Vietnamese official welcomes UK, Thai guests Politics

Vietnamese official welcomes UK, Thai guests

Vietnam and the United Kingdom have enjoyed sound cooperation in past years, Senior Lieutenant General Vo Van Tuan, Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the Vietnam People’s Army said.
Cycle for newborns journey finishes in Da Nang Society

Cycle for newborns journey finishes in Da Nang

The 1,600-kilometre “Cycle a Difference” journey, which began in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai on November 15, successfully concluded in the central city of Da Nang on November 28.
UK Prime Minister’s Vietnam visit to deepen strategic partnership Politics

UK Prime Minister’s Vietnam visit to deepen strategic partnership

The official visit to Vietnam by Prime Minister of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (UK) David Cameron from July 29-30, the first-ever by a British Prime Minister, is expected to intensify and deepen the two countries’ strategic partnership that has grown in recent years.

Vietnam and the UK set up their diplomatic ties on September 11, 1973. In 2010, the two nations decided to establish a strategic partnership, focusing on seven cooperative areas, namely politics-diplomacy, regional and global issues, trade and investment, development cooperation, education-training and science-technology, security-defence, and people-to-people exchange.
Politics

Deputy PM greets new UK and Northern Ireland ambassador

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh suggested facilitating visits at all levels while greeting new Ambassador of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Giles Lever in Hanoi on December 3.
Society

Vietnam-UK Research Institute makes debut in Da Nang

The British Council in collaboration with Aston University of the UK and the University of Da Nang held a ceremony in the central city of Da Nang on October 2 to launch the Vietnam-UK Institute for Research and Executive Education.
President welcomes new ambassadors Politics

President welcomes new ambassadors

President Truong Tan Sang hosted receptions in Hanoi on September 10 for the newly-appointed ambassadors of the UK, the Netherlands and Norway, who came to present their credentials.