More than 20 Asian countries will agree to utilise social media to counter extremism in the region, according to a draft statement prepared for the ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) held in Manila, the Philippines on August 7 as part of the ongoing 50th ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM).
A Vietnamese delegation led by Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh participated in the 50th ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM 50) opened in Manila, the Philippines, on August 5.
Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh has highlighted Vietnam's positive contributions as a responsible member to ASEAN’s advancement at a recent meeting to mark the regional grouping’s 50th founding anniversary.
PSNews – “Vietnam regrets about the German statement on Trinh Xuan Thanh’s case.”
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc discussed various issues while chairing the Government’s regular meeting for July in Hanoi on August 3, asking officials to take measures to ensure their sectors and agencies reach this year’s growth targets.
The investigation into and trial of many major cases monitored by the Central Steering Committee on Anti-Corruption must be accelerated in the remaining months of 2017 as directed by the committee at its 12th meeting in Hanoi on July 31.
PSNews - Nearly 300 delegates of 20 APEC economies and other observers attended the advance program on July 27-28 on the preparations for the APEC 2017 High-Level Week slated for this November in Vietnam.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has established an economic advisory group led by Vu Viet Ngoan, former head of the National Financial Supervisory Commission.
PSNews - Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh held phone talks with Indonesia’s Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi on July 28 on the information that an Indonesian naval ship chased and shot at a fishing boat of Vietnam, injuring two fishermen.
July 28 marks the 22nd anniversary of Vietnam’s admission to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
PSNews – The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Vietnam on July 27 provided further information of seven Vietnamese deaths in China.
PSNews - The Central Committee of the Communist Party of Vietnam, the National Assembly, the State President, the Government, the Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee and the capital of Hanoi held a solemn ceremony to mark the 70th Wounded and Fallen Soldiers’ Day on July 27.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc visited Samsung Electronics Vietnam Thai Nguyên LLC (SEVT) during his business trip to the northern province of Thai Nguyen on Wednesday.
Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong on July 25 presented gifts to national revolutionary contributors and heroic Vietnamese mothers in observance of 70 years of War Invalids and Martyrs' Day (July 27).
Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue held working sessions with some Australian officials on July 24 to seek measures to further foster partnership between the two countries.
A joint patrol between the border guard forces of Vietnam and Laos was held at Border Marker 255 on the shared border on July 23 as part of the first Vietnam-Laos border friendship exchange in Vietnam’s northern Son La province.
Vietnam always places importance on promoting the solidarity, traditional friendship and comprehensive cooperation with Cambodia, said Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong.
PSNews-On the afternoon of July 20, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ spokeswoman Le Thi Thu Hang responded to a reporter's question regarding the process of completing the procedures for repatriation of remains of Vietnamese citizens who lost their life in the Philippines recently.
PSNews - Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh led a delegation to offer wreaths and incense at the Quang Tri Citadel Monument, the Truong Son National Martyrs' Cemetery and the Road 9 National Martyrs’ Cemetery.
PSNews-On the occasion of the 55th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations and the 40th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Amity and Cooperation between Vietnam and the Laos, on July 18, the People’s Revolutionary Party and State of Laos held a ceremony to award the Lao National Gold Medals and First Class Medals of Freedom, the highest award of the Lao Party and State, to senior leaders of Vietnam.