Hanoi expects India to become a new source of materials for its textile and garment industry and Vietnam at large following the COVID-19 outbreak which has been causing a shortage of supplies.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on February 27 praised doctors and medical workers for their great efforts in the fight against COVID-19, saying they have helped bring peace of mind for the public.
Vietnamese Ambassador to the US Ha Kim Ngoc attended a meeting of the ASEAN Committee in Washington, the first held under Vietnam’s chairmanship, on February 24.
As ASEAN Chair for 2020, Vietnam will introduce initiatives and priorities to boost regional connectivity and make ASEAN one the world’s leading economic growth regions.
The Vietnamese Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA), in its role as Chair of ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community 2020, is chairing the Senior Officials' Meeting for the ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community (SOCA) in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong from February 24-25.
Ambassador Le Thi Tuyet Mai, Permanent Representative of Vietnam to the United Nations, the World Trade Organisation (WTO) and other international organisations in Geneva, attended first activities within the framework of the Conference on Disarmament (CD) 2020.
The 30th meeting of the ASEAN Inter-Governmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) was held in Hanoi from February 18-21 under the chair of Ambassador Nguyen Thai Yen Huong, Vietnam’s AICHR representative and Chair of AICHR 2020.
Vietnam and Japan held a defence consultation meeting in Tokyo on February 21 in preparation for ASEAN Year 2020.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has requested ministries, localities and businesses strengthen cooperation to develop agricultural mechanisation and processing of agricultural products.
Singaporean leaders have said they want to bolster the multifaceted cooperation with Vietnam and continues to closely work with the country at regional and international forums, in a bid to enhance cooperation in ASEAN and tackle current regional challenges such as disease and climate change.
A special meeting of the ASEAN Coordinating Council (ACC) and a special conference of ASEAN-China Foreign Ministers on cooperation in responding to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) took place in Vientiane, Laos, on February 20.
General To Lam, Vietnamese Minister of Public Security on February 19 received Mr. Saleh Adibi and Mr. Sampath Prasanna Walpita Gamage, who were newly appointed as Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassadors of Iran and Sri Lanka to Vietnam.
General To Lam, Minister of Public Security, on February 19 received Major General Dato Pakuda Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Mohd Yussof, Second Minister of Defense and Chairman of the National Security Committee of Brunei Darussalam.
The ASEAN Defense Ministers’ Meeting Retreat (ADMM Retreat) officially opened in Hanoi on February 19 morning, under the chair of Vietnam’s Defense Minister Ngo Xuan Lich.
Chairwoman of the National Assembly (NA) Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan has asked newly-appointed Australian Ambassador Robyn Mudie to foster the exchange of high-ranking delegations and meetings in a bid to enhance political trust and comprehensive cooperation between the two countries.
National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan hosted a reception for Ambassador of the Republic of Korea (RoK) Park Noh-wan in Hanoi on February 19.
The UK Royal Navy’s survey vessel HMS Enterprise arrived at Tan Vu port in the northern city of Hai Phong on February 19, beginning a week-long visit to Vietnam.
Minister of National Defense General Ngo Xuan Lich on February 19 had a meeting with his Cambodian counterpart General Tea Banh on the sidelines of the ASEAN Defense Ministers’ Meeting Retreat (ADMM Retreat) in Hanoi.
PSNews - Assoc. Prof. Dr. Luong Ngoc Khue, Director of the Health Ministry’s Medical Examination and Treatment Management Department on Feb. 17 led a delegation to inspect the preparation for the ASEAN 2020 Summits in Danang city.
The Steering Committee on Protecting the Party's Ideological Foundations and Fighting Wrong and Hostile Views (Steering Committee 35) under the Ministry of Public Security on February 17 held a meeting to review its task performance in 2019 and roll out its working plan for 2020.