Chinese President Xi Jinping's upcoming state visit to Vietnam takes place amid the occasion of the 15th anniversary of the strategic co-operative partnership between the two nations, thereby opening up a new period and a new chapter in Vietnam-China relations, according to China's Xinhua news agency.

Chairman of the Ninh Binh provincial People's Committee Pham Quang Ngoc has presented a report on the province's socio-economic situation in 2023 at the 17th session of the 15th provincial People's Council for the 2021-2026 tenure.