Vietnam has demanded China to withdraw its survey vessel group Haiyang Dizhi 8 and escort ships out of Vietnam’s territorial waters, the Foreign Ministry’s spokeswoman Le Thi Thu Hang said on August 16.
Mr. Lai Xuan Mon, Standing Deputy Chairman of Vietnam Farmers Union was elected to be the Secretary of Party Executive Committee of Vietnam Farmers Union (2015 - 2020 term) in the eighth Party Committee Congress of the union.
Vietnam and the UK issued a joint statement following the talks between Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung and the visiting UK Prime Minister David Cameron in Hanoi on July 29. Following is the full text of the joint statement:
The top legislator urged the Party Committee to develop its plan to improve the performance of the law-making body, enhance Party building activities to strengthen the Party leadership and combat capacity, as well as raise the political stance, morality and professionalism of Party members, National Assembly Chairman (NA) Nguyen Sinh Hung stressed.
Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh chaired a ceremony on July 28 to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Vietnam’s entry into the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) on July 28, 1995, and the bloc’s formation 48 years ago on August 8, 1967.
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.
President Truong Tan Sang has called on the nation to make all-out efforts to become an industrialised country as soon as possible.
Vietnamese Deputy Foreign Minister Le Hoai Trung joined senior officials from other ASEAN countries and China at the 9th meeting on the implementation of the Declaration on the Conducts of Parties in the East Sea (DOC) that took place in China’s Tianjin city on July 29th.
The US-Vietnam cooperation in United Nations peacekeeping operations demonstrates the expansion of their cooperative ties from bilateral aspects to regional and global issues, said US Ambassador to Vietnam Ted Osius.
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.
The Binh Son district Party Committee (Quang Ngai province) on July 22 opened its 26th Congress (term 2015-2020).
Leaders from the Party, the State and the Vietnam Fatherland Front on July 27th burnt incense, laid wreaths at the martyrs’ memorial in Ba Dinh district, Hanoi, and paid homage to President Ho Chi Minh at his mausoleum.
Minister of National Defence General Phung Quang Thanh returned home early July 25, said assistant to the minister Major General Ngo Quang Lien.
British Prime Minister David Cameron will visit four Southeast Asian nations -Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore- next week on a trade mission with a number of businesspeople, according to a local newspaper.
China’s illegal construction work in the East Sea has adverse impacts on peace, security, economy, trade and marine environment, experts stressed at an international seminar in Ho Chi Minh City on July 25.
The Party Committee of the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST) formally organised its 7th Party Congress for the 2015-2020 term on July 24th-25th with the subject “Promoting general strength, creating a new driving force in scientific research, training, development of technology and its applications, and increased international integration.”