10:35 | 04/04/2021
The Vietnamese Embassy in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, in collaboration with the Vietnam-UK Friendship Network and the Vietnamese Association in the UK, held an online ceremony on April 1 to present a book entitled “The UK Market: Things to Know”.
06:38 | 27/03/2021
The workshop “Importance of genomics in tackling the Covid-19 pandemic” was held by the British Embassy in Vietnam on March 26 in Hanoi.
08:29 | 14/03/2021
The UK and Vietnam commit to taking action against drug resistance through a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).
18:49 | 05/03/2021
Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs To Anh Dung had a telephone conversation with Minister for Asia at the UK's Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) Nigel Adams to discuss the strengthening of bilateral relations in the context of COVID-19 pandemic.
15:57 | 05/02/2021
Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade, Dang Hoang An, recently held a working session with UK Ambassador to Vietnam Gareth Ward to discuss bilateral cooperation in trade and energy.
16:59 | 31/12/2020
The UK-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (UKVFTA) will formally come into force at 23:00 on December 31, an important continuation of trade facilitation between the two countries after the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) expires for the UK.
07:13 | 30/12/2020
Representatives from Vietnam and the United Kingdom officially signed a free trade agreement between the two countries in London on December 29.
17:07 | 21/12/2020
The UK has been the third-largest trade partner of Vietnam in Europe after Germany and the Netherlands in recent years. Vietnam mainly exports garments and textiles, footwear, wood, and wooden furniture. Vietnam has emerged as the sixth largest wooden furniture exporter to the UK, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
16:33 | 11/12/2020
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc affirmed Viet Nam always regards the UK as its major and friendly partner during his reception for UK Trade Secretary Elizabeth Truss on Friday. Vietnam and the U.K. concluded a free-trade agreement that will eliminate virtually all tariffs between the two countries by the time it’s fully implemented.
09:24 | 13/11/2020
Once completed, the repository is expected to facilitate free trade and open markets by providing businesses abroad and in Vietnam easier access to regulations and trade facilitation information.
14:31 | 28/10/2020
Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh held phone talks on October 27 with the UK’s former Prime Minister Tony Blair, who is now Executive Chairman of the Tony Blair Institute for Global Change.
12:40 | 28/09/2020
UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab will pay an official visit to Vietnam from September 29-30 at the invitation of Deputy Prime Minister, Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh.
06:36 | 24/09/2020
British Consul-General in Ho Chi Minh City Emily Hamblin on September 22 presented her credentials to and received the Letter of Exequatur from Director General Vu Viet Anh of the Consular Department at the Vietnamese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, officially beginning her posting in Vietnam.
13:37 | 26/07/2020
On Saturday afternoon July 25, at British Ambassador to Vietnam Gareth Ward's house did take place the final round of national BEYOU English Contest. Contestant Dao Lien Ha from Brendon Primary School (Hanoi) won the first prize.
07:02 | 16/07/2020
British Ambassador Gareth Ward and Vietnam’s Acting Minister of Health Nguyen Thanh Long signed a Memorandum of Understanding outlining cooperation on the Better Health Programme, part of the UK’s Prosperity Fund.
06:37 | 16/07/2020
Celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Strategic Partnership between the UK and Vietnam, UK’s Minister for Asia Nigel Adams will have the first-ever virtual visit to Vietnam on July 16. Ahead of the visit, Minister Adams praised Vietnam’s response to COVID-19 and discussed opportunities for future bilateral cooperation.
06:00 | 28/04/2020
The UK’s Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, in collaboration with Vietnam’s Ministry of Heath and Ho Chi Minh city Hospital for Tropical Diseases are conducting a study to assess the safety and effectiveness of chloroquine on COVID-19 treatment.
08:26 | 17/04/2020
As Vietnam and the UK will celebrate the 10th anniversary of the bilateral strategic partnership this year, the efficiency of existing cooperation mechanisms and bilateral ties in the fields of politics, economy, security, national defence, education and culture will be further improved.
07:44 | 14/04/2020
The recent round of assistance highlighted an aspect of ties amid the global coronavirus pandemic, as described in the well-known proverb, "A friend in need is a friend indeed."
11:45 | 19/02/2020
The first overseas tourism office of Vietnam was officially opened in London, the UK, on February 18.