The official visit from May 29-31 will be the first trip to the US by Nguyen Xuan Phuc as Prime Minister of Vietnam and also the first time a Vietnamese senior leader will meet with US President Donald Trump since the countries had new leaders.
The US’s The National Interest online magazine on May 28 published an article by former Ambassador and head of the Vietnamese Mission to the UN Nguyen Thanh Chau, which pointed out strategic motivations driving the relationship between Vietnam and the US.
PSNews - Senior Lieutenant General To Lam, Minister of Public Security on May 26 received Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Republic of Korea (RoK) to Vietnam Lee Hyuk.
PSNews – Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang, at a regular news briefing on May 25, gave information on Vietnam’s protection of citizen for Doan Thi Huong.
Numerous National Assembly (NA) deputies on May 26 agreed upon the government proposed resolution to settle non-performing loans during group discussions.
PSNews-The 17th ASEAN’s Senior Officials’ Meeting on Transnational crime (SOMTC 17) officially opened in Vientiane, Laos on May 24.
PSNews - Vietnam once again affirms its consistent position on the East Sea (South China Sea), emphasizing the importance of resolving disputes by peaceful means on the basis of respect for international law, including UNCLOS 1982, and diplomatic and legal processes.
PSNews-The Senior Officials’ Meetings (SOM) of the ASEAN+3 and EAS were organized in Manila, Philippines.
PSNews-Ministers and Vice Ministers from Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Chile, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, Malaysia, Peru, Singapore and Viet Nam met today to discuss the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) in the margins of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Ministers Responsible for Trade.
PSNews-The 23rd Ministers Responsible for Trade Meeting (MRT 23) wrapped up in Hanoi on May 21, bringing about various fine outcomes for the Asia-Pacific region and affirming effective implementation of the APEC 2017 theme and 4 priorities aiming at “Creating new momentum, looking after common future”.
The Vietnamese delegation, as an invited guest, has called for G20 countries to promote inclusive development at the third G20 Sherpa Meeting in Munich, Germany, on May 18-19.
PSNews – The 23rd ASEAN-China Senior Officials (SOM) Consultation took place on May 19th to review politic-security, economic, socio-culture cooperation and people-to-people exchange. The event also set out specific orientation for cooperation between ASEAN and China in the coming period.
PSNews- Viet Nam officially joined APEC in 1998. And since then, APEC has played an increasingly important role in the economic development of Viet Nam, stated Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc at the Opening of the 23rd Ministers Responsible for Trade (MRT) held in Hanoi on May 20.
President Tran Dai Quang encouraged US businesses to make investment in Vietnam’s energy, oil and gas, infrastructure, finance-banking, education and training, and tourism while addressing a workshop on the Vietnam-US prospects in 2017 and the following years in Hanoi on May 19.
PSNews-On May 18 afternoon, the Second Senior Officials’ Meeting (SOM 2) of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Forum, ended successfully and achieved good results. Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son presided over a press briefing on the results of the SOM2.
PSNews-In the morning of May 17, the APEC 2017 2nd Senior Officials Meeting (SOM 2) officially opened in Hanoi. Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son chaired the event.
PSNews- President Tran Dai Quang on May 16 met with outstanding public security’s female models of 2016 in Hanoi. At the meeting, he highlighted the important contributions by generations of Vietnamese women to the country’s achievements.
PSNews - At the Multi-Stakeholder Dialogue on APEC Toward 2020 and Beyond in Hanoi on May 16th, President Tran Dai Quang delivered a keynote speech, highlighting the new key to APEC's success today.
“The region has always been a corner-stone of our foreign policy. The region’s future is the future of Vietnam”, said Deputy Minister Pham Binh Minh at the General Meeting of the Pacific Economic Cooperation Council (PECC).
Rear Admiral Pham Hoai Nam, Commander of the Vietnam People’s Navy, had a bilateral meeting with his Singaporean counterpart Lai Chung Han on May 14, Quan doi Nhan dan (People’s Army) newspaper reported.