Inspector General Le Minh Khai delivered the Government’s report on the settlement of complaints and petitions to the National Assembly in the morning of November 14 (Photo: VNA)

Government reports increase in petitions in 2018

The number of petitions and denunciations in 2018 increased by 11.8 percent compared to last year and the number of cases rose by 4.7 percent, said the Government’s report on the settlement of complaints and petitions delivered by Inspector General Le Minh Khai to the National Assembly in the morning of November 14.
Illustrative photo (Source: VNA)

Lawmakers support autonomy of universities

Many legislators have voiced their support for university autonomy while talking to the press on the sidelines of the sixth session of the 14th National Assembly.
 Illustrative photo (Photo: VNA)

CPTPP – opportunity for Vietnam to join global value chain

The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), to be submitted to the 14th National Assembly for approval on November 2, is expected to help Vietnam expand exports and join the global value chain more deeply.

Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha at the Question-and-Answer session (Photo: VNA)

National Assembly grill environment minister on pollution

Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha was grilled about serious pollution in Nhue and Day rivers at the National Assembly on October 30, the first day of Question-and-Answer at the NA’s on-going 6th session.

Nguyen Phu Trong, General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam and the new President at the swearing-in ceremony (Photo: VNA)

Party leader Nguyen Phu Trong becomes new President

Deputies of the 14th National Assembly on October 23 elected Nguyen Phu Trong, General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam, as the State President for the 2016-2021 tenure during their on-going sixth session in Hanoi.
Acting President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh (Source: VNA)

Vice President now holds authority of President: NA Standing Committee

Mme. Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh, Vice President, now holds the authority of President of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam until the National Assembly elects the new President of the country, an announcement of the Standing Committee of the National Assembly issued on September 23 read.