Initiative for peaceful East Sea discussed Politics

Initiative for peaceful East Sea discussed

Legal experts of ASEAN countries discussed the Initiative for a Zone of Peace, Freedom, Friendship and Cooperation in the East Sea at a meeting in the Filipino capital city of Manila from September 22-24.
VN white book on IT, communications released Sci-Tech

VN white book on IT, communications released

The National Steering Committee for Information Technology and the Ministry of Information and Communications announced a new edition of “Vietnam White Book on Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) 2011” in Hanoi on July 12.
Politics

VN seeks further cooperation with Belgium

Vietnam wants Belgium to continue its investment in infrastructure, economic development, education and training, especially training high-quality human resources for Vietnam’s development.
Society

VN, France to sign grant agreements in May

The Vietnamese Ministry of Planning and Investment and the French Development Agency (AFD) will sign two grant agreements to finance technical assistance for Vietnam ’s medical sector and preparatory works for the next generation of AFD’s financing in the country.
ASEAN defence chiefs meet in Hanoi ASEAN

ASEAN defence chiefs meet in Hanoi

The Vietnam People’s Army (VPA) is ready to share its experiences and cooperate with other countries’ armies to effectively cope with non-traditional challenges in the region.
Conference reviews VN-ASEAN HR cooperation Society

Conference reviews VN-ASEAN HR cooperation

The Ministry of Labour, War Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) has screened its cooperation in human resource development with ASEAN over the past 15 years at a conference in Hanoi on March 9.
Politics

Vietnam, Laos localities step up cooperation

The Secretary of the Party Committee and Chairman of the People’s Council of Thanh Hoa province, Mai Van Ninh, led a delegation to visit Houaphan province of Laos from February 21-23.
Business

UK advocates VN-EU trade ties

Meeting minutes within the scope of the fourth Vietnam-United Kingdom (UK) Joint Economic and Trade Committee Meeting (JETCO 4) was signed on January 26 in Hanoi featuring the UK ’s support for strengthening Vietnam-European Union (EU) trade ties.
Vietnam pledges to contribute more to ACMECS Politics

Vietnam pledges to contribute more to ACMECS

In the spirit of friendly neighbourliness and reliable partnership, Vietnam wants to contribute further to the Ayeyawady-Chao Phraya-Mekong Economic Cooperation Strategy (ACMECS) framework.
Politics

UK helps train government spokespersons

A training course for government spokespersons opened in Ha Long city, the northern coastal province of Quang Ninh on Nov. 10 by the British Embassy in partnership with the Ministry of Information and Communications (MOIC).
Politics

Briefing on developments of ASEAN defence and military cooperation by ADMM+ Chairman

ASEAN Member States are moving forward with cooperation and integration to build Southeast Asia into a region of peace, stability and development. The ASEAN Charter coming into effect has ushered in a new era of regional cooperation that would lead to the creation of a strong ASEAN Community by 2015 with three pillars – Political-Security Community, Economic Community and Socio-Cultural Community. ASEAN has been also boosting its cooperation with external partners to enhance broader peace, stability and development.
Politics

US Congressman Faleomavaega visits Vietnam

US Congressman Eni Faleomavaega is on a visit to Vietnam to discuss the relations between the two countries, including humanitarian cooperation activities to solve Agent Orange/dioxin consequences in Vietnam.
Politics

Vietnam attends ASEAN-GCC FMs' Meeting

A Vietnamese delegation led by Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Gia Khiem participated in the second official ASEAN-Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Foreign Ministers’ Meeting in Singapore from May 31 to June 1.
Business

VN, Japan cooperate in transport infrastructure

Vietnam’s Ministry of Transport (MoT) and the Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT) will speed up preparations for the signing of a comprehensive cooperation agreement in the transport sector.