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.
President Tran Dai Quang on May 13 toured Fujian province, a coastal locality in south-eastern China, as part of his State-visit to the country.
Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong met with constituents in Ba Dinh, Tay Ho and Hoan Kiem districts, Hanoi, on May 13 in preparation for the third session of the 14th National Assembly.
PSNews - The General Department of Politics of the Vietnam People’s Army on May 11th held a press conference to introduce 127 outstanding groups and individuals in the movement “Promoting tradition, contributing talent, deserving to be Uncle Ho’s soldiers” in the period 2014-2017.
Prime Minister Phuc attended on May 12 the closing session of the 26th World Economic Forum on ASEAN in Phnom Penh, Cambodia and a handover ceremony to Vietnam as the host of the next forum in 2018.
President Tran Dai Quang has reiterated Vietnam's unwavering policy of treasuring and developing the ties of neighborliness, friendship and all-around cooperation with China during his talks on May 11 with Party General Secretary and President of China Xi Jinping in Beijing.
PSNews – Vietnamese Foreign Ministry’s spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang requested all concerned parties to respect Vietnam's sovereignty over the Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago.
PSNews - 200 delegates including ministers responsible for labor and employment, and planners from 21 APEC member economies will attend the APEC High-level Policy Dialogue on Human Resource Development in the Digital Age in Hanoi from May 14-15.
The enhancement of the Vietnam-China comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership is in line with the two countries’ fundamental and long-term interests while benefiting peace and stability in the region and the world.
The First Policy Partnership on Women and the Economy (PPWE) Meeting opened in Hanoi on May 9 within the framework of the second APEC Senior Officials Meeting (SOM 2) and related meetings.