The Presidential Office held a press conference in Hanoi on December 11 to announce the President’s order to promulgate nine laws which were adopted at the sixth session of the 14th National Assembly.
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).
Vietnamese enterprises should try to raise the bilateral trade turnover with Russia to USD20 billion by 2020 following a Free Trade Agreement between Vietnam and the Eurasian Economic Union of Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan to be signed later this month, President Truong Tan Sang has said.
Since the Foreign Investment Law was passed in 1987, Vietnam's construction sector has received USD11.5 billion for 1,196 foreign direct investment (FDI) projects. The law was passed a year after Doi Moi (Renewal) policy was announced in 1986.
The United Arab Emirates’ ZAMZAM vessel moored at Cai Mep International Terminal (CMIT), in the southern province of Ba Ria- Vung Tau on May 22nd, becoming the first container ship to dock in Vietnam to collect goods destined for the US East Coast.
A music video of a song on Uncle Ho titled “Ai yeu bac Ho Chi Minh hon thieu nien nhi dong” (Who loves Uncle Ho Chi Minh more than teenagers and children” with the participation of more than 1,250 children has been made to celebrate the 125th anniversary of President Ho Chi Minh’s birthday.
Zhi Shan Foundation Taiwan (China) has given assistance worth nearly VND2.6 billion to disabled children and poor pupils and students with excellent academic results in the central province of Quang Binh the provincial People’s Committee said on May 12th.