Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has commended authorities at all levels and all sectors for their efforts to ensure a safe and happy Lunar New Year festival (Tet) for all the people.
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.
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).