The strategic partnership between Vietnam and Japan is expected to enter a new period of development in the coming time, especially in the fields of trade, economy, defence-security, health, high technology, locality-to-locality cooperation, and people-to-people exchanges.
Vietnam is very proud to have a friend and a partner like Australia, President Tran Dai Quang said at a banquet in honour of Governor-General of Australia Peter Cosgrove and his spouse in Hanoi on May 24th.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc hosted on May 18th a delegation of veterans who were hailed as young heroes during the war against the U.S.
Party, State and Vietnam Fatherland Front leaders paid tribute to President Ho Chi Minh at his mausoleum in Hanoi on May 18th ahead of the late leader’s 128th birth anniversary (May 19th, 1890).
Vietnam is concerned about the escalating tension and violence in the Gaza Strip over recent days, which has led to many Palestinians being killed or injured, Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang said at a regular press briefing on May 17th.
The U.S. Air Force Academy (USAFA) is scheduled to send a delegation of students to Vietnam and several other Southeast Asian nations this summer for information, language and cultural exchanges with these countries, said USAFA Vice Superintendent Colonel David Harris.
Vietnam treasures the increasing role of Brazil in the international arena and wishes to further promote comprehensive cooperation with the country, said Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh.
Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh met with Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop in Sydney on April 26th as part of her trip to attend the 2018 Global Summit of Women in the Australian city.
Vietnam’s White Book on human rights highlights national achievements and outlines works to be done to promote citizens’ rights. The book, entitled “Protection and Promotion of Human Rights in Vietnam,” has been released by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in January.
The Management Board of the Hoa Lo Prison Relic Site on April 18 opened a special exhibition titled “Bared feet, iron will” to mark the 43rd anniversary of the Reunification Day – April 30.
Three Royal Australian Navy warships will visit Vietnam on April 19-22, according to the Australian Embassy in Hanoi.
Defense Minister of Vietnam, General Ngo Xuan Lich, and his Japanese counterpart held talks on April 10 in the framework of the former’s official visit to Japan.
Poverty in Vietnam continues to fall, particularly amongst ethnic minorities, who saw their rate of poverty decline significantly by 13 percentage points, the largest decline in the past decade, says a new World Bank report.
Ensuring and promoting human rights is the consistent policy of the Vietnamese State, which has been implemented in line with Vietnam’s Constitution and law, as well as international conventions on human rights to which Vietnam is a member, said the Foreign Ministry’s spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang.
VNF - The UK Department for International Development decided to increase budget for Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) to £ 100 million for 14 countries, including Vietnam, from 2018 to 2020, tripled the previous period.
Authorities say it may take more than a century to clear the country of the deadly legacy of war.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc will lead a Vietnamese delegation to attend the third Mekong River Commission (MRC) Summit in Siem Reap, Cambodia from April 4th-5th.