Vietnam condemns China’s illegal activities in Hoang Sa, Truong Sa Politics

Vietnam condemns China’s illegal activities in Hoang Sa, Truong Sa

Vietnam demanded China to immediately end illegal activities in the areas of Vietnam’s Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagos, to respect the Southeast Asian country’s sovereignty over the archipelagoes and not to carry out any activity that increase tensions and complicate the situation in the region.
Party, Gov’t leaders pay tribute to Archbishop Paul Bui Van Doc Society

Party, Gov’t leaders pay tribute to Archbishop Paul Bui Van Doc

A Government delegation led by Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh on March 16 paid homage to Archbishop of Ho Chi Minh City Archdiocese and former President of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Vietnam Paul Bui Van Doc, who passed away in Rome on March 6 (Rome time).
President Tran Dai Quang holds talks with Indian PM Narendra Modi Politics

President Tran Dai Quang holds talks with Indian PM Narendra Modi

Vietnam’s President Tran Dai Quang held talks with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi on March 3, during which both highly valued the intensive and extensive development of Vietnam-India relations in 45 years since the countries officially set up the diplomatic relationship and reiterated their close-knit friendship.
ASEAN called to step up efforts against new security challenges ASEAN

ASEAN called to step up efforts against new security challenges

New security challenges amid the fourth industrial revolution like cyber security, chemical and biological weapons and armed and non-armed terrorism requires efforts from separate countries and the whole Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to counter them.
Officials talk priorities for ASEAN in 2018 ASEAN

Officials talk priorities for ASEAN in 2018

The ASEAN Senior Officials’ Meeting (SOM) Retreat took place in Singapore on January 12, discussing priorities for 2018 and the preparation for some of the grouping’s major activities in the time ahead.