11th South China Sea International Conference wraps up Society

11th South China Sea International Conference wraps up

Complying with the 1982 UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) and promoting the ASEAN’s central role are a policy choice of Vietnam in settling disputes in the South China Sea (called the East Sea in Vietnam), said a local official.
Vietnam expects stronger parliamentary ties with Italy: official Politics

Vietnam expects stronger parliamentary ties with Italy: official

The Vietnamese National Assembly (NA) is delighted at the growth of Vietnam-Italy relations and hopes for stronger ties with the Italian parliament, NA Vice Chairman Phung Quoc Hien said during his talks with Vice President of the Italian Senate Ignazio La Russa in Rome on September 25.
NA leader calls for stronger AIPA-ASEAN partnership Politics

NA leader calls for stronger AIPA-ASEAN partnership

The ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA) actively supports the regional grouping’s efforts in realizing and associating the ASEAN Vision 2025 with the UN Agenda 2030 on sustainable development, as well as ASEAN’s initiatives in strengthening regional connectivity, especially in environmental protection, climate change response and reduction of plastic waste and ocean debris.
Deputy PM holds bilateral meetings on AMM-52 sidelines Politics

Deputy PM holds bilateral meetings on AMM-52 sidelines

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh held bilateral meetings with the foreign ministers of India and Bangladesh on August 2 in the framework of the 52nd ASEAN Foreign Ministers' Meeting and related meetings in Bangkok, Thailand.
Vietnamese, Philippine foreign ministers hold talks Politics

Vietnamese, Philippine foreign ministers hold talks

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh welcomed the first official visit to Vietnam by Philippine Foreign Secretary Teodoro Lopez Locsin during their talks in Hanoi on July 8, believing that the visit will help strengthen bilateral strategic partnership.
Top leader’s visits to Laos, Cambodia - important external activities Politics

Top leader’s visits to Laos, Cambodia - important external activities

The visits to Laos and Cambodia by Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong are important external activities which have profound meaning in the relationship between Vietnam and the neighbouring countries, said head of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee’s Commission for External Relations Hoang Binh Quan.
PM calls for joint efforts for world of sustainable development Politics

PM calls for joint efforts for world of sustainable development

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has addressed the High-level General Debate of the 73rd Session of the UN General Assembly, calling on countries to continue highlighting the role of the United Nations and join hands for a world of peace, equality and sustainable development.
Vietnam, Australia elevate ties to strategic partnership Politics

Vietnam, Australia elevate ties to strategic partnership

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his Australian counterpart Malcolm Turnbull signed a joint statement on the establishment of the Vietnam-Australia Strategic Partnership following their talks in Canberra, Australia on March 15 as part of the Vietnamese PM’s official visit.