ASEAN goes far beyond Summits ASEAN

ASEAN goes far beyond Summits

Its summits and ministerial meetings get a lot of media coverage, but ASEAN’s engagement with its stakeholders, partners and constituencies goes far beyond official venues.
Hanoi well prepared for IPU-132 Politics

Hanoi well prepared for IPU-132

The 132nd Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU-132), the largest diplomatic event with the participation of nearly 2,000 foreign delegates from 150 countries and international organisations, will take place in Hanoi from March 28 to April 1.
Hai Duong, Vientiane mark 30-year cooperation Politics

Hai Duong, Vientiane mark 30-year cooperation

Senior officials from Hai Duong province are in Vientiane to attend a ceremony marking 30th anniversary of the twinning relationship between the Vietnamese northern locality and the Lao capital city.

VNA’s Tin Tuc daily marks 30th anniversary

The Tin Tuc (news) daily of the Vietnam News Agency on May 23 held a ceremony to celebrate the 30th anniversary of its first edition (May 14) and received a second class Labour Order of the State.

Vietnam – a responsible UNCLOS member

Vietnam, a country with 3,260 km of coastline, always respects the objectives and principles of the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS).

VN stresses int’l law compliance in dispute settlement

Nations must strongly commit themselves to the fundamental principles of international law and the UN Charter, particularly those of peaceful settlement and non-use of force as well as respect for the national independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity of states, when settling disputes, a senior Vietnamese official said.
Culture - Sports

Caricatures to capture EURO 2012

The approaching EURO 2012, one of the most prestigious football tournaments of the year, is causing excitement amongst local caricature painters who will take part in the EURO Diary through Paintings contest.