ASEAN looks to boost sub-regional development ASEAN

ASEAN looks to boost sub-regional development

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is emerging and playing a central role in the region, thus looking to converge Mekong sub-regional cooperation with its development goals, according to Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Nguyen Quoc Dung, head of the SOM ASEAN Vietnam.
ASEAN forum on sub-regional development opens World

ASEAN forum on sub-regional development opens

ASEAN should prioritise the enhancement of connectivity, sustainable and inclusive development, and the improvement of its role in sub-region cooperation, including Mekong collaboration, Vietnamese Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh has said.
Mekong - Japan Ministerial Conference discusses COVID-19 response World

Mekong - Japan Ministerial Conference discusses COVID-19 response

Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Pham Binh Minh and Japanese Minister of Foreign Affairs Motegi Toshimitsu co-chaired the 13th Mekong - Japan Ministerial Conference on July 9, focusing on promoting cooperation between Mekong countries and Japan in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
Da Nang, JICA shake hands in Lien Chieu Port development Society

Da Nang, JICA shake hands in Lien Chieu Port development

Representatives of the People’s Committee of central Da Nang city and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on conducting survey and data collection for the Lien Chieu Port development project, at a working session in the city on June 17.
 Flood and drought remain key challenges for Mekong region: Report Environment

Flood and drought remain key challenges for Mekong region: Report

Extreme low flows and extensive flooding of different communities along the Mekong River last year and an increasing number of droughts that have occurred in many parts of the region in recent years are among the signs that the Mekong region is facing increasing risks from extreme weather events and developments, says a new report by the Mekong River Commission (MRC).
Vietnam plans to foster ties with Arizona across multiple areas Politics

Vietnam plans to foster ties with Arizona across multiple areas

Vietnamese Ambassador to the US Ha Kim Ngoc visited the State of Arizona from February 10 – 12 as part of activities to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the two countries’ diplomatic relations and pay tribute to late US Senator John McCain, one of the pioneers in normalisation of bilateral ties.
Vietnam aims to ensure water security by 2030 Environment

Vietnam aims to ensure water security by 2030

By 2050, 60 percent of farming areas in Vietnam will be equipped with water-saving irrigation systems, according to the country's Water Management Strategy, which was recently approved by Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung.
Vietnam aims to ensure water security Society

Vietnam aims to ensure water security

By 2050, 60 percent of farming areas in Vietnam will be equipped with water-saving irrigation systems, according to the country's Water Management Strategy, which was recently approved by Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung.
PM Phuc receives US Development Finance Corporation head Business

PM Phuc receives US Development Finance Corporation head

At a reception in Hanoi on January 8 for visiting first CEO of the US International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) Adam Boehler, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc highlighted that the visit manifests the trust and good will for cooperation with practical contributions to the bilateral relations.