Vietnam: Mettle and new positioning Politics

Vietnam: Mettle and new positioning

Despite suffering from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and prolonged drought and severe floods in 2020, Vietnam promoted its great national solidarity to turn challenges into opportunities and recorded remarkable achievements in all respects. This creates a solid foundation for the country to enter the year 2021 and realise its aspiration to build a powerful nation.
RCEP a bright spot in bleak global economy Business

RCEP a bright spot in bleak global economy

The COVID-19 pandemic has cast a long shadow and created uncertainty over the global economy. The signing of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), however, offers a beacon of hope, as it marks a victory for multilateralism and free trade regionally and globally.
ASEAN Week 2020 promotes ASEAN-Russia cooperation ASEAN

ASEAN Week 2020 promotes ASEAN-Russia cooperation

The ASEAN Week 2020, which was hosted by the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO) under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia, with a series of cultural, scientific and educational events, concluded on December 11, helping to strengthen ASEAN-Russia exchanges and 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.
37th ASEAN Summit, related meetings slated for November 12-15 ASEAN

37th ASEAN Summit, related meetings slated for November 12-15

As Chair of ASEAN 2020, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc will preside over the 37th ASEAN Summit and related meetings, which will be held via video conference from November 12-15, Vice Spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ Duong Hoai Nam told the ministry’s regular press conference on November 5.
Japanese PM’s Vietnam visit to bolster bilateral ties: Official Politics

Japanese PM’s Vietnam visit to bolster bilateral ties: Official

Japanese Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide’s upcoming visit to Vietnam is hoped to contribute to promoting cooperation towards post-pandemic economic recovery developing a forward-looking relationship between the two countries, and strengthening bilateral cooperation in addressing regional issues, said a Japanese official on October 16.
New Zealand lauds Vietnam’s role as ASEAN Chair 2020 ASEAN

New Zealand lauds Vietnam’s role as ASEAN Chair 2020

New Zealand highly evaluated Vietnam’s role as Chair of ASEAN 2020, especially amid the challenging and unusual circumstances, said Alison Mann, New Zealand's Senior Official for APEC, East Asia Summit, ASEAN Regional Forum and SEAN.
ASEAN prioritises COVID-19 response at AMM 53: Expert ASEAN

ASEAN prioritises COVID-19 response at AMM 53: Expert

As Chair of ASEAN 2020, Vietnam made the response to COVID-19 a top priority of the 53rd ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM 53) and related meetings, according to Dr Balazs Szanto from Webster University Thailand.