World

ASEAN, UK bolster cooperative relations

UK Prime Minister David Cameron visited the ASEAN Secretariat in Jakarta, Indonesia on July 27, becoming the first acting British PM to visit the bloc’s headquarters to cement the economic relationship between the UK and the dynamic region.
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.
World

UK to help Indonesia develop infrastructure

UK Prime Minister David Cameron has pledged loans upto 1 billion GBP (1.6 billion USD) to Indonesian infrastructure projects during his meeting with Indonesian President Joko Widodo.
Vietnam, UK enjoy trade growth Business

Vietnam, UK enjoy trade growth

Vietnam and the UK posted 1.32 billion GBP worth of trade revenue within the first five months of 2015, climbing seven percent from 2014 according to the Vietnam Commercial Office at the Vietnamese Embassy in the UK.
UK imports more tra fish Business

UK imports more tra fish

Exports of tra fish to the UK rose 43 percent in value in the first six months compared to the same period last year, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).
Vietnam verifies news on child slavery in UK Society

Vietnam verifies news on child slavery in UK

The Vietnamese Embassy to the UK is working closely with relevant agencies to verify the news that 3,000 Vietnamese children were trafficked into cannabis production in the UK as reported by The Guardian newspaper.
Politics

PM conveys congratulations to UK counterpart

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on May 15 sent congratulations to his counterpart David Cameron on the latter’s re-election as the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (UK).