Vietnam - China Boundary Delimitation Agreement in the Gulf of Tonkin Videos

Vietnam - China Boundary Delimitation Agreement in the Gulf of Tonkin

The Gulf of Tonkin abuts both Vietnam and China and covers an area of 126,250 square kilometres. It is of great importance to both countries’ security and national defence as well as economic development, thanks to its major fisheries resources and oil and gas reserves. Both Vietnam and China attach importance to the management and exploration of the area.
Vietnam, China hold new round of talks on sea-related issues Politics

Vietnam, China hold new round of talks on sea-related issues

Vietnam and China held the 14th round of negotiations of the working group on the sea area beyond the mouth of the Gulf of Tonkin and the 11th round of talks of the working group for consultation on cooperation for mutual development at sea, both in the form of video conference, on January 7.
Vietnam, Singapore hold 13th political consultation  Politics

Vietnam, Singapore hold 13th political consultation

Vietnam and Singapore on December 15 discussed specific measures to enhance their bilateral ties, including the enhancement of political and diplomatic links by increasing visits and meetings at all levels and vial all channels and mechanisms of bilateral cooperation.
EU is a top partner of Vietnam in many fields: PM Politics

EU is a top partner of Vietnam in many fields: PM

The European Union (EU) is a top partner of Vietnam in many fields and the relationship with the bloc holds a strategic and important position in the country’s foreign policy, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said while receiving Ambassador Giorgio Aliberti, Head of the EU Delegation to Vietnam, in Hanoi on December 10.
Spokeswoman: Countries call for sustainable peace in East Sea Politics

Spokeswoman: Countries call for sustainable peace in East Sea

Many countries expressed their concern over the situation in the East Sea and affirmed a need to maintain sustainable peace and long-term stability in the important waters, during the 37th ASEAN Summit and the 15th East Asia Summit (EAS), Foreign Ministry’s spokeswoman Le Thi Thu Hang has said.
South China Sea Int'l Conference kicks off Politics

South China Sea Int'l Conference kicks off

The 12th South China Sea International Conference, with the theme “Maintaining Peace and Cooperation through a Time of Turbulence”, kicked off on November 16 in both the in-person and online formats.
Vietnam pledges contributions to regional COVID-19 fight ASEAN

Vietnam pledges contributions to regional COVID-19 fight

Vietnam will contribute 100,000 USD to the ASEAN COVID-19 Response Fund and is committed to contributing 5 million USD worth of medical supplies to the Regional Reserve of Medical Supplies, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc announced at the 37th ASEAN Summit on November 12.
Vietnamese, Lao Prime Ministers hold phone talks Politics

Vietnamese, Lao Prime Ministers hold phone talks

Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc held phone talks with his Lao counterpart Thongloun Sisoulith on November 10 to discuss bilateral ties and regional cooperation ahead of the 37th ASEAN Summit.
ASEAN moves firmly, collectively ahead: FM Pham Binh Minh ASEAN

ASEAN moves firmly, collectively ahead: FM Pham Binh Minh

ASEAN has continued to move firmly and collectively towards the goal of the ASEAN Community Vision 2025, while dealing with emerging challenges, particularly the COVID-19 pandemic, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh said on November 10.
PM holds phone talks with Thai counterpart Politics

PM holds phone talks with Thai counterpart

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc spoke with his Thai counterpart Prayut Chan-o-cha by phone on November 6 on bilateral ties and regional cooperation ahead of the 37th ASEAN Summit.
ASEAN navy chiefs call for stronger co-operation ASEAN

ASEAN navy chiefs call for stronger co-operation

International co-operation at sea, manifested by the co-ordination of actions among countries at bilateral, regional and global levels, is indispensable to protect this essential living source and helps harmonise maritime activities and address trans-boundary challenges, a senior official said on November 5.