Meeting reviews Vietnam’s participation in ASEAN in 2022 Politics

Meeting reviews Vietnam’s participation in ASEAN in 2022

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA), the national coordinating agency for ASEAN, chaired an inter-sectoral meeting in Hanoi on January 9 to review ASEAN cooperation and Vietnam’s participation in the bloc’s activities in 2022, and set up orientations for this year.
Former Vietnamese ambassador to Malaysia arrested Society

Former Vietnamese ambassador to Malaysia arrested

Police have launched criminal proceedings against and temporarily detained former Vietnamese Ambassador to Malaysia Tran Viet Thai for the charge of “abusing position and power while performing duties”.
Ministry takes note of visa problems faced by foreigners Politics

Ministry takes note of visa problems faced by foreigners

The Vietnamese Ministry of Foreign Affairs has taken note of problems and difficulties faced by foreigners when applying for visas to enter Vietnam, said deputy spokeswoman Pham Thu Hang during the ministry’s regular press conference in Hanoi on December 15.
Conference discusses cashew trade with Africa Business

Conference discusses cashew trade with Africa

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs on December 13 hosted a hybrid conference on cashew trade with Africa and measures to ensure the supply of raw cashew for Vietnam, gathering more than 70 representatives of ministries, sectors, localities, research institutes, import-export enterprises, and processing-production facilities.
Seven more prosecuted in bribery case at foreign ministry Society

Seven more prosecuted in bribery case at foreign ministry

The investigation agency under the Ministry of Public Security has issued decisions to prosecute, arrest and search the residences and workplaces of seven more individuals for their involvement in a bribery case at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and in Hanoi and some other cities and provinces.
More efforts taken to repatriate Nguyen Dynasty’s imperial seal Society

More efforts taken to repatriate Nguyen Dynasty’s imperial seal

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs will continue to direct the Vietnamese Embassy in France and the Delegation of Vietnam to UNESCO to coordinate with the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MCST) and relevant agencies to implement procedures to bring the Nguyen Dynasty’s imperial seal 'Hoang de chi bao' (Treasure of the Emperor) from France to Vietnam as soon as possible, said spokeswoman Le Thi Thu Hang.
One more arrested over repatriation flight bribery scandal Politics

One more arrested over repatriation flight bribery scandal

The investigation agency under the Ministry of Public Security on October 28 issued decisions to prosecute, arrest and search the residence and workplace of one more person for involvement in a bribery case at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ Consular Department.
Vietnamese, Chilean foreign ministries hold political consultation Politics

Vietnamese, Chilean foreign ministries hold political consultation

Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son hosted a reception in Hanoi on October 21 for Secretary General of Foreign Policy of the Chilean Ministry of Foreign Affairs Alex Wetzig Abdale, who has been on an official visit to Vietnam to co-chair the 7th political consultation between the two Ministries of Foreign Affairs.