PM calls for redoubling of efforts to compensate disaster losses Society

PM calls for redoubling of efforts to compensate disaster losses

The settlement of the consequences of the recent storms and flooding in the central region was high on the agenda at the Government’s monthly meeting on October 30, during which Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc demanded that efforts to compensate local residents for their losses be redoubled.
Flooding kills two in northern Ha Giang province Environment

Flooding kills two in northern Ha Giang province

Prolonged torrential rain overnight on July 20-21 caused flooding in a number of localities in the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang, killing two and injuring one, according to the Ha Giang Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control.
Mekong - Japan Ministerial Conference discusses COVID-19 response World

Mekong - Japan Ministerial Conference discusses COVID-19 response

Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Pham Binh Minh and Japanese Minister of Foreign Affairs Motegi Toshimitsu co-chaired the 13th Mekong - Japan Ministerial Conference on July 9, focusing on promoting cooperation between Mekong countries and Japan in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
Condolences to Japan over earthquakes Politics

Condolences to Japan over earthquakes

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc extended condolences to his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe over great losses of life and property in recent earthquakes in Kumamoto prefecture and surrounding areas.
Vietnam shares experience on disaster preparedness Environment

Vietnam shares experience on disaster preparedness

Ambassador Le Hoai Trung, Permanent Representative of Vietnam to the United Nations, shared Vietnam’s experience on disaster preparedness at the launch of IASC/ODI Report “Dare to Prepare: Taking Risks Seriously” on February 27. Following is the full text of his presentation.
Ambassador calls for new Vietnam-US understanding Politics

Ambassador calls for new Vietnam-US understanding

The Vietnamese Ambassador to the US, Nguyen Quoc Cuong, has appealed for a new Vietnam-US partnership framework to be agreed during President Truong Tan Sang’s upcoming American visit from July 24-26.

In a recent interview with the Vietnam News Agency, the ambassador said: “Nearly one decade has passed since the two nations established the current framework of constructive, friendly partnership and multi-faceted cooperation on the basis of equality, mutual respect and benefit.”
President promises closer relations with Laos Politics

President promises closer relations with Laos

Vietnam is determined to preserve and uphold its traditional friendship, special solidarity and comprehensive cooperation with Laos, considering these a valuable asset transferable to younger generations.