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.
Textile exports to EAEU may exceed trigger level: MoIT Business

Textile exports to EAEU may exceed trigger level: MoIT

Vietnam’s textiles enjoying preferential export tariff to the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) are likely to surpass the trigger level which results in the application of a safeguard measure cited in the Vietnam-EAEU Free Trade Agreement (VN-EAEU FTA), the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has warned.
Vietnam asks Malaysia to arrange consular visit to detained fishermen Politics

Vietnam asks Malaysia to arrange consular visit to detained fishermen

The Foreign Ministry has asked Malaysia to help the Vietnamese Embassy arrange a consular visit to a group of Vietnamese fishermen detained in the country, to gain further information and take the necessary citizen protection measures, ministry spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang said at a regular press conference in Hanoi on September 17.
Vietnam asks Malaysia to treat Vietnamese fishermen humanely Politics

Vietnam asks Malaysia to treat Vietnamese fishermen humanely

Vietnam has asked Malaysia to treat detained Vietnamese fishermen humanely and handle issues relating to Vietnamese fishermen and fishing vessels in line with international law, taking into account that the two countries boast a strategic partnership and are members of ASEAN, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang said.
Vietnam rejects China’s “Four Sha” claims in East Sea Politics

Vietnam rejects China’s “Four Sha” claims in East Sea

In late 2019 and early 2020 China announced its “Four-Sha” sovereignty claims over the East Sea in two diplomatic notes sent to the UN Secretary-General, with the aim of replacing the so-called “nine-dash line” that had been previously rejected by the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA).
Russian experts hail Vietnam’s actions on East Sea issue World

Russian experts hail Vietnam’s actions on East Sea issue

Vietnam has taken correct and timely action on the East Sea issue by sending a diplomatic note to the UN Secretary General to oppose China's claim over the East Sea and assert Vietnam’s sovereignty over the Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagos, according to Russian international law researchers and experts.
Foreign Ministry announces changes in RoK’s visa policy Politics

Foreign Ministry announces changes in RoK’s visa policy

The Vietnamese Foreign Ministry on April 10 received a diplomatic note from the Republic of Korea (RoK) Embassy in Vietnam which said amid the complicated developments of the COVID-19 pandemic worldwide, the Korean Government has decided to suspend the validity of short-term visa for foreigners, irrespective of countries and territories, starting from 00:00 am on April 13.