ASEAN Chairmanship: For a cohesive and responsive ASEAN Politics

ASEAN Chairmanship: For a cohesive and responsive ASEAN

Advancing ASEAN’s contribution to maintaining regional peace, security and stability has been identified as one of five key priorities for Vietnam’s ASEAN Chairmanship 2020, wrote Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Pham Binh Minh in an article. Below is a translation of the article.
Revised GDP in line with international practices Business

Revised GDP in line with international practices

The revision of the size of Vietnam’s gross domestic product (GDP) for 2011-2017 is in line with international practices and serves as a foundation for the country's development path in the next 10 years, an official has said.
Vietnam Industry White Paper 2019 released  Business

Vietnam Industry White Paper 2019 released

The Vietnamese Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT)’s Industry Agency and the UN Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) on October 22 released the Vietnam Industry White Paper 2019.
Vietnamese, Australian Foreign Ministers hold talks Politics

Vietnamese, Australian Foreign Ministers hold talks

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh has lauded Vietnam visit by Marise Payne following her reappointment as Minister for Foreign Affairs cum Minister for Women of Australia, saying that it proves the Australian government’s appreciation for Vietnam and substantial ties between the two nations.
Can Tho expects to become smart city by 2025 Society

Can Tho expects to become smart city by 2025

Can Tho, the most populated city in the Mekong Delta region, aims to become the first smart city in the southwestern region by 2025, according to Dao Anh Dung, Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee.
MLC foreign ministers support open world economy World

MLC foreign ministers support open world economy

Foreign ministers from six Mekong-Lancang Cooperation (MLC) countries have highlighted the importance of an open world economy and the maintenance of a rules-based multilateral trade system with the World Trade Organisation at its core.
Vietnamese FM meets diplomats of India, Brunei, Philippines Politics

Vietnamese FM meets diplomats of India, Brunei, Philippines

Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister cum Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh had bilateral meetings on August 4 with the Indian Minister of State for External Affairs and foreign ministers of the Philippines and Brunei within the framework of the 51st ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM 51) in Singapore.