Vietnam will not include ratification of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) on the agenda for its next parliament session, an official said on Friday, adding to uncertainty over the future of US President Barack Obama's signature trade deal.
Tag - national assembly
samedi 17 septembre 2016
samedi 4 juin 2016
When Vietnam elects its National Assembly this weekend, voters will find that by and large, the choice has already been made for them.
jeudi 31 mars 2016
Communist Vietnam named a woman for the first time to the influential role
of chairperson in its rubber stamp National Assembly Thursday
country's fourth most powerful position state media said.
lundi 21 mars 2016
Taking the stage here on Friday, the singer-songwriter Mai Khoi launched into her hit song “Vietnam,” an optimistic ode to the country’s landscape and people.
jeudi 17 mars 2016
Pink-haired pop star Mai Khoi, dubbed Vietnam’s Lady Gaga for her risque outfits, has found a new way to shock: running for parliament along with a motley crew of dissidents and activists testing the limits of the authoritarian nation.
mardi 5 janvier 2016
Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong has urged the Ministry of Public Security's Mobile Police High Command to ensure absolute safety for the country's major events, including the upcoming 12th National Party Congress, the elections of deputies to the 14th National Assembly and the People's Councils at all levels for 2016 to 2020.
mercredi 2 décembre 2015
On November 24, 2015, the Vietnamese National Assembly approved a bill to legalize sex reassignment surgery and to introduce the right to legal gender recognition for transgender people who have undergone such surgery.
lundi 25 mai 2015
Vietnam’s economic growth prospect this year is bright, but still on an unsustainable trend given the current development of many sectors of the economy, according to a report of the economic committee under the law-making National Assembly (NA).
samedi 28 février 2015
Vietnam’s legislators emphasized the need to ensure human rights for those under temporary detention or arrest at their meeting on Friday, the last working day of the 35th session of the National Assembly (NA)’s Standing Committee.
samedi 15 novembre 2014
Vietnam Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung sailed through a parliamentary confidence motion on Saturday, boosting his clout within the ruling Communist Party just over a year ahead of a shake-up of the country's top leadership.
samedi 8 novembre 2014
Vietnamese lawmakers called on the government to thin the crowded ranks of Vietnam's military generals during a National Assembly session held Thursday.
mardi 3 juin 2014
The government has blocked legislation that would provide equal protection for Vietnam’s LGBT community.
lundi 6 janvier 2014
Vietnam has had a new constitution since the beginning of this year, after a near-unanimous vote by the National Assembly in November 2013. But it leaves much to be desired in terms of political and economic reform.
mardi 3 décembre 2013
The amended constitution Vietnam adopted on November 28, 2013, failed to address popular aspirations for change and reform, Human Rights Watch said today.
jeudi 28 novembre 2013
HANOI - Vietnam’s National Assembly on Thursday passed an amendment to the country’s Constitution, but critics said that despite calls for reform little has changed.
dimanche 17 novembre 2013
Legislative officials have cricticized Vietnam’s draft law over gay marriage as “indecisive” as it lifts the ban on gay marriage but maintains the stance of not formally recognizing such unions.
dimanche 27 octobre 2013
Hanoi - Around 300 people gathered in central Hanoi early Sunday for staged weddings as a protest in support of same-sex marriage ahead of a parliamentary debate.
vendredi 25 octobre 2013
A leading justice official told a house meeting Tuesday that anti-corruption work was not working and that many inspections had led to few discoveries and little justice.
mercredi 23 octobre 2013
NEW YORK – Vietnam’s National Assembly should ensure that the country’s revised constitution fully meets international human rights standards, Human Rights Watch said in a letter to the chairman of the National Assembly.
mercredi 3 juillet 2013
Vietnam’s prime minister, Nguyen Tan Dung, recently survived a confidence vote in the National Assembly as well as severe pressure at the most recent party plenum.
vendredi 28 juin 2013
HANOI - Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung was dealt a rare public blow on June 11, winning the full support of less than half of members of a parliament dominated by his ruling Communist Party in the country's first-ever confidence vote.
mardi 26 février 2013
HANOI – Vietnam scores only 19 points on a 100 point scale in the 2012 Open Budget Index (OBI 2012), much lower than many other nations in the region, showing a lack of transparency in the country’s budget system.
mardi 19 février 2013
Promising to apologize, a National Assembly member from Ho Chi Minh City has taken down an entry on his blog that “offensively” derided a fellow parliamentarian, causing a public stir.
vendredi 14 décembre 2012
Chairman of the Office of the National Assembly Nguyen Hanh Phuc said the NA will allocate half a day for the first-ever vote of confidence for high-ranking officials in the 5th NA session in May 2013.
jeudi 22 novembre 2012
The communist-dominated parliament of Vietnam is to subject elected leaders including the president and prime minister to annual confidence votes.
lundi 19 novembre 2012
It is not every day that a Vietnamese national assemblyman publicly confronts a sitting prime minister and Politburo Standing Committee member live on national TV, suggesting that the latter resign. Yet that was what transpired last week, when lawmaker Duong Trung Quoc spoke out against Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung.
mercredi 14 novembre 2012
A member of the Communist-dominated parliament in Vietnam has in a rare show of dissent told PM Nguyen Tan Dung that he should resign for his mistakes in handling the economy.
mercredi 26 septembre 2012
HA NOI — National Assembly vice chairman Huynh Ngoc Son and a delegation of lawmakers yesterday concluded a three-day visit to France aimed at boosting mutual understanding with the French Parliament and strengthening the tradition of friendship and multifaceted co-operation between the two countries.
vendredi 14 septembre 2012
The Justice Ministry has presented to the National Assembly’s Standing Committee a draft law on civil status registry, under which every citizen will be granted one single identification number to be used on all licenses. This number will remain the same throughout a holder’s life.
dimanche 29 avril 2012
She may have succeeded in building one of Vietnam’s richest families but businesswoman Dang Thi Hoang Yen always knew that entering the murky world of high-level politics in this authoritarian, one-party state was a gamble.
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