• On December 1, 2016, at the 11th Conference of the Inter-Governmental Committee for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage of UNESCO in Ababa, Ethiopia, the Vietnamese belief in Mother Goddesses of the Three Realms has been officially recognised by UNESCO as an intangible cultural heritage of humanity. In the photo: The spirit of Ong Hoang Bay at Bong Temple in Nam Dinh. Photo: Trinh Van Bo/VNP

  • On November 30, 2016, during his working trip to Australia, Deputy Prime Minister/Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh met with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull at the Parliament Headquarters in Canberra. Photo: Khanh Linh/VNA

  • On November 29, 2016, National Assembly Vice Chairwoman Tong Thi Phong delivered an important speech at the 9th Asian Parliamentary Assembly (APA-9) Plenary Sessionin Siem Reap, Cambodia. Photo: Minh Hung/VNA

  • On November 28, 2016, at the Jose Marti Memorial in Havana, Cuba, Vietnamese National Assembly Chairwoman/President of Vietnam – Cuba Friendship Association Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan led a delegation of the Vietnamese Party and State to pay tribute to Cuban revolution leader Fidel Castro. Photo: Trong Duc/VNA

  • On November 28, 2016, Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong arrived in the Cuban Embassy in Vietnam to pay tribute to Fidel Castroo Ruz, former First Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba/former President of the Council of State and Council of Ministers. In the photo: Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong offers condolences of the Vietnam’s Party and State to Cuban people through Cuban Ambassador to Vietnam Herminio Lope Diaz. Photo: Tri Dung/VNA

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