KONNECT ASEAN culture-art initiative debuts World

KONNECT ASEAN culture-art initiative debuts

KONNECT ASEAN, a culture and art initiative, made its debut on July 13 as part of activities celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Dialogue Partnership between ASEAN and the Republic of Korea (RoK).
Vietnam, European Union step up cooperation Politics

Vietnam, European Union step up cooperation

The first meeting of the political affairs sub-committee of the Joint Committee under the EU-Vietnam Comprehensive Partnership and Cooperation Framework Agreement (PCA) was held in Hanoi on February 17.
PM hails EP’s approval of free trade agreement with Vietnam Politics

PM hails EP’s approval of free trade agreement with Vietnam

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc described the European Parliament’s ratification of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement and EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement as a great event of the year that marks the 30th anniversary of Vietnam-EU diplomatic relations.
Vietnam – Laos great friendship further developed Politics

Vietnam – Laos great friendship further developed

Lao Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith is set to lead a high-ranking delegation of the Lao government to visit Vietnam and co-chair the 42nd meeting of the Vietnam – Laos Inter-Governmental Committee in Hanoi from January 2-4.
PM Phuc receives foreign military leaders Politics

PM Phuc receives foreign military leaders

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on December 20 hosted military leaders of Brunei, Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Russia, Singapore and Thailand who are here to attend a ceremony marking the 75th anniversary of the Vietnam People’s Army (VPA) and the 30th anniversary of the All-People Defence Festival (December 22).
Vietnam, EU boost comprehensive cooperation Politics

Vietnam, EU boost comprehensive cooperation

Vietnam always treasures relations with the European Union (EU), and is willing to discuss with the bloc issues of mutual concern, said Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Pham Binh Minh on December 15.
PM attends ASEAN-RoK Commemorative Summit ASEAN

PM attends ASEAN-RoK Commemorative Summit

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc attended the first session of the ASEAN-RoK Commemorative Summit held on Nov. 26 in Busan in celebration of the 30th anniversary of the launch of the two sides' dialogue relations.
PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc receives Mayor of Busan Politics

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc receives Mayor of Busan

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on November 25 met with Mayor of Busan Oh Keo-don on the occasion of his trip to the Korean city to attend the ASEAN-Republic of Korea (RoK) Commemorative Summit.
RoK officials, scholars highlight Vietnam’s role in New Southern Policy Politics

RoK officials, scholars highlight Vietnam’s role in New Southern Policy

People from all walks of life in the Republic of Korea (RoK) have spoken highly of Vietnam and its role in the RoK’s New Southern Policy that was introduced by the government of President Moon Jae-in in 2017 to reduce the country’s heavy reliance on the US, China, Japan and the European Union (EU).