Chairwoman of the HCMC People’s Council Nguyen Thi Le and Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong have been re-elected for the positions with high endorsement ratings at the first session of the 10th People's Council for the 2021-2026 tenure on June 24.
The Personnel Sub-committee of the Ho Chi Minh City Election Committee (HCMC-EC) for the 15th National Assembly and HCMC People’s Council yesterday announced that the receipt of nominations for National Assembly deputies and HCMC People’s Council members ended at 5pm that day in accordance with regulations.
The criteria to stand as candidates for deputies to the National Assembly and the People's Council do not distinguish local or overseas Vietnamese. However, they must have only one nationality, which is Vietnamese nationality.
Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni on August 17 designated Samdech Techo Hun Sen as the prime minister for another five-year term after his Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) won a sweeping victory in a July 29 general election.
Malaysia’s veteran ex-leader Mahathir Mohamad, 92, won a historic election victory on Thursday, in a political earthquake that toppled the country’s scandal-plagued premier and ousted a regime that had ruled for over six decades.