Overseas Vietnamese in China’s Hong Kong Special Administrative Region gathered to welcome Lunar New Year (Tet) at a celebration held by the Vietnamese Consulate General in Hong Kong and Macau on January 20.
A meeting entitled “Gathering 2016: Joining Hands of Friendship” was held in Hanoi on November 6th by the Vietnam-Azerbaijan Friendship Association to mark the 24th anniversary of the Vietnam – Azerbaijan diplomatic ties and the Association’s first founding anniversary (October 10th, 2015).
Global friendship ambassadors have arrived in Vietnam for a 14 day trip to discover the country, the people and the culture. This is a program organized by Vietnam – USA Society.
The Ha Tinh provincial People’s Committee on November 2nd held a ceremony to present Lao orders and medals to 358 Vietnamese voluntary cadres and experts, as well as the relatives of martyrs who had sacrificed their lives for Laos' national liberation.
Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue on November 2nd received the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) led by Naushad Forbes, CII President and joint President of the Forbes Mashall Pvt. Ltd. Group, who is on a working visit to Vietnam.
Vietnamese Ambassador to Russia Nguyen Thanh Son and businessman Do Xuan Hoang were among 32 individuals honoured by Russian State and the government of Moscow Oblast province for contributions to Russia’s development.
A kindergarten was handed over to the Lao northern province of Phongsaly on November 1st as a gift from the Vietnamese Embassy in Laos and the Lao PetroVietnam Oil (PV Oil Laos) company.
The Netherlands Development Organization (SNV) in Vietnam received the Prime Minister’s Certificate of Merit for its positive and enthusiastic contributions to the sustainable development of Vietnam 2011-2015 periods.
Vice Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh city People’s Committee Le Van Khoa and the Vice-Mayor of the Republic of Korea’s capital Seoul Gyoung-gee Liu signed a deal establishing the friendship and cooperation relations between the two cities, thus further promoting the comprehensive ties in all areas.
A high-ranking delegation of the French department of Val-de-Marne has engaged in different activities in Yen Bai province on the occasion of the 20th founding anniversary of their friendship and cooperative relations.
On October 27th, at the headquarters of the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organizations (VUFO), the Vietnam-Germany Friendship Association (VGFA) received the delegation of German Communist Party (DKP).
The Vietnam Committee for Asian - African - Latin America Solidarity and Cooperation (VAALA) under the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organizations (VUFO) held a seminar in Hanoi on October 28th to review its development over the last six decades.
A Friendship Order of the Vietnamese State has been presented to former Norwegian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister of Defence Thorvald Stoltenberg to honour his substantial contributions to the two countries’ amity on October 27th.
On the night of October 26th, the Ho Chi Minh City Union of Friendship Organizations (HUFO) and the Vietnam - Southeast Asia Friendship Association co-hosted a cultural exchange entitled “Friendship among ASEAN: Vietnam-Philippines” celebrate the 40th anniversary of Vietnam-Philippines diplomatic ties (1976 - 2016).
A ceremony was held in Hai Duong province on October 22nd to present Lao orders and medals to Vietnamese volunteer soldiers and military experts who performed international missions in Laos during 1945-1975.
On October 27th, Vice Chairman of the Da Nang city People’s Committee Dang Viet Dung received a delegation from the Nordic Development Fund (NDF) led by Emelie Moeller, NDF Director in climate change, who is paying a working visit to the city on issues relating to NDF-sponsored projects.
On October 27th, during his visit to Laos, Party Central Committee member, Secretary of the Da Nang city Party Committee and Chairman of the city People’s Council Nguyen Xuan Anh led a delegation to attend the inauguration ceremony of the second phase of the building of Khongsedone School in Salavan province, sponsored by Da Nang city.