Resolution seeking EP’s ratification of EVFTA, EVIPA approved Business

Resolution seeking EP’s ratification of EVFTA, EVIPA approved

The European Parliament Committee on International Trade (INTA) on January 21 approved a resolution asking for the European Parliament (EP)’s ratification of the European Union – Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the EU – Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA).
Tet gathering held for diplomatic corps in Hanoi Politics

Tet gathering held for diplomatic corps in Hanoi

The Foreign Ministry, in coordination with the Hanoi People’s Committee, held a gathering on the occasion of the Vietnamese traditional New Year for the diplomatic corps in the capital city on January 14.
Ukraine highly values Vietnam’s initiative on UNSC debate Politics

Ukraine highly values Vietnam’s initiative on UNSC debate

Ukrainian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergiy Kyslytsya recently had a meeting with Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh at the United Nations headquarters in New York to discuss a number of current issues on bilateral and international relations.
Vietnamese woman injured in farm fire in Russia Society

Vietnamese woman injured in farm fire in Russia

A woman suffering serious burns in a farm fire in Ramenskoye town of Moscow Oblast, Russia, on January 7 has been identified as a Vietnamese citizen, according to Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Le Thi Thu Hang.
Indonesian FM discusses with Iranian, US ambassadors World

Indonesian FM discusses with Iranian, US ambassadors

Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi has had discussions with Iranian Ambassador to Indonesia Mohammad Azad and US Ambassador to Indonesia Joseph R. Donovan Jr. amid the flare-up in tensions between the two nations, Antara News reported.
Indonesia to send fishermen to Natuna waters World

Indonesia to send fishermen to Natuna waters

Indonesia is to send around 120 fishermen from the island of Java to the Natuna islands in the Riau Islands Province, said Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal and Security Affairs Mohammad Mahfud on January 6.
Indonesia considers strengthening naval force’s ability World

Indonesia considers strengthening naval force’s ability

Indonesia’s Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment Luhut Pandjaitan has proposed the purchase of ocean going vessels to strengthen the country’s capability of safeguarding its territorial waters and exclusive economic zone (EEZ) rights from violations by foreign ships.
Homeland Spring 2020 to be held on January 18 Society

Homeland Spring 2020 to be held on January 18

The Homeland Spring festival, an annual gathering of Vietnamese living across the world to celebrate the traditional lunar new year festival in Vietnam, is set to take place on January 18 next year.
Lao FM commits support to Vietnam to fulfill role next year Politics

Lao FM commits support to Vietnam to fulfill role next year

Lao Foreign Minister Saleumxay Kommasith has affirmed that the Party, State, Government and people of Laos will do their best to help Vietnam fulfill its role of ASEAN Chair 2020 and non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council for the 2020 – 2021 tenure.
Diplomatic sector launches emulation movement for 2020 Politics

Diplomatic sector launches emulation movement for 2020

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh on December 23 launched an emulation movement for the Foreign Ministry to fuffil heavy tasks during Vietnam’s Chair of ASEAN in 2020 and non-permanent membership of the UN Security Council during the 2020-2021 tenure.
Foreign Ministry thanks foreign correspondents, press attachés Society

Foreign Ministry thanks foreign correspondents, press attachés

Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Quoc Dung held a meeting in Hanoi on December 19 with correspondents and press assistants of foreign press agencies, along with cultural and press attachés of foreign representative agencies in Vietnam on the occasion of the new year of 2020.
Party official receives Dominican Republic guest Politics

Party official receives Dominican Republic guest

Politburo member and standing member of the Party Central Committee Secretariat Tran Quoc Vuong hosted a reception in Hanoi on December 3 for General Secretary of the Dominican Republic’s United Left Movement (MIU) Miguel Mejia.