Vietnam strives to build more cohesive, responsive ASEAN Politics

Vietnam strives to build more cohesive, responsive ASEAN

Vietnam has chosen “Cohesive and Responsive” as the theme of the ASEAN Chairmanship Year 2020, given the complicated developments in the region and the world that pose many challenges to multilateralism and free trade as well as the increasing non-traditional security threats.
Ambassador: Vietnam active as WIPO 2018-2019 Chair Politics

Ambassador: Vietnam active as WIPO 2018-2019 Chair

Vietnam’s coordinating role and proactiveness as Chair of the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) General Assembly in 2018-2019 have been internationally hailed, according to Ambassador Duong Chi Dung.
Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia seek to promote Development Triangle efficiency Politics

Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia seek to promote Development Triangle efficiency

Officials in charge of external affairs from parliaments of Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia gathered in the northern province of Quang Ninh on August 17 during their seventh conference that focused on the role of parliament in realising agreements reached by the three countries in the Development Triangle.
NA Vice Chairman attends ASEAN-AIPA leaders’ meeting Politics

NA Vice Chairman attends ASEAN-AIPA leaders’ meeting

Vice Chairman of the Vietnamese National Assembly (NA) Uong Chu Luu on June 22 attended the ASEAN Leaders' Interface with Representatives of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA) on the occasion of the 34th ASEAN Summit in Bangkok, Thailand.
ASEAN, UN review cooperation until 2020 World

ASEAN, UN review cooperation until 2020

ASEAN ambassadors and UN officials have sat down to examine the two organisations’ joint projects and cooperation activities within their Plan of Action for 2016-2020.
Vietnamese, Singaporean Deputy PMs hold talks Politics

Vietnamese, Singaporean Deputy PMs hold talks

Vietnam and Singapore have rooms for extensive engagements, particularly in the sea, high-quality workforce, and startup fields, Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh said during talks with his Singaporean counterpart Teo Chee Hean in Hanoi on March 22.
Vietnam commits to promoting protection of human rights Politics

Vietnam commits to promoting protection of human rights

Vietnam regards the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) as an obligation of a responsible member of the United Nations (UN) as well as an opportunity to introduce the country’s consistent policies, efforts and achievements in protecting human rights, according to Deputy Foreign Minister Le Hoai Trung.
NA Chairwoman calls for stronger cooperation in APPF Politics

NA Chairwoman calls for stronger cooperation in APPF

Chairwoman of the National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan has called on member parliaments of the Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF) to continue with their comprehensive and close cooperation in all spheres to ensure the effective operation of the forum.