(VNF) - Assistant to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Pham Sao Mai, on July 19 symbolically presented USD 100,000 to Ambassador of Japan in Vietnam, Umeda Kunio. The donated cash aims to support victims of the recent historic flooding in Japan.
(VNF) - President Truong Tan Sang met Turkmenistan President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov in New York, during which the two leaders agreed to provide effective support for each other for the sake of global peace and security.
The Japanese royal family strongly supports the development of relations between Japan and Vietnam, Emperor Akihito told Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong during their meeting in Tokyo on September 16th.
The Vietnam – Japan relationship is neither normal nor purely strategic partnership. Many diplomats use the phrase “natural allies” to describe that affection. A reporter from the Vietnam Times interviewed Nghiem Vu Khai, former President of the Vietnam – Japan Friendship Association, to gain a clearer understanding of the relationship between the peoples of the two countries.
Nam Giang district in Vietnam’s Quang Nam province and Dac Chung district in Laos’ Sekong province on September 8th held an annual meeting to review the cooperation between the two provinces over the past one year.
Nguyen Van Thanh, Vice Chairman of the Quang Ninh Provincial People’s Committee on September 8th worked with Douglas Barners, United Kingdom Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh city who came to Quang Ninh province to exchange cooperation in infrastructure projects, especially the Quang Ninh airport project.
Vietnamese and Korean scientists on September 7th joined a conference to share information and discuss ways to treat land that was contaminated with Agent Orange left by the US troops after the war in Vietnam.
Le Hong Anh, a Politburo member and a permanent member of the Party Central Committee Secretariat on September 3rd received Bounnhang Volachit, Vice President of Laos who came to Vietnam to attend the 70th celebration of the Vietnamese August Revolution and National Day.
On the occasion of the 70th celebration of the Vietnamese National Day, Lao National Television on September 2nd broadcast the news for the first time in Vietnamese, with an aim to strengthen the special relationship between the two countries.
Leaders of the Party, State, Government, National Assembly and Vietnam Fatherland Front hosted a banquet in Hanoi on September 1st to celebrate the 70th anniversary of National Day (September 2nd).
Leaders from China, Laos, Cambodia, Cuba, and Russia have conveyed their congratulations to Vietnamese counterparts on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of National Day of Vietnam (September 2nd).
The International Hydrographic Organization (IHO) in Monaco on September 2nd organised a flag raising ceremony for the Socialist Republic of Vietnam to mark Vietnam’s official joining of the organization as its 84th member.
Assc. Prof. Dr. Nguyen Hong Son, Director of the Vietnamese Military Hospital 175 has recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding at the University of Sydney on support for training Vietnamese doctors with Prof. Bruce Robinson, President of the Hoc Mai Foundation and Dean of the Medical School of the University of Sydney.
Chairman of the National Assembly (NA) Nguyen Sinh Hung had a meeting with Speaker of the House of Representatives of Japan Tadamori Oshima on August 31st while attending the 4th World Conference of Speakers of Parliament in New York, the United States.
During a visit to Japan from August 24th-30th, Politburo member and Vice Chairwoman of the National Assembly (NA) Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan and the NA delegation joined a workshop on “Developing Vietnam economy and training human resources”.
Nguyen Duc Long, Deputy Secretary of the Quang Ninh provincial Party Committee and Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee on August 27th received Richy Tan, President of the Singapore’s KinderWorld Education Group.
A delegation from the Cambodian sponsoring association for post-war victims led by its Honourable President Seang Bun Leang has recently worked with the Vietnam Association for Victims of Agent Orange (VAVA) to seek cooperation in assisting AO victims.