Work starts on National Innovation Centre Sci-Tech

Work starts on National Innovation Centre

Construction of the National Innovation Centre (NIC) officially kicked off in Hanoi on January along with the opening of an international exhibition displaying the year’s leading innovations.
Vietnam external relations in 2020: mettle and new posture Politics

Vietnam external relations in 2020: mettle and new posture

Vietnam’s diplomatic sector overcame numerous challenges throughout 2020 to create, grasp and optimise new cooperation opportunities, thus contributing to the country’s progress towards development, stated Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh.
Vietnam successfully escorts ASEAN through a tough year ASEAN

Vietnam successfully escorts ASEAN through a tough year

Vietnam’s ASEAN Chairmanship Year 2020 has officially concluded, with the country successfully leading the association through a challenging year and continuing to promote its role in the region and seize new opportunities.
2020 - A year for Vietnam to assert mettle, stature Politics

2020 - A year for Vietnam to assert mettle, stature

Foreign media view 2020 as a truly special year for Vietnam as the country has not only performed the dual role of ASEAN Chair and a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council (UNSC) but also done a good job of concurrently containing COVID-19 and sustaining economic growth.
ASEAN Week 2020 promotes ASEAN-Russia cooperation ASEAN

ASEAN Week 2020 promotes ASEAN-Russia cooperation

The ASEAN Week 2020, which was hosted by the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO) under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia, with a series of cultural, scientific and educational events, concluded on December 11, helping to strengthen ASEAN-Russia exchanges and cooperation.
PM: Vietnam becomes strong, trustworthy mainstay in ASEAN Politics

PM: Vietnam becomes strong, trustworthy mainstay in ASEAN

With the success of the ASEAN Chairmanship Year 2020, Vietnam is not only an active ASEAN member but also a strong, trustworthy and special mainstay, especially at a time when ASEAN has to face challenges like COVID-19 pandemic at present, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
ASEAN, Japan join hands to enhance cyber security ASEAN

ASEAN, Japan join hands to enhance cyber security

Defence ministers of ASEAN and Japan on December 10 agreed to embark on a project to strengthen cyber security as the world is increasingly relying on online communication channels since the COVID-19 pandemic broke out.
ADMM+ an effective mechanism in response to security challenges Politics

ADMM+ an effective mechanism in response to security challenges

The ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting Plus (ADMM+) has become an effective and practical defence-security consultative mechanism, helping the region cope with emerging non-traditional security challenges over the past decade, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has said.