ASEAN 2020: ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ retreat ASEAN

ASEAN 2020: ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ retreat

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh on January 17 presided over a retreat of the foreign ministers of the ASEAN countries (AMM Retreat), with the participation of the foreign ministers of other ASEAN members and the bloc’s Secretary General Lim Jock Hoi.
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.
Philippines to evacuate workers in Middle East World

Philippines to evacuate workers in Middle East

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the military to prepare to deploy aircraft and ships to evacuate thousands of Philippine workers in Iraq and Iran in case violence breaks out following US airstrike at Baghdad International Airport last week.
Top 10 world economic events of 2019 World

Top 10 world economic events of 2019

Below is a recap of ten of the year’s most consequential headlines impacting consumers, investors and financial markets worldwide chosen by the Vietnam News Agency.
PM: Vietnam highly values comprehensive partnership with US Politics

PM: Vietnam highly values comprehensive partnership with US

Vietnam highly values comprehensive partnership with the US, considering it one of the country’s top important partners, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc told visiting US Secretary of Defence Mark Esper during a reception in Hanoi on November 20.
Rodong Sinmun highlights DPRK-Vietnam relations Politics

Rodong Sinmun highlights DPRK-Vietnam relations

Rodong Sinmun, the official organ of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK), underlined strong and friendly relations with Vietnam in an article published on November 13, saying the DPRK cherishes the bilateral relationship based on decades of cooperation to fight imperialists. ​
RoK, ASEAN enhance ties for peace, development World

RoK, ASEAN enhance ties for peace, development

Officials and scholars from the Republic of Korea (RoK) and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) on October 25 called for greater cooperation between the two sides in spurring ongoing efforts for a lasting peace on the Korean Peninsula.