Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and Indonesian President Joko Widodo have stressed the need to create breakthroughs in bilateral economic cooperation, making it the main pillar of the strategic partnership between Vietnam and Indonesia.
The joint vision statement on Vietnam-Japan relations, issued during Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong’s official visit to the East Asian country, affirmed their mutual resolve to intensify bilateral ties in all realms for the sake of the two peoples as well as peace, stability, cooperation and prosperity in the Asia-Pacific and the world.
Apart from Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Ba Dinh Square is surrounded by a diverse range of historic constructions and tourist sites such as the Presidential Palace and one-pillar pagoda.
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has offered a number of specific instructions after being updated on the positive socio-economic performance during January-August, asking to continue maintaining firmly macro-economic stability.
On the occasion of the 70th year of August Revolution (August 19th) and the National Day (September 2nd), on September 1st, a delegation from the Party Central Committee, the State President, the State President, the National Assembly, the Government, the Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee paid homage to President Ho Chi Minh at his Mausoleum and commemorated martyrs at the heroic martyrs’ memorial.
President of Venezuela Nicolas Maduro Moros is on an official visit to Vietnam from August 30th-31st at the invitation of President Truong Tan Sang.
On August 25th, in Brazil’s capital, Brasilia, as the chairman of the ASEAN Committee in Brasilia (ACB), Vietnamese Ambassador to Brazil Nguyen Van Kien worked with leaders from the Brazilian Foreign Ministry to promote the friendly and cooperative relations between ASEAN with Brazil.
The ASEAN Economic Ministers (AEMs) convened consultations with the bloc’s dialogue partners in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on August 23rd, agreeing to reinforce economic connectivity between the two sides.
(VNF) - Vietnam Airlines announces its plan to assist passengers on its flights for travel to/from Bangkok (Thailand) from now to September 18th, 2015 after recent bomb attacks in the capital.
Ho Chi Minh City organised a flag hoisting ceremony at a wharf park in the downtown area on August 9 to mark Vietnam's 20-year membership entry to ASEAN and the bloc's 48th founding anniversary.
Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong gave a reception for US Secretary of State John Kerry in Hanoi on August 7, where he praised Kerry’s contributions to the Vietnam-US ties over the past years as well as his role in important diplomatic activities between the two countries recently.
Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh called on ASEAN to take a proactive approach and uphold its sense of responsibility in dealing with the East Sea issue while attending the 48th ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM 48) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on August 4.
(VNF) - Vietnam and the EU on August 4th announced that they have reached an agreement in principle for a Free Trade Agreement (FTA), after two and a half years of intense negotiations.
A Vietnamese delegation led by Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Le Hoai Trung attended the ASEAN+3 Senior Officials Meeting (SOM ASEAN+3) and the East Asia Summit Senior Officials Meeting (SOM EAS) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on August 3.
Vietnam will strive to become one of the top five nations in international trade statistics of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) by 2017.
Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh expressed Vietnam’s wish to continue strengthening its comprehensive cooperation with Brazil during talks with Brazilian Minister of External Relations Mauro Luiz Vieira in Hanoi on July 27.
President Truong Tan Sang in Hanoi on July 27 hosted a reception for IMF Resident Representative for Vietnam and Laos Sanjay Kalra, who is going to finish his tenure of working in Vietnam.