Vietnam, New Zealand hold 12th political consultation Politics

Vietnam, New Zealand hold 12th political consultation

Vietnamese Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Nguyen Quoc Dung and Mark Sinclair, Acting Deputy Secretary for the Americas and Asia Group at New Zealand's Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, co-chaired the 12th Vietnam-New Zealand Political Consultation via videoconference on May 13.
33rd ASEAN-Australia Forum opens ASEAN

33rd ASEAN-Australia Forum opens

The 33rd ASEAN-Australia Forum took place via videoconference on March 17, during which Deputy Secretary of the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Justin Hayhurst reiterated the nation’s commitment to increasing cooperation with the bloc.
China willing to strengthen ties with ASEAN: Chinese FM World

China willing to strengthen ties with ASEAN: Chinese FM

China is ready to work with ASEAN to build an even closer community with a shared future, and open up another three decades of even greater cooperation, said Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi at a press conference on the nation’s foreign policy and external relations.
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.
US condemns China’s firing of missiles in East Sea World

US condemns China’s firing of missiles in East Sea

The US Department of Defence has voiced concern about China’s recent decision to conduct military exercises, including the firing of ballistic missiles around Vietnam’s Hoang Sa (internationally known as Paracel) Archipelago in the East Sea.
An Giang lays wartime martyrs to rest Society

An Giang lays wartime martyrs to rest

A memorial service and burial ceremony was held in the Mekong Delta province of An Giang on July 20 for 99 sets of remains of Vietnamese volunteer soldiers who fell in the Delta or Cambodia during wartime.
Establishment of so-called Sansha city a provocation: Australian expert World

Establishment of so-called Sansha city a provocation: Australian expert

China’s announcement of the establishment of the so-called “Xisha district” (Vietnam’s Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelago) and “Nansha district" (Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago) under “Sansha city” is “a provocation, illegal under international law,” said Professor Carl Thayer from Australia’s University of New South Wales on April 19.
Vietnam’s diplomatic achievements in 2019 Politics

Vietnam’s diplomatic achievements in 2019

While the world saw profound instability in 2019, the Pacific – Asia region proved to be the leading region in terms of economic integration, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Pham Binh Minh has said.