The World Bank Board of Executive Directors today approved a $194.36 million credit to help four secondary cities in Vietnam build critically-needed municipal infrastructure and strengthen urban planning.
With experience accumulated in multilateral external relations over the past decades, cooperation and support from other countries and its own efforts, Vietnam is well positioned to fulfil its role in the UN Security Commission (UNSC), said Ambassador Dinh Thi Minh Huyen, former director of the Foreign Ministry’s Department of International Organisations.
Many foreign diplomats have expressed their belief that Vietnam will be able to fulfil its responsibility well if it is elected as a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) for 2020-2021.
Close to 7.3 million foreign tourists visited Vietnam in the first five months of 2019, up 8.8 percent against the same period last year.
Improved water management can help Vietnam tackle the threat of climate change, Belgium Ambassador to Vietnam Paul Jansen said at a workshop held in Hanoi on May 28.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his Russian counterpart Dmitry Medvedev discussed measures to step up cooperation between the two nations during their talks in Moscow on May 22 as part of the former’s visit to Russia.
About 7,200 members of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union and volunteers will be serving the upcoming United Nations Day of Vesak 2019.
Chief Justice of the Supreme People’s Court of Vietnam Nguyen Hoa Binh had working sessions with Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Japan Naoto Otani and Japanese Minister of Justice Takashi Yamashita during his working trip to Japan from March 3-9.
A total of 2,822 traffic accidents occurred across Vietnam in the last two months from December 16, 2018 to February 15, 2019, leaving 1,356 deaths and 2,169 injured, according to reports from the Ministry of Public Security and the Vietnam Maritime Administration.
Vietnamese Ambassador to Laos Nguyen Ba Hung has highlighted the significance of the upcoming Laos visit by General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Central Committee and President Nguyen Phu Trong.
Vietnam and Thailand are expected to continue the implementation of the memorandum of understanding (MoU) on judicial cooperation between the two countries’ supreme courts, said Vice Chairman of National Assembly (NA) Uong Chu Luu.
Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong and President of Argentina Mauricio Macri witnessed the signing of some cooperation documents between Vietnamese and Argentine ministries and agencies following their talks in Hanoi on February 20.
Minister and Chairman of the Government Office Mai Tien Dung had a working session with a delegation of Russian experts and firms in Hanoi on February 18 to discuss building e-government and ensuring the safety of cyber information.
With the signing of the MoU, Indonesian Language is now officially taught in USSH VNU Hanoi.
PSNews - The Trieu Khuc Village festival was kicked off on February 13 with its centuries-old dancing performed by men in women dress, attracting attention of hunreds of visitors.
Vietnam always attaches importance to and wishes to strengthen the strategic partnership with Germany, its leading partner in the EU in almost all fields.
The Vietnam-Japan joint committee on waste management will map out a cooperation plan to build policies towards effective, sustainable management and treatment of solid waste in Vietnam.
PSNews - In 2017, the export turnover of rice reached 5.82 million tons, an increase of 21% in volume and 22% in value compared to 2016. According to customs data, from January to November of 2018, Vietnam exported about 5.63 million tons of rice, reaching a turnover of US $2.83 billion.
Vietnamese Ambassador to Laos Nguyen Ba Hung lauded growing Vietnam – Laos ties during an interview granted to the media on December 14 on the occasion of Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh’s working trip to Laos from December 16-19.
PSNews – Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Van Thanh, Member of the Party Central Committee, Deputy Minister of Public Security, on December 11 received the Ambassador of China to Vietnam, Xiong Ba.