Vietnamese Deputy Minister of National Defence Sen. Lieut. Gen Nguyễn Chí Vịnh and his Lao counterpart Lieut. Gen. Onsi Sensuk co-chaired the first Việt Nam–Laos defence policy exchange in Vientiane, Laos, on Thursday.
President Truong Tan Sang made a field trip to the Mekong Delta province of An Giang on January 28th to learn about its socio-economic life.
Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh offered Vietnam’s opinions on directions and measures to achieve the formation of the ASEAN Community by the end of this year, as well as the bloc’s post-2015 vision at the ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Retreat in Malaysia on January 27th-28th.
There has been no report of Vietnamese casualties in the recent fighting in eastern Ukraine, Foreign Minister’s spokesman Le Hai Binh said in response to reporters’ queries in Hanoi on January 28th.
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung hosted a reception for the new Omani Ambassador, Sultan Saif Hilal Al Mahruqi in Hanoi on January 27th.
President Truong Tan Sang has expressed his hope that the Vietnam National University – Ho Chi Minh City (VNU-HCMC) will set an example for the nation by offering training courses up to world-class standards over the next 10-15 years.
A bilateral conference on Vietnam-US relationship opened in Hanoi on January 26th on the theme: For 20 more successful years.
The nation has its eye on great opportunities and chances ahead, requiring the whole Party, people, and army to strengthen consensus and utilise all resources and creativity to push the country forward in its path of renewal and development, Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong has stated.
The development of new-style rural areas is defined among key and regular political tasks of the Party, State and the entire political system, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung told a teleconference in Hanoi on January 22nd.
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung underscored that ministries and sectors must firmly move towards the targets set from the beginning of the year, including a GDP growth rate of 6.2 percent and an inflation rate of around 5 percent.
The productive coordination between Vietnamese and Laos relevant ministries and sectors helped realise high-level bilateral agreements in 2014 efficiently, said Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong while receiving Lao Deputy Prime Minister Somsavad Lengsavath in Hanoi on January 22nd.
(VNF) - Special beer line named DaiViet Pilsner was launched on January 21st to mark 40 years of diplomatic ties between Vietnam and Germany (1975 - 2015).
(VNF) - The European Union and Vietnam held on January 19th in Brussels the fourth round of their annual enhanced Dialogue on Human Rights in the spirit of the EU-Vietnam Partnership and Cooperation Agreement (PCA) signed in June 2012.
(VNF) - Danish Minister for Trade and Development Cooperation Mogens Jensen will pay a visit to Vietnam from January 19th to 22nd, the Danish Embassy in Vietnam has reported.
Promoting solidarity, friendship, mutual understanding, and interpersonal exchange between Vietnam and China is crucial to developing the bilateral comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership in a stable and healthy fashion.
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung suggested accelerating oil and gas and labour cooperation with Saudi Arabia while welcoming the south-western Asian country’s new Ambassador to Vietnam Dakhil Al Johani in Hanoi on January 14th.
President Truong Tan Sang was informed about the latest efforts to preserve and restore Hoa Lu ancient capital, a historical and cultural site of great value in the northern province of Ninh Binh, during a working session with local authorities on January 14th.