Countries involved in the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) have begun a legal review aimed at signing the trade pact this year in Vietnam, said Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh at a press conference held in Nha Trang city on January 17 to unveil the outcomes of the ASEAN Foreign Ministers' Meeting.
Representatives from Prey Veng, Tboung Khnum, Svay Ring, Kam Phong Cham and Otdor Mean Chay provinces of Cambodia on January 19 paid a visit to the southern province of Tay Ninh.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on January 19 visited and inspected the combat readiness at the Army Officer Training College 2 (Nguyen Hue University) in the southern province of Dong Nai.
Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong has exchanged greetings with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the Vietnam-China diplomatic ties.
PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc on January 17 asked the Party Central Committee's Economic Commission to continue making strategic proposals to contribute to promoting the nation’s economic growth in 2020.
Vietnamese Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy, head of the Vietnamese Permanent Mission to the United Nations (UN), on January 15 presided over a meeting of the UN Security Council (UNSC) which looked into issues regarding Mali’s political and security situation.
Permanent Deputy Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son paid a visit to the European Parliament (EP) from January 13 to 16 to discuss the ratification process of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA).
Vietnamese Ambassador to the UK Tran Ngoc An has affirmed that Vietnam, as Chair of ASEAN in 2020, supports stronger collaboration between ASEAN And the UK across trade and investment, as well as cooperation for peace, security and development.
The Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO) and the Vietnam-China Friendship Association (VCFA) on January 14 co-hosted a reception in observance of the 70th anniversary of the two countries’ diplomatic relations (January 18).
Ukrainian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergiy Kyslytsya recently had a meeting with Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh at the United Nations headquarters in New York to discuss a number of current issues on bilateral and international relations.
Multilateral parliamentary diplomacy plays an important role amidst the rapid and complex developments in the regional and global situation, Vice Chairwoman of the Vietnamese National Assembly Tong Thi Phong has said.
Advancing ASEAN’s contribution to maintaining regional peace, security and stability has been identified as one of five key priorities for Vietnam’s ASEAN Chairmanship 2020, wrote Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Pham Binh Minh in an article. Below is a translation of the article.
A delegation of the Vietnamese National Assembly (NA) led by its Vice Chairwoman Tong Thi Phong has been attending activities within the framework of the 28th Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum Annual Meeting (APPF-28) in Canberra, Australia, from January 13-16.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc had a cordial meeting with former high-ranking officials of the central region in the central city of Da Nang on January 12, on the threshold of the traditional Lunar New Year, the biggest yearly festival in the country.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on January 11 urged the northern province of Ha Nam to further carry forward its potential and advantages as a gateway of Hanoi capital city, and make breakthroughs in development.
Leaders of the United Nations and officials of some countries highly valued Vietnam’s international stature while meeting with Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh in New York on January 9 – 10.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc examined the combat readiness of the guard force under the Ministry of Public Security (MPS) in Hanoi on January 11.
The first meeting of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Committee was held in New York on January 10, focusing discussion on activities and priorities of ASEAN member states this year.
Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh chaired an open debate of the UN Security Council on January 9 that focused on adhering to the UN Charter to maintain international peace and security.
Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong chaired the Politburo’s meeting in Hanoi on January 10 on disciplinary actions against two Party officials.