Vietnamese National Assembly Chairperson Concludes State Visits to Indonesia and Iran

The Vietnamese and Uruguayan governments have taken a new step in their bilateral relations, as Vietnam continues to strengthen their legal frameworks and bolster their capacity to address climate change in the face of rising fuel prices. On the heels of this, National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan has wrapped up successful official visits to Indonesia and Iran.

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Vietnam News Today (Aug. 12) notable headlines

  • Vietnam, Uruguay start new page in bilateral relations
  • Vietnam improves legal frameworks, builds capacity to cope with climate change
  • Top legislator wraps up official visits to Indonesia, Iran
  • Petrol prices surge as diesel rises
  • Vietnam proposes solutions to strengthen ASEAN anti-drug cooperation
NA Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue (C) and Speaker of the Senate Beatriz Argimon Cedeira (R) and Speaker of the Chamber of Representatives Sebastian Andujar during the visit to the South American nation in April.

Vietnam, Uruguay start new page in bilateral relations

Vietnamese Ambassador to Argentina, concurrently Uruguay, Duong Quoc Thanh has highlighted the achievements in that nation’s ties with Uruguay over recent times, as well as prospects for future co-operation, in a recent media interview given on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of both nations’ diplomatic relations which began in 1993.

Regarding the various achievements recorded in friendship and joint co-operative relations over the past three decades, as well as the strengths that need to be promoted, Ambassador Thanh said that despite being a small country in South America a population of three million, Uruguay can be viewed as a rare case of success in economic development and social stability in the region.

A flood warning system. (Photo: VNA)

Vietnam improves legal frameworks, builds capacity to cope with climate change

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) on August 11 held a workshop reviewing ten years of implementing the 11th Party Central Committee’s Resolution No.24-NQ/TW on proactive responding to climate change.

Participants in the workshop focused on evaluating the achievements, shortcomings, and limitations during the implementation process as well as discussed new perspectives and specific goals, tasks, and solutions on responding to climate change in the coming time.

National Assembly Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue (left) arrives at Noi Bai Airport in Hanoi on Friday, concluding his successful official visits to Indonesia and Iran. Photo: VNS
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Petrol prices surge as diesel rises

The prices of diesel, kerosene, and mazut saw a remarkable increase amid diesel rising by more than VND1,800 to VND22,420 per liter as of 3 p.m. on August 11 following the latest adjustments made by the Ministry of Industry and Trade and the Ministry of Finance.

NA Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue (C) and Speaker of the Senate Beatriz Argimon Cedeira (R) and Speaker of the Chamber of Representatives Sebastian Andujar during the visit to the South American nation in April.

Vietnam proposes solutions to strengthen ASEAN anti-drug cooperation

Vietnamese Deputy Minister of Public Security Lieut. Gen Nguyen Duy Ngoc on August 11 suggested major solutions for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to raise the efficiency of anti-drug cooperation.

Rosie Nguyen