their opinions on a Government report on the socio-economic tasks and the State budget in 2009 and in the first few months of 2010.

It will also discuss the new legislation for 2011 and voters’ proposals and complaints collected after the 6th NA session, as well as a Government report on planning for Hanoi with a vision for 2030 and 2050, key national projects and preparations for the seventh session of the 12th NA legislature.

The Committee will consider amendments to a number of laws, such as the Law on the State Bank of Vietnam, the Credit Organisation Law, the Administrative Denunciation Law, the Maritime Law and the Law on Public Investment.

Source: VOV

Source: QDND