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President Ho Chi Minh’s thought, morality, lifestyle - precious assets: Party chief
President Ho Chi Minh’s thought, morality, lifestyle - precious assets: Party chief

President Ho Chi Minh’s thought, morality, and lifestyle are precious spiritual assets of the Vietnamese Party and people, illuminating the revolutionary cause, leading to the victory of the Vietnamese revolution, according to Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong.

Results of People's Councils election
Results of People's Councils election

The following is the result of the recent elections of deputies to the People's Councils at all levels for the 2021-2026 tenure.

499 candidates elected to 15th National Assembly
499 candidates elected to 15th National Assembly

The National Election Council on June 10, 2021 announced the list of 499 candidates elected to 15th National Assembly.

Vietnamese “blue beret” soldiers with aspirations for world peace
Vietnamese “blue beret” soldiers with aspirations for world peace

Participating in United Nations peacekeeping operations means realising the Party’s guidelines on the protection of the Fatherland soon and from afar by peaceful means. It is also an expression of the humanity of the Vietnam People’s Army and Vietnamese peoples’ love of peace.

Rules for determining elected candidates
Rules for determining elected candidates

The election results shall be determined according to the valid votes and only be accepted if more than half of the total voters mentioned in the list of voters in the constituency cast their votes. The elected candidates are those who poll more than half of the valid votes.

Theoretical and practical issues on socialism and path towards socialism in Vietnam
Theoretical and practical issues on socialism and path towards socialism in Vietnam

On the occasion of the 131st birthday of President Ho Chi Minh (May 19) and the elections of deputies to the 15th National Assembly and all-level People's Councils 2021-2026 (May 23), Professor, Dr Nguyen Phu Trong, Party General Secretary, has written an article titled “Some theoretical and practical issues on socialism and the path towards socialism in Vietnam.”

Vietnam's elections wrap up in success
Vietnam's elections wrap up in success

Vietnam's elections of deputies to the 15th National Assembly and all-level People's Council on May 23 wrapped up in success.

Election a great festival of the nation
Election a great festival of the nation

The election of deputies to the 15th National Assembly and members of all-level People's Councils for 2021-2026 tenure is a great festival of the nation, a chance for voters to exercise their citizen right and duty in selecting capable persons representing the people’s will, aspiration and right to mastery in the National Assembly and People’s Councils at all levels.

6-step protocol for voters on election day
6-step protocol for voters on election day

The National Election Council has issued 6-step protocol on election day to keep voters safe amid complicated developments of COVID-19 pandemic.

Who is eligible to vote?
Who is eligible to vote?

Voters are those who have the right to vote. All Vietnamese citizens, who hold Vietnamese nationality, are aged from 18 and above and meet all conditions defined by law, have the right to vote.

Determining the voting rights of voters under quarantine
Determining the voting rights of voters under quarantine

For voters who are under quarantine in residential areas implementing social isolation measures or are under lockdown but are not yet on the list of voters, the Election Team must review and make a list of these voters and send it to communal-level People’s Committees for addition to the list of voters in the new polling station where the quarantine area is located.

Figures for elections of deputies to National Assembly and People's Councils
Figures for elections of deputies to National Assembly and People's Councils

The elections of deputies to the 15th National Assembly and all-levels People’s Councils for the 2021-2025 tenure took place in Vietnam on May 23.

Voting - Citizens’ rights and duties
Voting - Citizens’ rights and duties

The right to vote is a basic right of citizens according to the provisions of the law in selecting representatives to the organs of State power.

Safety protocol against COVID-19 at polling stations
Safety protocol against COVID-19 at polling stations

A strict safety protocol against COVID-19 is carried out at polling stations to ensure safety for voters given the complicated developments of the coronavirus pandemic.

Principles for elections of deputies to National Assembly and People's Councils
Principles for elections of deputies to National Assembly and People's Councils

According to Article 7 of the 2013 Constitution and Article 1 of the Law on Election of National Assembly Deputies and People's Council Deputies, the election is conducted in compliance with four principles.

Le Quoc Minh appointed as Editor-in-Chief of Nhan dan (People) newspaper
Le Quoc Minh appointed as Editor-in-Chief of Nhan dan (People) newspaper

Member of the Party Central Committee and Deputy General Director of the Vietnam News Agency Le Quoc Minh has been appointed as editor-in-chief of Nhan dan newspaper.