Promoting the spirit of independence, self-reliance and determination to fight and win in the Dien Bien Phu Campaign for the sake of national construction and defense

Promoting the spirit of independence, self-reliance and determination to fight and win in the Dien Bien Phu Campaign for the sake of national construction and defense

Tuesday, May 07, 2019, 08:01 (GMT+7)
65 years have elapsed, yet the significance of and historic lessons from the Dien Bien Phu victory continue to reverberate through Vietnam, giving added impetus to the entire Party, people and military’s path to reform, international integration, development and the construction and defense of the socialist Vietnamese Fatherland

Ho Chi Minh – great chief architect of contemporary Vietnamese state

Ho Chi Minh – great chief architect of contemporary Vietnamese state

Sunday, September 09, 2018, 10:34 (GMT+7)
On 2nd September 1945 at Ba Dinh Square, President Ho Chi Minh read the immortal Declaration of Independence to announce the birth of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam - a new type of state, modern Vietnamese State. His viewpoints on building modern Vietnamese State act as an ideological foundation and a lodestar for building a socialist law-governed State of the people, by the people and for the people under the leadership of the Party

The Communist Party of Vietnam initiates and leads Doi Moi for the country to be well on the way to socialism

The Communist Party of Vietnam initiates and leads Doi Moi for the country to be well on the way to socialism

Thursday, September 06, 2018, 10:03 (GMT+7)
The Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) and the Communist Party of China (CPC) co-organized their 14th theoretical symposium in Ho Chi Minh City, which highlighted Vietnam’s experience during its “Doi Moi” (Renewal) process and China’s open-door and reform policy. Vo Van Thuong, Politburo member, Secretary of the CPV Central Committee, Head of the CPV Central Committee’s Commission for Information and Education, led the Vietnamese delegation at the symposium and delivered a keynote speech. The National Defense Journal would like to present the following excerpt from his speech

The 1968 Spring General Offensive and Uprising – the unity of people’s will and the Party’s commitment

The 1968 Spring General Offensive and Uprising – the unity of people’s will and the Party’s commitment

Monday, January 15, 2018, 21:23 (GMT+7)
From mid-1965, after its strategy of “special warfare” was basically defeated, the U.S. leadership had to shift its policy to “local warfare” with the deployment of massive U.S. expeditionary forces into South Vietnam. In this new phase of the war, U.S Command combined “search and destroy” actions with “rural pacification” activities and declared that the People’s Liberation Armed Forces of South Vietnam would be completely annihilated in just 18 months

The 1968 General Offensive and Uprising – Vietnam’s aspiration for peace, national independence and reunification

The 1968 General Offensive and Uprising – Vietnam’s aspiration for peace, national independence and reunification

Friday, January 05, 2018, 10:50 (GMT+7)
Years have elapsed, yet echoes of the 1968 General Offensive and Uprising (also known as the Tet Offensive) continue to reverberate. Upholding the spirit of “nothing is more precious than independence and freedom”, “we would rather sacrifice everything than lose the country and be enslaved”, our people defied all the odds to defeat the American troops and to realize the aspiration for peace, national independence and reunification

Vietnam’s human rights achievements are irrefutable

Vietnam’s human rights achievements are irrefutable

Monday, January 01, 2018, 08:24 (GMT+7)
In today’s world, human rights are considered as a universal value of human kind and a fundamental legal regulation of law-ruled states regardless of their political regime and development level. Yet, in practice, human rights are always of some particularities because of historical tradition, cultural identity and political regime. As a result, it is common sense to find differences in human rights amongst nations and peoples

"Separation of powers" is not the model of choice for the State of Vietnam

“Separation of powers” is not the model of choice for the State of Vietnam

Friday, September 22, 2017, 10:12 (GMT+7)
According to Article 2 of the 2013 Constitution of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, “all the state power belongs to the People” and “the state power is unified and delegated to state agencies which coordinate with and control one another in the exercise of the legislative, executive and judicial powers”. Therefore, the law-ruled State of Vietnam shall not be organized into a “separation of powers” model

Human rights shall not be above national sovereignty

Human rights shall not be above national sovereignty

Friday, July 28, 2017, 07:45 (GMT+7)
Amidst vibrant globalization, human rights garner constant international attention. Against this backdrop, hostile forces are stepping up their activities against Vietnam’s Communist Party and political regime. They claim “superiority of human rights over national sovereignty”. Is this the case?

Top leader calls for solidarity against COVID-19
Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong on March 30 appealed to compatriots, comrades and soldiers nationwide and overseas Vietnamese to stay united in their will and actions in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
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