Seminar urges EU to increase presence through activities in East Sea World

Seminar urges EU to increase presence through activities in East Sea

The European Union (EU) was urged to increase its regional presence with a focus on trade, connectivity and maritime security and safety as navigation in the East Sea is an important artery of the world trade and essential to the bloc, as heard a seminar in Brussels on October 22.
EAS member nations’ ambassadors meet in Indonesia World

EAS member nations’ ambassadors meet in Indonesia

Ambassadors from member nations of the East Asia Summit (EAS) in Indonesia have gathered at a meeting in Jakarta to review cooperation within the framework of the forum and discuss preparations for the upcoming 14th EAS in Thailand.
Friendship order conferred upon Belgian association Politics

Friendship order conferred upon Belgian association

The Belgium – Vietnam Friendship Association and its Chairman Pierre Grega have been awarded the Friendship Order of Vietnam for their contributions to reinforcing the two countries’ friendship, solidarity and people-to-people cooperation.
NA Vice Chairwoman attends IPU-141’s closing ceremony Politics

NA Vice Chairwoman attends IPU-141’s closing ceremony

Permanent Vice Chairwoman of the National Assembly (NA) Tong Thi Phong met with First Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Serbia Ivica Dacic and attended the closing ceremony of the 141st Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU-141) in Belgrade on October 17.
US expert condemns China’s violations in Vietnam’s EEZ World

US expert condemns China’s violations in Vietnam’s EEZ

China’s deployment of survey vessel group Haiyang Dizhi-8 to Tu Chinh reef (Vanguard Bank) in Vietnam’s exclusive economic zone (EEZ) has violated international law, Associate Prof. Ryan Martinson of the US Naval War College said in an article recently published on the Republic of Korea (RoK)’s m.newsprime.co.kr website.
ASEAN, China talk DOC implementation at 18th SOM meeting World

ASEAN, China talk DOC implementation at 18th SOM meeting

The 18th ASEAN-China Senior Officials’ Meeting (SOM) on the implementation of the Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the East Sea (DOC) was held in Da Lat city, the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong on October 15.
NA Vice Chairwoman busy with sidelines meetings at IPU-141 Politics

NA Vice Chairwoman busy with sidelines meetings at IPU-141

Vietnamese NA Permanent Vice Chairwoman Tong Thi Phong had separate meetings on October 13 with officials of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) and Myanmar’s parliament on the sidelines of the 141st Assembly of the IPU (IPU-141) in Belgrade, Serbia.
Vietnam attends 141st IPU Assembly in Serbia Politics

Vietnam attends 141st IPU Assembly in Serbia

Vietnamese National Assembly Permanent Vice Chairwoman Tong Thi Phong is joining top legislators and heads of delegations from 150 parliaments at the 141st Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) in Belgrade, Serbia, from October 13 to 17.
Prime Minister receives outgoing Lao Ambassador Politics

Prime Minister receives outgoing Lao Ambassador

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has congratulated outgoing Lao Ambassador to Vietnam Thongsavanh Phomvihane on fulfilling his assigned tasks and receiving a first-class Labour Order of the Vietnamese Party and State for his contributions to promoting bilateral relations.