Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has proposed establishing an expanded cooperation forum between the Group of Seven (G7) and coastal nations in combating climate change and sea level rise, and protecting the marine ecology.
Deputy Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son has assured Philippine Ambassador to Vietnam Jerril G. Santos that Vietnam will continue working closely with the Philippines to ensure a successful APEC Year 2015.
Dr. Jill Biden, wife of U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, on Monday paid a visit to a time-honored complex dedicated to the country’s learning traditions in Hanoi.
The World Bank (WB) expects Vietnam’s economic growth to hover around 6-6.2 percent in 2015, underpinned by further recovery in domestic demand, robust private consumption and investment growth.
A national committee has been set up to coordinate the organisation of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum hosted by Vietnam in 2017.
Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai received Hajime Furuta, Japan’s Gifu prefecture governor, on July 14 during Furuta’s working visit to Vietnam.
The landmark visit to the U.S. by General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Nguyen Phu Trong made headlines in several major Lao newspapers published on Wednesday and Thursday.
Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong witnessed the signing of four cooperation agreements totaling 507 million USD between Vietnam and the World Bank (WB) in Washington D.C. on July 9.
Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong delivered a speech titled “US-Vietnam relations in a changing world” at the Washington D.C.-based Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) on July 8 (local time).
Vietnam and the US adopted on July 7 (local time) a joint vision statement between the two countries on the occasion of the official visit to the US by General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee Nguyen Phu Trong from July 6-10 at the invite of the US administration.
Vu Thi Trang won the women's singles title of the 2015 White Nights, an international badminton challenge that closed at Sporthall Arena in Gatchina, Russia, on July 5.
(VNF) - The first ever Airbus A350 XWB airplane was delivered to the Vietnam National Flag Carrier Vietnam Airlines in Toulouse (France) on June 30th.
(VNF) - The Vietnam Times, the forum of the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organizations (VUFO) on June 24th made debut its page in the English language at http://vietnamfriendship.vn with its main topics focusing on the country’s political and social situation and people’s diplomacy.
State President Truong Tan Sang visited the first-ever exhibition of photos taken by the US’s Associated Press (AP) war photojournalists in Hanoi on June 15th, a reminder of the war and the value of peace and independence.
Vietnam is concerned about current complicated developments in the East Sea, especially large-scale construction activities, which change the natural characteristics of some structures in the sea, destroy marine environment and ecosystem and seriously affecting peace, stability and security in the region, thus causing great concerns among ASEAN member nations and countries inside and outside the region, Ambassador Nga stated.
Vietnam has not recorded any cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV), Foreign Ministry’s spokesman Le Hai Binh told a regular press conference in Hanoi on June 11th.
As of May 20th, the country has licensed 592 new FDI projects with a registered capital of more than USD2.95 billion, an 18.4% rise in number of projects but a 19.4% decrease in capital against the same period last year, reported the Ministry of Planning and Investment’s Foreign Investment Agency (FIA).