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FM Deputy Minister: Vietnam ready to bolster all-around cooperation with Mexico
Vietnam stays ready to cooperate with Mexico within bilateral and multilateral frameworks to push back the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and recover the economy
240 returned passengers from Singapore test negative for COVID-19
All 240 air passengers, mostly Vietnamese citizens, returning from Singapore on July 11 have tested negative for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) according to the Center for Diseases Control in Da Nang.
UN acknowledges Vietnam peacekeepers’ COVID-19 combat efforts
Vietnam and the United Nations have shared experience in peacekeeping activities, especially in combating the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) during online talks on July 10 between Deputy Defence Minister Nguyen Chi Vinh and UN Under-Secretary-General for Operational Support Atul Khare.
Vietnamese and Cambodian leaders compare notes on bilateral ties
Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong and President of the Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) and Prime Minister Hun Sen exchanged views on the two nations’ relations during their phone talks on July 9.
Vietnam takes on Chairmanship of ASEAN Committee in Switzerland
The Vietnamese Ambassador to Switzerland Le Linh Lan received the Chairmanship of the ASEAN Committee in Bern (ACB) during an online meeting held in Bern on July 2, the first event of the committee since the outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in Switzerland.
US report on human trafficking contains subjective info about Vietnam
A Vietnamese Foreign Ministry spokesperson affirmed on July 2 that the US Department of State’s 2019 Trafficking in Persons Report does not reflect objectively and accurately the situation as well as anti-trafficking efforts in Vietnam.
ASEAN, China agree to go ahead with negotiations on Code of Conduct in East Sea
ASEAN and China have reaffirmed their commitments to fully and seriously implementing the Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the East Sea (DOC) and soon resuming negotiations on the Code of Conduct in the East Sea (COC).
Vietnam pledges to ensure human rights amid global pandemic
Ambassador Le Thi Tuyet Mai, head of the Permanent Mission of Vietnam to the UN, WTO, and other international organisations in Geneva, reaffirmed Vietnam's unwavering commitment to promoting human rights and highlighted the country’s effective and timely measures taken to combat COVID-19 pandemic
PM: ASEAN focuses on getting bloc back on track post-pandemic
In the face of severe challenges caused by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), ASEAN has no choice but to unite to weather the storm and get the bloc back on track, Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc stated during the opening ceremony of the 36th ASEAN Summit in Hanoi on June 26.
East Sea could be of central interest at 36th ASEAN Summit
ASEAN is set to continue encountering a range of complex security challenges in hot spots such as the East Sea (internationally known as South China Sea), the Korean Peninsula, and the Middle East.
Religious freedom in Vietnam requires objective insight and verified information
The US Department of State has recently released the 2019 International Religious Freedom Report, which discussed Vietnam’s achievements and progress in ensuring and promoting religious values and various beliefs. However, the report contained plenty of biased, inaccurate, and unverified information regarding the current religious situation in the country
Another heat wave strikes northern, central regions from Jun 18
Vietnam northern and central regions are expected to endure another hot period due to start from June 18 with temperatures climbing to over 37 degrees Celsius and ultraviolet UV levels posing threats to human health.
Vietnam ready to share experience in COVID-19 response with Kuwait
Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Vietnam Pham Binh Minh on June 12 held phone talks with Foreign Minister of Kuwait Ahmad Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Sabah, discussing ways to promote bilateral ties as well as regional and global issues of common concern.
Vietnam, Egypt eye USD 1 billion in bilateral trade turnover
Vietnam are Egypt are striving to meet the set target of bringing bilateral trade turnover to USD1 billion soon.
Northern, central regions continue facing blazing hot weather
The northern and central regions of Vietnam including Hanoi have been forecasted to continue experiencing scorching hot days next week
Rights of ethnic minority people promoted
The National Assembly Standing Committee has introduced its national target program of socio economic development in ethnic minority and mountainous areas for the next decade. This is part of the National Assembly’s measures to promote the rights of Vietnamese ethnic groups.
Deputy PM welcomes newly accredited Japanese ambassador
Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh on June 4 received newly accredited Japanese Ambassador to Vietnam Yamada Takio.
Land use rights for foreigners set to come under strict scrutiny
The Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) is poised to examine and consider promulgating a new decree relating to foreign investment issues in the country, including foreigners’ land use, according to MPI Minister Nguyen Chi Dung.
Vietnam and US look to stronger comprehensive partnership
Vietnamese Ambassador to the US Ha Kim Ngoc and US Congressman Ami Bera, Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee’s Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific and Nonproliferation, discussed the comprehensive partnership between the two nations and bilateral cooperation in COVID-19 fight during their recent phone talks
Vietnamese Defence Minister: National borders are sacred and inviolable
Minister of National Defence General Ngo Xuan Lich on May 21 presented a revised bill on Vietnamese borders at the current National Assembly session, stating that the bill needs to be enacted in order to protect the nation’s borders which should be viewed as both sacred and inviolable.
Vietnam among Top Five International Destinations to Visit This Summer
UK travel magazine Expedia has named Vietnam among the top five international destinations that visitors should visit this summer.
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Gungring, a Model Organic Village thriving
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