Vietnam chairs meeting of ASEAN-IPR Governing Council ASEAN

Vietnam chairs meeting of ASEAN-IPR Governing Council

The 18th meeting of the Governing Council of the ASEAN Institute for Peace and Reconciliation (ASEAN IPR) took place in Jakarta, Indonesia, on January 21, the first during Vietnam’s ASEAN Chairmanship Year 2020.
Deputy PM holds talks with Swiss Vice President Politics

Deputy PM holds talks with Swiss Vice President

Permanent Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh held talks with Vice President and head of the Department of Economic Affairs, Education and Research of Switzerland Guy Parmelin in Geneva on January 20.
Ambassador discusses improving UN’s operations Politics

Ambassador discusses improving UN’s operations

Head of Vietnam’s Permanent Mission to the United Nations (UN), Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy on January 17 met President of the UN General Assembly’s 74th session Tijiani Muhammad-Bande to discuss improving the efficiency of the UN’s operations.
Vietnam, Brunei agree to push comprehensive partnership Politics

Vietnam, Brunei agree to push comprehensive partnership

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh received Second Minister of Foreign Affairs of Brunei Dato Erywan Pehin Yusof in Nha Trang city, Khanh Hoa province, on January 17 on the sidelines of the ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ retreat.
ASEAN 2020: ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ retreat ASEAN

ASEAN 2020: ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ retreat

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh on January 17 presided over a retreat of the foreign ministers of the ASEAN countries (AMM Retreat), with the participation of the foreign ministers of other ASEAN members and the bloc’s Secretary General Lim Jock Hoi.
Vietnamese, Chinese top leaders hold phone talks Politics

Vietnamese, Chinese top leaders hold phone talks

Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong talked over the phone with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping on January 16, on the occasion of the upcoming Lunar New Year festival and the 70th anniversary of Vietnam-China diplomatic ties.
National teleconference on Communist Party of Vietnam Society

National teleconference on Communist Party of Vietnam

A national scientific teleconference took place in Hanoi on January 16 to discuss the role and leadership of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) in Vietnam’s struggle for national independence and freedom and the path to socialism.
AMM Retreat to decide orientations for ASEAN Year 2020 ASEAN

AMM Retreat to decide orientations for ASEAN Year 2020

As the ASEAN 2020 Chair, Vietnam will present its ideas and initiatives in the ASEAN Year 2020 at the ASEAN Foreign Ministers' Retreat (AMM Retreat) that is taking place in the central province of Khanh Hoa on January 16-17.